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Social Media: Use It or Lose It

Social Media, you have to use it or lose it.

At this point, you should know that using social media to grow your business and/or brand is a smart move. There is a reason that just about every business guru out there recommends it. It works.  Well, it works if you know what to do and are ready to do it.  Too often I see…

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DIY Websites: Just Because You Can Build It, Should You?

DIY Websites should you create one?

On YouTube I’m constantly being bombarded with ads for Wix. In their videos they make creating a website look so simple. It’s not just Wix either, there are plenty of other website builders who crow about how easy it is to create DIY websites. But is it? Really? It depends on your expectations. Is a…

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How to Declare Business Independence

business independence

With the July 4th holiday tomorrow here in the U.S. it only seemed fitting that I pen a post about independence. Specifically, independence as it relates to your business. And yes, I know I’ve written about it before, but it’s a subject worth repeating.  If your business is coming between your life, liberty and pursuit…

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13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

smartphone apps

Admit it, you don’t go anywhere without your smartphone. It’s ok, the rest of us don’t either. That reason alone is incentive enough to examine just how useful your smartphone is to your business.  With more of us enjoying job flexibility today,  and with the probability of up to 58% of workers expected to be…

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Business Logo Creation with DesignEvo

Because I tend to create my own graphics, I hadn’t explored online options for creating a business logo until DesignEvo reached out to me and asked if I’d be interested in taking it for a test run.  I agreed because after visiting their service I felt it could be a huge benefit for my readers.…

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Yes, You Need a Website. Here’s 7 Reasons Why.

You Need a Website for your business

Look, I get it. I know that starting and running a business means a constant evaluation of what to spend money on. Maybe that’s why so many new business owners ask, “Do I need a website?”  The answer is, “Yes.”  Not maybe, not it depends, it’s just a simple, “Yes, you need a website.” Period.…

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