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Resources

I often get asked about business resources in Santa Fe. There are a lot of resources for networking, which is an absolute must to grow your business. Check out the list below and try out at least one! Misc. Business Resources Santa Fe Small Business Development Center WESST – Women’s Entreprenaur non-profit Small Business Incubator…

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Search Engine Optimization Scams

Good search engine optimization(SEO) is something that everyone with a website strives. Google is always changing the rules which makes it even harder to get a grip on it. SEO can be something of a mystery and that is why it is so easy to become scammed by some company making promises to get you…

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Small Business Marketing Collective

The Small Business Marketing Collective is a group of marketing professionals who have come together to educate small business owners of the basics of marketing, networking, and managing the online world. The first class we are offering is: Mini-Marketing Bootcamp Friday, January 25, 8:30am – 11:30am Get a Jump Start on Your 2013 Marketing! Strategizing…

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Website Hosting

Website hosting allows for your website to be viewed on the internet. In order to have a website you need both a domain name which is the www.yourdomainname.com and then you need a host. After many years of working with many different hosts I wanted to share some important information. NOT ALL HOSTS ARE EQUAL!…

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Why WordPress?

There are many different ways to build a web site and they all have their pros and cons. For small business owners who want to manage their own websites I always recommend WordPress. WordPress when set-up properly can be easily managed, the site can be updated from any internet connection (no special software needed) and…

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Summer Travels and Learning

This post is a little off from my traditional educational post, but it has been a busy few months and I have to share. I am a small business owner just like a lot of my clients and often struggle with similar endeavors. This summer I have fallen far behind in maintaining my own site,…

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Branding

Branding is the visual representation of your business. Examples of branding are: McDonalds Golden Arches or starbucks green mermaid. No matter where you go in the world McDonalds arches always look the same. They are always the same color and no matter what language McDonalds might be written in if you see those golden arches…

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Google Adwords

When purchasing hosting for a website or even sometimes in the mail you might have received a code from google adwords for free credit. Did you use them? or did you put those $100 in credits aside for a later date or maybe even throw them out? Google adwords isn’t the perfect solution but combined…

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The importance of _blank

There are some simple things that can make all the difference the performance of your website. If you have a website there is a really good chance that you link to other website, articles, stores, or a social media page. There is also a good chance that when someone clicks on that link they are…

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone! Many people take time to make resolutions about things they would like to change or do on a personal level, but what about as a business. What are things that you would like to change about your business? What are some goals they you would like to achieve? Now would be…

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