Category Archives: Web content

Make a Video to Tout Your Business: 4 Takeaways about the Why and How

I have two new business colleagues, Yvonne and Hank Charneskey who are videographers.  Their company is Von Henry Media, and they help people make videos. We had a lengthy chat about making them, and the value they bring to companies of all sizes, both for profit and non-profit. I came away incredibly impressed with what […]

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Advertise Yourself – Part 3: Use Cold Calling, Email, and Your Website to Set Up Meetings with Prospects

This week, I’d like to offer some other suggestions for combining communication tools to reach out to prospects.  Quite often, I receive emails from people I don’t know or have not heard before their initial contact.  Other times, I get cold calls from companies who want to discuss their services with me, even though I […]

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Advertise Yourself – Part 1: Use Social Media and a Pronged Fork Approach

I was writing up a class outline this week on how to tie content together in a simple fashion, and thought, “This is a great topic for a blog post.”  There are some easy ways to connect the dots when you want to advertise on the Web. Consider using a simple household object to visualize […]

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Microsoft Word vs. Google Docs: Can You Use Both?

I have been using Google Docs for about 10 days. I have been using for Microsoft Word for about 20 years. Word has been around since 1989 under the Windows operating system. Google Docs arrived on the Internet in 2007.  One isn’t better than the other. I like them both, and think they are a […]

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Your Website Needs a Facelift: What Do You Do To Make It Fit Your New Image?

A few new clients of mine are re-doing their website, and have asked me to help them with their revised content. They look a little uncertain when they say this. It seems that most people think that a website, once written, will be in place for years without much change. My response to people is […]

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Add To Your Marketing Edge: Tell Prospects about the Value of Doing Business with You

Last week, I wrote a blog post about what it is like to work with a freelance writer for readers to get a glimpse of what it would be like to work with me, and what the benefits I would bring to clients. This week I’d like to go further with this idea, and talk […]

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Two Ways to Get Your Readers to Sit Up and Take Notice: Use Headlines and Subheadings

Websites, newsletters, landing pages, blog posts Facebook, articles, brochures, newsletters  and case studies all need to offer valuable information, show how to solve a problem, or give advice on how to become an instant success. What’s the fastest way to get noticed in any of these content offerings?  Try having headlines for your content that […]

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More about how do you update a website that has old content, lack of interest, or poor SEO results?

I was looking at my County website today to check out some material I needed for a project I am doing. At the bottom of the page of the Hillsborough County, Florida website (www.hillsboroughcounty.org/index.aspx), I noticed these links: After poking around a little, I decided that several of their links would be great for updating […]

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How do you update a website that has old content, lack of interest, or poor SEO results?

Just like any other type of publicity, a website needs sprucing up, new content that keeps the search engines happy and new information about your offerings to keep prospects coming back. In other words, your website needs your love and attention. As you read this, you must be thinking, I have more than enough to […]

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