Download 40 free Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day images at Big Commerce

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Love this freebie from BigCommerce - 40 FREE Valentine's Day and Presidents' Day graphics for your site or store.  So easy to use and they have lots of different options to match lots of different color schemes!  You can find the  free Valentine’s and Presidents’ Day images and download the zip file here: http://info.bigcommerce.com/free-valentines-images-2014   … [Read more...]

Is BigCommerce right for you? Try it for FREE and see!

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  Sell More Online with Bigcommerce! Bigcommerce is the world's leading e-commerce platform, powering more than 30,000 online stores to over $1.3 billion in sales. We'll help you create a gorgeous, professional store that's easy to manage thanks to their powerful, easy-to-use features. Try it free to see why Bigcommerce is the fastest-growing e-commerce platform in … [Read more...]

How do your calls come in?

Ring Central Mobile

Let's face it, there are many, many challenges to running an online boutique or business from your home. One of the myriad of obstacles is how to receive phone calls. I used to use my cell but when my business took off, the cell phone didn't quite feel professional enough. I needed a way to bridge the gap between WAHM and professional.  A client of mine who had just started a home business … [Read more...]

Does Your Landing Page Need a Makeover?

"30 Principals of Landing Page Design" is a must read for anyone interested in decreasing their bounce rate and increasing their conversion rate.  For those just getting started with your websites, your landing page is your first page, sometimes called a splash page.  Your bounce rate is the percentage of visitors who leave your site after coming to your landing page.  Your conversion rate is how … [Read more...]

Just Added – Free Twitter Marketing Guide

Use our newsletter sign-up box to the right and get 2 free guides.  Once you complete your sign-up, you'll receive a Free guide on SEO strategies that anyone can implement and our free e-Book "twitter Marketing Made Easy."  Signing up is super easy, we never sell or distribute your email and you can unsubscribe at any time! … [Read more...]

Pixlr.com a Free Photo Editor to Add Polish to Your Boutique

Pixlr Online

Wow...that's just about all I can say!  I just discovered Pixlr.com and I'm amazed.  This FREE, easy to use (ok, maybe easy to me because it emulates photoshop which I use every single day) online photo editor lets you resize, edit, crop and optimize your photos right in your browser window.  I won't say it's going to replace my version of Photoshop, but it is a great option for anyone who needs … [Read more...]

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a phone solution

Love it or hate it, a phone is often a must for running a small business. For me, there are many reasons why the phone is not my preferred method of contact. For starters, my work, by nature, requires that I have notes of client conversations - if those conversations occur in email format - presto, notes are already there. If the conversation happens on the phone, much can be lost in … [Read more...]