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Simple Real Estate Agent Social Media Tips For 2016

Table of Contents1 Simple Real Estate Agent Social Media Tips For 20161.1 Problem: Finding “Purpose” – What are you doing on Social Media?1.2 Solution: Connect, Communicate, Customize & Break Through the Noise1.2.1 Facebook – Connect on a personal level1.2.2 Instagram – Show off those homes!1.2.3 Pinterest – Be Creative!1.2.4 LinkedIn – It’s time to Network & Build Credibility!1.3 Need help with your social media marketing? Schedule a Consultation Simple Real Estate Agent Social Media Tips For 2016 Considering the time when the only way to connect with a real estate agent was finding them in the newspaper, a yard sign or word of mouth, you’d … Read More >

Earn Awesome Backlinks with your Secretary!

As a business owner, it’s important to manage your time correctly. However, as we all know, usually that’s not the case, and important things like search engine optimization fall to the wayside and you end up losing out on all of the leads and potential new customers that come from it. After years of working with busy business owners trying to increase their ranking online through SEO, I’ve learned a few really great things, and today, I’d like to let you in on something I recommend and provide my clients all the time! Secretary Backlinks! That’s right! Chances are you have a secretary, and she … Read More >

Fixing the Comments Evolved Plugin Issues in Twenty-Fifteen Theme

Hello visitor and welcome to my site. You’ll probably notice right away that I have this crisp, clean, minimal theme. Well, lucky for you, you can have it as well. Actually, the real reason you’re probably here is because you need help with the Comments Evolved WordPress Plugin and the new Twenty Fifteen WordPress Theme. With the recent release of the new theme, many people like myself are starting to use it. Unfortunately, it seems that there is a small issue with the Comments Evolved Plugin while using this theme. I came across it myself, and I’d like to show you what I mean: As … Read More >

5 Things Every Restaurant Needs to Succeed Online

As a single guy, I tend to eat out a lot. Not always mind you, as I do like to cook in the kitchen, but often enough for me to have to search online for different types of cuisine and locations, which brings me to the reasoning behind this article. Too many restaurants are missing out on new and returning customers online. In many areas I visit, the big chains dominate, and the fantastic local restaurants are buried and often impossible to discover. So if you’re a restauranteur, or work in a restaurant that could use some more foot traffic, take note of these great … Read More >

Increase Traffic Online and In Store with Facebook Offers

Table of Contents1 Use this simple guide to setup and promote your next Facebook Offer Campaign and Get More Traffic In-Store & Online!1.1 Here come Facebook Offers!1.2 Why Facebook Offers?1.2.1 To claim an offer, and when the user does, it’s posted to their newsfeed, which increases the visibility of the offer and business overall in the Facebook landscape.2 So you’re probably wondering, “Ok Doug great, but which do I run and how?”2.1 Both! And I’ll show you right now.2.1.1 Tips for a good Facebook Offer:2.1.2 Next we’ll setup an In-Store / Online Facebook Offer alongside it for two reasons.2.1.3 Got a question or see something … Read More >

Using IFTTT To Gain Traffic To Your Website or Blog

As a small business owner and a twenty something tech geek, I’m always looking for ways to bridge the two, and leverage apps to help me either automate tasks, or connect with my customers. Recently I’ve been reaping the fruits of Apples recent App Store Anniversary, and trying out a bunch of apps, from Traktor to Tiny Wings, I’ve found some really fun and useful apps. But the reason I’m writing this post is to let you in on a new app that graced the App Store right around the same time of the anniversary. Table of Contents0.0.1 It’s called IFTTT.1 First, download IFTTT from … Read More >

Hot Damn Facebook’s Being Invaded By #Hashtags

As I write this blog post, Myspace is currently removing the old Myspace layout and page forever. How tragic to know something I spent so much time on is now eliminated from Planet Earth.. To think! I’ll never be able to select a “Top 8” again! (I had hacks that allowed 16, be jealous) Table of Contents0.1 au revoir, Myspace of the old, I’ll forget all about you in 6 months to a year depending on how many more photo-based social networks I load on my phone.1 Back to Facebook’s New Hashtag Feature1.0.1 As Facebook rolls out the hashtag feature to everyone, we’ll be able … Read More >

Here are 9 Things You Need To Know When Creating or Revamping Your Website

As a small business owner, you probably don’t have a lot of time to research, I get that. Well, you’re in luck, because I’ve done the research, and worked with hundreds of clients to bring you this checklist of 9 things you need to know when creating or revamping your website. Table of Contents1 1.) Identifying Your Website Goals2 2.) Identify Your Target Audience3 3.) Get Your Artwork Together4 4.) Prepare Your Content5 5.) Continuous Content6 6.) Type of Content / User Direction7 7.) Domain Names8 8.) Hosting Your Website9 9.) Search Engine Optimization and Social Media10 BONUS: Record then Test, Test, Test!11 Want to … Read More >

6 Reasons Why Your Website Isn’t Showing Up in Search Engines

Probably the first question I’m always asked by clients and potential clients is “Why do I not show up when I type xyz into Google?” First things first, the old ways of just having a website are gone. With today’s web speeds, and real-time social networks, and the fact that there are almost 150,000 new domains registered a DAY, the internet has evolved from the old days of Geocities and animated gifs. Back to Google and your searching shall we? Now, there are many reasons why your website isn’t showing up on Google. Chances are it is, but it’s buried somewhere within the millions of … Read More >

Citrus County Web Design

Table of Contents0.1 Citrus County Web Design Isn’t Just Design1 But what can you do?1.0.0.1 Your Website on The Web1.1 Social Media1.2 Google+ / Places is CRUCIAL To Local Business1.2.0.1 Twitter1.2.0.2 That’s Not All2 That’s where I come in.3 Call (352) 419-1880 Today Citrus County Web Design Isn’t Just Design Congrats! If you’re reading this post, chances are you’re a Citrus County Business Owner looking for a Citrus County Web Designer! If not, this post is pretty helpful if you’re in marketing or own a small business, so keep reading. Just having a website doesn’t cut it anymore. First things first, web design has changed. … Read More >