Why You Want To Use WordPress?

“If I had a hammer, I’d hammer in the morning!” You may be too young to remember this song, and I am not sure if there has been a remake of the 60’s hit by Peter, Paul & Mary. It was a song written by Pete Seeger that spoke of revolution and change a coming. Websites and the Internet…

Crossing the Moat… What is Internet Marketing?

The Moat How romantic were the Knights of the Roundtable? They knew how to protect their domicile. They had a castle with big walls, and then they dug a moat (a big trench) around their castle. Why? To protect their people and to keep out intruders. Then, they built a drawbridge that could be raised or lowered based on what they wanted to…

Bark Like a Dog or Quack Like a Duck

Do You Quack or Bark? You most certainly have heard the phrase, “If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck…then it must be a duck.” A duck is very unique, docile and friendly enough to eat out of your hand at the park. Ducks quack. They are relatively harmless, unless they are swimming…

The Pitch Fork…The Devil Is In The Details

Making The Pitch All day long we are bombarded with ads…in emails, on social media and especially on those quizzes (I should live in Hawaii by the way). If you attend webinars, you know it’s coming. People don’t go through all that effort for grins and giggles. At some point they are going to try to sell…

What Do You Want People To Do?

During our radio show on BlogTalk Radio, my co-host Jan Marino said, “I am working on this new word I found in a Jumble…it’s called FOCUS!” In today’s digital world, focus is becoming more and more of a challenge. Most of us carry around a distraction machine in our pocket or purse (I wear mine on my…

Five Ways You Can Generate Better Content

Whether you know it or not… you are generating content. Every bit, byte, and document you use by using a computer, tablet or smart phone is creating data. Every search you do in Google, Yahoo and Bing creates data. Nowadays, even turning your TV on is generating data. And you thought you were just sharing an article on Google+,…

The 7 Internet Marketing Tools Every Small Business Needs

I was at a meeting this week with a new client who had a sixth sense that something was not right in “Internetmarketingville.” The problem wasn’t that they were not being found on the internet, it was that they were not in control of their own destiny because they were NOT paying attention to what was…