Welcome to part 17 of Taking Your Business Digital For those afraid of Technology Series. If you have missed any of the previous posts you can catch up by clicking here.
Are you scrupulous about crediting images, content and other media that you cut and paste into your blogs?
Are you even allowed to use that material? Should you have paid a royalty? Perhaps the creator of the material you have used does not want you to use their material under any circumstances.
"Is it still worth my while sending out e-mail newsletters? Most of them don't get opened or they are blocked by the SPAM Police."
A better question to ask is "why am I sending out newsletters and what do I want to achieve?"
Are you thinking of having a blog? Here are some principles for your blogging that I have learned. I hope you find them useful too.
1. There are zillions of blogs out there and it takes time and persistence to get noticed. You need to blog a minimum of once a week preferably more. Before you decide on your blog see how many topics you can come up with to write about.
Hi Pat, we've just been discussing our website. We would like more info on doing this correctly.
Is this how you feel when people are telling you that you need a website? Totally overwhelmed at the prospect?
The business owner who asked all these questions is a builder so I am going to use the analogy of building a corporate office block to try and answer his questions. I will leave the first question until the end.
Welcome to part 15 of Taking Your Business Digital For those afraid of Technology Series. If you have missed any of the previous posts you can catch up by clicking here.
There are many companies that offer you free hosting, free domain names and even free tools to build your website.
So, why should you pay someone to host yours and is a free website worth it?
There is NO SUCH THING AS FREE! The company offering you the free hosting and/or website is in business. They have to generate income to remain in business. What companies are doing is offering you a FREEMIUM option.
You need to read the fine print and assess all your options before signing up.
Dave is bringing a multitude of skills and a wealth of experience to Braving Technology.
His first career was as a hard news photographer on the Vaderland, The Star and The Rand Daily Mail during the tumultuous 70's and early 1980's. Arrested and jailed several times as he was covering political riots and other events he saw it all.