In business, you need a way to track finances, manage projects (alone or within the team), get things done, create and share documents, connect and network, and manage social media. While there’s no shortage of online apps that can do just about everything you can imagine needing, are there any apps that let you get started free of charge? Are there any that you can put to work for you right now? Yep. If you’re an entrepreneur just getting started, or a small business owner looking to work online, there’s a solution for you right now, free.
There comes a point for every serious blogger when paid advertising becomes a reality. We can do much of the work of building blog traffic by staying consistent, writing great headlines, and optimizing our content planning, but there are times when we need an extra boost. StumbleUpon Paid Discovery can be an excellent way to dip our toe into the paid-for waters.
You know why you should have a blog. It brings traffic. It establishes you as an expert to your audience. It gives you necessary content on your website. We’ve talked about blogging from just about every angle here on our own blog, laying it all out in plain terms, giving you reasons to blog and all the ways to go about doing it right. But, when it’s all said and done, maybe you shouldn’t blog.
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Google+ Local made a mess of Google Places. In the good old days, smart businesses signed up to manage their already existant Google Places pages, adding information on hours, products, and photos to the search results that turned up in Google Maps. Customers could find out all they needed to know about a business, plus reviews, on a Google Maps search result, which brought up those Google Places. Business owners also maintained their Google+ Business Page alongside their Facebook Page. One was map-based, the other two were social media properties. Then Google created Google+ Local, through their Google+ social networking […]
Bannockburn Baptist Church believes in the importance of inspiring generations. One of their core messages is that of connecting all generations together “one home at a time” and they wanted a website that could help the accomplish this.
Every blogger, no matter the topic or type of blog, is looking for an edge to gain more traffic. How can you get more traffic to your blog? There are many ways, but one of the most successful is through the use of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). You’ve heard of the term, but might not have taken the time to become an expert. The truth is that SEO is one of the top tools for better traffic, mainly because it is based on a (somewhat) scientific method. If you can get better at SEO, you can increase traffic to your blog. And […]
Without a plan in life and in work, you don’t know where you’re going and, unfortunately, that’s where you’ll end up. Social media marketing is no different; you need a plan. You need an over-all plan and a day-to-day plan. And, when it comes to those plans, they must be plans that you can execute with the resources you have, including time. Let me tell you about our 30 Minutes Of Twitter.
Gravatars are “Globally Recognized” avatars. They are based on association with an email, and show up on any website or forum where you’ve written or commented with that email. Using a Gravatar instead of just an avatar makes it super easy to maintain your identity across the entire web, and not have to manage different pictures uploaded to every profile you’ve ever created. If a site recognizes Gravatar, you’re set. But first, you’ll need a Gravatar account.