Blogging, Small Business, Web Design & Hosting Tips – A Small Orange – Page 2 – Home Grown Hosting

  Preparing for the Olympics is a full-time job. Athletes train round-the-clock for the chance to represent their country, compete with superstars from over 200 nations, and take home the bronze, silver or gold. It’s a chance that only comes around, for each category, once every eight years, so it’s no wonder that from time … Continue reading »


  Businesses of all kinds are taking advantage of email marketing–in fact, 82% of companies use email marketing technology, according to Ascend2. These businesses aren’t jumping in because everyone else is doing it. They’re using email because it brings results. Email is one of the oldest digital marketing tactics, but it’s also one of the … Continue reading »


Every year, major brands put billions of dollars into advertising in hopes of making a significant return, lifting revenue, and improving their brand visibility. Some of those same major brands spend millions on Super Bowl ads alone, as they try to steal the show through antics and over-the-top humor in order to stand out as … Continue reading »

  It’s no secret that your website is one of the most important things your business has. After all, it’s often the first thing prospective customers see when they’re researching your services. But the web changes quickly, and your old website might not be cutting it. Many redesign their websites because they want a site … Continue reading »

  To build a successful blog that drives actual ROI for your business, you have to do more than just publish new articles each week. Writing fresh, original content week after week is just one piece of the overall strategy that you must implement if you ever want to drive more traffic to your website, … Continue reading »

Writing a blog post and hitting “Publish” can feel like a big accomplishment, but there’s more work to be done if you want to see a significant return on the content you create. 88% of B2B marketers currently use content marketing as part of their marketing strategy. That means a lot of competition for the … Continue reading »


For many business owners, the idea of building a website can be an an exciting, yet incredibly daunting task. The overall look and feel of your website matters a great deal because, like a storefront, it’s often the first thing people will see when they come in contact with your business for the very first … Continue reading »


  Everyone wants a satisfying career that affords them a high quality of life. That’s why online businesses are so attractive. You can work from anywhere, easily scale, and watch the money roll in. Yep, it’s easier than ever to make money on the internet. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy to build a sustainable … Continue reading »


Building a strong personal brand might be the most important thing you can do for your career. If you work for yourself, having the backing of a personal brand can help land you bigger clients, award you more choice and flexibility in your career, and allow you to demand more money for your time.  Just … Continue reading »


As an entrepreneur, the biggest mistake you can make when launching your startup is failing to develop or implement a clear marketing strategy. As you probably already know, you can’t build a profitable business by simply conceptualizing, creating, and launching a great product. It takes much more than that to succeed. In order to gain … Continue reading »



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