Caitlynn Cush

  • 50 Features Every Small Business Website Must Have [Infographic]

    Most businesses seem to be stuck in the technical dark ages when it comes to their company website. They are stuck in the bubble that has them thinking that their site should come off as a online business card of sorts. Only bothering to include information such as business name, location, phone number, etc. Company websites should be so much more than just a basic business card.

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  • Pinterest hits 150M monthly users

    Posted on 18 October 2016. Earlier this week Pinterest, the social blogging / pinning platform, stated that it had hit a milestone by reaching 150 million monthly active users, up from the 100 million it announced in September 2015. This is substantially lower than what the company projected for 2015. By 50 million or so, at least.

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  • Mini-Course: How to start a blog that will actually make you money [Part 2]

    This is a continuation of the previous post “How to start a blog that will actually make you money [Part 1]” in which we went over the basics of: Choosing and purchasing a domain name Securing reliable web hosting (and what hosting actually is) Setting up WordPress on your site If you haven’t read through the previous post, please do that now, since this week we are going to delve .

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  • Email Marketing – Holiday Planner for 2016

    Posted on 04 October 2016. If you have gone in any retail store over the last couple of weeks, you probably let out a sigh of disgust at all the Halloween and Christmas decorations. Even if you are a big green grinch you should know that the holiday season is often ma ...

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  • How to start a blog that will actually make you money [Part 1]

    The most common question that I am asked on almost a daily basis, either in the comments of the blogs that I publish on or even in person, is: How do I start a blog that will make me some extra cash? My answer always starts with a giggle and a nod, knowing that for the most part my advice will probably fall on deaf ears especially when I get to the “to-do” or “work” part of my simple instructio.

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  • Guide to The Perfect LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

    Posted on 21 September 2016. With all this talk this week of LinkedIn and it’s somewhat sleepy uses, this infographic should come in handy. As was stated previously in 3 Key Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Business, your LinkedIn profile should be vastly different than that of your forward facing Facebook page. Meaning ...

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  • Bitcoin is Again Real Money – According to US Judge

    Posted on 21 September 2016. According to a federal judge, Bitcoin is money. The court decision came in this past Monday in a decision linked to a criminal case over hacking attacks against JP Morgan Chase & Co. This contradicts the previous ruling by a Miami judge who stated the virtual currency could not be classified as money.

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  • 3 Key Ways to Use LinkedIn to Grow Your Business

    Many more entrepreneurs that I have spoke to recently all seem to be screaming the same name: LinkedIn. What is coming out of their mouths is shocking! Most say they would gladly give up access to Facebook, Twitter, or even Reddit before they let go of LinkedIn. Why? They must be crazy, right? No, I don’t think they are crazy, just seeing the site in a different light than we are.

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  • MyAdMarket – Ad Serving Platform with the X Factor

    What is MyAdMarket? MyAdMarket is an all-in-one ad serving platform that offers everything that ad networks, advertisers, publishers and affiliates need, to run a successful advertising business. MyAdMarket’s integrated ad serving solutions enables them to manage, report and optimize all of their online advertising campaigns.

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  • Desperate Chipotle – Tweets About Marijuana and Sex

    Chipotle just may have tried to jump the shark with their recent tweets. They seem to be desperatly trying to regain (or gain) the appeal of it’s younger consumers with a tweet referencing sex and marijuana. The restaurant chain posted a poll on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon asking “How many burritos?” People were asked to vote between two numbers: 69 or 420.

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  • Content Marketing – Top 4 Items to Consider

    It has been heard time and time again, “Deliver valuable content to your readers” “Master the art of storytelling” “Build relationships with your customers and they will be loyal for life.” Seth Godin, one of the finest marketing minds of our time, said “Content marketing is the only marketing left.

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  • A Guide to Web Hosting [Infographic]

    Posted on 23 August 2016. Let’s face it, without web hosting there would be no internet. When someone visits a website the data that is shown is actually stored on an external host / server somewhere in another part of the country or even world for that matter. Just today this conversation came up with one of my friends. “I want to start a blog..

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  • 6 Simple Ways to Master the Distraction Monster

    Posted on 23 August 2016. It’s been awhile since I touched on the old productivity subject, so I’m thinking it’s a good time to put out some friendly reminders to help us all stay on track. In fact the “Monkey Brain” is a relatively new term that happened across my desk the other day. It’s a term that is being used by pop psychologists to describe just how easily our minds ...

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  • Checklist – Content Marketing Basics

    Content marketing may look and sound easy enough, but when it comes right down to actually sitting down and churning out relevant articles the task can seem downright daunting to most. Before we dive into the do’s and don’ts of publishing your own content marketing, let’s take a step backwards and define what content marketing is.

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  • Why Your Business Needs To Be Active On Instagram [Infographic]

    Posted on 10 August 2016. Instagram made headlines this past week with their blatant copy of Snapchat’s Stories, however don’t put them into the scum pile too fast. Their platform is growing at an alarming rate, recently surpassing 500 million monthly users. Those users being responsible for more than 95 million posts daily, including images and video.

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  • Average Person Only Uses 5 Apps Regularly

    Posted on 10 August 2016. It is astonishing to think that there are millions, yes millions of apps avialable for smartphone users. Yet, we only spend about 80 percent of that time on just five apps. Studies have recently shown that an average smartphone user from the US or UK “use an average of 24 apps per month but spend more than 80 percent of their [in app] time on just five apps.

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  • Instagram Ripped-Off Snapchat – But it’s Okay!

    Posted on 10 August 2016. Instagram is getting a lot of not so positive feedback after their latest update. They are being accused of ripping off Snapchat with a “Stories” feature of their own. In 2013 Snapchat introduced Stories, which lets you group snaps into one smartly edited (ok maybe not too smart) narrative that then disappears after just 24 hours.

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