Humans.txt – A great idea dies quietly?

Web Design, Web Marketing
I'm not sure how I recently found my way to the Humans.txt website. But what I found there was a well thought out initiative to give credit to the human beings responsible for creating the content we enjoy every day on the web. Originating in Spain, presented in 10 languages, with much effort going into the web design and add-ons to make the initiative work more easily with WordPress and Drupal, the Humans.txt concept seems to have suffered from little adoption and active promotion came to a halt in July 2016 - at least according to their Twitter feed (@humanstxt) and Facebook page. But not before getting the attention of the folks at Google: "Google is built by a large team of engineers, designers, researchers, robots, and others in many…
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Orange Cat Productions Celebrates 17th Anniversary

Orange Cat Productions Celebrates 17th Anniversary

Email Marketing, Local Marketing, Online Marketing, Social Networking, Web Marketing
This week, Orange Cat Productions celebrates its 17th Anniversary. It's been a fun journey beginning in the early days of the Web. Along the way, we've served Fortune 500 clients and Mom 'n Pop businesses alike. We've helped all sorts of businesses increase their online visibility. As we celebrate our 17th Anniverary, we have a gift for you. We'll be offering 17% off all website design work booked by April 30, 2013. So for any of you you need a new website or an update to the one you have now, here's your chance to save a sizable chunk of money that you can use for something else in your business. A 17% off offer also applies to Email Marketing, SEO packages, Mobile website add-ons, social marketing and video marketing…
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5 Keys to Online Marketing Success

5 Keys to Online Marketing Success

Local Marketing, Online Marketing, Web Marketing
Can any small local business stand toe-to-toe with the big boys when it comes to online marketing success in their business? Yes, they can - IF they know how! Today, I am happy to announce the release of my latest e-book report "5 Keys to Online Marketing Success." If you've ever had any doubt that you can successfully promote your business online, this report will show you the way. This report was written for the benefit of owners of small, local businesses who don't have the time or technical knowledge to research these marketing strategies for themselves. For instance, many local businesses these days have figured that they just need a presence on Facebook, via a profile or a page (there is a difference). But what they may not realize…
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A New Study Reveals the Power of First Impressions Online | Entrepreneur.com

Web Marketing
If you think any old website will do for your business, read this.It takes less than two-tenths of a second for an online visitor to form a first opinion of your brand once they've perused your company's website, according to researchers at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. And it takes just another 2.6 seconds for that viewer's eyes to concentrate in a way that reinforces that first impression.Read the rest of this story at:A New Study Reveals the Power of First Impressions Online | Entrepreneur.com.
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Letting it happen vs. making it happen

Email Marketing, Local Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Online Marketing, Web Marketing
[caption id="attachment_1627" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Putting it all together"][/caption]There are many moments in life where we have the choice of just letting whatever happens happen or taking control of the situation by actively seeking the results we desire (making it happen). I'm sure I am not just speaking for myself when I say there have times when I chose either path. The fundamental problem with letting things happen is that if your don't make the choices, some else will. And other's choices are seldom in our best interest. When it comes to making decisions regarding the promotion or marketing of your business, letting it happen is just not a viable option. If you don't make the choice to control the market's perception of your business, no one else will. That leaves…
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