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WordPress versus Website Builders – Which Should You Use?

When it comes to having a good website for your business or organization, it can be hard to decide which platform or system to go with. There are lots of … Continue Reading

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What Is Google Domains, And How Can Your Business Use It?

In June 2014, Google announced it was rolling out a domain registry service, Google Domains. Initially it was an invitation-only beta, but the service is now publicly available. The new … Continue Reading

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Using Yosemite and iOS 8 to Make Screencasts on an iPhone

If you have a Mac, you may already know that it has screencasting software, QuickTime Player, that allows you to make movies of your computer screen. A screencast is basically … Continue Reading

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The Best Places To Go Online For Your Company Logo

Logos are an important part of a company’s identity. They create brand recognition, and more importantly, convey what a company does and what its core principles are. Finding the right … Continue Reading

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The Best Places to Find Royalty-Free Photos For Your Blog

If you publish a blog, you’re probably relying on images to catch readers’ eyes and convey your message. After all, a picture is worth a thousand words, and it’s easy … Continue Reading

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Mobile App or Responsive Website – Which Is Best For Your Business?

You may have noticed that when it comes to accessing the Internet, more and more people are using mobile devices. That’s leading to change in the way websites are designed … Continue Reading

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SEO for Beginners Part II: Geo-Targeted Keywords

Geo-Targeted Keyword Research In the first part of “SEO for Beginners,” I discussed just the basics of keyword research and the difference between long-tail and short-tail keywords. One of the … Continue Reading

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SEO For Beginners Part I: Keyword Research

Small Business Marketing: An Introduction to Keyword Research Whether you’ve decided to take the leap into entrepreneurship or you’re simply blogging; once you have your domain name purchased and are … Continue Reading

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Should You Use a Website Builder

Do You Need A Website? In this technology-driven age it would unwise to conduct business without a website. A website makes it easy for potential customers to find you quickly, … Continue Reading

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Five Elements of Inbound Marketing Infographic

Recently, we came across this great infographic by AXZM detailing the five elements of inbound marketing for your business. While they seemed to have channeled Captain Planet to design and … Continue Reading

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Free Website Tools and Resources

Business Owner on a budget? Start-up with little to no funding? These free website tools can help you improve your company website without increasing your overhead. Many of these tools … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Build Your Website / Create Basic Marketing Materials / Management / Set Up Business Email Accounts
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Website Creation Tips for Business

8 website building tips to help you get started: 1. Choosing Your Domain Name If your company is branded, and your objective is to be easily found, use the name … Continue Reading

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5 Website Must-Dos for Small Businesses

This post was written by Adam Moore who has founded and led multiple companies to success during his career. Most recently he co-founded SpaceCraft, an Austin-based company leading the way in … Continue Reading

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Eight Simple Ways to Get More Visitors to Your Business Website

You’ve finished building your business website. So, it’s time to sit back, relax and watch the visitors roll in, right? If only it worked that way. If you build it, … Continue Reading

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Conquer E-Commerce with Volusion Online Store Builder

When starting up, most businesses need to build a website and set up a credit card processing system to accept customer payments. While the average startup or small business can … Continue Reading

Startup Step: Accept Credit Card Payments / Build Your Website
What can The Cloud do for my Business?

What is The Cloud? (And What Can It Do for My Business?)

The cloud is an increasingly important resource for your business and your personal life.  There’s just one problem: Most people don’t know what, “the cloud” is.  The answer is actually … Continue Reading

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How to Use ‘Local SEO’ to Attract More Customers in Your Area

If you are a small, local business, you are probably wondering how you can get your website displayed in the local search results of Google, Yahoo! and Bing. The answer … Continue Reading

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Quick Tip: Tips to Generate More Leads with Your Website

Calls-To-Action If you want your website to help you generate leads for your business, I would say the most important thing to do is to make it obvious to people … Continue Reading

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Build a Community on Your Website

“The web is where people come to belong; it’s deeper than just Search,” Darren Rowse, founder of ProBlogger, said at the 2010 BlogWorld conference. Rowse was speaking about how your … Continue Reading

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6 Simple (Non-Technical) Ways to Make Your Business Website More Effective

As a business owner, you may have already created your business website by hiring a designer, using a website builder or creating a simple WordPress website.  Now that you have … Continue Reading

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