Blogging, Small Business, Web Design & Hosting Tips – A Small Orange – Page 5 – Home Grown Hosting

In the years since you’ve decided to start an email marketing campaign, you’ve dedicated your time and resources to collecting email addresses. You’ve set up a form through a landing page. You’ve added the option as part the checkout process. You’ve made it a requirement to download your free guide. You’ve even received two full … Continue reading »

  Selecting the right color scheme for your website is something that requires a little time and a little thought. There are a number of factors to consider, starting with whether or not you need to match something that’s already in existence. If you already have a logo, a blog that’s doing well, or a … Continue reading »

 As you’re shopping around for a web hosting company or just setting up your site, you may come across the term “SSL Certificate.” What is an SSL Certificate and is it something you really need?   A Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate, which is also sometimes called a digital certificate, encrypts data as its being … Continue reading »

Having your own blog is currently one of the most highly-recommended internet marketing strategies. In addition to leading potential customers and clients to your website, you’re establishing your company as knowledgeable and reputable while boosting your SEO. Not bad for 800-1200 words!   But in addition to penning articles for your own website, you should … Continue reading »

If you’re using social media for business, then you probably already know that social media marketing requires a bit more thought than maintaining your personal accounts. Choosing which platforms to use is no longer based on where your friends are. Your company profiles are stuffed with more details than your own Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn … Continue reading »

As you’re building your website, you’ll have the option to add meta descriptions. Meta descriptions, or the blurbs of text that are included beneath your website’s title tags in search engine listings, is something people sometimes forget to spend time on; however, having well-written meta descriptions can help accumulate more page views.   Your meta … Continue reading »

If you’re a sole proprietor, a small start-up, a non-profit organization, or just someone who wants to keep better track of their personal finances, you may want to check out GnuCash.   A free open-source project, GnuCash is a full-bodied accounting software. Originally launched in 1998, it was initially developed as an alternative to Intuit’s … Continue reading »

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With videos having the highest levels of user-engagement out of any other content form, you might want to include a few videos on your site. But if you’re a small business, this may sound like it’s easier said then done. After all, you probably don’t have a film studio, camera equipment or editing software to … Continue reading »

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If you’re a sole proprietor or a small business, then you might benefit from checking out a freelance marketplace to hire services or to provide your own.   If you’re not already familiar with freelance marketplaces, these are websites where people can hire professionals on a contract basis to complete certain kinds of work, and … Continue reading »

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With the average person being exposed to thousands of advertisements everyday through social media posts, Facebook ads, Google Adwords, TV commercials, billboards, signs, flyers, and product placement, many of which are subconsciously ignored by the viewer, a strong brand is more important for your business now more than ever before.   Not only is a … Continue reading »



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