Lesser Known Inventors: Ernie Fraze

By Angela Shupe on December 23, 2013 in Inventions The next time you get ready to open a soda or beer can, you can thank Ernie Fraze. Ernie was attending a picnic one day when he realized that he had forgotten to bring his can opener. It resulted in him having to open his drinks…

Your website’s need for speed

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. If it seems like life has been getting faster every day, that’s because it has. And if it seems like the Internet is getting faster every day, that’s because it is. We’ve moved from…

Choosing the Best Social Sharing Platforms

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Which social platforms are worth adding to your activities, beyond the obvious?  Let’s look at this blog’s traffic as a case study. Those who know me for a long time, know that I have…

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Pinterest – by the numbers

There’s a lot of news about Pinterest these days — in fact, it’s hard to escape the fact that it’s one of the most popular resources on Internet.  Chances are that if you search for a crafting technique or a picture or a recipe, you’ll find it and a dozen more like it pinned over…

5 Tips for Improving Your Marketing Avenues

By Guest Poster on December 17, 2013 in Guest Posts Today’s marketing mix is a collection of both online and offline avenues. In order to run a successful business, you are going to need an online presence and an offline presence as well. Print and digital marketing tools work together to make a business successful.…

Click Here! Two action words worth using

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Some people will tell you to avoid linking with “Click here” as anchor text.  But look what you would be missing. If you are old enough to remember the olden days when SEO was…

Five Fabulous Websites for Creatives in Business!

I’m friends with a lot of writers and artists and costumers (because I do writing and art but not costuming) and we’ve all been hit by the down economy.  It’s tougher when this is your only source of income and the real hassle is that when you’re NOT producing, you’re not really getting money.  Meanwhile…

This Week’s Fabulous Five Websites

I’ve been prowling around the Internet this week wasting time looking for the best advice on how to update the Friends In Business website. There’s a lotta distractions out there, let me tell you — and a lot of information. Sadly, much of it is pure garbage and some of the sites for people interested…

Redden up your website

Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Red is a powerful color, evoking passion and warnings, excitement and action. But is it a color you would want to identify your business? Would you want your logo in red? Would you want…