Fun Friday: The holidays and Google snow!

On this final workday before the holidays, I wanted to take a moment to wish you a warm and joyous holiday. Please be sure to drive safely at all times.

For a little winter fun, please go to Google.com and type “let it snow” in the search bar and click “search”. You will see another way Google is bringing fun to its users.

I will resume my posts in mid-January. Happy New Year!

Small business marketing basics checklist

I can’t tell you how many times I try to find a small business online and Google returns no results. This is not Google’s fault; it is not even the business owner’s fault; it is just how the system works — someone has to enter the data. However, knowing how the system works, it falls on the business owner to do at least a few simple things to be found and grow. Some basic, inexpensive methods with nurture a business into the future.

Below is a checklist to help you get things started on the right foot… Continue reading

Fun Friday: Can humor be part of your marketing?

hubspot humorIf you are a funny person, why not include humor in your marketing? Well, you have to make sure you do it well. Not every business benefits from humor and you’d want to be careful not to devalue your brand or service with humor. But there are a few that do it well. Take a look at these 3 companies… Continue reading

5 Free cloud storage options for file transfer or back-up

cloud storage optionsHow many times have you wanted to send a large document or photo to a client, colleague or friend, only to be stopped by your email size limit or theirs? Or how many times have you lost or broken or crashed your computer and lost all of the files? Well, there are several free services that allow you to transfer files or store your information online without running into the same problems. Here are 5 services you can try: Continue reading