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Forum: Social Media 20th July 2017, 12:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 786
Posted By SamJones87
Very true! And the best part about it is...

Very true!

And the best part about it is that its FREE - aside from paying for Facebook ads, and sponsored posts, of course. For companies, it makes sense to share your brand message, and story...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 19th July 2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,833
Posted By SamJones87
Curious to know your insight on what you did in...

Curious to know your insight on what you did in those 7 years to keep your blogging running for that long.
Forum: Pay Per Click Advertising 5th July 2017, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,871
Posted By SamJones87
App marketing through social media.

Utilize your social media platforms to market the the app for free! Visuals work great, especially on apps like Instagram and Snapchat. You can even utilize the popular, new "Stories" feature on...
Forum: Social Media 5th July 2017, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By SamJones87
Re:

Which blog sites are you referring to? Wouldn't that require you to install an IG or SC plugin onto your blog site anyways?
Forum: What Type of Business Should I Start? 5th July 2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,096
Posted By SamJones87
That actually sounds like a good idea. Or even...

That actually sounds like a good idea. Or even incorporating music streaming stations in the laundry mat or something to keep people entertained as they way. Thanks for this feedback!
Forum: Social Media 28th June 2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By SamJones87
I agree. But what's your reasoning?

I agree. But what's your reasoning?
Forum: Social Media 28th June 2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By SamJones87
Wouldn't you have to install a plugin on your...

Wouldn't you have to install a plugin on your blog to do such a thing? Please elaborate! Curious to know.
Forum: Link Development 27th June 2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By SamJones87
Agreed. It's important but not the only means to...

Agreed. It's important but not the only means to boost search engine ranking. And should be done carefully with quality sites. Earning backlinks from low quality/spammy sites will do you no good.
Forum: Social Media 23rd June 2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 841
Posted By SamJones87
Sharing Stories: Instagram Vs Snapchat

Curious to know which platform you guys prefer when utilizing the "Stories" feature. And why. For me, I've never really been a fan of Snapchat. Instagram is just more versatile to me - now even more...
Forum: Website Development 14th June 2017, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By SamJones87
Curious to know which site builders you know of,...

Curious to know which site builders you know of, and/or use/used.
Forum: Social Media 1st June 2017, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,839
Posted By SamJones87
I agree with this as well. It really depends on...

I agree with this as well. It really depends on the demographic you're trying to reach. Like I said, Tumblr tends to attract young Millennials, or younger.
Forum: Viral Marketing 31st May 2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,777
Posted By SamJones87
A great way to promote ur product is by creating...

A great way to promote ur product is by creating a website for it. After u've created a website, publish compelling content in support of ur product, and/or that's relevant to ur niche. Utilize...
Forum: Blogs and Blogging 31st May 2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,833
Posted By SamJones87
Blogging is most certainly helpful. Just make...

Blogging is most certainly helpful. Just make sure your SEO practices are on point as well. Selecting the right keywords, and choosing interesting topics to blog about.
Forum: Social Media 31st May 2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,839
Posted By SamJones87
I think for most businesses, having a Tumblr...

I think for most businesses, having a Tumblr page/site for your company gets lost in all the Millennial posts. Unless you're creating interesting content that is relevant to this demographic, Tumblr...
Forum: Link Development 30th May 2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,164
Posted By SamJones87
@annacorigant yes ma'am! I found this pretty cool...

@annacorigant yes ma'am! I found this pretty cool infographic on how to build backlinks if you wanna check it out: https://www.marccx.com/link-building/25-ways-to-build-backlinks/

Many others if...
Forum: Website Development 25th May 2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,838
Posted By SamJones87
Guest blogging with quality content and earning...

Guest blogging with quality content and earning backlinks to your site helps. Just make sure it's informative content not overly stuffed with links and keywords.
Forum: Website Development 25th May 2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,953
Posted By SamJones87
It depends on what your site needs! But some of...

It depends on what your site needs! But some of the essentials that every site should have are YOAST (for SEO), Backup Buddy, and WPForms.
Forum: Website Development 25th May 2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,649
Posted By SamJones87
I would have to agree with everyone and say...

I would have to agree with everyone and say Wordpress. Based off my own experiences, the SEO plugin options that Wordpress offers are great - particularly YOAST.
Forum: Website Development 25th May 2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,933
Posted By SamJones87
For beginners, or people with not as much...

For beginners, or people with not as much experience? I would have to say HTML. There are a lot of HTML code generators online that can help you. And like myself, once you start using the same codes,...
Forum: Website Development 25th May 2017, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 686
Posted By SamJones87
I agree with this. Wordpress is great -...

I agree with this. Wordpress is great - especially if you know how to navigate through its Dashboard (or are a fast learner), and/or can code - some pre-made layouts need re-coding. There are...
Forum: Website Development 25th May 2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By SamJones87
What would you define as a "good price?" And at...

What would you define as a "good price?" And at what point does low cost trump the quality of services by the hosting company?
Forum: What Type of Business Should I Start? 25th May 2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,096
Posted By SamJones87
I wonder if there's a way to fuse my love for...

I wonder if there's a way to fuse my love for entertainment and the laundry business lol owning and operating a laundry business seems intriguing. EVERYBODY does laundry - especially in a big city...
Forum: What Type of Business Should I Start? 25th May 2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,096
Posted By SamJones87
This is all great input/advice! Thank you. I...

This is all great input/advice! Thank you. I think sometimes we get excited about an idea, and forget that we have to have passion fueling it.
Forum: What Type of Business Should I Start? 17th May 2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,096
Posted By SamJones87
That's the thing. I think I want to stem away...

That's the thing. I think I want to stem away from the entertainment/publicity industry for my side business venture. I feel it would be too overwhelming - even though I do love what I do. But I was...
Forum: What Type of Business Should I Start? 15th May 2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,096
Posted By SamJones87
Thanks for the reply! Insightful feedback....

Thanks for the reply! Insightful feedback. Curious to know if you've done this yourself! If so, what did you decide to venture into on the side?
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