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Social Media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet

Social Media Image Sizes Cheat Sheet

What size do I make my image for social media? With the social media sites constantly making updates, there can be a lot of confusion over the ideal size to create images and photos. Here’s a brief rundown of some critical social media photo sizes. A simple, accurate...

Word of the Year

Word of the Year

Why Chose a WORD? Choosing a WORD as inspiration for your year can provide incredible insight and direction. Your WORD can be anything that resonates with you.  It’s not necessarily a to-do list, but it can provide encouragement and serve as a reminder. Since your...

Google and Your Business

Google and Your Business

As a public speaker for Google’s Get Your Business Online (GYBO) program, my mission is to teach as many business owners as possible about the free (and low-cost) Google tools and products that are available to them. Here's a quick look at just a few of these Google...

[Infographic] July 2017 Marketing and Holiday Planning

[Infographic] July 2017 Marketing and Holiday Planning

Is your marketing heating up for the summer? If the next few months are your business’s busy season, you’re probably already gearing up for a flood of new customers coming through your doors. How can you get your new customers to stay loyal all year long? Repeat...

[Infographic] June 2017 Marketing and Holiday Planning

[Infographic] June 2017 Marketing and Holiday Planning

It’s hard to believe that we’re almost halfway through 2017! June is the perfect time of year to review your first few months of business and see where you need to make adjustments in the second half of the year. If you aren’t hitting your numbers the way you’d like,...

4 Tools You Need to Create an Email and Social Media Marketing Calendar

4 Tools You Need to Create an Email and Social Media Marketing Calendar

It’s a common problem with email marketing and social media marketing: You know you need to send regular emails and post to your business’ social networks, but it’s hard to make time for it and you’re always struggling with what to say to your customers. Before you...

Get to know your customers day

Get to know your customers day

Customers. Clients. Patrons. Supporters. Members. Donors. The lifeblood of a successful business or organization is made of this group of consumers who believe in your product or service or cause. For without them, we are merely spinning our wheels. We all understand...

5 Step Guide to Organizing

5 Step Guide to Organizing

In recognition of National Get Organized Week, I am pleased to offer this guest blog post written by my friend Lou Anne Dunn, Professional Organizer and owner of Neatly Dunn. Lou Anne shares her 5 Step Guide to Organizing. I’ve heard people say that organizing isn’t...

Funding for Women Business Owners

Funding for Women Business Owners

14 funding resources for women business owners "Funding is critical to a business," states business coach Mike McConchie. Mike did some research to see if he could find information/websites that may be able to provide grants or other funding opportunities for Women...