Tag: Tips & Tricks

Top Ten Spelling and Grammar Pet Peeves

Top 10 Spelling & Grammar Mistakes

Yep, I’ve compiled a list of those grammar and spelling mistakes that drive teachers, employers, colleagues, etc. crazy…and mnemonic devices to help you remember the correct usage. Let’s get started with… Your and You’re This one’s easy!  “Your” is the possessive form, showing ownership of something: Don’t forget to put gas in your car. (What belongs …

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3 Quick & Easy Things That Improve Your Online Presence

What can you do on your website, in your social media profiles and with email marketing to improve your online presence before the end of the year? Here are three ideas, in no particular order:

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Save Time (and Your Sanity) by Scheduling Social Media

According to a March 2016 poll by Manta, the majority of small business owners say social media is the most time-consuming aspect of online marketing. Can you relate? Before you decide social media is more trouble than it’s worth, consider this: a few posts a week will do far more for your business than NO …

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Web Design 101 for Every Small Business

Used to be, a professionally designed and printed business card was all a small business needed to achieve credibility and garner trust.  In the age of VistaPrint, though, any two-bit hustler can have a high-quality, impressive business card. (Not that there’s anything wrong with VistaPrint – I use them myself!)  Today, a professionally-designed website is the …

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Small Biz Owners: Don’t Get Bullied by Your Web Designer!

Don't Let Your Web Designer Bully You!

Y’know what really burns my butt (besides a flame about 2 feet high)? It’s when web designers employ tactics that essentially intimidate small business owners into using their services or hold them hostage through their domain and hosting accounts. So I’d like to share these tips on how to protect yourself from having it happen …

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