Category Archives: Articles

Social Media and Blogging Resources for Book Authors

[updated 12/31/14] Are you a book author? I’ve worked with a variety of book authors over the years. Fortunately they know how to write. However, they’re not always familiar with the ways that social media and blogging can help them promote their book. Here are some informative links that have been sitting in my inbox […]

Before You Hire Your Web Designer or Developer

Thanks for attending my June 21, 2011 class Before You Hire Your Web Designer or Web Developer. [If it’s before the class date, you’ll find class registration info here.] Here are some helpful resources for anybody planning a website from scratch or an update to an existing website. My collection of Best Resources Before you […]

5 Super Resources for Small Business Owner Who Wants a Great Website!

Here are 5  (6, actually) Super Resources for the Small Business Owner Who Wants a Great Website! [June 15, 2011 update: added #6!] I’m gearing up for my June 14 and June 21 classes. I want to make sure I let you know about these articles and tools: 1. “Get in the d@mn stroller!” and […]

Everybody’s got one: my blog post about Facebook’s New Page Layout

Yesterday (2/10/2011), Facebook introduced a major set of changes to the Facebook Page layout. Everybody’s blogging about it so here’s mine. Rather than reinvent, here’s my collect of other worthy blog posts to read if you want to learn about this new change. The essential update (for me) is that, whereas before I could post […]

Stop Marketing. Start Engaging. Social Media for Business.

Here’s a well-done stand-alone slide presentation — perfect for Social Media newbies and as an overview/review for anybody who cares about social media and business. [This presentation is at the top of Slideshare’s list of most popular presentations. For more on that, see http://www.slideshare.net/rashmi/slideshare-zeitgeist-2010.] Social Media for Business View more presentations from Presentation Advisors.

Best Resources to Review Before you Design (or Redesign) your Small Business Website

As a web consultant and SBDC Technology Advisor, one of my services is to provide web audits for small business clients. A web audit consists of a thorough website review including review of first impression, design, navigation, usability, content, SEO, etc. I’m always on the lookout for articles to share with clients. [Updated January 21, 2011, […]

What Happens When You Search Google?

I’m always on the lookout for simple articles and overviews of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) to share with clients. Zdnet’s recent post is one such example: http://m.zdnet.com/blog/seo/how-it-works-what-happens-when-you-search-google/1211 The article includes a very simple video clip from Google. Perfect for SEO beginners! Check it out:

Updated! Great Social Media Resources – LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Blogging

[Note: Scroll down to see the great list of resources/links. Originally posted June 15, 2010. Updated with more resources July 22, 2010. Updated again on December 22, 2010, January 5, 2011, January 14, 2011, February 7, 2011, February 22, 2011, May 17, 2011.] One of the things I do as a consultant is technology advising […]