MailChimp for email marketing: One of the easier autoresponders

Every business needs to focus on marketing to succeed in this capitalist world.  In this article, I will briefly go over using MailChimp for email marketing.  First of all, if you are just starting out with your business, MailChimp offers a free service that has very few limitations.

MailChimp free allows you to have a mailing list of up to 2,000 addresses and send up to 12,000 emails per month.  This is forever free.  No credit card required.

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Fix your slow computer with this simple tool

There are a number of things that can cause your computer to become slow.  Fortunately, there is a fix for your slow computer with a simple tool.  Now sometimes, there are things that slow a computer down that one tool cannot fix.

However, this tool is a great start, CCleaner offers the following features:

  • Browser Clean-up
  • Registry Cleaning
  • Startup Optimization
  • Programs Clean-up

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How to speed up your website to load freaky fast

Jimmy Johns has created an almost unrealistic expectation on how fast things should be.  Websites aren’t the exception to that.  If your website doesn’t load within the first three seconds, the majority of visitors will move on.

Unfortunately, that means unless you are a mega corporation, you can’t afford to speed up your website.  Luckily, there is something for the little guys.  And it’s free!

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How to upgrade your hard drive to a solid state drive

In tonight’s post, I will walk you through how to upgrade your hard drive to a solid state drive.  Before I do that, I wanted to tell the story of how I restored my wife’s five year old laptop to almost brand new by upgrading the hard drive to a solid state drive.

My wife had an old Toshiba laptop that was dog slow.  It took her several minutes to boot up, log in and also minutes between launching applications.  She got so frustrated, I actually caught her before she bought a new laptop at Best Buy.  I promised her that I could fix her computer for less than $200.

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Automate Scheduling of Appointments and Taking Payment with Acuity Scheduling

The first product that I would like to promote for small businesses is Acuity Scheduling.  This tool will automate scheduling of appointments and even take payments!  But before I get into that, I’ll tell you a story.

For those of you who don’t know, I am a former business owner and lifelong entrepreneur.  What I mean by that is, I have this passion for starting things that I just cannot turn off.  It really drives my wife nuts.  Coupled with this, is a self-taught business acumen that my coworkers have noticed.

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