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10 Must Have WordPress Plugins (part 1 of 2)

By: Arment Dietrich | April 19, 2010 | 
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Guest blogged by Nick Harrison Below are 10 must have WordPress plugins for your blog. There are so many others that I am turning this into a two part series, but I want your ideas, too. So review the list below and then let me know which plugins you think should make the second part!... Read More
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KFC Puts the SPIN on the Double Down Sandwich

By: Arment Dietrich | April 14, 2010 | 
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Guest blog post by Nick Harrison The question lately has been if KFC’s new double decker sandwich will kill you. So will it? Of course not! But Nick, you’re likely saying, with the calories and fat content it is surely a cardiac arrest wrapped in paper…right? Nope! Let me explain. It won’t kill you because only a small percentage of you will actually eat it. If [&hellip... Read More
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How to Sort through Google Alerts

By: Gini Dietrich | April 13, 2010 | 
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As is becoming customary, we answered another question from our Facebook fan page via video today. Nick Nichols, of DesignInaBag, asks, “how do you sort through all of the information you get in your Google alerts to get what’s most pertinent?” No hat today because the sun was shining so brightly that I had to swap it with sunglasses. Check out where we  are on location!... Read More
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Using Webinars to Promote Your Business

By: Gini Dietrich | April 12, 2010 | 
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When I speak to business owners and leaders, I always have at least one person say to me, “I get that everyone is moving online to communicate, and I want to get on the bandwagon, but my customers don’t use the Internet.” I call baloney. American adults spend four hours every day online — which means your customers are on the Internet, and it’s your job [&hellip... Read More
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WordPress.com or WordPress.org

By: Arment Dietrich | April 11, 2010 | 
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Guest blogged by Nick Harrison This is actually a question I get asked constantly, and WordPress doesn’t communicate it very well to a new blogger. The difference boils down to control versus limitations. That control, however, means more cost and more work. WordPress.com: WordPress.com is a free hosting solution. When you go on WordPress.com and create a blog account, you are able to access their software [&hellip... Read More
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Nike Takes Stance with Tiger Woods

By: Gini Dietrich | April 8, 2010 | 
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I was going to blog today about Spirit Airlines charging $45 for a CARRY-ON bag (not checked luggage!!) and relate it back to Tuesday’s blog post about the New York Times charging for content. But then, whoa! I saw the new Nike ad which features a voice from the grave – Tiger Woods’s dad! If you haven’t yet seen it, watch it now. Then we’ll discuss... Read More
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20 Smackers for a New York Times Kindle Subscription

By: Arment Dietrich | April 6, 2010 | 
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Guest blogged by Nick Harrison According to Friday’s TechCrunch article, The New York Times Kindle subscriptions are increasing by 46% to $19.99. And they are charging 17.29 for iPad subscriptions. It is old news that beginning in 2011, The New York Times will be charging for online content. More than a week ago it was also reported that News Corp’s UK times would charge, according to Reuters, 1 [&hellip... Read More
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Recommended Blogs

By: Gini Dietrich | April 4, 2010 | 
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I typically like to recommend a blog to read on Fridays, but with the holiday and the iPad released on Saturday, we thought we’d wait until today. If you don’t already know Steve McKee, he is a must in your blog reading repertoire.  He has quite the resume – a founding partner of ad agency, McKee Wallwork Cleveland, BusinessWeek columnist, speaker, and author of “When Growth [&hellip... Read More