Now Pinterest is Valuable for Website Backlinks

It has been 3 ½ years ago since I first introduced steps for Pinterest to Increase Business Interest. It is time to review the value of Pinterest for your blog or website. As we dive deep into this analysis I have some good news to tell you… Pinterest is valuable for website backlinks and traffic to your site

7 Ways to stay top of mind for your clients

Over the past 10 years, most of the small business clients I have met, spend a great deal of time worrying about their competition. While I totally understand this mindset and focus. The reality for most small businesses is not competing against another business, but rather fighting to be remembered when your customers need you. Your real enemy is staying “Top of Mind” for your clients.

Daily Efficiency Percentage Rating

So I have decided that a perfectly planned day (1) would not have too many tasks planned and the tasks themselves, (2) would stay in the plan allotted time. Furthermore, for continuous improvement, a single percentage scale would rate the day.

100 Things to Do Before You Die

As a school board trustee, we annually attend conferences to log our “continuous education” hours. At this year’s Dallas TASB conference our closing speak, Ben Nemtin discussed the 100 Things to Do Before You Die. Now you are probably saying, [...]


President Harry Truman said, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” As a small business owner, you HAVE to be reading and reading on a daily basis. I try to read about 15-20 books a year.

Social Media a Lead Generator?

In 2010, I started a social media company. In the beginning, the small business community ran to it to sell online or gather potential clients to sell to. Everyone saw social media as a lead generator. And you know what? It worked, at least for a few months.

10 Things to Do After Your Website is Live

You’ve worked with your designer (hopefully it’s us). You are super excited and your new website is live. Now what? What do you do after your website is live?

5 Things You Need to Know for an Effective SEO Strategy by Michael Kelly

Having a SEO strategy is a must nowadays, when people are looking for products and services online. Developing your effective SEO strategy is not easy, because the online medium is always changing and reinventing itself. But with a strong set of rules in mind, you can make your own highly effective SEO strategy.

Why I No Longer Check Email on my Phone

This past month, I’ve been working on spam filters for my clients as well as for my business. In that time, I have accidentally turned off email on my iPhone. I didn’t think I checked emails THAT often. But it took me three days to stop constantly looking for it and get over it is missing from the phone.

The Benefits of Guest Blogging and Backlinking -

You’re probably heard lots of discussions that backlinks will help with your SEO. That is very true but what exactly does that mean? Does guest blogging help with that? Whether you have a blog or website, the idea of guest posting on another blog or website with a link back to your website is a way to create more links which help improve your SEO.