I am sure that many of you would like to start, or improve, your online presence, so I thought it might be useful to share with you the origin of this blog and my Facebook page. A while ago I was having a conversation with my business partner about how the most enjoyable aspect of my job was sharing things I have learned about conducting business on the web with passionate people who were looking for a little guidance. There is a lot of information on the web, but more often than not, it's not presented in a
Yesterday I talked about a chemistry teacher/entrepreneur who had decided that Facebook wasn't worth taking seriously, and turned that responsibility over to his younger partner. After seeing no results I advised him to try again, but this time take it seriously and do things correctly. I'm happy to report that he gained quite the following and found success that exceeded even his wildest expectations! Missed yesterday's post? Click here for the wrong way to utilize Facebook.
One of the best parts of my job is meeting entrepreneurs. A while ago, a chemistry teacher came to me asking for advice on how to generate customers for his new business. I advised him to use Facebook, but he told me that Facebook is "for kids" and he wasn't interested. He decided instead to turn over those responsibilities to his partner, who he said was more of a "Facebooking Type." Well, things didn't go as well as he'd hoped. I convinced him that he needed to take his social media campaign more seriously. Check back tomorrow to
Over the years, I've helped a lot of people build a website or use social media to attract customers. In that time I've seen people do things that help them find success, but I've also seen people do things that stand in the way of their goals. What better way to point out those different behaviors then with an adorable comic strip?!
I remember my first day of the third grade more vividly than the beginning of any other school year. My parents had moved across town, and I was starting in a new school district. Nobody knew anything about me. Was I nice, funny, good at sports, able to help with their math homework? I was a complete mystery. You might say I was starting out with zero “likes”. How nice would it have been to be able to walk into class on that first day with the reputation of being liked by thousands of people? I mean,
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Who, What, When, Where & Why & How. Simple questions, but do you know the answers when it comes to the people visiting your website? If not, you're missing a valuable tool in you online arsenal. If you want the answers then check out today's #whatiswednesday. Google Analytics will track WHO came to your website, WHAT pages they clicked on, WHEN they were there, WHERE they came from and WHY they came. It will also tell you HOW they are accessing your site, such as on their desktop computer or smartphone. What is the best thing about using