I’m the New “Tween”

Yes, it’s true. Now, you probably thought a tween was a teenage girl who is old enough to not be considered a little girl any longer, but not quite old enough yet to be described as a full-fledged teenager. You’d be right, but there is a new tween emerging, and
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Equines to Entrepreneurship

What I’ve learned from horses that has helped me with life and business I’ve always loved horses. Since I was a little girl, I’ve been fascinated with them. They’re big and powerful (I’m not) and at the same time elegant and graceful (yeah, not me either). They speak a language
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Farming for Links?

How to grow your own quality backlinks….no farming involved! It’s common knowledge by now that external links (also known as backlinks) to your site are a critical factor in determining search engine rankings. The more quality links you have to your site, the higher ranking you will get. I stress
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The Importance of Email Marketing & Newsletters

It seems that the days of handwriting letters and actually putting them in the mailbox are over. I can’t even remember the last time I received….or wrote, for that matter……a handwritten letter. Some say that’s a bad thing. Others say you can’t stop progress. Whatever your opinion is on that
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Great Online Resources for Any Business

Over the years I’ve collected a list of resources that I use regularly for many things; everything from stock images and design inspiration, to SEO and small business entrepreneurial ideas.  These are available on my web and graphic design website, however I’ve also listed them here for you to have
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What to Do Before Hiring a Web Designer

So, you’re thinking about finally getting that website done (or re-done, in many cases), but you just aren’t sure where to start? Maybe you have a new business, or perhaps your existing website is just very outdated and under-appreciated? There are many things to think about before hiring a designer.
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Why You Don’t Want to Use Internet Explorer!

I am on a mission. A mission to eliminate Internet Explorer from every computer on the planet! Okay, I know……it’s probably NOT going to happen, but hey, I can dream can’t I? Internet Explorer has become my nemesis. The most evil of web browsers. The antithesis of a waste of
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Suggestions for Conducting Keyword Searches

Ever found yourself looking for something on the internet, only to come up with everything BUT? Try these tips to help you get more out of your searches: Use quotation marks around a phrase to limit your search, i.e. “single motherhood” will give you results related to single motherhood, while
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