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Oh no! A team member left your business. Now what?

The nature of the virtual workspace, and especially the gig economy, is that many of our working relationships these days are transitory. You hire a virtual assistant, or a graphic designer, or a marketing firm, you work together for a while, and then the relationship dissolves. And while sometimes that relationship dissolves in a negative way – you end up…

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GDPR – What is it and should you panic?

If you’ve noticed a flurry of emails in your inbox lately from companies informing you of updates to their terms of use and privacy policies, or a slew of fear-mongering articles and blog posts about what to do now that email marketing is dead, you may be wondering just what the GDPR is. In short, the GDPR – General Data…

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Gutenberg and You – What you need to know if you own a WordPress Website

If you use WordPress for your website, you may have already heard some rumblings about the upcoming WordPress 5.0 release. The company is preparing to unveil a radically new way of managing content. Love it or hate it (and there are certainly a lot of opinions out there already), it’s pretty much guaranteed to be a game changer. Some people…

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When asking what is “the best…” is actually the worst!

I am about to go on a rant here… I am continuously reading posts on Facebook asking people what the best ___ is, such as “What is the best shopping cart?”, “What is the best payment gateway system?”, “What is the best email marketing solution?”, “What is the best WordPress Theme?” and on and on. Why does this make me…

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A Digital Marketing Lesson From a ‘Bachelorette’ Villain

Whether or not you have ever watched (or care to admit that you watched) an episode of the ‘Bachelorette’, there is a lesson to be learned by the most recent villain. Chad, a Luxury Real Estate Agent from Oklahoma, quickly became the villain on the show when he spoke his mind and didn’t say or do what other’s on the…

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Are your recurring payments declining? Here’s why!

If you run a membership, coaching program or offer a payment plan for your products or services, you may be noticing that your clients’ credit cards are declining. Is it mercury in retrograde? No not this time. Is the world conspiring against you? Nope. Is it a sign to shut down your business and cry your way out of a…

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Top Tech Things To Do Before 2015 – Part 2

[There are affiliate links in this post. I only refer online services and tools, that I use myself. The affiliate commissions I receive help me pay for my dog’s raw food diet. 🙂 ] If you read “Top Tech Things To Do Before 2015 – Part 1″ then you are ready for Part 2. Mercury in Retrograde – Whether you believe…

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