Results of Google search for Google Alerts

How to Set Up Google Alerts to Monitor the Web for Interesting New Information

Google Alerts Will Monitor the Web for You What Are Google Alerts? Use Google — and Google it! Here are the results I got today (30 January 2013). Note: these aren’t clickable links. You’ll have to do this in your own browser. Search for “Google alerts” for these results; use the links to explore. Directions follow below this image.  …

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Getting Started with Kindle E-Books: Some Early Tips for Newbies

Tips for Getting Started with Kindle E-Books for Social Biz Starters I’ve been working with a couple of clients to get their first Kindle e-books uploaded and published. And now that we’ve been at it for a few days, I can see there is some information you need to know before you start typing your new Kindle book into your…

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Your WordPress Web Site Security: Don’t Let the Internet “Bad Guys” Break In and Make a Mess

I’m worried about the security of my WordPress web sites. And worried about yours, too. Now that I’ve been working online for a few years and I’ve helped clients develop a lot of blog and social media marketing content, I’ve seen a few “near misses” and a couple of disasters. Internet “bad guys” have found vulnerable places where my sites…

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5 Ways to Get More People on Your Email Marketing List

Don’t Leave Money on the Table If you’re not building a list, then you’re leaving money on the table. However, you’re also letting a lot of money slip through your fingers if too many of your visitors are leaving your site without joining your list. Here are five ways to get more people to subscribe to your newsletter/email marketing list……

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10 Ways That Work to Get More People on Your Marketing List

There’s a fortune that lays hidden in your mailing list. And… The bigger your list, the bigger fortune for you to tap. That’s why these 10 tips for getting more subscribers are almost as good as money in the bank… 1.   Include a call to action at the end of your blog posts. Let your visitors know that if they…

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Choosing A WordPress Theme for Your Website

What is a WordPress Theme? A WordPress theme is the web design element added  to create the design and functionality of your website (without changing the structure of the basic WordPress framework). I love the analogy provided by John Haydon: A WordPress theme is your superhero clothing. Your WordPress Pages, Posts, Permalinks and other basic structural elements are the arms,…

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Getting Started with Facebook for Your Business

Originally posted by Kate Williams at SocialBizLocalBiz.com Your Social Biz and Facebook Facebook has over 500 million members (as of this writing 10/2010). It’s not only a great place to connect with family and friends, it’s a “destination” networking site for people to share information and engage with companies and brands. Think of Facebook as the temporary apartment you move…

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Take Action to Optimize Your Social Media Profile: Part 1–Google

Your social media profile is the biographical detail you write and post at the various places on the web where you create a Profile (Twitter), Info Tab (Facebook) or About Me/Us page (your web site). Your brief bios at social media sites and your longer bio on an About Me page or in a press kit is the “first attractor”. …

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Shake ‘n’ Bake a Spicy Social Media Profile

Your Social Biz Profile Your social networking profile is your representative on the web, an embassy with the purpose of introducing yourself to people and making an initial connection. It needs to be personable and warm and a tiny slice of the story of what your business offers prospective customers and business partners. It needs to be written in your…

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