The Right Way To Use Images On Your Website

We all love to add images to our site!  First off, it looks really nice.  Second, it’s a fact that images make your site (and your content) more appealing to people.  After all, you want to attract  people to your website and blog posts, right! So, let’s say you write a killer blog post and want to find the perfect…

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Why a Business Email Address is a Must Have

Anyone who has a business needs to have a business email address. A business email address does not mean mybusinessname@gmail.com.  It means something like yourname@mybusinessname.com.  You may wonder why that’s such a big deal.  Here are a couple reasons (really the most important ones). First off, you are legitimate when you use a real business email address and potential customers…

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Are You Obeying The Email SPAM Laws?

We’ve talked before about how effective email can be for marketing your business.  But how can you be sure you are following all the “rules”? In 2003 the Federal Trade Commission published a guide for businesses to help them stay compliant with the CAN-SPAM Act.  Everyone who uses email for business is required to follow these guidelines or you can…

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How To Create Simple Forms For Your Business

There are times in your business when you need to gather information from either clients or potential clients.  A way to do that is to have a form for people to fill out.  And, of course, having it right on your website is fantastic!  So how do you do that, easily? Recently I found a great tool to do just…

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Do You Really Need That Plugin?

WordPress is a great platform for building a website (self-hosted WordPress from wordpress.org that is). One of the great features is that you can add almost any functionality to your website quite easily — with a plugin.  You can add things like an image slider, social media sharing buttons, and backend tools such as google analytics monitoring, just to name…

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Build Your List With Your Website

I’m sure you have heard that you need to build your list.  Did you know your blog can help out?  It can – if, you have a place where people can leave their contact information.  But how do you get them to do that?  Simple. By offering them a free gift in exchange for their email address. Then you make…

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