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"I wish there was an app that would allow me to print from my crackberry."
And voila! The crackberry gods have spoken. If you ever wished you had that kind of flexibility from your phone check out this Blackberry app from Cortado that allows you to wirelessly print e-mails, appointments, contacts, tasks and Read More
I must admit that I'm a techno geek. I LOVE technology and I'm especially fascinated by anything that will help me organize, manage or otherwise help me create greater efficiencies in my work day. The amount of "stuff" out there just amazes me.
I recently came across something called YouMail. It's a visual voicemail app (apparently similar to something available on the iPhone) that allows you to do a whole host of voice mail related fun stuff, Read More
TIP#4 - HAVE RELEVANT QUOTATIONS ON YOUR WEBSITE!
I'm a great fan of quotations. I find them inspirational and motivational and the right quote mixed in with your copy can really help connect the reader with your content. Obviously, you don't want to overdo it and risk having more quotes than copy, but the right quote can make all the difference in the experience of your reader.
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Well it's "tip time", that time of the week where I give you my latest tip for improving copy and/or content on your website. For some of you, these will seem pretty basic but believe me when I say that I have reviewed enough websites that didn't contain some of the basics (let alone the basics plus) that I was inspired to begin these tips! That being said....
TIP #3 - INCLUDE A PICTURE OF YOURSELF ON YOUR WEBSITE!
Now, I have had many discussions on whether or Read More
All too often I review websites that are clearly designed for "all comers" and in so doing, speak to no one at all. It is critical...critical....critical that you identify the market you want to speak to and design your website copy to draw and speak to that audience.
Do you know who your audience is? Some things to consider:
Race, age, income, disabilities, mobility (in terms of travel time to work or number Read More
In working with business clients, I often get asked to review websites and give recommendations for improvements. Because of that, I've decided to do a series of tips to help you improve your conversion rate when a potential client visits your site!
This first tip is so basic and so often missed that you'll either have an immediate ah-ha moment or you'll continue to do what you've always done (with the same results)..
With that being said...
TIP #1 - REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF OUTBOUND LINKS ON YOUR WEBSITE
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Most of us have experience with on-line scheduling services especially in the lab arena, right? You go to a website, enter some basic information and then view a calendar of available appointments. It's a great time saving tool for both the client and the office.
Now the same type of service is available to you (and me)......affordably.
There are a couple that I recommend:
If you've always dabbled with the idea of owning a franchise, check out Entrepreneur magazines list of the current top 500 franchises! The website allows you to not only see the rankings but view lists such as top 10 overall, fastest growing, newest etc. Enjoy!
Click here to be redirected to the Entrepreneur Magazine website.Read More