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Developing the Home Page on Your Website

Developing the Home Page on Your Website

THINKING ABOUT YOUR HOMEPAGE Picture this! A great potential client or customer is searching for you online. They have certain hopes and/or expectations with what they may find. And what they do find will strongly influence their next steps. So let's think about some...

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Creating a Website Strategy

Creating a Website Strategy

How to Create a Website Strategy That Works for You   For me, the design phase can be the easiest part. The challenging part is the creation of compelling and captivating content. One option is to hire a copywriter for your site.  But most of my clients don’t...

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Run the Race to Win the Prize

Run the Race to Win the Prize

"Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us..."  Hebrews 12:1 HAPPY 2017 Are you making resolutions to change...

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Looking Back at 2016

Looking Back at 2016

Before heading into 2017, take a quick look back for all those lessons learned! On Facebook there is a post that says, "This is what 2016 was for me" and then shows a video of someone tumbling down a steep hill bouncing off of trees rolling forever. This year has been...

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Getting Back to Work After Vacation

Getting Back to Work After Vacation

Back to work! After ten days off and having a wonderful time with family, I am back to work with much to accomplish in December. My work is important to me and I enjoy it. But still there is this transition. Loved time spent with my eight year old grandson followed by...

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Grow Your Business Through Trial and Error

Grow Your Business Through Trial and Error

What I would say to others starting a business has changed since I started my own.  A couple of years ago, I worked coaching and running business planning programs for people who wanted to start or grow a business. Before someone started a business, we would work to...

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Developing Deep Roots in Business

Developing Deep Roots in Business

My faith teaches me to develop deep roots so that it is not easily shaken. Roots that grow deep into the soil and not sand or rock will keep us strong through challenges. We don't lose our faith in the midst of struggles. When we put our authentic selves into our...

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Google Indexing Mobile Over Desktop Soon

Google Indexing Mobile Over Desktop Soon

And what that means for you! In the past Google focused their search on the desktop versions of websites for rankings. But soon they will be switching to how well your site does on mobile. This decision is following the trend of the increasing use of mobile devices...

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What You Get With a Professionally Done Website

What You Get With a Professionally Done Website

A well put together website resonates with ideal clients. On the surface, there is what you can see on a screen. This is a very important aspect because as they say people judge a book by it's cover. People do judge your business by what they find online.  Translating...

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Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should

Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Should

I've been cleaning up my own website! We all influence each other. I had a client a couple days ago reviewing websites for her hair salon. Part of the process is reviewing websites from other businesses in the same industry (and also other sites).  Looking for...

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Welcome to My Blog

My mom used to say the words, "It's just food for thought" when she wanted me to listen! Hoping you find some words of wisdom and encouragement through this blog. And here's to growing small businesses.