If you are looking for a way to maximize your efforts with marketing, I found this very helpful article that that explains how to use IFTTT (IF This, Then That) Applets. Find out more here.
If you are looking to market your online or offline business, you should consider using Pinterest. ** If, after reading the statistics below, you want to learn how to use Pinterest to advertise/promote your business, and get more exposure, check out this course. (I bought it too!) The information shared below is credit of https://www.OmnicoreAgency.com… [Read More]
When I occasionally hire writers, I run their content through a plagiarism checker, such as Copyscape. Copyscape is quite inexpensive – only $5 for 100 searches. However, I was curious to see if any other sites similar to Copyscape are out there, and I found some free ones. I am not sure how good they… [Read More]
It can be confusing to know where to find content that you can legally use on your own blog or in your business. It’s equally confusing to know just how exactly you are allowed to use it. I found a good article online that can help you, whether you are new or not to business…. [Read More]
Lately, I feel like I’ve been talking a lot about WordPress and websites, and how important it is to have a presence online – a home (your website – your URL address) where people can visit you and get to know you. Once you have your website, then it is time to fill it with… [Read More]
Probably one of the things that held me back from starting my business online was not knowing how to create and update my website. I found the way websites worked fascinating, but it took me a while to find training to help me. Fortunately, after a lot of searching, I found training that taught me… [Read More]
I was recently asked what Audio Player I use on this website. It is called exactly that – Audio Player. It is free. However, WordPress now has its own Audio Player too. If you are looking for an audio player for your wordpress site, I found this post that will provide you with seven different… [Read More]
I finally upgraded to Windows 10 about two weeks ago. After many months of having that annoying pop-up on my computer, I decided to give it a try. Fortunately, it hasn’t been as bad as I feared it would be. Yes, it still confuses me at times, but it’s just fine. Why am I telling… [Read More]
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]
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.
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/
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
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]
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]