Creating Effective YouTube Videos
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Creating Effective YouTube Videos

In this day and age, nearly everyone knows YouTube and the power it has to make anyone an overnight viral superstar. While this guide may not get you onto your favorite talk show, here are a few tips and tricks to creating your own YouTube videos that will hopefully capture your audience's attention and leave them wanting more. Pay Attention To Your Video Location If the video is meant to be informative, you don't want any background distractions that will cause the viewer to lose focus on what it is you're trying to explain. Keep the backdrop and video shooting…
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5 Reasons You Absolutely Should Be Using Email Marketing In Your Business
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5 Reasons You Absolutely Should Be Using Email Marketing In Your Business

There were three times more emails sent last year than all of the stars in the entire Milky Way Galaxy. That’s 838 billion email messages and in this video I’m going to share the five reasons you should use email marketing in your business. I’m Mikel Erdman, President and CEO of MySMARTblog.com and in this video I’m going to share with you the five reasons you should absolutely be using email marketing in your business. Email Is Personal, Private And Permission - Based The first reason I want to share with you is that email is permission-based and this is…
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New SMARTblog Site Audits
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New SMARTblog Site Audits

In the past month or so, we have spent some time going through all of our SMARTblogs and making sure everything is appearing and performing as it should on your site. You also may or may not have noticed, but we have added forms to the sidebar of all sites that will help you to capture leads and generally get in contact with people who would like more information. We know that getting traffic to your website is one thing, but getting that traffic to convert is another important big challenge. In addition to providing a solid foundation of tools…
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How To Run A Mortgage Ad On Facebook To Generate Purchase Or Refinance Leads
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How To Run A Mortgage Ad On Facebook To Generate Purchase Or Refinance Leads

Would you like to learn how to get more home buyer or refinance mortgage leads directly to your email inbox? Do you know how easy it is to set  up and run local, targeted ads on Facebook to get these mortgage leads streaming in? You can totally change your life and your business if you learn to implement targeted, inexpensive niche based marketing! And the best place to do it on the internet today is on Facebook. Well, my friends over at Retechulous just recorded a short YouTube video showing exactly how easy this is.  You can do it in…
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8 Useful Websites to Increase Productivity
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8 Useful Websites to Increase Productivity

Let's face it, we're all constantly looking for that next new tool that's going to help us be more productive in some aspect of our lives. Here is a list we have put together for you of what we think are some of the most useful websites that you've (hopefully) never heard of. 1. keybr.com (Link) Wish you could type faster? Almost everyone these days accesses a computer daily, either for work or personal use. Keybr.com is an easy way to practice typing by feel, not by looking at the keyboard as you type. As it takes you through all the…
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How to Use Google Calendar
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How to Use Google Calendar

Do you find yourself constantly writing notes or leaving reminders for yourself so you don't forget important upcoming events? If you aren't currently using a Calendar application either on your Smartphone, Tablet or Computer, you should be. Google Calendar is one of my favorite calendar applications, as it makes it simple to track all upcoming events and important dates by syncing with your devices as well as giving you different notification options. Setting up Google Calendar The only requirement necessary to take advantage of Google Calendar's features is that you must have a Google Account. Signing up with Google essentially means creating yourself a…
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