Fresh-brewed Small Business Spotlight: Justin Ryan Pocket Notebooks

I love notebooks and I cannot lie. It’s true, and I especially love pocket notebooks, which is why I’ve been highlighting outstanding pocket notebook companies like Field Notes and Story Supply Co, on my blog as of late. But there

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Celebrating the Publishing of My Book

On November 21, 2019, my book, A Holistic Guide to Online Marketing, was published. I’d like to take a moment to express my gratitude to the Universe, my wife and kids, as well as Eric Olive (editor), Jon Wuebben (coach),

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Google My Business Tip #7: Uploading Video to Your Listing

Google My Business had been around for a long time now, and it’s as important as ever (if not more so) for local businesses. In case you haven’t read them yet, you can check out all of our previous Google

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Web Design Tips: Figuring out Fonts

When it comes to website design, fonts can play an important role in defining your brand — and making content easy to read. The good news is that Google has made it easy to choose from a selection of fonts

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How to Write a Book, Part 5: Balance Your Time

Writing a book doesn’t just happen. Once you’ve decided to dedicate yourself to the endeavor, you’ll need to create a balanced strategy where you dedicate enough time to the book — every week — to carry it forward until it’s

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Web Design Tips: Create a Shot List

When it comes to web design, your imagery plays a key role in how you are perceived by website visitors. That said, if you’re creating a new website, or sprucing up your existing site, it’s a good idea to be

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How to Write a Book, Part 4: The Proof is in the Proof

Although pudding is more enjoyable, proofing is an important aspect of writing and publishing a book. I don’t know about you, but I find proofing my own work dreadful. But that’s OK, because I decided early on that I was

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User Experience Tips: Make Finding Things Easy!

The other day I received a catalog from The Company Store, and what did I see on the cover? Penguins. This was kind of a big deal because my wife and I have been Penguin fans for years. So, I

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Fresh-Brewed Small Business Spotlight: Amanda Weedmark

In this installment of our Small Business Spotlight series, we’ll be highlighting Amanda Weedmark, an artist and small business owner I originally came across on Instagram. I was instantly struck by Amanda’s design sensibility, and ability to create compelling art that

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How to Write a Book, Part 3: Organize Your Images

When I began writing my book, A Holistic Guide to Online Marketing, I knew it would have a lot of images because visual examples add clarity to complex methodologies like SEO, user experience and conversion. What I didn’t realize was

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