There’s no love on the internet. Hundreds of thousands of businesses jostling for a handful of jaded clients who have little interest and an even tinier attention span. The competition is fierce, no doubt. Only the lions survive in the jungle, only businesses with optimized websites take the lion share.
Your website is a very important tool. It is how you get to tell the world about your product and services in the style, manner, and format that you desire. However, this liberty is taken for granted and the result is a website that fails to achieve the purpose for which it was created. The way around this is to simply optimize your website.
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Small businesses are always looking for ways to increase profitability, efficiency, and productivity. One of the ways in which this can be achieved, according to research, is by utilizing professional email marketing services. Many small businesses also rely on email marketing due to the ease of use and cost benefit.
The various email marketing services offer distinct features for certain businesses. Some are best suited for bloggers, others for e-commerce websites, yet some are perfect for social media campaigns. Whatever your needs are, there’s a solution for you.
This article discusses some of the best email marketing services which can potentially bolster your ROI. By automating the processes, workflows, tracking relevant metrics, your business will experience a turnaround. Without further ado, let’s get to it.
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Looking for turnkey, web design services? If so, the idea of using web design services offered by the likes of Wix.com might seem very tempting. Did you know, however, that WYSIWYG built websites, often come at the expense of significantly reduced search visibility?
53% of Websites are Abandoned due to Slow Load Times
Web development company Wix.com, increased year on year profits by 51% in 2017. Sadly, as many Wix users are already aware, deploying drag and drop built websites often comes at the expense of excruciatingly poor performance.
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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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You may be asking yourself, what is a professional email account and what does it have to do with trust? This article will attempt to answer these two questions for the sake your business.
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In this world of the internet, the number one form of communication is with email. The number one email provider for a custom professional email address is Google Suite. Don’t get left out in the cold by a client who reads your email address from a “hotmail.com” or “yahoo.com”. Show them a professional touch with an email address that matches your website.
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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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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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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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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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