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small business tech
21
Sep

4 Things You Learn About Technology When Starting a Business

It doesn’t matter if you’re in retail, hospitality, or manufacturing: Running a business requires technology. However, not everyone starts their business as a tech whiz. Here are four things you’ll learn about technology when starting a business, plus tips for learning the ropes. You can probably do it yourself online. Before outsourcing everything — and...
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restaurant owner covid-19
10
Jun

Small Business: COVID-19 and Beyond

Reinvent Your Small Business to Survive in COVID-19 and Beyond . The COVID-19 pandemic has been such a significant disruption to businesses, big and small alike, that even as restrictions are starting to get lifted, entrepreneurs are still filled with much trepidation on what lies ahead. But even with no clear idea of what the...
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03
Mar

WordPress Website Design?

WordPress Website Design is a tool you can use to build your site quickly and easily. You can find hundreds of free themes online, but it’s up to you to decide which one best suits your needs. By choosing the right theme for your needs, you will be able to create a website that is...
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web design is fun
25
Oct

What’s So Fascinating About Website Design?

Website Design Can Be Fun for Everyone Website design is crucial to internet success and your website is the hub in your advertising strategy. A visually compelling and creative site design immediately establishes the grade of your organization and your product. There are many techniques to produce the site design for your own web page....
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8 Social Media Mistakes
03
Oct

8 Common Social Media Marketing Mistakes and How to Correct Them

Social media has changed in the last decade, going from a tool to reconnect with old friends and meet new people to a vital and highly effective channel for digital marketing and brand-building. Just how effective is social media as a digital marketing tool? Recent surveys report that adults aged 18-34 are most likely to...
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23
Sep

How to Avoid Web Domain Scams

Don’t get duped by the Domain Registry of America: Domain name scams are as old as, well, domain names, but there’s one in particular that, like the proverbial cockroach, just won’t seem to die. A company calling themselves the Domain Registry of America (also known as Domain Service of America) continues to send out misleading letters, confusing...
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Michigan Website Design
19
Sep

Hiring a Web Design Company in Michigan?

Ask these questions: We all tend to select web designers in Michigan based on the features and benefits they present in front of us. To get the most out of a web design company, there are certain questions you need to ask. Through this blog post, we have listed the essential ones.  Do you offer...
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social media marketing mistakes
16
Sep

Not-So-Obvious Social Media Marketing Mistakes

Isn’t it surprising that 45 percent of the total world population uses social media? This stat by social media management platform Hootsuite tells a brand can’t thrive as a brand in Michigan if you aren’t taking social media marketing seriously.  In a bid to become a favorite of consumers, the brands often commit some mistakes....
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28
May

Ways to Digitize Your Small Business

Starting up a small business is just the beginning of the interesting life of an entrepreneur. Keeping it running smoothly is a challenge on its own and figuring out different ways to market your brand can be overwhelming. Yes, there are many ways to promote your brand but online marketing is the way to go....
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29
Mar

How To Create A Direct Link To Your Google Reviews

For local businesses, Google My Business (aka Google Maps listings) reviews are key. They are one of the first things that show up when someone Google’s your business name or, in some cases, the products/services you offer in your area. Prospective customers will use these reviews to determine whether or not they will buy from...
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12
Dec

WordPress 5.0.1

Word Press 5.0.1 is out.  What next? Few Word Press releases have generated as much buzz in the developer community as 5.0, a.k.a. the “Gutenberg” edition.  The most significant change is in the text editor, but there are many other changes in this release. Do you remember when Microsoft introduced the Ribbon Bar in Office applications?  Content editors...
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14
Mar

NATIONAL WRITE YOUR STORY DAY

Everyone has a story. On March 14, National Write Your Story Day challenges you to tell your story in written form. This is a great day to focus on your blog or even freshen up the “about us” page of your website. You may think to yourself, “There’s nothing in my life to tell.” It...
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07
Feb

Using SEO…

Using SEO to Build Your Business The key to using the Internet as a business tool is to reduce that frustration and connect with customers in the easiest, most direct way possible. SEO (search engine optimization) is, perhaps, the fastest growing marketing tool available today and it works by putting your website at the top...
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08
Dec

Mastering Content Curation

What Kind of Content Should Businesses Curate? Posted on December 7, 2017 by Bernadette Coleman Last time I published, it was on the secret sauce of content marketing – content curation. Ideally, all business owners would have the time each day to sit down and write about their products, services and how they’re helping new customers — but it just...
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05
Oct

Ready for the Holidays

  Forgive me for reminding you that the 2017 holiday season is just around the corner. I’m really not the kind of person who starts counting down the days until I can eat pumpkin pie in March. Still, it’s time to start working on your holiday marketing, so let’s talk about some trends we expect...
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SEO & website design
01
Sep

SEO & website design

Everything you need to know SEO is important to any business that operates online, and many don’t realize it needs to be built into the web design process — not added in later. Here, columnist Marcus Miller has provided a comprehensive guide to SEO and web design. Your website is the center of your digital...
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22
Aug

Google My Business Posts

Create a post on Google Posting through Google My Business lets you publish your events, products, and services directly to Google Search and Maps. By creating posts, you can place your timely content in front of customers when they find your business listing on Google. Create a Post: On Desktop Sign in to Google My Business. If you have...
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21
Jun

WordPress: Reasons Why!

When you need your company to have a new website or if you venture on updating your old webpage with a new look and functionality, the choices are versatile… Assuming that you will go the easy way and choose a theme for your WordPress website, the overall number of characteristics that you will need to...
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05
May

Facebook Hits Ceiling

On Wednesday, the social network reported hitting 1.94 billion monthly users as of the end of the March quarter. That’s up from 1.86 billion in the previous quarter and 1.65 billion in the same quarter a year earlier. What’s more: Facebook now has 1.28 billion people who use its services every single day, up from...
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pinterest-blog
04
Apr

Maximizing Pinterest

How well do you understand Pinterest? Is your brand struggling with how to fully utilize it in order to drive your social media objectives forward? Consider this… Why it’s worth it If you’re a lifestyle brand focused on consumers or homeowners, Pinterest is a great platform for you. Meant for inspirational, helpful content, you can think...
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20:18 29 May 20
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19:29 23 May 20
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01:09 15 May 20
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00:39 15 May 20
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13:47 14 May 20
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Local Services
15:13 16 Oct 19
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14:54 01 Apr 19
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14:52 01 Apr 19
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Corbin Bell
Corbin Bell
12:10 28 Mar 19
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Joanne Giardini-Russell
21:30 06 Mar 19
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Maria Sorrentino
21:13 12 Mar 18
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Michael Sher
13:28 25 Oct 17
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