Don’t Put All Your Eggs In One Basket

This age old saying refers to the farmer that went to collect the morning eggs and put them all in one collection basket only to have the handle break and have the entire contents crash to the ground losing everything.  As entrepreneurs we do that very same thing, only not with real eggs or baskets…

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Where It All Started

Where did it start? Recently I was messaging with some friends on Facebook about how we started online. I thought back about my first website that I had, which was an AOL homepages site that eventually I transferred over to my own domain. That was over two decades ago now. Wow! That led to talking…

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9 Tips To Work On During Business Down Times

Many businesses are a little slower right now, so what better time to work on business improvements. Focus on things that will help you as business picks up. Lead generation, traffic ideas, and overdue maintenance. Visit your own website and opt-in. Did you get the results you want? Don’t have an opt-in? create one! Create…

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Challenge Yourself

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Recently, I decided to challenge myself. The challenge was originally to work on an area of my business that I’m either lacking in, forgot about, or simply have never done. In this case it was in a way a double challenge. 1.) To create more videos for my YouTube channel 2.) Run advertisements for those…

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Website Versus Social Media

Lately, I’ve been doing some research for some online projects. I’ll get back to that in a moment. But something I’ve noticed is that many people are choosing either a website or social media. That made me think why is it a Website Versus Social Media? I like to keep busy if you’ve not noticed…

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How To Be Intentional

learn how to be intentional

At the beginning of almost every year I look around, I listen and determine what word, phrase, or idea is calling out to me. This year the word “Intentional” has been screaming everywhere I look or listen.  So, now I’ve been thinking about that word and trying to best decide, How do I become intentional.…

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What Makes You Different?

what makes you different

Right now everyone is trying to fit in and be like everyone else. Waiting to see what everyone else is doing before making their own moves. So, what makes you different? What’s your unique angle.  To borrow a quote from the great Dr. Seuss: Why fit in when you were born to stand out! What…

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How To Reduce Image File Size

reduce image file size

I was asked to do a training for a marketing group yesterday where I got to chose the topic. Being a web guy I generally try to pick a topic related to web strategies, web resources and such. During this training I covered a tip and resource on how to reduce image size. The training…

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How To Check For Password Breach

This is an age old problem, even before websites and online security. Passwords getting hacked has always been an issue. In this post I want to share how to check for password breach. I’ve been a network consultant for over twenty years, a network administrator for over thirty. It seems no matter what if there…

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iOS 13 Full Screenshots

iOS 13 full screen screenshot

From time to time I like to share helpful tips you might find useful. Recently I stumbled across this cool feature in the new iOS 13 release that I thought I’d share with you. I just upgraded my phone recently to the iPhone 11 Pro Max. Maybe I’ll do a review about that in the…

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Are You Just Coasting?

coasting into the end of the year

So, we’re coming into the final stretch of the year and while some people coast into the end of the year, others are gearing up for the first of the year to hit the ground running. What is keeping you from starting off the next year with a bang? If you’ve not done it by…

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What is two-step verification?

two-step verification for security

I’ve written in the past about the importance of security for your website and online assets and the need for stronger passwords.  As you know the game is always changing and hackers are constantly looking for new ways to access your information. One technique that I’m seeing more and more services utilize and recommend is…

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