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Why I Moved from Mailchimp to MailerLite

Why I Moved from Mailchimp to MailerLite

When you’re on a shoestring budget it can be hard to decide what tools your energy and money is best spent on. I’m all about being frugal and pinching pennies which is why I love free services and tools. So for many biz owners and bloggers, Mailchimp is a no-brainer when creating your first email

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Your Website Needs These 5 Things

Your Website Needs These 5 Things

Websites require a lot of moving parts to be effective and successful. But in this post I’m going over 5 major things that every website should have. Some of these might be super obvious or you think your website is already doing it well, but take a step back and really look at your site

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9 of My Favorite Business Tools

9 of My Favorite Business Tools

You can’t run a business on sprinkles and smiles, you need tools and apps to make your life easier! I’ve learned that automating and simplifying as many aspects of your business as you can will save your time and money. I love finding new services and websites that offer things for business owners and freelancers.

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How a Statement of Work Protects Your Business

How a Statement of Work Protects Your Business

If you have never used one before, a Statement of Work is a document that thoroughly explains the graphic design or web development work that you will be performing for you client. Or, if you are the client, the Statement of Work is also an excellent place to state what will be done and your

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Using Rafflecopter to Run a Giveaway

How to Use Rafflecopter to Run a Giveaway

Giving away something on your blog or website is a great way to give something back to your followers and even gain a lot of new traffic and possibly future sales. A fast and easy (also FREE) way to start your own giveaway is to use Rafflecopter. You can embed it right onto your website

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8 Great Places to Get Free Photos & Textures

8 Great Places to Get Free Photos & Textures

There are tons of places on the web to get amazing and completely free stock photos for your project, website, or designs! Most, if not all, of these websites allow their images to be used for commercial purposes and are royalty-free so you never have to worry about legal issues. Check out my favorite picks

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How to Make a New Admin User on WordPress

How to Make a New Admin User on WordPress

You may need to set up a new admin user on WordPress for various reasons; such as making a new account for your web developer to make some changes or work on your website. Luckily, creating a new user is really simple even if you’re not a WordPress master. Login as an Admin To create

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How Joining Facebook Groups Changed My Business

How Joining Facebook Groups Changed My Business

At the beginning of the year, I outlined that I had been working on a business plan and decided that I’d be upping my professional game in 2016. Looking back at what I had been working on, I really didn’t have much a plan other than a few lines typed out in Word that were

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How to Clone a WordPress Site

How to Clone a WordPress Site

There are many reasons why you might want to clone or duplicate a WordPress site. Perhaps you want to work on a new theme or create a development site or maybe you just need to move your website to a new host or domain. Either way, with WordPress, its easy to move your entire and

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8 Passive & Additional Income Ideas You Can Do Online

8 Passive & Additional Income Ideas You Can Do Online

As a freelancer, steady work isn’t always promised so having multiple streams of income can make a huge difference. Passive income is something that earns money while not requiring a lot of work. Truthfully, anything that earns you money is going to require hard work and time. I’ve gathered a list of ideas and jobs

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