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10 Easy Ways to Create Content When You Are Strapped for Time
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10 Easy Ways to Create Content When You Are Strapped for Time
21 January 2014

If one of your small business resolutions for 2014 is to start creating content on a regular basis that is useful, relevant, and interesting, here is a cheat sheet of sorts that will help you stick to that commitment without stressing out, losing your mind – or burning up too much of your time. 1. Share your take on news that could positively or negatively affect your customers. Read more…

5 Easy Ways to Make Your Blog Posts Incredibly Useful and Valuable
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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Blog Posts Incredibly Useful and Valuable
14 November 2013

1. Explain right at the beginning of your blog post what it is you are writing about. Basically, you want to explain the value of the blog post so they’ll continue to read it. Read more…

How to Build a Personal Brand With a Blog
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How to Build a Personal Brand With a Blog
3 September 2013

Have you ever heard of the blogger Nate Silver? He made a name for himself with his blog FiveThirtyEight, which gained the attention of The New York Times. In 2010, they signed him up for a three-year blogging deal. When that deal expired this summer, ESPN and ABC News outbid the Times for access to his franchise – and not only bought the content, but the name and domain, too. Read more…

Web.com Small Business Tip of the Day: Blog Fog
Getting Advanced, Home Page Blog, Marketing/Branding
Web.com Small Business Tip of the Day: Blog Fog
22 August 2013

When your WordPress website isn’t working right, your options are to 1) Try and figure out the issue yourself; 2) Call in an expert to fix the problem; or 3) Ignore the glitch and hope no one notices. Anyway you handle it, website or blog problems mean lost productivity and lost profits. To help keep downtime to a minimum, make sure you start with a good Web hosting company that provides regular security updates and great customer service. Read more…

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Successful Guest Blogger Program
Getting Advanced, Home Page Blog, Marketing/Branding
The Do’s and Don’ts of a Successful Guest Blogger Program
16 May 2013

If you want to increase the reach of your blog and the value it delivers to your readers, consider starting a guest blogger program. Before you start inviting people to contribute, though, read through these do’s and don’ts to ensure the program runs smoothly and actually meets your goals. You need guest bloggers who can not only deliver engaging content, but who also deliver it on time, respond to you fairly quickly, and are generally easy to work with. Read more…

Five Questions to Ask When Selecting a Web Marketing Partner
internet marketing,Search Engine Optimization
Five Questions to Ask When Selecting a Web Marketing Partner
23 May 2012

When you’re looking for a web marketing partner, it’s important that you pick someone who actually knows what they’re doing. There are a lot of people out there calling themselves web marketing experts, when in actuality, they have very little social media experience at all. 1. Read more…

Getting a Website: What You Need to Know
Domains/Hosting, internet marketing, Just Getting Started
Getting a Website: What You Need to Know
22 May 2012

If you want to set up a business website, here are a few things you need to know to make it a success. These are five things we tell our customers whenever they want a new website. 1. Read more…

The Importance of Blogging in Your Business
internet marketing,Search Engine Optimization
The Importance of Blogging in Your Business
21 May 2012

Blogging can be one of the easiest and most effective ways to promote your business, because it serves a number of different purposes. Basically, you blog to “win search” (to rank high in search engine results) and to demonstrate your expertise and credibility in a specific industry. Best of all, you can write about the issues that you’re facing, your industry is facing, your customers are facing, etc. Read more…

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