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47 Free Stock Photography Websites

As we all know, sourcing consistently beautiful images that are cohesive to your brand, for all of your blog posts, social media efforts, and any other content you may produce, can be a bit of a nightmare. It is also a problem that everyone else is looking...

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Creative Commons, Royalty Free, & Public Domain Licenses

  Have you found yourself knee deep in stock photography sites, wondering what the differences between Royalty Free, Creative Commons, and Public Domain Licenses are? Do I have to pay anything? Do I need to give credit to the photographer/author/designer? Aaaargh!...

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Starting A Mastermind Group

    'You are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with' Jim Rohn Although this phrase was coined by motivational speaker Jim Rohn, Maeri Howard, owner at The Make & Do Studio quoted it during a conversation one day and it has stuck with me ever since....

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Pinterest For Business

How Savvy Businesses use Pinterest to increase traffic Social media doesn’t have to be scary or boring. In fact, if you think of it as being like the flower in the proverb, it’s really just a fun and easy way to take a small idea and share it with others. Take...

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Why You Should Blog

With an astronomical amount of blogs on the internet today, you will be forgiven for wondering whether it would be worth starting your own business blog, and if you did, would it get lost in the great ether. The answer is... a definite YES! A blog is a valuable tool...

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LinkedIn Or Out?

Over coffee and cake last week, a friend (and client) declared, ‘I hate Linkedin! I know it is the business/work-based social media and everyone is on there, but I just don’t get it… Do I really need it?’ Let me tell you right now, although I express the need for...

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Evernote

Evernote is an all-in-one workspace application. You can: Create notes and short lists, to lengthy research. Easily collect ideas, important or useful articles, and images, by clipping web articles, capturing handwritten notes, and snapping photos to keep all aspects...

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Managing Social Media

Social Media can play a massive role in how your business communicates and markets itself, and the good news is that it is free to relatively cheap, and easy to use. The bad news (for some), is that it can take up a chunk of your time, so that is where these wonderful...

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The Importance of Good Quality Images On Your Website

Images are so very important. It's my belief that a website can only be as good as your weakest image. A beautiful image is memorable, it can tell a whole story within a quick glimpse and capture (see what I did there!) your audiences' attention. There are tonnes of...

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Starting Out With SEO

Urgh! SEO! I find SEO a daunting task as it seems to be so technical… Do this, don’t do that, that isn’t good for your SEO, the new google algorithm wants you to do this, that and the other…  But there are some things you can do to help yourself. Check out the links...

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