Category Archives: Design

4 Easy Web Design Tips for Small Businesses

Small businesses regardless of their niche need to have a website to establish an online presence. It is a must these days and should not be taken for granted.

A website need not be too complicated because a simple one can go a long way in reaching out to your target audience. In fact if you are resourceful and patient enough, you can do it on your own instead of hiring a web designer which can be costly. There are many free and user-friendly tools available today that require no technical background in building your initial website. Continue reading

Originally posted on December 14, 2016 @ 9:32 am

Blogging and Marketing: How To Get Topics To Stick

Everyone is a blogger, and everyone is a marketer. So with all of that virtual noise, how do you stand out? How do you make what you want to say both valuable and searchable? There are many, many different ways to approach these questions, and those approaches are constantly adapting with new technology in the mix as well.

However, there are a few tried and true methods that you can always fall back on, including using the trifecta method, understand the relationship between rhyme and reason, using organic presentation, keeping photos and images involved, and respecting the attention span. Continue reading

Originally posted on April 30, 2016 @ 11:44 pm

Vital Skills Online Entrepreneurs Must Possess

Business owners who keep abreast with the latest technology have an edge over the others. They are more likely to succeed in gaining customers and increasing their profits moving forward.

But apart from simply knowing about the different technologies available today, entrepreneurs need to possess certain skills. Several tech skills are very valuable these days as they allow people to succeed in their specific endeavors. Those who are doing business on the web including those that accept payments online should find ways to develop these skills so they can use them to their advantage. Learning should never stop regardless of one’s age. Continue reading

Originally posted on June 4, 2016 @ 8:11 am

How to Start a Blog For Your Business

Being on social media today is a must for businesses. It’s a powerful way to raise public awareness about your products and services and gain more customers moving forward.

It’s true that the use of traditional media still works up to this day but it’s also high time for businesses to incorporate other creative ways to attract more customers and increase revenues. And social media is definitely a great tool to utilize. Continue reading

Originally posted on March 18, 2016 @ 9:15 am

5 Tips For Effective Professional Websites That Use Social Media

Personal websites are one thing – they have a tremendous amount of freedom of expression, content, and format. Professional websites – sites that promote things like corporations, lawyers, doctors, or things like that – have a different tack they need to take concerning blogging and social media.

To prevent the worlds of the amateur and the professional from colliding on line, here are five observational tips to make sure your website stays up to snuff: think about how lawyers promote, think about how doctors present themselves, consider how technology and communication are changing, think of how different people perceive things nowadays, and think about transparency and trust.

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Think About the Lawyers

Lawyers have a tough job of it on the Internet, to try to get their selling points across. A cross-reference to problems lawyers have will give you the very basics of why it’s tough for them to compete against each other. If you’re in this group – don’t believe the hype, and instead go for the techniques that are proven to work despite what so-called ‘common sense’ might tell you or your law firm. Continue reading

Originally posted on August 5, 2015 @ 2:52 am