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You know how important video is. Now is the time to create a short 30 second video about your business and post it on your page. If you've got a minute I will show you how to highlight this video on your Facebook Page so that every user that visits your fan page will see it and be tempted to watch it. How to Feature A Facebook Video

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Responsive Web Design is an ESSENTIAL part of your online presence and something you need to address ASAP.  But what does it mean?  Find out in today's #WhatIsWednesday and learn why it's a very important topic, especially now! Way back in ancient history (you know, before 2013), web designers would design two different websites at two different addresses.  One site was for mobile devices and one site for desktops.  It was a pain for developers, website owners, and users, but that changed with the birth of Responsive Web Design.  If a website is responsive, the

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Awesome online marketing tips & a Kindle Fire Giveaway... what could be better? Everyone who is on my email list by June 1 is entered to win. Sign up here: https://lindseysweb.leadpages.net/thethread-sign/

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Crow grew the best corn in the county, and everybody in the area would line up to buy his sweet, crunchy, delicious corn.  But Crow wanted more.  He could grow more corn, but to sell it he had to reach out to people outside of his small town.  It was time for Crow to take his fledgling business online!  His website was launched, but no matter how hard he tried he was unable to reach the pool of customers that he knew would quench his thirst for more business. Crow wondered if the internet was

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All of this talk about backlinks and how they help your SEO produced an opportunity for me to be interviewed by the lovely Jessica Rhodes via her Rhodes To Success podcast. Have a listen and to find out more about backlinks.       Listen Here:  http://rhodestosuccesspodcast.com/lindsey/

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A fist bump, a vote of agreement, a bookmark or "similar to a Facebook like."   What exactly is the "favorite" function on Twitter and what should it be used for? Find out on today's ‪#‎whatiswednesday‬. I bring this topic up because I had a client that wasn't seeing a ton of engagement on Twitter. Come to find out, she was only using the "favorite" function when she came across a Tweet that she wanted to reference later. She viewed this function similar to bookmarking an item in her web browser. Her stinginess with clicking

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Google & Facebook have made announcements and folks are screaming that it's the "online marketing apocalypse."  You could see a huge drop in Facebook likes for your business page and a possible drop in your search engine rankings if your site isn't mobile friendly! Watch this video to find out why these announcements are actually good for your online marketing strategy. Here is Google's tool that will let you know if they consider your site mobile friendly:  https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/mobile-friendly/

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Every morning for the past 3 months, my 2-year-old son has decided to be a super-hero.  What does that mean?  He refuses to wear anything other than one of the half-dozen super-hero themed shirts we have purchased at Wal-Mart (his grandparents have bought him adorable shirts from Gymboree, but despite my pleading, they have remained in the closet).  He has abandoned his own name, insisting that everybody (family, friends, teachers, people on the street) address him with the name of whatever character is on the shirt he's wearing.  He also alters his voice, asking my

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In a lot of ways, the internet is like the wild west, a vast expanse of unclaimed territory where pretty much anything goes. Legislatures from all over the world continue to try to put rules in place preventing people from taking advantage of others in this untamed land of opportunity. One of these laws is something every small business needs to pay attention to and is the topic for today's ‪#‎WhatIsWednesday‬. CAN-SPAM (Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography And Marketing) is an act that was passed in 2003. Yes, email marketing is looped in with

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I remember my first day of the third grade more vividly than the beginning of any other school year.   My parents had moved across town, and I was starting in a new school district.  Nobody knew anything about me.  Was I nice, funny, good at sports, able to help with their math homework?  I was a complete mystery.  You might say I was starting out with zero “likes”.  How nice would it have been to be able to walk into class on that first day with the reputation of being liked by thousands of