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Doing Business Online with Multiple Income Streams

Most small business have established an online presence. They have a website and are running ad campaigns and using marketing strategies to draw targeted traffic to their sites. But some small businesses are missing online opportunities for diversifying their income streams because…Read More

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An Inside Look at the Website Copywriting Process

I’ve already touched on the basics of website copywriting. Now I’d like to present a more elaborate explanation of exactly what website copywriting entails. Why should I do such a thing? For starters, I think it’s only fair that my clients understand…Read More

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Five Essentials for Small Business Blogging

Business blogging isn’t a fast or easy road to success. You have to master the writing, grasp the technology, and command your audience. Upload images and download plugins. Moderate comments and manage posts. It’s a ten-person job, there’s only two hands at…Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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