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Why You Need a Virtual Assistant and How to Get One

As business owners, we know we should be spending at least 20% of our time each week working on activities that will grow and develop the business, and at least 70% of our week doing stuff that brings in the money. Often when we analyse our actual daily activities (hint –  write down what you…

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Why do You Need Landing Pages?

If you already have a website, then why on earth would you need a landing page – or indeed several landing pages?  It’s a question we are often asked. What exactly is a landing page? A landing page is a kind of “stand alone” page on your website.  It doesn’t have navigation to the rest…

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Why You Need a Digital Marketing EcoSystem

Digital Marketing Ecosystem – what on earth . . .  sounds a bit green or new age doesn’t it? If you’re serious about promoting your business online – there’s a lot more to it than just building a website.  You need a complete system around it, or it won’t work.  Your website will just be…

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Is Long Form Blog Content a Smart Content Strategy?

These days, it seems like everyone has got something to say online—your business likely included. Whether short form or long form content reigns supreme, though, has been ongoing conversation since content marketing became the “next big thing”  in spite of the fact that content marketing has actually been around for decades. It would seem that…

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Is Your Website One IN a Million, or Just One OF a Million?

Technology and product designs tend to become more diverse over time. For example, 20 years after Henry Ford focused his production on the Model T and said customers could “have one in any color, as long as it’s black.” Auto makers today offer hundreds of model choices in all sizes, colors, shapes, and price ranges….

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Referral Spam Removal from Google Analytics – 2017 Update

  Referral spam removal has become necessary in just about every Google Analytics (GA) account.  Yet many website owners aren’t aware of it or understand what it is, how it affects your stats, and what to do about it.  In this post, I will try to demystify it for you, explain why you need to block it…

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6 Marketing Trends for 2017

The way you market your products and services is constantly changing.  There are so many new and revised digital marketing options to throw into the marketing mix, that it’s enough to make you want to give it all a miss and go lie on a beach for a week. How are you supposed to know…

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Why You Need to Map Your Customers Journey

Do you know how your customers are really treated by your business? A solid understanding of your customers journey with your business is more important than ever before.   The entire customer experience has become the new competitive edge. Put simply, the buyer’s journey refers to the interactions that your customers have with your business all…

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115 Must Know Facts about Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC]

Love it or hate it – the truth is that social media really is here to stay, and has fast become one of the key places to find and connect with ideal prospects and customers, and to market your business. Important Social Media Stats Check out these interesting social media facts, compiled by Skilled.co –…

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Exciting Opportunity for Small Businesses in Queensland

The second round of applications closed on 10 April 2017.  We will announce the next round when it opens. The Queensland Government is offering up to $10,000 in funding for small businesses to upgrade their online presence and digital marketing knowledge. This is an unbelievable opportunity if you need a new website or a major overhaul,…

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