Selecting the Right Name The first step to starting your small business is choosing a name for your small business. Make sure to choose a… Read More »How To Start a Small Business in Virginia?
In Virginia Beach we have a multitude of small businesses all competing for a spot-on Google’s search results. You may do a search for a… Read More »Why is SEO Important to Small Business in Hampton Roads?
Making Sense of that Horrible Nationwide Super Bowl Ad
So much has been said of Nationwide Insurance’s totally depressing Super Bowl XLIV commercial that featured a dead child. “Who thought this was a good idea?” “Who approved this?” These are things I keep hearing. I figured I’d try and make some sense of this ad and break it down a little more.
Watch it here if you somehow missed it:
8 Things NOT to do on Facebook
My internet marketing firm spends all day online. I personally spend a great deal of time on Facebook for business reasons, and have a large and varied friends list. This blog post will help you steer clear of bad etiquette on Facebook.
1. Stalking on Facebook is just as inappropriate as in real life. If you are commenting on and/or liking EVERYTHING that someone posts, that is a form of stalking.
2. Punctuation matters; there is nothing as aggravating as having to mentally insert the missing and or corrected punctuation while I am reading a post. Slow down, and have some respect for your reader.
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Yes, Small Business CAN Play with the Big Boys!
The Internet has leveled the playing field for small business in many ways, even with larger companies having the advantage of big bucks. Large advertising dollars can pay for expensive pay-per-click campaigns, expensive social media contests with expensive prizes and expensive tie-ins with other forms of advertising.Read More »Yes, Small Business CAN Play with the Big Boys!
Why Prebuilt Themes Are Bad for the Web WordPress, Joomla, Drupal get a bad rap
There’s been an ongoing debate by everyone in the industry as well as with the do-it-yourselfers aspiring to have an easy-to-build, easy-to-manage website with dynamic capabilities… Which of the “big 3” content management systems is the best? Over the past several years the “big 3” CMS’s have emerged as leaders: WordPress, Joomla and Drupal. So which is best for what? and why?
Let’s pick on WordPress for a second… It’s the most popular of the 3. Originally developed to be an all in one blogging platform with easy to use SEO plug-ins, content widgets for streaming and open-end development, WordPress quickly became a popular option for bloggers. Soon after it became apparent that WordPress could be used for much more. It then morphed into a CMS where anyone, whether skilled in web-design or a novice, could grab a template and make a decent looking webpage.Read More »Why Prebuilt Themes Are Bad for the Web WordPress, Joomla, Drupal get a bad rap