online marketing

Service Spotlight: Online Marketing

Once you build your website, you need to figure out how to get people to visit it. You can put your website address on business cards, in your company’s signage, and on your letterhead. But one of the best ways to draw…Read More

welcome to buzz pro studio

Welcome to Buzz Pro Studio

Welcome to Buzz Pro Studio. I launched my first business in 2007 under the name Melissa Donovan Writing Services, offering copywriting to small businesses. A year later, I combined the word scribe with the slang word for business — biz — to come up…Read More

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An Introduction to WordPress for Small Businesses

Getting a website is a big deal, especially when you’re starting your first small business. But even for mature businesses, a new website is an important step toward growth. Most small business owners are not web developers, and while they may know…Read More

How to Assess Your Website’s Performance: The Basics

There was a time when a website’s performance was summed up by how many hits it had received in a given time period (a day, a week, or a month). It’s still an important statistic, but long gone are the days when…Read More

what is web hosting

What is Web Hosting and How Do You Choose a Provider?

Web hosting services (hosting providers) provide space on a web server, where you store your website files. This makes your website accessible to visitors via the internet. But hosting rates vary, and so do the services and features they offer. How do…Read More

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Questions to Ask Your Website Designer

If you’re launching a new business and need a website or if you’re getting a redesign for your existing website, there are some questions you should ask your website designer about their work and about the project. Most business owners aren’t web…Read More

web content development

Web Content Development Step Two: Planning

We’ve already talked about how to lay the groundwork for your web content development by brainstorming. You jotted down your ideas, conducted research, and expanded on those ideas. You looked at the competition and learned what your industry is doing in the…Read More

social media marketing

Quick Tips for Better Social Media Marketing

Once you get a social media profile set up and a campaign underway, there are lots of things you can do in just a few minutes each day to boost your presence and performance. For small businesses, social media campaigns usually involve…Read More

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How to Choose Keywords for Your Website

The English language is incredible. There are hundreds of different word combinations that can be used to communicate a single idea. And every combination is a possible SEO keyword phrase for some website. Maybe yours. So how do you decide which words…Read More

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How to Grow Your E-Mail List

A mailing list is one of the most effecting marketing tools that a small business or independent professional can develop. You can use your mailing list to build relationships with new customers or strengthen existing customer loyalty by sharing exclusive offers, inside…Read More

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