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Social media is a requirement for your business

Social media marketing is now an extremely powerful way to build authority and trust, and create loyal customers. However, many people do not know how to leverage the power of social media marketing. Bascially, you can use Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to build a list of leads (these are your friends, fans, followers, likes, connections,
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Qr codes: what you need to know!

If you don’t know what QR codes are, don’t worry you actually do know. What I mean is you have seen them and you just don’t realize it. QR codes are like bar codes but slightly different. QR code stands for Quick Response code. They are a 2-dimensional matrix barcode that can store information. They
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Groupon and living social – what’s the deal?

You might be asking: What’s the deal with these deal-of-the-day sites? Groupon and LivingSocial are daily coupon or “deal-of-the-day” businesses. How it works: as a consumer, you sign-up and they send you an email every day that offers a special deal on a local product or service. Typically the deal is 50-70% off the normal
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Usability considerations when building websites

What follows are some of the most important usability considerations when developing a website. Flatten your navigation structure When you are designing your information architecture try to make your navigation through the content as flat as possible. You do not want to make your users have to click too many times before they find what
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What to post on facebook

Social media provides businesses with yet another way to communicate with potential customers. And, like all other forms of communication, there are guidelines for posting content on social networks. Here are some tips to keep in mind while posting. Make sure your posts don’t come across as a marketing pitch. The last thing a person
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Stock photos are safe!

The most attractive part of any website is not the words, the descriptions, or the word art. The most attractive part of any website is the photos. People are naturally drawn to look at bright, colorful, and large objects first, and it’s the first part of a page that viewers notice. Before looking at anything
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Google’s carnival ride

Crackerjacks crunching underfoot, massive stuffed bears, and kaleidoscopes of light. It’s the ubiquitous scene of a summer carnival, a night of fun for the whole family. My favorite was always the miniature roller coaster, but I think we’ve all realized what’s Larry and Sergey’s, Google’s founders, favored ride: the carousel. Last week Google unveiled Carousel,
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The scoop on adwords

Google is by far the market leader when it comes to online advertising. The AdWords platform, Google’s advertising program, controls more than 30% of the worldwide online advertising market now, with the rest split amongst dozens of other companies. Based on current projections, Google’s share is only meant to increase. To maintain that lead, Google
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Guest blogging: why you should be doing it.

Just like social media networks, blogging has become a huge part of online marketing strategies for businesses both big and small. Guest blogging is a form of blogging in which companies write articles to post on other people’s blogs. In the past guest bloggers have posted content that was lower quality on sites that may
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5 things to consider when creating content for you

Creating compelling content for your website is perhaps one of the most beneficial marketing techniques for business owners. Being able to grab the attention of your prospective client base will result in the overall success of your business. Writing captivating content for your audience will potentially make you there go-to source for news and information
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