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How to Get Out of a Job You Hate

In this brief video, I share my story of how I managed to leave a job I hated, and build a business that brings me joy and satisfaction. My solution may not be a one-fits-all solution for everyone, but if

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Observing the River

Running a web design firm and a consulting business has many perks — and many challenges. And although being aware of and addressing challenges is important — if it becomes all consuming, then we are lost. Why? Because once we

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Online Marketing Tip: Make it About Them, Not You

When it comes to online marketing, there’s a golden rule I encourage everyone to follow … Make it about them, not you. In other words, everything you do within the realm of online marketing — or analog marketing for that

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Just One Thing: When Selling becomes Smelling

In this episode of Just One Thing, we’ll talk about an alternative to old-school selling — the art of relationship building. In a previous post, I talked about when you accept someone’s connection request, only to be hit with a

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Just One Thing: Improving the User Experience of Your Website Navigation

In this episode of Just One Thing, we’ll examine two examples of website navigation to give you a clear idea of what provides a solid user experience, and what creates a UX nightmare. This brief (12-minute) episode will leave you

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Is Your Selling Smelling on LinkedIn?

LinkedIn is a great platform to stay connected to our professional network, but I have to say I’m usually picky about who I accept into my circle of connections. Why? I often find that people I don’t know who want

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SEO, UX and Conversion in Your LinkedIn Posts

The image above is an example of what a well-constructed LinkedIn post looks like …Let’s dissect it to give insight as to how this post is using SEO, user experience and conversion. Note:This same methodology can be implemented in your

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Image Names Matter More Than We Think

Although this is an important step in the optimization process, it’s often overlooked. Optimizing both your image names and your alt image text helps Google identify what your imagery and graphics are about. Optimized images help improve the SEO value

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When DIY Doesn’t Cut It

Is a do-it-yourself mentality holding you back? This is something only you can answer — as there are many variables a business owner faces, which contribute to whether or not doing it yourself, or getting someone to do it for

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Selecting the Best Keywords for Your Website

What are Keywords? Keywords are terms or phrases that, when implemented into your website, can help connect you with people who are looking for what you do. In other words, when the keywords you use on your site are in

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