Do yourself a favor…

...and use Google Apps! I had a chat with a business owner yesterday who was still using a pop mail account to run his business -- scheduling meetings with his partners is a nightmare! Enter Google Apps! Here's a quick overview... Contact me! I'll be happy to talk you through it because your organization needs … Continue reading Do yourself a favor…

Posting PDFs to WordPress…

A client asked me what is the best way to include pdfs in WordPress. Since I really hadn't thought about that for awhile, I asked the smartest WordPress guy I know what he does. He answered "I like to upload to the media library, grab the URL link and then link to it in the … Continue reading Posting PDFs to WordPress…

Is your website a ‘billboard in the desert’?

In December of last year, I embarked upon an experiment to see if I could leverage a website with a blog combined with social media tools to increase traffic to a site. In that month, my sandbox site had a grand total of 670 pageviews. In the month that ended yesterday, I had a total … Continue reading Is your website a ‘billboard in the desert’?

Just getting started?

Here are a few ideas to help you along... "Starting a new blog can feel like an overwhelming task. Not only does it involve either developing your own template (or finding a free one), creating interesting content that people will want to read, and making the blog SEO optimized, but once you’re finished developing that … Continue reading Just getting started?

What a blog adds to your business…

I have a lot of preconceived notions about blogging and one of them is that blogs drive traffic to your site, especially if you update them on a regular basis. Along comes HubSpot -- one of the best social media sites on the internet -- with a great blog post about websites and blogs and … Continue reading What a blog adds to your business…

Why should companies blog?

Isn't blogging for 40 year old political malcontents living in their parent's basement? Not at all. Smart companies are using blogging as the glue to bring their internet content together and drive their social media outposts. Late last year, I wrote..."Here’s the real payback, however, and the real reason why these corporations do it: HubSpot … Continue reading Why should companies blog?

Consume, create, connect!

John Jantsch recently wrote on the topic of "Profiting from other people's content". He says... "Don't be alarmed by that title -- I'm not talking about stealing content for gain, I'm talking about adding the filtering and aggregating of content to your content consumption, creation and sharing routine. Pretty much everyone has bought into the … Continue reading Consume, create, connect!