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QR Codes – 21 Ways To Use Them To Build Your Business

You’re probably familiar with QR Codes – those barcody-looking things that allow you to communicate additional information about whatever you wish. You can use them anywhere, for lots of great uses. Here’s a video that describes 21 of them! Here’s my favorite QR Code creator (some elements are free, others cost a bit): http://www.QRStuff.com And […]

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How to install supercharged Google Analytics on your Blog

Did you know that there is a whole set of additional analytics data you can get from your WordPress blog that you probably aren’t accessing now? Information about your traffic, where it comes from and what it does while its on your site? Information that’s key to building your business? Like the ability to group […]

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5 Ways To Make Your Blog More Popular

There are some insanely popular blogs out there. You probably have heard of the biggies, like: The Huffington Post, Mashable!, TechCrunch and Gizmodo. But today let’s talk about a more achievable, lower case P “popular blogs,” and how to make your blog one of those. Every blog has a shot at gaining a big readership. […]

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6 Sexy Ways to Write Great Blog Headlines

It’s the first thing your readers see. It’s how you get those readers engaged and reading your posts.  It’s how you get them to go ahead and just please click…that…link.  It’s your blog post headline. And it’s important. If you want to write a great blog, with a great big readership, you have to write […]

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How to untag yourself from Facebook posts and pictures posted by others

It used to be when someone said “Facebook” – people instantly thought of “status updates”. Or that trademark blue color. Or funny pictures from your friends. But these days, the latest news headlines have a lot of folks instead thinking words like “invasive” and “no privacy”. I’ve said it before but I’ll repeat it here. […]

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6 huge social media mistakes businesses make

The promise of ‘free’ advertising and easy PR draws business owners, both big and small, to the social marketing arena. They think that all they need is to establish a Twitter account or set up a Facebook and LinkedIn page and it’s off to the races.  They’ll just get going, get posting, and figure it […]

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9 Ways to Get More Blog Readers From Twitter

Twitter has it’s rabid fans. It also has it’s eye-rolling detractors. But whatever your take on Twitter might be, the truth is that – used correctly  – Twitter can be a great way to gain fans, open doors, and really drive traffic. In fact, today I’m going to talk about using Twitter to drive traffic […]

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How To Stay Focused In A Social Media World

You already know time is money. Wasting time online doing things that distract you from your core business is tantamount to throwing money away.  But human nature takes over sometimes and you find your mind wandering, and your mouse surfing, when you should be working. And it’s especially bad in the world of social media. […]

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5 Reasons You Must Use Video in Your Social Media

Bold statement: If you’re not using video in your social media, you’re Making a huge mistake Being penny wise and pound foolish Not truly understanding where social media is, and where it’s going. Choose any two. First there was the radio, an experience that was eventually improved and  enhanced (some say) by the invention of […]

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