Curiosity Feeds The Click Bait Link

If you spend any time at all on the Internet, you are sure to have come across little blurbs of text and a picture with an enticing headline like: “Man remodels basement. What he finds next is shocking” Curiosity sucks you in and, before you know it, you’re in advertising hell. Pop-ups, links, more ads…

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Are You Inviting Strangers Into Your Home?

There’s a video going around about this but I know not all of you will see it or click on it, so here is an article I wrote for our company newsletter… Are you inviting strangers into your home? Smart phones are great, but sometimes they are too smart for our own good. Take your…

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  • Mar 13, 2015
  • I.T. Stuff
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Get ‘Er Done

“It’s a Problem When It’s a Problem” Anticipating a problem before it exists is an excellent way to avoid unnecessary expense and business interruption. Truly, “a stitch in time saves nine”. But you need balance. There is an undeniable advantage to being first to market, and that advantage can be lost if you are buried…

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I Was a Victim of an eBay Crime

So I went shopping on eBay  for an accessory for my new Android phone. Finding exactly what I wanted, with free shipping, and a great ‘Buy Now’ price, I clicked and paid through PayPal. The seller was an established eBay-er with several hundred positive recommendations and his own online cell phone store. So, I wasn’t…

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5,000 Royalty-Free Graphics (No Charge)

A picture is worth a thousand words. And that’s especially true when you are creating a web site or sales piece. The problem is, unless you are a designer you can blow a big chunk of your budget on buying images from stock photo sites. Well, no more! Here is a site that offers more…

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Free Online Converters

Sometimes you need to go from what you have to what you need, like HTML to PDF, or ASP to PHP.  Here is a list of online converters that will help you get the job done. http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/04/10/online-converters/

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Bedroom Marketing

Hopefully we are all adults here, so let’s talk about sex for just a minute. No, I’m not talking about porn sites, I’m talking about taking a look at what I call ‘Bedroom Marketing’ and applying the same principles to Internet marketing. I don’t care if you’re a female or a male. Play this scenario…

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What a Container of Pool Chemicals Taught Me About Selling

Nearly everyone has heard the phrase “sell the sizzle, not the steak.” What that means is it’s OK to mention the features of a product, but you need to seduce your reader with the benefits. Everyone wants to work less, look better, sound smarter, have more time, or make more money. Your product or service…

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  • Jul 15, 2012
  • Sales/Marketing
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How To Convert Web Page to PDF

I love it when I find a free tool that saves time and really works. Today’s pick is:     http://www.web2pdfconvert.com/ Enter URL and get back a PDF of that page Send link to site via email and get back a PDF of that page Add a “Convert to PDF” button to your browser and…

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