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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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Your Email Isn’t Getting Delivered If You’re Doing This

In a recent video, my friend and mentor Steve Rosenbaum lays out why your emails won’t go through if you’re doing this one thing wrong. Your Email Isn’t Getting Delivered If You’re Doing This

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An Early Christmas Gift For All Who Are Marketing Their Business Online

One of the biggest challenges of marketing your business online is generating fresh content. Everything starts with the content posted on your website. As my Christmas gift to you, I’ll let you in on a little secret of getting the best content for your marketing system. What is the easiest way to generate content for […]

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Don’t Let Facebook Break Your Eggs

Broken eggs

You’ve heard about putting all of your eggs in one basket and you know the consequences. Yet I’ll bet you’re still doing it anyway. Relying on Facebook for your business can result in waking up one day with half (or more) of your business gone, Poof! And there’s almost nothing you can do about it. […]

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It’s Not Enough For People To Like Your Business

don't just like the page

This is a post from the Facebook design page. I recently talked about 5 reasons why facebook isn’t working for you if you’re using Facebook for business. All of those reasons were entirely within your control to affect. This is one reason that was just brought to my attention. It’s one of those items that […]

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What Is A Capture Page?

Here is an example of a capture page. It is designed to attract people to your email marketing list. It’s how you catch the “big fish.” the people who buy from you again and again. This page will have a singular focus and direct people to a specific list. From there, you can find what […]

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Wishing All A Merry Christmas

What is the easiest content you can write for your business site? (I gave you a hint in the title!) Holiday related material is a drop dead simple way to create fresh content that makes sense and your audience will enjoy. Here’s three quick points to keep in mind to generate holiday content painlessly.   […]

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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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Separating Social Media Bulls From The BS

The value of a Facebook like or fan is BS. That’s right, 100% grade A Tauro Sterculius! Anyone telling you any different is trying to sell you something. I told you about this when I said A Facebook fanpage isn’t the small business silver bullet it’s made out to be. Separating Social Media Bulls From […]

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