“A blog is neither a diary nor a journal. Many people think of blogging in relation to those two things, confessional or practical. It is neither but includes elements of both.” -Lemn Sissay, Author & Broadcaster RISE OF BLOGGING It’s safe to say blogging is on the rise. As of July 2016, the official count
“If you want to know the real character of man, intentionally and timely give him the test of 3d’s; delay, denial and disappointment” ― Ernest Agyemang Yeboah BRANDING, TIMING, TRAINING Perfect Timing Doesn't Happen, It Is Created Time is a tool in the hands of a properly prepared business owner. You have done the research.
“The stars up close to the moon were pale; they got brighter and braver the farther they got out of the circle of light ruled by the giant moon” ― Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER Have you ever looked at your eye? Really? Have you ever just
"A Brand is not a product or a promise or a feeling. It's the sum of all the experiences you have with a company." – Amir Kassaei BRANDING IS MAKING A NAME: BUILD A BRAND, MAKE A NAME You might think that a brand hinges on a logo. Get a great logo and you will
“Life is simple. You just have to stop trying to figure it out.” -Marty Rubin KEEP IT SIMPLE, SILLY: SIMPLIFIED DESIGN Keeping things simple is definitely easier said than done. Simplified design for SEO sounds as if it would be impossible. As you are likely aware, article after article makes this clear. The research cited
“Today it’s not about ‘get the traffic’—it’s about ‘get the targeted and relevant traffic.’” Adam Audette, CKO of RKG Google announced that they will focus on improving their searches through local content rankings. They provide insight in regard to local information on their support page. There is also a process known as localization at play.
TURNING HITS TO VIEWS TO SALES PART IV Content strategy is important. The infographic above tells us quite a bit about trends in content marketing and content strategy. There is a big problem facing businesses. Content is growing in importance, but few businesses are prepared to succeed with a formal content strategy. Businesses believe content
TURNING HITS TO VIEWS TO SALES PART II “Content is king.” – Bill Gates Content is king is a little vague. Why is content king? What is it king of? Content is king over the kingdom called the “World Wide Web”. Content is king because, when created and implemented correctly, it becomes the fly in
THE HITS AND VIEWS RELATIONSHIP “If you don’t drive your business, you will be driven out of business." -B.C. Forbes THE DRIVER’S SEAT Business owners face many challenges. Simply getting to the point of opening a business can be a challenge in and of itself. You have made a decision to invest your money, time,