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The Most Essential Tips for WordPress Beginners

Danielle Elliott Feb 22, 2017 2:00:28 PM
The Most Essential Tips for WordPress Beginners

WordPress is great, but that doesn't mean that it can't be better. With the right know how you can really make your site everything you want it to be and so much more. Honestly, the more effort you put into your WordPress page, the better it can work for you. In order to see the results you want, you have to do some tweaking. Which means that you should utilize these essential tips for WordPress beginners. Simply because they can make a huge difference on your site.

A Crash Course in Branding: Why Words Matter

Danielle Elliott Jan 5, 2017 11:00:16 AM
A Crash Course in Branding: Why Words Matter

When it comes to branding, words matter. When someone sees your site for the first time they're met with colors, fonts and images. The first reaction essentially sets the tone for your brand. But what happens when someone starts to read the words? The home page content, menu items and email opt-in text comes next. Words matter and we're here to give you a crash course in branding with words.

How To Choose the Perfect Name for Your Business

Danielle Elliott Dec 15, 2016 11:00:22 AM
How To Choose the Perfect Name for Your Business

Sometimes it can be difficult when it comes to choosing a name for your business. However, sometimes you might be looking for a re-brand. It's definitely not a decision that should be taken lightly. That's why we're sharing with you the best way to choose the perfect name for your business. We've come up with 5 steps for picking a name that's right for you!

Top 10 Small Business Tools You Should Know About

Danielle Elliott Dec 8, 2016 11:00:23 AM
Top 10 Small Business Tools You Should Know About

Throughout any given work day we go through a variety of tools that help make our lives easier. Tools that we use in order to manage and maintain our businesses. Small businesses are no different. That's why we're sharing tools that any small business should know about. And you can really benefit from these tools too. Below you'll find my top 10 tools perfect for building and maintaining any type of small business.

How To Identify Relevant Hashtags for Your Business

Danielle Elliott Dec 5, 2016 2:00:00 PM
How To Identify Relevant Hashtags for Your Business

In today's social media it's critical to use the right hashtags when it comes to engagement. Hashtags allow us to find similar conversations and places where our target audience hangs out. The use of the right hashtags can add value to a conversation. Hashtags can also build up a relationship that could lead to a business transaction down the road. Not too long ago, we shared a crash course in hashtags and how to use  them. Today we're focusing on how to identify the relevant hashtags.

Branding vs Brand Identity and Why It Matters

Danielle Elliott Nov 21, 2016 2:00:05 PM
Branding vs Brand Identity and Why It Matters

A lot of times branding and brand identity appear to be the same thing, when in actuality they aren't. That's not to say that they don't work together though. Creating a brand for your business and designing your brand’s visual identity should consist of two separate steps when it comes to your overall brand experience. Therefore it is crucial to treat them as an individualized process.

How To Streamline Your Social Media Presence

Danielle Elliott Nov 7, 2016 2:00:00 PM
How To Streamline Your Social Media Presence

If you're like the majority of businesses out there you have A LOT a of presence in terms of different social media platforms. Trust me when we say this is a good thing. There is a great need to provide a variety of social media platforms in which customers can access. Why though? You need to streamline your presence, because different people gravitate towards different social media outlets. There are some people who only dabble in Twitter and Instagram, while there are others who only stick with Facebook. The key here is to maintain a consistent, streamlined presence across all platforms. Thankfully, I'm here to tell you how.

The Three Ultimate Actions that Will Grow Your Business

Danielle Elliott Oct 27, 2016 11:00:00 AM
The Three Ultimate Actions that Will Grow Your Business

So, you want to grow your business? Sometimes the endless possibilities can become a little overwhelming. If you don't know what actions to take in order to get results for your business, you might get stuck. Ditch the months of research, because we're here to help with three ultimate actions that will grow your business! Growth doesn't happen by accident, so let's get started.

The Six Killer Ways to Engage Your Instagram's Audience

Danielle Elliott Oct 24, 2016 2:00:00 PM
The Six Killer Ways to Engage Your Instagram's Audience

We love Instagram, it's a great social media platform. But the bonus is that there's over 300 million active users on Instagram in a month! It's one of the best apps in terms of getting your blog or business noticed. The trick is to create an engaged community. This is crucial for any business or blogger. After all, the followers we have on Instagram can be viewed as some of your biggest supporters.

Secrets of Bloggers That Every Business Owner Should Know

Danielle Elliott Oct 10, 2016 2:00:00 PM
Secrets of Bloggers That Every Business Owner Should Know

Take a look at any popular blog and it's can be pretty mind blowing when you take a look at all of the comments and interaction that they receive. Those popular bloggers clearly have a knack for finding and growing their audience. They are skilled at getting their message out while still managing to build a devoted following. That is something that every business owners should take lessons from. Because, let's face it, being your niche's best-kept secret can become lonely at times. So here are some secrets of popular bloggers that you should know.