Easily Print Or Save Any Web Page Without Header, Ads & Junk

Have you ever come across a really good blog post or web page that you wanted to print without all of the ads, comments, the header and extra junk on the page?  Well now you can with this free tool!  Check out PrintFriendly.com.  It’s an awesome free tool that lets you print a condensed version [...]

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10 Tips On Getting Started With Social Media & Blogging

Not sure how to get started using social media and blogging for your business?  Or, did you get started on the wrong foot but you’re not sure what step you left out? To ensure that your investment in social media and blogging pays off for your business, be sure to implement the steps below: 1.  [...]

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Marketing Persuasion Tactics That Really Work!

I am on the last chapter of a very good book titled, “Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion” by Robert B. Cialdini.  The book discusses various ways that people can be persuaded into a specific action and how persuasion tactics are used on us (or by us) every day! In the book, you’ll read about various [...]

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Are Your Brand Colors Sending The Right Message?

Do your brand’s colors represent your brand effectively?  Do they elicit the emotions you truly want them to?  Below is a great video that will help you answer these questions. So what do you think about the video?  Are you going to make any changes to your branding based on the video?  Let me know [...]

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Magic SEO Pill & Top 3 Ways to Improve Search Engine Rankings

The Magic SEO Pill Is there such a thing?  No, there isn’t and hopefully you’re reading this before someone has promised you magic and taken your money!  There is no silver bullet or quick fix or magic pill that will put a website on page one of Google or any other search engine overnight.  Yet [...]

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Social Media Is NOT A Fad: Social Media Statistics & Tips

Social Media Is NOT A Fad – It’s Where YOUR Customers And Prospects Want To Connect & Engage Did you know that only 18% of traditional TV campaigns generate a positive ROI.   It’s no wonder considering that 90% of people skip TV ads using their TiVo/DVR.   Reportedly, 24 of the 25 largest newspapers are reeling [...]

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Blog Vs. Website: Which Is Right For You?

A blog is a type of website just as forums, membership sites and online communities are types of websites.  A blog, forum, membership site or online community can be a component of a larger website or they can stand alone as a website.  Many businesses operate one or more standalone blogs to promote their business, [...]

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Social Media Trends & Strategies: Interview From Michael Stelzner

Below is a great video interview from Social Media Examiner. Mike Stelzner interviews Jay Berkowitz about key social media strategies and the hottest trends in social media channels. Pay close attention to the statistics in the video to get a feel for how much impact podcasting and video could have on your business. I hope [...]

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WordPress Plug-In That Helps You Write What Your Readers Want

Keyword Search

A great WordPress plug-in that will help you write what your blog readers want to read is…Search Meter.  I’ve had it installed on my WordPress blogs for months and it has helped me find writing inspiration many times! Search Meter will give you statistics on keyword terms that people are searching for ON your blog.  [...]

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Why Keywords Are Critical To Social Media Search Engine Optimization

For some strange reason it seems that search engine optimization for social media (a.k.a. social media optimization) isn’t written about much.  However, I just read a great article titled “5 Keys to Integrating Search and Social Media“.  The article talks about not only the importance of social media but how it affects your branded search [...]

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