Get rich from ads on your site? NOT!

Maybe, if you’re lucky, you’ll get pocket change A lot of people talk about starting a blog and making millions from ads. But think about those click bait stories on Facebook. How long do you wait for the ads to load before you see what that celebrity looked like at 10 years old… and then, … Continue reading “Get rich from ads on your site? NOT!”

Taking feedback well

Sometimes things don’t go the way you think they should. Bad customer service, a broken website, you get the idea. People complain. I’d personally like to think that everyone is kind in their complaints, but it’s almost never the case. I love the answer that Sheryl Sandberg gave to a question about scaleablity of a … Continue reading “Taking feedback well”

SEO for Small Business:
5 Reasons It’s Important

Your online presence impacts the success of your business. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) plays a big part in the process. You can do a lot on your own to OPTIMIZE your site. Check out my slides from the talk at the Harrisburg WordPress MeetUp about SEO: SEO Past Yoast Mickey Welser is my business partner … Continue reading “SEO for Small Business:
5 Reasons It’s Important”

Really really simple steps in your call to action

How hard is it to understand that everyone who reads your newsletter .. in print or on line.. does NOT know your address? This is a rant based on  three invitations of sorts, two in print and one on line. None of these inviations included important information about where to go! Oh, I’d like to … Continue reading “Really really simple steps in your call to action”

Valuable Feedback… How to get it easily!

Good feedback is like a warm blanket on a cold day. It makes me feel safe and warm and cared-for. And I hope the warm fuzzies transfer to new people who might be thinking about working with me. But what if you don’t have any actual written feedback? It’s remarkably easy to get it. Just ask … Continue reading “Valuable Feedback… How to get it easily!”

A portrait is more than just a picture

It might just be me, but I’m getting really tired of looking at websites with pictures of people that I just know are models. They scream “FAKE” to me. I’m also tired of  pictures of people that look like they lined up at a photography studio in the mall and got standard head shots. Business … Continue reading “A portrait is more than just a picture”