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Is Your Email Open Rate Dropping?

It’s been said over and over again.  The money is in your list – your email list.  Your email list allows you to keep in contact with your readers and customers.  It allows you to have personal relationship with them.  But what if you are not having any success with your email list?  What is you have a really low open rate?  There are a number of reasons this could be happening but I think the number one is reason if because business owners forget it’s all about the relationship! You have to make your email subscribers like you and […]

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Trend Alert: Full-Screen Backgrounds

Lately I have been seeing a lot of websites that incorporate full-screen backgrounds. I’m even designing one right now for a client. Full-screen backgrounds are usually vibrant and eye-catching. However you have to be careful that they do not overpower the purpose the your site and your content. Check out Six Revision’s post, Examples of Full-Screen Background Images, to see what I’m talking about. If you think a full-screen background would benefit your site, contact me and let’s talk about it.

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Guard Your Blog From Comment Spam

Is your blog becoming swamped with comment spam on your WordPress site?  It’s so easy to let happen.  Without a good WordPress comment spam plugin and little or no moderation comments can get out of hand real fast. The staff at WP Beginner has an excellent article on how you can reduce the comment spam on your blogs, 12 Vital Tips and Tools to Combat Comment Spam in WordPress. Depending on your site and the amount of traffic you get, you might not need to use all 12 of the tips listed.  In my experience I have found that a good […]