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The Perils Of Free Platforms

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Free platforms can come at a much greater cost than just shelling out for your own web properties to begin with. What free platforms? Facebook, Google+, Twitter, YouTube, Blogger, Typepad, WordPress.com, etc. are all free platforms with their own rules and restrictions. What do they all […]

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Deleting The Admin Account On WordPress

Alert! If you have an admin account on your wordpress site, you need to delete it NOW. Maybe you have a wordpress installation that was set up some time ago. Whether you built your site or had somebody build your website for you, it’s not important. What is important is that you eliminate the vulnerability […]

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How to Get Ready to Buy Customers Instead of Price Shoppers

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If you want high value ready to buy customers and you’re tired of getting price shoppers, you need to change the way you approach your market. It’s fine to target classic keywords based on your product/service or industry. Just realize that everybody in your industry (not just your area) is competing for those same keywords. […]

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Adding Images With Impact To Your Posts

Using images anywhere on your website can be expensive. No I don’t mean buying the rights. I’m talking about just going to google and finding a picture that looks good. When copyright violations can cost you as much as $10,000 per instance, buying rights is a real bargain. Adding Images With Impact To Your Posts

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Is Your Website User Hostile?

You always like to think that your website, email messages, text messages, or other online marketing is “user friendly.” But have you gone through your process? That’s all well and good that it’s intuitive to you, you designed it. Have you had others test it out? This is a lesson I thought might be helpful […]

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Traffic, Capture, Or Convert; Which Comes First?

I got an email today that said “The most valuable skill a new entrepreneur can learn is how to drive traffic.” That statement by itself might have been a start in convincing me it wasn’t just hype. The next bold statement confirmed my suspicions. Traffic, Capture, Or Convert; Which Comes First?

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Dynamic Website vs A Static Website; Why You Want To Be Dynamic

A static website was not a fad, it has just become antiquated. Yes it was the edge you needed over the competition when the internet was wide open, new, and nobody had a website. Now static sites are just clutter in the search results.   Static sites give the reader only basic information. People who […]

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5 Scary Website Mistakes Small Businesses Make

Don’t Make Your Customers Run For The Hills   Great news….somebody has visited your website.  Hurray!  Perhaps they might buy your product or decide to use your services…but wait…oh NO!  They are leaving again. “What?” you cry, “They only stayed for 5 seconds”.   Yes, they stayed long enough to be appalled by your website […]

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Traffic Taco Dog

There was a commercial for taco bell in the ’90’s that had a chihuahua trying to capture Godzilla. That’s kind of like how businesses are with Internet traffic. Except it’s good that Internet traffic won’t stomp you flat like a bug. It just squirts through your grasp like water though. But think, What will you […]

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Posting articles regularly – Don’t let your business health lapse

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I am finally getting back into my exercise and healthy(er) eating routine. How does this apply to business, and more specifically your business? It’s easy to make excuses and not do the things that we need to do in our personal life and in business. Things like exercise and posting articles are parallels between what […]

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