Why I DON’T Recommend Website Pop-Ups

Pop-ups

This conversation comes up often when working with clients. They may have had one on their old websites or they have just returned from a conference and were told that they are amazing or they have a friend who says they need to have one. What I’m talking about is pop-ups. On occasion, pop-ups have

Facebook Jail and How to Avoid It

Facebook Jail and How to Avoid It

When using social media, everything runs pretty smoothly (for the most part). However, something that I never thought too much about when assisting clients with social media is, “What if something goes wrong?” With any technology, something can go wrong. A webpage might not load or connect, social media might not be sending posts properly,

Social Media Circle

Social Media Circle

Social media is a busy world, especially for businesses. There are opportunities and traps at every turn. It’s exciting, scary, and overwhelming all at once. We create social media accounts that best fit our style of business and our customer’s preferences. In order to bring focus to our business and attract like-minded businesses and individuals,

Why Isn’t It Here?

Have you ever gone to a website, hunted around for five minutes or better and still not been able to locate the answer to your question? I gave away ten minutes of my life last week to a resort I am planning to go to this summer. I already made the reservation, but I wanted

Is Email Automation Helping Your Business Grow?

email automation

Have you been on a website and they offered you a free item if you just give them your email address? Then, once you gave them your email address and got your free item, you started receiving additional emails over the next weeks or months from the company?  That company uses email automation to deliver

Book Club and Brand Identity

April 2nd 2012 was the official start of my Business, Leadership and Personal Growth Meetup Book Club. Dave Ramsey’s EntreLeadership was the book we discussed that night, all three of us in attendance. I started the book club as a business and stretch goal, to read a book a month.   

WebPTSD™ is a Real Thing

It happened again this week.  I had another conversation with someone about how much they feared and hated their website company.  They displayed all of the tell-tale signs of WebPTSD ™, a less aggressive form of PTSD that is specific to being lied and cheated to by a website developer. Here’s my most recent example.

No Bathrobes for Business Video Meetings

Do you have more meetings online via a conference call or online meeting than you used to?  Are working on webinars or online workshops and classes as part of your business? My business is seeing a huge amount of growth in these areas.  I am using these services more for my business and I am

Does it Support or Sell? – Website Revamp

Websites 101 – The Basics Websites need to do three things: Have accurate information about the problem you solve Have information about how you solve that problem Have a call to action to encouraging people to buy from your company There is a lot more detail than these three items and yet at the core

That’s a three video learn

We were having a meeting with the co-owners of my app company and they were talking about a programing software and one of them said, “that’s a three video learn.” He knew that within three videos he could have the knowledge he needed to achieve his programming goal. This is the next level of training