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[10 Nov 2015 | One Comment | ]

If you want a successful business, there are a few things that really do matter:

You must have a passion for your business. If you have NO love, you will not succeed. Bad days will come and without love it will become bad business, bad future, bad life.
Is your work performed out of a sense of duty or delight? What are the things you enjoy about your work, focus on those and remember the other tasks are just part of the means to the end.

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[27 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

Like most of you,  we subscribe to way too many newsletters, websites, etc. So, I received this article link the other day in one of such newsletters and thought I would present it to you.
Do you still advertise in the yellow pages or with YP.com? Do you track your responses, converstions, etc? We would love to hear from you. Give us a call at 228-822-9890 or join us on Facebook or Twitter to discuss.
Cancel Your Yellow Pages Ad.

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[22 Jan 2015 | One Comment | ]

I just started a new Bible study by Priscilla Shirer, titled “Breathe”and it it made me realize just how much we need rest.
I certainly understand feeling like you have to be productive constantly, that is one of my biggest flaws.
…But to maximize the effectiveness of  your efforts try to find time every day to put work out of your mind. Try the 10/20/30 rule: 10 minutes of quiet time, 20 minutes of reading and 30 minutes of exercise.
If that’s too much, cut these numbers in half. Something is better than nothing, and …

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[5 Jan 2015 | No Comment | ]

Name, Address, Phone. These are the three most important pieces of information you must be consistent with if you want to be found on the web. Consistency is critical because search engines look for clusters of information. For example: (228) 822-9890 is not the same as 228.822.9890 and Street is not the same as St.

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[21 Nov 2014 | No Comment | ]

According to the 2013 Small Business Technology Survey, produced by the National Small Business Association, “social media is a growing piece of small businesses online strategy,” with LinkedIn and Facebook leading the field in terms of social media outlets used for business purposes. The report points to a notable drop in those small firms who said they don’t use any social media whatsoever, from 53 percent in 2010 to just 27 percent today. Part of the reason is that social media has moved from being a purely social platform to …

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[29 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

When it comes to social media; diversify your content; ask questions, share quotes you find interesting, use videos, photos and links. Engaging your audience will keep users interested; increasing your recall. Increasing your top of mind awareness is optimization on and off line, and converts into loyal customers.
 

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[5 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

We know humor, when used properly is very effective in increasing recall and brand awareness. Tell us what you think about Radio Shack’s new protection plan campaign. Are these commercials funny and effective? We want to hear from you.

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[1 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

Miriam’s Dictionary defines host as army, multitude.
Do you have an army protecting your on line reputation, data, business? Very few of us stop to think about what it means to have someone “host” your website or store your data.
When considering this service be sure to consider and evaluate more than the monthly hosting fee.
Where is the hosting company based? What kind of support do they offer? What are the uptime guarantees? If you don’t know the answers to these questions or are not sure what they mean to you. It’s …