Writing to your target audience: Relax.

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arrows hitting scared personWe get consumed with analytics and marketing, but we all want to scroll on Google, right? I have a key. Let’s write what we’re supposed to write about when it comes to our jobs. It’s very possible that you have become consumed with search engine optimization (SEO) and the like, but the key to great content is feeling comfortable.

In this age we have become consumed with what works, not what’s right. ...

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Get Started With Facebook

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facebook logo in browserI have a love-hate relationship with Facebook.  On one hand, it’s a great way to show off pics of my Costa Rica vacation and a super handy way to stalk ex-boyfriends.  But on the other hand, it’s a TIME SUCKING VORTEX FROM HELL.

There.  I said it.  Facebook is a time suck.  In fact, The Huffington Post says the average American spends eight hours per month on Facebook, which ...

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Wireframing Tools For Your Design Tool Box

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holographic mouse abstractSometimes web design can become arduous, and you end up dragging your feet. Thankfully, there are tools you can use to make that process easier and faster. Using a good wireframing tool will streamline this task and move things along more quickly so you can get more work done. Below is a list of wireframing tools you should consider for your design needs.

Balsamiq allows users to create sketch-like mockup designs for sites ...

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Social Media Worldwide

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tablet with flying appsFacebook: Check. Twitter: Check. Instagram: Check. Social media has officially taken over! From laptops to mobile devices to televisions, one can access any social media account at the click of a button from anywhere in the world.

According to Nielsen Wire, approximately 63% of the world’s population was active on social networking websites in 2012. Whether it’s through an email, blog, post or information about a current opening or upcoming event, social media is everywhere.

Through the use ...

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Make Your Website Mobile Friendly

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website on mobile phonePretty much everyone has some sort of mobile device, whether it be a cellphone, laptop or tablet…right? According to a study from The World Bank, that statistic is approximately 75 percent of the world. That’s a pretty big chunk of the pie!

With everyone constantly looking down at a little screen and getting the latest updates and news from the palm of their hands, it’s important that websites are able to accommodate each device accordingly. Depending ...

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Social Media Infographic

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social media infographicGetting started with social media is relatively easy. Most of it is quite intuitive, which would explain its commercial success over the past decade. By the looks of things, social media will only continue to expand and weave its way into our lives, probably against our will. Basically, you have to jump on the bandwagon. Here are a couple infographics to get you headed in the right direction…

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So there’s your meta-blog post ...

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What the Heck is an Infographic and Why Do I Care?

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generic infographic designIt seems like suddenly, every time you turn around, you see the word “infographic.” But what the heck is an infographic anyway?

The word infographic is short for “information graphic.” In layman terms, an infographic is a method of presenting information as a visual story. If you’ve ever seen a weather map or a map of London’s Underground, you’ve seen a type of infographic.

Infographics are a rising star in the world of writing. People ...

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Social Media – It’s Not Just for Kids Anymore

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little boy with cell phoneThink social media is just for kids who want to post silly photos of themselves and their friends, or tell everybody where they are and what they’re doing? Well, think again. Social media is here to stay, so you might as well embrace it with open arms.

As a boomer, I was hesitant to start using social media. If I wanted to talk with someone, my phone (a landline, at that) was ...

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Putting Your Twitter to Work for Your Blog

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blue man holding two chainsYou write this awesome blog that you think a lot of people would be interested in. Maybe there are already tons of people reading your blog, which is great. But just blogging itself won’t really do a lot for your blog. You can use your Twitter account to help you with your blog. Here are a few ways to do that.

  1. Twitter can be used to drive more ...
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How to Go About Planning Your Website

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woman interacting with blue wordsNo matter what field or industry your company belongs to, you’re going to need a website. This of course is a daunting task to do on your own, so how about you just hand it over to someone else? Great, you’ve hired a web design and development team and now they want to know what you would like on your website. Where do you start? Don’t worry, we’ll help you out.

In 2000, ...

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