Posts by Sarah Gill

8 Ways to Build Your Website Traffic

Your website is one of your most important assets as a business. It serves as the hub for your online presence, the place all other profiles and platforms point back to. Building a website is only part of success; the other piece is building traffic so your site is a resource your existing and potential…

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Three Things to Focus on in 2016

business planning - a look at 2016

A fresh start, a blank page, a corner turned. The New Year brings with it new opportunities and new challenges. I find myself reflective this time of year, and I think that’s a good thing. Looking over the last 12 months somehow prepares me to confidently face the coming new year. I think the same…

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When the Going Gets Tough…

for when the going gets tough - entrepreneur inspiration

Being an entrepreneur is no joke! It often calls for long days, sleepless nights, and nonexistent weekends. The flipside, however, is what makes it worth it: doing what you love to make a difference in your sphere of influence. Some days, the rewards clearly outweigh the challenges. But other days, the obstacles seem insurmountable and…

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True to Who You Are: A Business Owner’s Guide to Identity

The road to business success is paved with choices: Will you play it smart, or play it safe? Will you take a shortcut to get ahead or remember slow and steady wins the race? One of the more defining choices you will make many different ways and many different times is whether you will chose…

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How to Use LinkedIn for Both Personal and Professional Use

LinkedIn is a powerful social network designed for the professional world. Chances are, you’re probably one of the 107 million LinkedIn users in the US alone. The company continues adding features and creating ways for business professionals to connect with each other. Much like Facebook, LinkedIn offers the opportunity to have both a personal page…

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The Changing Tides of Social Media: What is Periscope?

Answering what is Periscope and how to use it for your business Recently, I’ve started seeing different posts on various social media platforms pop up talking about some thing called “Periscope.” At first, it was mostly some of the public figures I follow sharing their profile on Facebook or Instagram. Then, a few weeks ago,…

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Your Navigation Compass

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What it takes to create good website navigation. When we visit a website, the majority of what we notice are the aesthetics and design. We see colors, images, and graphics. What we don’t tend to notice are the structural elements like page organization, formatting, and website navigation. That is, we don’t notice them unless they’re…

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The Importance of Giving Back

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Why your business giving back is a worthwhile investment Around the holidays, the idea of giving back takes front and center stage. Not that we don’t think about it at all the rest of the year, but something about the holidays makes us think about generosity and the significance of investing back into our community…

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The Art of Business Networking

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Learning the finer points of attending business networking events Networking is a word that either gets you excited or makes you cringe. Your response probably has a lot to do with your past experience networking, your personality, and your approach to business. We’ve all been to the awkward networking event that’s uncomfortable for everyone. But…

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