Category Archives: websites

New Stats on Small Biz & Social Media – Are We Telling or Selling?

What’s the real scoop on the usage and effectiveness of social media for small business?  Between information from a couple of recent research reports and real life scenarios, it seems small biz is using social media primarily for telling—not selling. … Continue reading

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Look Ahead or Get Left Behind

Know anybody who’s ever attempted a newsletter yet never had any news?  What about blogs; ever seen a stale blog on a company’s site?  And I don’t even have to ask about news pages on web sites, as I’m sure … Continue reading

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Where Is Everybirdy? It’s Time to Fill Your Feeder

I just got a hummingbird feeder.  It’s my first one, and I’m not up to speed on hummingbird feeder protocol.  When should I put it up?  What’s the scoop on filling and cleaning?  Where should I place it? I emailed … Continue reading

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The Handyman’s New Tool: Web Ideas for Even the Smallest Businesses

When your neighborhood handyman gives you his web address and talks up his online promotion, you know something’s drastically changed in the marketing universe.  It’ll never be the same “sell” again. And I gotta say, the handyman hit the nail … Continue reading

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What’s in the Google Toolbox? An Intro for Small Biz DIYers & Google Newbies

Google.  It’s not just a company, it’s a constant presence for any web user.  Google is so prevalent, it’s the Coke of the search engine world.  It’s even evolved to be a verb, like “Xerox” for making copies.  We don’t … Continue reading

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Online in No Time – Practical Ways to Get on the Web

You’d be hard pressed to convince me there’s a business out there that doesn’t need some kind of presence on the Internet.  While I’ll admit not every business merits (or is ready for the commitment of) a full blown, flashy … Continue reading

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