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When Is It Just Not Worth It? A Story of Failure.

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I’m going to warn you, this blog post is me being honest. That probably means it’s going to rub some people the wrong way. So be it.

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How to Breathe New Life into Old Blog Posts

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started blogging in 2004. Visuals are becoming more and more important when it comes to blogging. It’s not 2004 anymore. The slideshow.

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Do You Feel Lucky? You’d Better Be If You’re Using a Social Media Page as Your Business Website.

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Business Tips Business Websites and Blogs Girly Girl Geek Facebook Page profile page social media website Do I feel lucky?…Well Right?

Why Your Business Blog is a Ghost Town

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Categories: Blogging & Social Media. You spent hours, maybe even days, reading and re-reading articles about blogging for business.

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My Experience as a Woman in WordPress

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Business Websites and Blogs Girly Girl Geek Perhaps it’s because my name isn’t widely known or that I haven’t yet attended a large conference.

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Think Your Little Website Is Immune to Hackers? Think Again.

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Business Websites and Blogs As someone who provides ongoing WordPress Website Care and Maintenance, a few things have come to my attention in recent months. Business Tips Business Websites and Blogs Categories: Business Tips. The first is that there are three distinct types of WordPress website owners when it comes to security.

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2014 45

WordPress: You Can’t Just Set it and Forget it

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Business Websites and Blogs. Business Tips Business Websites and Blogs Featured Installing Wordpress Maintenance Wordpress Wordpress Plugin Wordpress themes Categories: Business Tips. I wrote a new post to address fears regarding the brute force attacks here.

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Why Does This Geek Girl Use a Paper Planner?

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If you’ve been reading my blog or following me on social media for any length of time, you know that I’m a lover of technology. I did. I don’t.

The One Thing You Should Never Do as a Business Owner

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But before you write this blog post off as a sensationalized headline with fluff for filling, give me a few more minutes of your time. What?!

2015 33

Let It Go or Risk Freezing Your Business to Death

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I started this blog post as a follow up to a prior post on second chances. Funny how some posts end up having a life of their own somehow. As I sat down to share a recent personal experience in my business, it dawned on me that it was pretty certain that I wasn’t the only small business owner who deals with it. Deals with what?

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Wix, Squarespace, Muse & WordPress. Finding the Right Choice for Your Website.

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Some people have also complained about the Wix link structure for pages and blog posts. Squarespace. Squarespace is a website builder.

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Business Lesson of the Week: Standing out in the Crowd

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I advocate blogging for business , and that’s why you’re here reading Tips from T.Marie. Just my opinion… “. And it’s intentional.

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Pretty Planning

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Since graduating in 2015, she has been working on finishing her memoir, which she hopes to publish soon and has now found a passion in blog writing.

Google+, Is it Worth the Effort?

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Blogging & Social Media Featured Facebook g+ google online social networking social media web 2.0Google+ vs Facebook? Without Farmville.

Yes, Small Business Owners Can Take a Vacation

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Those blog posts not coming quite so easily? I’m writing this post from a gazebo at Acres of Wildlife Campground. All signs of burnout.

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Virtual Assistant…10 Years Later

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social media, newsletters, website tasks, blogging, etc.) . Although I won’t celebrate my 10 th year of being a #girlboss until September of this year, January 2017 does mark an equally important point in my life as a female entrepreneur. It was 10 years ago, this month that I first stumbled across the term ‘virtual assistant ’. It’s 2017.

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Yes, I’m a Virtual Assistant. No, I’m not Siri. I’m better.

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Articles and blog posts have been singing her praises, absolutely amazed at the way she answers their questions and requests. Blog assistance, e-book creation and website creation aren’t on her list of services either. artificial intelligence blog confusion human iphone siri virtual assistantOr not. I’m not.

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The First Rule of Business Blogging

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Girly Girl Geek So you’ve read all about how great blogging is for business. Categories: Business Tips. Somewhere you […] ( Read more. ).

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Why Big Business Has Customer Service All Wrong (and how small businesses can take advantage of it)

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I believe it’s because they ultimately fail to recognize what Seth Godin pointed out in his blog post. I’m a stickler about customer service.

My Search for Cloud Storage-Weighing the Options

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Categories: Business Tips. So why am I just getting around to it in early October?

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Guest Posting 101: 5 Things Every Guest Poster Should Know

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She’s always stopping me during one of our weekly chats to say “That’s a blog post!” The Tips from T.Marie Blog has been around awhile. While other blogs consistently showcase guest bloggers, this one has remained mostly in one voice. The longer the blog exists; the more questions I get about guest posting.

Think Your Website Isn’t that Important? Think Again.

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Is WordPress Secure…is it Safe?

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Business Tutoring Business Websites and Blogs FeaturedThose of you that have been reading here for awhile know that I’m a believer in building your business website on the WordPress framework (and strongly recommend the Headway theme). ” My answer ? Yes, absolutely. A combination of sloppiness and lack of knowledge.

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How I Almost Committed SEO Suicide

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Related Posts: Blog SEO Made Easy. That’s right. SEO suicide, right here on the Clerical Advantage website. Embarrassing? You betcha! Big no-no.

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Why I ‘Cheated’ on Headway and What I Learned

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First, several months ago an online technology consulting client had me help make some tweaks to their blog that was built on the Genesis theme framework and the Metro child theme. Business Tips Business Websites and Blogs Featured WordPressThis was kind of how I was feeling about the Headway theme framework for WordPress. Headway.

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Why You’re Not Getting What You’re Expecting

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As some of you know creating handcrafted things is what I do in my ‘spare’ time. Angry, she called the craftsperson and complained. Do me a favor.

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Surprise! Your Customer Service Ain’t All That.

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I didn’t even mention newsletters, customer relationship management, online events and information or the biggie…business blogging. A recent article on Small Business Trends explains that although you may believe you and your business are providing excellent customer service, chances are your customers/clients aren’t exactly on the same page.

Guess What? Lack of Focus is a Good Thing

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That’s a blog post.” This is that blog post. They say ‘blog what you love’, thus the launch of the new crafty blog last week.

2015 23

3 Valid Reasons for Not Having a Website for Your Business

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Business Tips Business Websites and Blogs Marketing Your BizIn light of my recent post admonishing businesses for relying on Facebook as their online presence the title of this post may sound a bit strange. This is what I came up with: You are fine with someone else owning your business name domain and using it instead of you.

2016 18

What I Did This Summer: WordCamp Edition

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That meant less time for blogging, which also means I missed sharing some pretty cool stuff with you. I wasn’t wrong in this case. The people!

2015 23

Forget about Tax Day, Are You Ready for Mobilegeddon?

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Business Websites and Blogs Girly Girl Geek If you thought tax day was the only nail biting deadline in April, think again. Another 13.48

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It’s 2014, WordPress is NOT Just a Blogging Platform

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WordPress is a blog platform that has limited functionality. Categories: Girly Girl Geek I can’t believe that in 2014 there are still people out there using scare tactics to try to keep people from creating business websites with WordPress. And the number one scare tactic they use? I say “Hogwash”. Girly Girl Geek

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Is Your WordPress Website Secretly Harboring Malware?

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Business Websites and Blogs Girly Girl Geek Dealing with a malware injection on a WordPress website isn’t a picnic on the best of days.

2014 23

Gain Their Loyalty. Stop Giving Them What They Want.

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Of course, many of them also came back a month or so later, but that’s for a different blog post. Which sounds great doesn’t it? Agree?

2015 23

Domain names, Hosting and WordPress…Oh My! (Part III)

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Related Posts: Blog SEO Made Easy. It’s time for step three. Web Hosting. Make sense? WordPress compatible. Not all hosting is created equal.

Where Should You Start Building Your Business Online?

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The best way to do this is to write a blog. Feeling too overwhelmed by blogging? Where do you start? Testing the waters.

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Why Your Website Needs to Get Active

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If you’ve read this blog long at all you know I’m going to mention blogging. In the same way going to the gym isn’t the only way to get exercise, blogging is not the only way to integrate activity on your website. The web isn’t young anymore and the way it’s used has changed. A lot. Click To Tweet. Do you know why?

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What You Can Learn from @Charter about Social Media

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What did I do? I allowed people to get to know me. I shared information I myself found useful. There it was. You missed it? Let me try again.

Email Isn’t Dead. Here’s Why You Should Be Using It to Market Your Business.

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A website or a blog. The business experts agree, when it comes to marketing, the most effective avenue you can use is email. PERMISSION IS KEY.

Looking for a Virtual Assistant? Think Cupcakes.

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A fellow virtual professional prompted this blog post when she posed the question, ” My recent experience has been that there are many “virtual assistants” out there who are promoting themselves at ridiculous rates. I’ve written about it before right here on this blog. You ask the price and frown a little.

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