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Protect Yourself While Shopping Online This Holiday Season
Protect Yourself While Shopping Online This Holiday Season
12/03/2019

While shopping online this holiday season please protect yourself and your information by taking a few seconds before entering your payment information. Check The Address Bar The website you are buying from may not be the website you think you are buying from. It is very easy for someone to create a website that looks exactly like your online retailer with the same products and information. The ...

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Categories: Scam Alert

Easy Way To Resize And Crop A Bunch Of Photos
Easy Way To Resize And Crop A Bunch Of Photos
11/25/2019

BIRME or Bulk Image Resizing Made Easy is a nifty web-app that allows you to automatically resize or crop a large number of files online. It is 100% free and also allows you to rename, rotate, and place a border on any number of photos. BIRME uses Javascript to resize all of your images, so it is essentially open source and safe since your image files never leave your computer. Go check it out ...

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Categories: Free Small Business Tools

17 Free Stock Photo Websites
17 Free Stock Photo Websites
11/21/2019

Everyone needs photos for their creative or promotional content and most of the time you dont want to pay for them or go take them yourself. So here are 17 of the free stock photo websites we use for our content. Pixabay: https://pixabay.com/ Find your perfect free image or video to download and use for anything. ✓ Free for commercial use ✓ No attribution required Pexles: https://pixabay.c...

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Categories: Free Small Business Tools

Write Professional Invoice Emails That Get Clients to Actually Pay!
Write Professional Invoice Emails That Get Clients to Actually Pay!
11/21/2017

Sample Billing Email Templates Use these sample email templates for effectively billing your client. New Invoice You can use this email for sending out new invoices: Dear Client, We are contacting you in regard to a new invoice # 1 that has been created on your account. You may find the invoice attached. Please pay the balance of $1,000 by June 21. You can pay by mailing a check to: Acme ...

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Categories: Small Business Tips

SSL Warnings In Web Browsers
SSL Warnings In Web Browsers
03/23/2017

Every good business owner knows that making a good first impression is critical to bringing in customers. This is doubly true in the online world, where every customer expects fast and easy access to the businesses they're searching for. Your website has to be professional and attractive right off the bat, or else potential customers will simply leave you behind for the next link in their sea...

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Categories: Website Industry Changes

How To Protect Yourself On Public Wifi
How To Protect Yourself On Public Wifi
02/08/2017

For all of the coffee house warriors out there here are a few tips to keep in mind to protect you and your data while using public Wifi. Use a VPN The best thing you can do is use a trusted Virtual Private Network (VPN). A VPN is a service that provides a protective barrier between you and the worldwide web. When you use a VPN, all of your communications are routed through a server. This routing...

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Categories: Small Business Tips

8 Tips to Get More Website Visitors
8 Tips to Get More Website Visitors
01/25/2017

It's no secret that every business owner, webmaster or marketer would love to see more traffic to his/her website. In fact, many constantly keep tabs on the number of visitors/customers who stop by their website. Sadly, many are yet to hit the magic numbers while some sites seem to disappear from the internet altogether. Listed below are some ways of getting free website traffic. 1. Optimize...

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Categories: Small Business Tips

Free Phone System For Your Business
Free Phone System For Your Business
01/17/2017

Are you still using your personal phone number for your business? Did you know that anyone in the US can get a free business phone system from google with just an email account? If you answered no then you have been living under a rock and I an here to help you. Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Personal Number for Your Business First off here are a few reasons why you shouldnt use your personal ...

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Categories: Free Small Business Tools

Free Invoicing Solution For Any Small Business
Free Invoicing Solution For Any Small Business
01/06/2017

The first service we would like to feature in this series is a service that every modern company needs today, an invoicing system. One of the best we have found is invoicely.com. You may have noticed, if you have bought a website from us, that you received a very professional looking invoice from us, this invoice was created by invoicely.com.What does invoicely.com do? invoicely.com is an invoici...

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Categories: Free Small Business Tools