Category Archives for "How-To"

How a Website Can Help Grow Your Offline Business

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If as a business owner, you have passion in what you do and you’re not afraid to show it, a well constructed website CAN help you grow your offline business.

What do I mean by “well constructed website”, you ask? I mean that you need to follow the proper ways of constructing a website and not just have your teenager throw a few things about your business online.

  1. You need to have a relevant domain name. To help you figure this out, let me ask you this question: Continue reading

Business Owners Should be Able to Answer These 9 Questions

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Okay, so you’ve got your domain name registered through a local website hosting server. Now you need to find a professional (and hopefully not to expensive) website designer. Who you hire depends on YOUR choice, and of course, your budget.

Personally, I tend to ask for recommendations from family and friends when I want to hire any service. That way, at least I will be more apt to avoid bad contractors.

For the sake of this article, let’s say you have a website designer in mind that you will be hiring. Before contacting them, can you answer the following 9 questions? Continue reading

Top Secret Photo Techniques

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Create Mind-Blowing Awesome Images!

If you have a DSLR of any kind that you can start taking pictures with yours can be just like the ones that you’re seeing here on this web page (below). You do NOT need an expensive camera to take pictures like these. You just need a basic DSLR, and here’s why. Continue reading

7 Ways to Write Easy Reading Articles

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So many of us bloggers have so much to share that I think it a crime when I land at on web page with text that is so badly spaced out that I leave… because the information is far too tough to read.

It really makes my eyes hurt just looking at a web page with text Continue reading

Why Writing a Great Headline is Important

Getting YOUR ATTENTION!

Writing a great headline is important if you want to draw attention to your written work. Great headlines need to convince a potential reader to click on your blog title.
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The title to your article is THE most important feature for whatever it is that you are trying to convey in your writing.

Technically you could have the best copy ever written, but if your title doesn’t grab your reader’s attentionContinue reading

Benefits of Hosting Your Website Local

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Hosting your website locally allows it to run about 3 times faster than if your site is hosted internationally. For obvious reasons, it is essential for you to identify your business’ needs before making a choice between hosting your website locally or internationally.

Recognizing your needs will help you select a hosting solution that not only provides your website with a place on the internet, but will also Continue reading