SEO Best Practices for WordPress

By Miko Bey | July 1, 2018

WordPress is one of the most powerful blogging platforms for getting ranked in search engines – if configured correctly. Unfortunately, out of the box WordPress is actually quite poorly configured. Here are some of the SEO best practices to implement for your WordPress blog.

Making Facebook Work for You

By Miko Bey | June 30, 2018

Rather than having Facebook take away from your work time, you can use Facebook to enhance your business. Here are some tips on making Facebook work for you in a business setting.

Tips and Ideas to Repurpose and Reuse Your Content

By Miko Bey | June 30, 2018

Content is an investment. You spend a lot of time writing it. You probably also spend a lot of time planning and researching it. It makes good business sense to make the most of your investment. When you repurpose and reuse your content, you maximize your return. Here are five tips and ideas to repurpose and reuse your content.

Local SEO – 4 Ways to Boost Ranking

By Miko Bey | June 30, 2018

Ranking for area specific terms can be a big boost to your business. Many people don’t think local SEO makes a big difference, but this isn’t the case. The good thing about it is that it’s usually quicker to rank for local terms.

Two Ways to Use Audio & Video

By Miko Bey | June 30, 2018

How do you use audio and video for local marketing? This can be very effective when done right. Here are two of the best outlets to use them…

5 Tips for Coming up with Blog Post Ideas

By Miko Bey | June 29, 2018

Hitting hard up against writer’s block? Coming up with blog post ideas day in and day out can be challenging at times. Here are five tips for coming up with blog post ideas when the ideas aren’t flowing.

4 Tips for Using Blogs to Get More Local Traffic

By Miko Bey | June 29, 2018

Using blogs and other social media can be very effective for getting more local business. Most people think of social networking as only a way to drive global traffic. However, it can be used very effectively for getting local business as well. Here are four tips to make it work: Target local keywords This is…

Creating a Productive Writing Environment

By Miko Bey | June 28, 2018

Writing is difficult. Anyone that says otherwise isn’t telling the truth, or they’re not a writer. It can be even more difficult when you own your own business. You probably have a number of distractions, tasks and responsibilities. One of the best ways to make writing content for your business just a little bit easier is to create a productive writing environment. Here are tips and ideas to help you get started.

10 Eye Popping, Jaw Dropping Ad Copy Secrets

By Miko Bey | June 27, 2018

Write ad copy like the pros and EXPLODE your response rates — check out these 10 tips…

5 Ways to Boost Local Customers

By Miko Bey | June 27, 2018

How do you get more local customers to your business? There are plenty of ways to do this. Here are five of the best strategies…

How to Get a URL for a Facebook Video

By Miko Bey | June 26, 2018

From your Facebook wall, you have a list of posts. If you have a video in one post of the wall, to copy its URL you need first to play the video for about 2 seconds. Then Right click on the video you want to download.

What’s new in WooCommerce 3.3: A revamped Orders screen, and more

By Miko Bey | June 26, 2018

Since our last minor release in October, we’ve been working on a variety of improvements to WooCommerce: Redesigned Orders screen for easier order management. Simpler and more intuitive stock management. Image sizing and theme compatibility improvements. Shop customization features. To ensure this update is stable, we’ve been doing plenty of testing and QA on our side with an…

Crafting A Writing Ritual For Content Producers

Crafting a Writing Ritual for Content Producers

By Miko Bey | June 25, 2018

Do you have a writing ritual? Many people have writing rituals that they’’re not even aware of.

Internet Marketing is Not As Simple As They Want Us to Think

By Miko Bey | June 23, 2018

A hot spot to start a new home based business, Is it really that easy to start on line. What are the pros and cons to being your own boss. Take the time to work hard, concentrating on reaching your goals, leave nothing to chance and you will succeed.

Making Money on Facebook – Tips for Beginners

By Miko Bey | June 23, 2018

When you start talking about “making money” on Facebook, some people immediately start to think you are talking about some kind of scam. However, while money-making scams abound on the internet, Facebook does offer legitimate ways to make money.

Website Marketing Strategies

By Miko Bey | June 23, 2018

How do you market your site locally? There are a number of good strategies for this. It’s no secret that the key to making money online is traffic plus conversions. You can’t be profitable without one or the other. Here are three tips to help you achieve both…

Shopify vs. WooCommerce 60-Second Platform Review

By Miko Bey | June 22, 2018

Creating an online store sounds complicated, right? Wrong! Shopify and WooCommerce are two of the best e-commerce solutions for beginners, offering everything you can think of to set up your online store.

3 Ways to Generate Local Sales Online

By Miko Bey | June 22, 2018

Being online is critical for getting local business. Most people think the internet is just a way to target worldwide customers, but it can also be used effectively for local business. So how do you generate area specific customers from using the net? There are a few methods that work. Here are three of the…

The best ways to make communication more efficient with MailChimp

By Miko Bey | June 21, 2018

No matter what you use your network for, interaction is always the secret to accomplishing both short-term and long-lasting objectives. If your neighborhood has grown to the point where keeping in touch with all its members ends up being a challenge, you will be pleased to know that Ning networks can now integrate with MailChimp,…

Tips on Creating an Effective Facebook Profile

By Miko Bey | June 21, 2018

If you’re thinking of sharing your business via Facebook, creating an effective profile is important. It’s easy to go into Facebook and set up a profile that doesn’t do much to reflect what you’re about. So here are some tips for Facebook beginners. 1. Be careful It’s wise to exercise care when you set up…

Customer Recognition – 3 Tips to Success

By Miko Bey | June 21, 2018

How do you reach local customers? That’’s a question a lot of businesses ask, especially if they have a bricks and mortar location. Many people know how easy it is to reach those out of the area, but how do you target people where you live? This actually isn’’t that difficult. Here are three tips…

Tips for Planning Your Content

By Miko Bey | June 20, 2018

As an online business owner, you know that content is one of the best tools you have. It drives traffic. It provides your audience with the value and information they seek. It also helps you market your business, products or services. Content is essential for online marketing success. You can achieve greater success if you take the time to plan your content.

Facebook for the Small Business Owner

By Miko Bey | June 19, 2018

Large, global brands seem to be the most noticeable businesses on Facebook, but that is changing. In fact, it has already changed significantly in the decade plus I’ve been using Facebook. There was a time when you could forget about trying to find your local business’s Facebook page, that was a strictly one-to-one, your friends…

Building A Web site For Your Home Based Business

By Miko Bey | June 19, 2018

It is possible to make money online, running your business from home. But to be able to do this, you have to have a web site. Most people starting up a home based business will try and build their own, that’s fine if you know what you are doing but can reflect very badly if…

Crash Course: How To Make Your WooCommerce Reliable

By Miko Bey | June 18, 2018

Many eCommerce online retailers rely on WooCommerce and in terms of buyer details, safety measures are essential to building a customer base. Truly, it’s all sensitive information should be taken good care of. Data like transaction details, customer’s private information and way more are saved on a WooCommerce online site. If you happen to own a WooCommerce store, ensure you prioritize  your WooCommerce store security.…

Suggestions for the Newbie on Facebook

By Miko Bey | June 18, 2018

Whenever you start your small business ventures on Facebook, you may find some suggestions useful. It may help relieve some of the nervousness new customers and newcomers to social networking typically feel. Listed below are some ideas for those who are novices on Facebook. 1. Understand the medium It’s vital to grasp what Facebook is…

The Art of Utilizing Email to Sell

By Miko Bey | June 18, 2018

Selling by email is totally different than selling on a website. Sales letters work under the impression that they’ve only one shot to make a sale and must hammer in all the advantages and go for an instantaneous close. Email alternatively has the benefit of a relationship and ongoing contact. Listed here are just a few…

How to Organize Your Market Research Data

By Miko Bey | June 16, 2018

Most market research culminates with a report of the findings. It’€™s important to determine how you’€™ll organize the data even before you start collecting it, so that you’€™re sure that you’€™re using the right methods to gather the data. The report should be useful for you to use when you are trying to create products,…

Google My Company Brings Two New Post Types

By Miko Bey | June 14, 2018

Google My Business or GMB is a powerful tool that helps businesses get included in their business listing to reach billions of Google users in no time. Google introduced two new post types for businesses to highlight product and offers. GMB will use the new ‘product’ and ‘offer’ post types to post about the product and promotional details.…

5 Efficient Ways to Improve Your Digital Marketing Strategy

By Miko Bey | June 10, 2018

By George Minton Know the right tools for digital marketing and learn how to use them properly. These are fundamental steps for your small business to really achieve that ROI it deserves. Here are the five ways to further push your digital marketing to greater heights. Enhance content with images Processing visual information is faster…