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Google Plus has become the newest leader for small business and social media marketing. The new social media platform offers advantages that Twitter and Facebook cannot, but how do you know what to do or …

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A Guide to Grammar and Punctuation Rules: 3 Common Mistakes

September 2, 2015 – 10:00 am |

We all learned basic punctuation and grammar rules in grade school, but years of speaking and listening to the English language as it changes and grows can have an effect on your writing. Written language …

Marketing Tips to Increase Traffic Using Social Media

August 26, 2015 – 10:00 am |

Incorporating social media updates into your marketing plan is a great way to increase traffic to your website or blog. Companies with a large social media presence are more recognizable and have established themselves as …

Instagram: 4 Tips for Increasing Your Brand Presence

August 19, 2015 – 10:00 am |

Since the introduction of Instagram  people have been able to capture, customize and share photos and videos. Standard Instagram users tend to post photos of their daily coffee or an abundance of selfies filled with random …

LinkedIn Groups: 3 Tips to Help Your Business

August 12, 2015 – 10:00 am |

LinkedIn is a powerful tool to make connections and grow your business. Setting up a LinkedIn profile is a good first step, but there’s more you can do to increase exposure. LinkedIn groups are an underutilized feature of …

Blogging for SEO

August 5, 2015 – 10:00 am |

One of the most important social media marketing tools a small business owner can have is a blog. Having a blog doesn’t just mean posting a randomly, you must blog for good search engine optimization …

Social Media: The Value of a Podcast

July 29, 2015 – 10:00 am |

Podcasts are often overlooked on social media. Facebook and Twitter thrive by allowing users instant access. Podcasts are more like traditional media in that they’re long format and slower to update. In this case, long …

Blogging Tips: How Blogs Improve SEO & Search Engine Ranking

July 22, 2015 – 5:11 pm |

Do you want your company’s website to be visible online? How’s your search engine ranking? Here’s one way to improve SEO (search engine optimization) without needing to become a web expert: blog regularly!
Blogging for your business continues …

8 Questions to Ask When Creating a Website Design

July 15, 2015 – 10:00 am |
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When you decide to create a new website or redesign your old one, what kind of questions go through your mind? What colors are you using? What are your SEO goals? What layout should you …

Pinterest Tips: 4 Tips for a Better Brand

July 8, 2015 – 10:00 am |
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Is your brand visual? Pinterest is a leader in the social media marketing world, boasting over 70 million users. It gives your brand the chance to show off images and make a creative statement that catches …

3 Ways to Use Twitter for a Small Business

July 1, 2015 – 10:00 am |
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One of the most popular social media platforms is Twitter. This 140 character site allows for users to send out updates and communicate with others they follow. Twitter has become an essential tool for businesses …