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I spend a lot of time walking my golden retriever, Mandy and driving in my car. I truly enjoy listening to podcasts and audiobooks. I like to spend the time learning new things and getting inspired by others. Here are some of my favorite podcasts: How I Built This : Guy Raz, from NPR, "interviews innovators, entrepreneurs and idealists and the stor
Keywords are something you will hear about as you begin marketing your business online. It’s one of those things everyone seems to know about already. If you’re new to online marketing, you may feel silly asking. Don’t worry; we’ve got your answers. What are Keywords? Keywords are just that — words. You choose specific
Websites are never finished. Yes, that’s right. Business owners who work with a web design firm often feel excited when the new website is published. “It’s done,” they think. Websites are just like a house; you build it, and then you maintain it, so the structure doesn’t crumble down around you. Maintenance and support
Content calendars are a useful tool for any blogger or business blogger. You might also call it an editorial calendar. In short, a content calendar is a map of your content for the next several weeks or months. For many small business owners, that content is blog posts. (See How Often Should I Blog? ) Your content may also include a quarterly white
Client login systems are a useful way to let your client pay bills, see their latest update from you, or download information about their project. We recently set up a login system for Griffin Land Surveying, Inc . Their website was several years old, which meant we needed to create a new one. Newer technology is more secure. Plus, the old website
A hacked website is more than just irritating; it means you’re losing money. When your site is hacked, potential clients may not reach you. In some cases, a hack can affect your email, too. Then there is the time spent correcting the problem, and, as we know, time is money for small business owners. That’s exactly what happened to one o
Business owners learning about marketing may stumble across the idea of creating personas for their current or target clients. While creating personas sounds like a good idea, many entrepreneurs struggle with how to get started. Here is a step-by-step guide to personas. What is a Persona? In marketing, a persona is a fictional representation of a g
Blogging is not an easy thing to do for most busy business owners. Creating content takes work and time, and time is money when you run a small business. I recently explained why blogging matters for your business. Now that you’ve started a blog, let’s take a look at how often you should post. The Short Answer on Blogging Frequency The
Website hosting is one of the most important parts of your Raleigh or Cary business. While it’s invisible to you most of the time, website hosting is what keeps your website running. At Print and Web Designer, we rely on hosting providers who run a “green” operation.   What is Hosting? Confused about hosting? That’s OK.