Nancy

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Date registered: July 12, 2008

Latest posts

  1. Blogging for Profit — October 7, 2009
  2. What’s in a host? — September 30, 2009
  3. Photography for your website — September 11, 2009
  4. Does Social Media Work? — September 3, 2009
  5. 2 Years Ago Today — August 24, 2009

Most commented posts

  1. One Stop Boy Shop — 1 comment
  2. To Blog or Not to Blog — 1 comment

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Oct
07

Blogging for Profit

As published on Hybrid Mom Let’s be honest, it’s hard to make money off of a blog, but it is possible! There are a large group of people who have successfully done so. Generally, if you have a blog attached to your business website you won’t be blogging for profit (that’s more about driving traffic …

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Sep
30

What’s in a host?

As published on Hybrid Mom In a previous article, I wrote about What to Look for in a Web Designer.  Along with a web designer, your site also will need a domain name (internet address) AND a host. When you’re quoted a price by a web designer to design your new website, the costs of …

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Sep
11

Photography for your website

As published on Hybrid Mom I recently wrote about “What to look for in a web designer” but there’s more to a great looking website than the layout, functionality and design. Most (maybe all?) web designers have access to a lot of great stock photos on the internet, but ideally most people want their front …

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Sep
03

Does Social Media Work?

As published on Hybrid Mom. What are “social media”? Social Media are internet based online communities and forums (message boards) where you interact with other people, many of whom you don’t know in real life (IRL). You can talk to friends, talk about your day, meet new people, and expand relationships. They are also places …

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Aug
24

2 Years Ago Today

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As published on Hybrid Mom. I wrote this post on my One Stop Boy Shop Blog on July 4th, 2009. This could be considered my “Hybrid Mom” defining moment—it was the day that I made the decision to stay home with my boys but to also pursue other opportunities that fulfilled the nerd in me. …

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Aug
14

To Blog or Not To Blog as seen on Hybrid Mom

Nancy

As published on Hybrid Mom Probably the number one question that I get asked as a web designer is, “I have a website, but do I need a blog?”  This is a good question, and is usually followed-up by a host of others:   “Why should I have a blog?  What good will it do for …

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Aug
03

Search Engine Rankings

As published on Hybrid Mom. Search Engine Rankings (SEO) are a big mystery to a lot of people, and rightfully so–good rankings are hard to get and even harder to keep. Thankfully, how to achieve them is not necessarily something that you need to know how to implement yourself; a good customer oriented web developer …

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Jul
27

What to look for in a web designer

My work background is in Network Management. Armed with that knowledge and over 12 years experience (in corporate networking), I’ve learned a bit about how all of the pieces work and in this article, I’ll share observations I’ve made as well as questions I recommend that you ask when looking for a web designer for …

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Jun
16

More about Blogging

If you are running a serious business whether it be an online company or a local one you should consider a blog. If you want your blog to be taken seriously, then you should seriously consider having a WordPress blog with your own address.  Having your own domain name gives your blog an impression of …

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Jun
11

Social Networking

Some other great ways of driving traffic and increasing your ratings on the Search Engines is utilizing the social networking companies that are out there.  For instance, I have a page on Face Book for my One Stop Boy Shop where people can be a fan and I also send an RSS feed through my …

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