Warning: Be Careful When Hiring A Web Designer!

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Some web designers can be frustrating!

Most small companies will consider hiring a web designer at some point. The good news is that there are many web designers out there. The bad news is that not all web designers will play fair… as a new client of mine discovered.

You’ll get your website all right, but it may not be very well done, and you may have trouble getting support later.

Here’s my client’s story…

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How To Post To Specific Facebook Friends Using Lists

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Post to specific Facebook friends

You’ve probably heard a story or two about how people got into trouble for something they posted on Facebook, right?

I once read a story about how somebody got fired from their job because of something bad they said about their boss on Facebook, forgetting that the boss was one of their Facebook friends! To make it all more embarrassing, the boss fired the person in a comment on the post!

Sometimes we come across something fun that we’d like to share with some of our Facebook friends, but not with all of them.

So how do you go about posting something to only a few of your Facebook friends?

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When Your Business Needs A Website And How To Get A Business Website

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Time to get a business website?

Do you have a business, but you don’t have a website for your business? Are you wondering whether it’s time to get a business website?

According to this article at Marketing Land, a 2013 survey showed that 45% of small businesses still don’t have websites! That’s a staggering number!

The question still remains… does your business need a website?

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Avoid The Penalty Of Broken Links On Your WordPress Site With These Useful Plugins

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Ignoring broken links can hurt your website!

Broken links are bad for your website. If you don’t find them and deal with them, they will hurt your site.

Why will broken links hurt your website?

When your website visitors click on a broken link, they will not land on the page they were hoping to see, but instead get a 404 error page. This creates a bad experience for them!

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3 Important Web Page Elements That You Should Not Ignore

web page elements: garage saleIf you were going to have a garage sale and wanted people to show up, what type of sign would you put up on the street corner?

Would it be a blank sign, or perhaps a sign that says “Garage Sale,” with perhaps your street name and number?

Anybody who would like to sell their stuff, would put up a sign that yells, “Garage Sale!”

What I often find surprising, is how many people put up a web page with essentially a built-in “blank sign” because they ignore some important web page elements.

Getting people to read your newly-created web page is a process. It starts when your web page is listed in search engine results, and continues once the potential reader lands on your page.

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