The Onward Blog

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3 Things You Should Never Do On Facebook

This blog is all about helping you market your business through social media, content marketing and public relations, but sometimes my posts will relate to personal use of social media, technology or digital tools. This…
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Layout to Build a Website

5 Reasonable Goals For Building a Website

This is the second post in a two-part series designed to help individuals and business owners avoid ethically questionable web agencies and make smart decisions regarding their presence on the web. Don't forget to read…
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5 Questions Terrible Web Agencies Hate

This is the first post in a two-part series designed to help individuals and business owners avoid ethically questionable web agencies and make smart decisions regarding their presence on the web. After reading this, be…
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Tech Stress Solutions

Get Your Life Back: The 7 Biggest Tech Time Wasters and How to Beat Them

Technology is a beautiful thing. It can allow us to be more productive, more tuned in to work-related data and much more responsive. The amount of work we can get done on an iPad anywhere…
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How Google Works

I get a lot of questions from clients about how search engine optimization (SEO) works and what tips and tricks can help increase exposure on search engines. Sometimes it helps to take a few steps…
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Google+ Changes Header Graphic Design

Google+ is rolling out a new look for its header graphics on both business and individual pages. Here is a screenshot of a new design I updated for one of my clients' pages (souchi): I…
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Randi Zuckerberg's self-promotional Veteran's Day-themed tweet.

Backlash Over Randi Zuckerberg’s Self-Promotional Veteran’s Day Tweet

File this in the "Think Before You Share" category. Randi Zuckerberg set off a Twitter firestorm earlier today when she posted a Veteran's Day-themed tweet promoting her new book, Dot Complicated. The tweet read "In…
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Facebook Time Spent

The Danger of “Time Spent on Social” as a Qualifier

I read a great article on Forbes.com recently called “Should You Outsource Social Media Or Do It Yourself?” The article has some great general points like determining the primary goals and objectives of social media…
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