Don’t let your email newsletter get tossed into the virtual trash can before it’s opened, or lead your customers to the wrong place when they’re ready to purchase. Be sure you aren’t making these three common mistakes.
Just finished installing the CommentLuv plugin. So if you leave a comment and use your blog’s URL in the URL box, your most recent post will show up with a link, below your comment! 8-) Another note on comments, if you’d like your picture to show up next to yours, go setup a gravatar. Takes […]
Feeling overwhelmed? Too much to do and not enough time to get it all done? There is an answer! It’s not uncommon to see large companies moving many jobs overseas in an effort to save money. They call it outsourcing. As a solopreneur who works from home, you can outsource, too! As your business grows, […]
Yesterday I sent out links to a set of two online business organization forms. One to keep all your domain registrations straight, and the second to keep the domain/hosting/login details for each of your companies or website projects straight. Why should you be concerned about these details? For an online business, knowing this info is […]
Here are seven of the plugins I consider essential for any WordPress website I setup. These can help your WordPress site be more secure, more search engine friendly, easier to deal with, and more engaging for your visitors.
Ready to lose your friends and connections on social networks? Let me share some tips that may help you. Here’s how you can get me to un-friend or un-follow you.
Two weeks ago I posted about email overwhelm and how to overcome it. Got a couple of emails wondering how I setup and use templates so I thought I’d share that info.
You can achieve your goals! Here are four tips to help you set your goals, plan to reach them, and succeed.
How many times do you have to go through icky situations before you finally admit something is not working and move on with the lesson learned? Once? Twice? A dozen times? *raises hand meekly* Yeah, a dozen times, that’s me.
Working with a virtual assistant or other professional to help you with some of the routine tasks in your small business can be a great decision and free up your time to focus on your income generating activities. But delegate wisely! Don’t delegate what you can automate. Save time and money by automating these six […]
You need to know what you want and need before you start looking for an e-commerce solution. The more details you plan in advance, the better off you’ll be. As a website designer I’ve worked with clients all too often who had chosen their e-commerce solution only because it was “free” or because their website […]
WordPress is a great way to build and manage a website. Like any online software though, there are steps you should take to secure your WordPress installation and keep it safe from hackers. Some are common sense for any website (secure website hosting and choosing a secure password) and others are specific to WordPress (such […]
Are you drowning in email? Got dozens, hundreds, or even thousands of messages in your inbox waiting for you to sort through and respond to them? Do you feel overwhelmed just thinking about clicking the “check mail” button? Don’t panic! You can overcome that flood of email!
Are you READY to start your own home based business? Wondering if it’s a good decision for you? Check out this quick 10 question quiz to find out if working at home is right for you AND what type of business you might be suitable for. It’s put together by Nicole Dean, who’s always got […]
By Christine Gallagher A mentor of mine once said that when it comes to business, “the marketing is just as important as the mastery.” They were basically saying that the know-how and the “what” of your business is important, but if no one knows about you and what you do, it doesn’t matter. They actually […]