Mobile marketing impact

The impact of mobile marketing on our life The information here bothers me, and excites me all at the same time. You know why? We have  two desktops, four laptops, three tablets and two smart phones in our household. I shouldn't need that many internet capable devices! I don't have an iPhone, but I do have an Android phone an one of each brand...

Wordpress SEO plugins

Two Wordpress SEO plugins Over the last several months I've researched useful Wordpress SEO plugins to use on my Wordpress based websites and blogs. Some are much easier to use than others. Some offer basic functionality while others offer every kind of on page search engine optimization factor you could think of. Here's a list of the Wordpress...

Lost website - no reward

Do you backup your websites? Last week I had a customer use my Facebook fan page to let me know that my website was not working. Yikes! Sure enough, when I went to the site, there was an error message. So, I contacted my host and haven't gotten anywhere. They are working on it. In fact, it might be my fault that the whole server is down! Double...

$100 Startup book from Chris Guillebeau

You may not want to deliver mattresses on the back of your bicycle in Seattle's rainy season, but someone did it and made over fifty thousand dollars their first few years.  It certainly isn't my idea of fun, but the guy who did it started with less than $100 and no formal plan for that business.  There's another woman who started a yarn shop...

What Wordpress plugins do for your site

What do Wordpress plugins really do for your site? The function of WordPress has opened up endless possibilities over the last few years, taking it to a new level that isn't just intended as a blog. The huge range of WordPress plugins coming out everyday allows you to design a custom site with custom functions in a very short amount of time and...

Niche market matters

How do you narrow down your niche market? You all keep asking this question about how to pick the people who are your ideal clients and customers. I keep hearing you say that you don't want to narrow down your niche market because you have so many passions, so many areas of interest, and your former clients have been from all walks of...

Website name buying tips

Before making your web site you'll need to have and register a website name. The domain name is nothing more than the web address that potential clients and customers will use to find your site. This is also called the URL of the website. This is what you and your customers will type into their internet browser's top window in order to go to a...

A visual social media site? That's pinterest!

Pinterest uses visuals to promote your business. Staying on top of the newest social media marketing methods can be difficult and down right maddening. Just this last couple of months Facebook has announced changes, and I've discovered Pinterest.  It feels like a new social media site appears every day and it can make any small business...