Digital Strategies for Today’s Busy Business Owners

Thursday Testimonial

Today’s testimonial brought to you from a local hair salon owner:  “Just got back from a salon business owner’s seminar and WOW. It was awesome. Really motivating. But wanted to let you know a girl from LA spoke about social media promotion and marketing your business and everything you taught me about was dead on! Everything…

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FAQ’s Answered!

Each week we get flooded with questions about Social Media, WordPress, Email Marketing, and Design.  We LOVE talking about all things in the online marketing world but have no way to track, share and respond to all those fabulous questions.   Each week we will pull from the submitted questions and answer them right here on the…

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Is your password really safe?

Lately there has been a lot of buzz surrounding the The Heartbleed bug and which networks were affected.  That has caused questions to arise, “is my password really safe”.  The first thing Raney Day Design would recommend is to read this article.  Then this one.  Next as Mashable.com mentioned, “Although changing your password regularly is always…

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How To: Schedule Messages using HootSuite

It’s no lie, we need help too sometimes.  We understand how working ‘in’ your business gets in the way of working ‘on’ your business.  Especially when it comes to marketing your business online. As in posting messages to your social networks. Remember when we mentioned some of our favorite small business tools?  Those are two…

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Creating Lists in Twitter

Now that you are using Twitter, ever feel overwhelmed with keeping up on your news feed?  Struggle to stay active with certain Twitter friends?  Try sorting who you follow into lists!  Here’s how… Log into your Twitter account Click on ‘Me’ Click ‘Lists’ on the left Here you can manage/ create new/ or delete lists!…

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Making the Switch

Since we opened our doors we have been faithfully using Freshbooks to keep us on top of our invoicing and working with clients.  The time has come for us to take a huge switch.  I feel as though we are ‘becoming’ a grown up since majority of other established organizations use QuickBooks.  Or maybe the…

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How to Utilize Facebook

I have Facebook for my business, but how do I best utilize it?  Don’t worry!  We’re here to give pointers on how to best use your Facebook page for your business! Have regular posting day where you make general announcements; like when a new product is coming out, business events, or special sales. Share pictures…

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LinkedIn Recap

Last Saturday concluded our “The Basics for  Your Business” series and wrapped up with LinkedIn.  Thank you for those that attended.  It is exciting to see your new or updated profiles!  For those of you who where unable to make it, here are some of the major points: LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network…

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{Repost} "25 Twitter Accounts That Will Make You Smarter"

Wow!  Who knew that a social media website (that was meant for pleasure), can also be used to gather knowledge?  I didn’t!  Next time you log in to Twitter, think of something you’re not an expert on, and look it up.  You might find out something amazing! Mashable posted a great article with 25 Twitter…

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BEFORE You Hire a Web Designer

Are you ready to re-design your website?  Have you been searching for a web designer and are ready to contact them?  Congratulations!  BUT, before you do let’s look at 10 things you should know and do BEFORE you contact then! 1. WHY?  As a business owner, your website IS an investment and it is a…

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