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How to Brace for Summer

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Our business tends to slow down through the summer.  Kids are out of school, families are taking vacations, and everyone in Charleston tends to head to the beach on a pretty afternoon.  We’ve come to expect this summer slump, and have started planning around it.  If your business also hits a summer lull, or a slow period during another part …

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GDPR and your Blast Email Manager

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Have you heard about the GDPR?  It stands for The General Data Protection Regulation, which is designed to enable individuals to better control their personal data. It is hoped that these modernised and unified rules will allow businesses to make the most of the opportunities of the Digital Single Market by reducing regulation and benefiting from reinforced consumer trust.  Right now, it …

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Top Time-Saving Shortcuts in WordPress

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We are all about making websites quick and easy for people to use! Sometimes the back-end of building websites is not so streamlined, though. Between coding, content blocks, e-commerce and making the most beautiful, functional website possible, you don’t have time for extra steps. That is why shortcuts are so useful! The best keyboard shortcuts in WordPress can save so …

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Top 5 Plugins for WordPress

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If you know our website-building and design company, you know we like WordPress—a lot. It’s a powerful website builder and we use it to showcase clients, keep them connected and offer online services. Some of the best functionality from WordPress comes from plugins. If you aren’t using plugins on your WordPress site, you are missing a lot of resources for …

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5 Free Printables to Amp Up Your Online Graphics

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Downloading printables is an awesome, easy way to freshen up your graphic designs and increase your social engagement. You do not have to reinvent the wheel here! Pinterest, graphic design sites, Etsy and independent artists are all fabulous resources for content you can customize and use for your own business. With summer coming up fast, we’re loving these fresh and …

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How the Heck to Use a Hashtag

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If you thought Instagram was a tween trend of 2010, that ship has sailed. It’s 2018, Instagram and Facebook are in bed and the rest of the world is eager to get in. New Instagram updates are rolling out hot, like the announcement that you can pre-schedule and automatically post content (Read Hootsuite’s guide >> How To Share Post Directly …

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We’ve got Vision for 2018!

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Have you mocked up a vision board for your business?  We’ve tried scrapbooking, jotting lists, creating a vision board, you name it!  This year, we decided to mock up our vision on Pinterest boards: Check them out here! This year we’re hyperfocused on two things for our business: loving our clients and saving our Benjamins.  We’ve pinned a ton of …

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Tax Write-offs for Small Businesses

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When you’re running a small business, you know every penny counts.  This is especially imperative around tax time.  If you’re not paying your taxes in quarterly (or even if you are), your tax bill can be sometimes overwhelming.   I spoke with our CPA, Robert Majernik, about what a small business can and cannot write off.  Here were his tips: …