This might be old news to you by now, but it’s worth the reminder. Google is cracking down on websites that are not mobile responsive, and it’s really no surprise. After all, we all use our mobile devices every day. I know that when I’m at the gym, traveling, or waiting for my kids to… [Read More]
Setting up a Monthly Subscription Website
Here is another great way to make sure that you put your PLR to good use: Monthly Subscription Service/Website! There are several great reasons to start your own monthly subscription service. You might want to start one to grow your audience, make more money, and expand your business. But before you jump right into this… [Read More]
A Checklist to Help You Use Your PLR
In the last couple of blog posts, I have given you some tips that other PLR providers have come up with for using your PLR. In today’s post, another PLR provider, Bonnie Gean, has provided you with a checklist that you can use to make sure that you are using your PLR to its fullest… [Read More]
Another Tip for Using your PLR
If you missed the first tip I provided in another post, you can read it here. This tip is brought to you by Sue of Buy PLR Today. Because she has it written out so nicely on her blog already, I’m going to send you over there to read it. In a nutshell, she will… [Read More]
Tips for Using PLR
As you know, I’m a PLR gal! It’s one of the best ways to speed up your content creation, without ripping off anyone’s content. In recent months, some software has been released that basically takes content from Ezine Articles and respins it into “original” content. Now how would you feel if that was your article… [Read More]
Confused by The Terms Resale Rights, Master Resale Rights, Private Label Rights, & Giveaway Rights?
As someone who creates and uses Private Label Rights (PLR), I understand that all the terms for usage can get quite confusing. When you understand PLR and your rights for its use, it can be a great shortcut to creating and selling your own products, online or offline. Several people have mentioned to me that… [Read More]
WordPress Security Issue: Wp Ecommerce Plugin
I do not use the Wp Ecommerce plugin, but if you do, you will want to update your plugin as soon as possible. Thanks to tech whiz, Lynette Chandler of Techbased Plugins, she brought this to our attention in one of our facebook groups. Click here for the details.
Tips to Consider When Choosing Who to Do Business With Online
For my friends who know me, they know that I always try to be positive, because complaining is just a waste of energy. I also always try to approach everything very diplomatically. That is why this situation I ran into two weeks ago makes me so disappointed. I even thought about not posting this, as… [Read More]
Canada’s Anti-Spam Law – How will it affect you?
A new law came into effect in Canada on July 1/14. If you have been wondering how it may affect your business, this blog post written by a fellow Solosmarts forum member, sheds light on this topic. You can read it here: http://www.goodbooks.ca/alert-casl-is-bad-news-for-your-small-business/
Have you ever heard of Biz Sugar?
You have probably visited social bookmarking sites like Reddit, Newsvine, Pinterest, StumbleUpon, etc. So when you find a link that you like, you can tag it and bookmark it to one of these sites for reference later. Plus, it allows you to share the link with others. You can also discover links that other people… [Read More]
Easy Ad Maker WordPress Plugin with Developer Rights!
I am always on the lookout for wordpress plugins that make you work smarter, rather than harder. I also want plugins that make you look GOOD! This plugin does just that. The Easy Ad Maker is a wordpress plugin that allows you to create quick call-to-action boxes. They can work great for affiliate marketing, or… [Read More]
Genesis + Dynamik = My New Website Design Services
A few of you may have been wondering where I had disappeared. Sorry about that. February was not a good month for our family, as we had various illnesses including strep throat, colds, and migraines. Despite the chaos of illnesses, I’ve been quietly working behind the scenes to develop Standout Professional, so that I could… [Read More]
How to Import Facebook Contacts into Google Plus
It is my opinion, and that of many other business owners, that Facebook is going to be replaced by other social media sites such as Google Plus. I am a true believer in Google Plus, as there are so many ways to improve your online visibility by linking your profile, pages, YouTube channels, etc. If… [Read More]
How to Organize & Declutter Your Computer
I don’t know about you, but I often feel like I have two homes to clean – my real house, and my computer house. It can get overwhelming at times to organize everything. Here’s a good article that I found that can help you start that journey of organization of your online business documents: http://lifehacker.com/5878795/ditch-hard-drive-clutter-with-an-organized-automated-home-folder
Legal Information for Your Websites
Today, I want to talk to you about something that might seem a bit dry, but it’s very important for you to know about if you have your own website. When I signed up for one of Melissa Ingold’s courses, I also became part of a private Facebook group. In that group, I found out… [Read More]
Get your custom Google+ URL
Today’s quick tip: Did you know that you can claim your own unique, custom Google+ URL? In the fall of 2013, Google rolled this new option out. At the time of writing this, you need to have at least 10 people in your circles before you can claim the custom URL. You also need to… [Read More]
Google + and Google Circles Explained
At the start of the year, I learned about content curation from Kelly McCausey. Basically, in a nutshell, this involves finding and sharing great content from various sources with one’s list. I’ve been updating my presence on some social media sites, and found this great video about Google+ and Google Circles that I thought might… [Read More]
I can’t believe how fast a year goes by! When you’re a kid, you can’t wait to grow up, and it seems like the time goes by so slowly. As adults, most of us would like the time to slow down! Looking back over the year, I’m very grateful for many things – family, friends,… [Read More]
Can you relate?
It’s been a couple of months since I’ve posted on my blog! This is not the type of blog that I want to have – one where I post only from time to time. I thought it might help to understand what I’ve been up to these days, as I feel like I’ve been more… [Read More]
Want to Know a Painless Way to Upload Content to Your Website or Blog?
Many of you already know that I am a WordPress plugin enthusiast. Anytime I can find a plugin that will save me time, I’m interested! Today, I want to share with you a plugin created by my friend, Lynette Chandler. It’s called Gulp, and you can see it in action below. If you have been… [Read More]
How to Choose Sites for Social Networking
There are a lot of social networking sites out there, making it confusing and difficult to decide which ones to use. Twitter and Facebook are, no doubt, a couple of the most popular sites, but they may not be the wisest choices for your particular niche/business. Spending your time on too many sites can dilute… [Read More]
Podcast: Membership Sites – Thinking of starting one?
You have likely heard that membership sites can be an awesome source of residual income. Have you ever thought about starting your own membership site, but have wondered whether it’s right for you? Perhaps you just aren’t sure what kind of membership site you want to start, or how they even work. If you are… [Read More]
What are your Favorite WordPress Plugins?
Recently, I asked six other business owners what their favorite wordpress plugins are. I wanted to know free and paid versions. I got many good answers from them – some plugins of which I already knew about, but several that I did not. I hope that you enjoy this report. You can read the PDF… [Read More]
WordPress Security – One important tip to secure your wordpress site
If you use wordpress, there are many ways to increase your wordpress security. One of the ways to secure a wordpress website is to change the username. By default, wordpress provides you with a username of admin. That means that when you go to login to wordpress, the username is admin. Many hackers know that… [Read More]
Online Security Tips – Let my scare be your wake-up call
A couple of nights ago, I tried to login to my Amember Pro account (not the Amember Cpanel/dashboard- that’s separate), which is where I downloaded the script that I purchased from them, and where I can send and read Support tickets. After several attempts to login and getting the message that my email address was… [Read More]