Do you wonder what you can do to get your local business noticed online?
Google says 97% of consumers search for local businesses online.
It’s important for your business to be listed in local online business directories. The more places your business is listed, the more value your business will get from the Search Engines (call it “internet respect”). Think of it as you are setting your roots in the ground so the tree can become established. When you are “respected” you gain certain advantages over businesses who have not take the time to set up their internet roots. The best part about it is most of the directories are free. (more…)
Each of us works an average of 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week… that’s close to half our waking hours.
We go about our daily lives talking on cell phones, printing sales reports, driving to work, using more of the worlds resources as the population increases each year. As we feel the consequences in our pocketbook with rising oil/gas prices and even the cost of paper increasing, it is a wise idea to step back and observe how to utilize resources more responsibly.
Let’s leave future generations a more sustainable world.
We can take steps individually to lower our carbon footprint by evaluating our workspace and engaging new techniques and options available to us. (more…)
This collection of photos is an ode to the beauty here on Long Island. Taken by David Greenberg (founder of Success By Design) over a 10 year period, he says:
I hold this island close to my heart. It continues to be a source of creativity and appreciation in my life. I try to use this inspiration each day as I work with many of the great people of Long Island.
Old Wesbury Gardens (more…)
Did you ever wish you could gain remote access to your computer?
Problem: You forgot a file on your computer that you desperately needed and no one is home to send it to you.
Problem: You need to give a friend access to your computer to help diagnose a problem.
Solution: Set up a way to access your computer remotely and make your life easier.
Some may think this technology is not accessible to them, but one company has made it easy enough for even the novice internet user. And the best part, they made it FREE (which is rare for remote access software).
In this article I will explain how to set up a logmein.com free account so you can feel good about accessing your files when you are away from work (or home). (more…)
Does your company rely on local business?
Local search engine marketing is one of the most straight forward and cost effective ways to market a local business. The days of Yellow Books are over and more people are going to the internet for local information then ever before.
If you rely on local business, you company needs be listed on Google Maps. To do this, you’ll need to get listed with Google Places. And it’s free!
The average internet user spends 2 hours per month searching sites like Google. Why Google? Because the average index of Google is 3 times larger than Yahoo’s index or MSN’s index.
Think you know how to search Google? Easy enough isn’t it? Just type and search.
Google has many tools to help make finding what you seek for easier & faster. In this article, I will review some basic and advanced features of the internet searching giant. You may be surprised to learn something new that makes your search experience easier. (more…)
What is a screenshot you may ask?
Acdording to Wikipedia a screenshot, screen capture, or screen dump is an image taken by the computer to record the visible items displayed on the monitor or another visual output device.
Basically, its a picture of what is on your computer screen at that precise moment in time.
There are many, many ways to take a screenshot. Here are some of the most popular ones: (more…)
Ever feel like what’s in your inbox dictates how your day goes?
Or maybe you want to respond to email but just don’t have time to answer ALL of them and then they start building up.
This can get overwhelming and lead to a lack of control, leaving you feeling pulled in too many directions, sometimes even losing track of important emails. Let’s wrap a leash around that inbox and pull it on in a bit closer.
Get A Clean Inbox
“Your Inbox should be for things you haven’t read yet.”
-Merlin Mann of 43 Folders