How To Pick The Most Effective Domain Name For Your Mortgage Business!
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How To Pick The Most Effective Domain Name For Your Mortgage Business!

Here at MySMARTblog, we receive questions all the time from our clients on how to pick an SEO-friendly, memorable and relevant domain name for their site. We wanted to put together some key tips that would assist you in picking your own effective domain name. Key Tips  1. Make the domain unique, yet relevant to your industry. 2. Keep the name as short as possible. 3. Think of a memorable domain name that's brand-related. Don't obsess over it too much, though -- just keep it simple. Also don't try to get overly clever with it, and avoid using numbers as they don't help…
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Using Google’s Additional Features

These days, it is safe to say that Google is the most well-known and widely used search engine around. For those of us who regularly use technology at our jobs or even in our homes, "Google It" has become a very common saying. While most of us are very familiar with the process of "Google-ing" something, there are many other features Google has to offer. They are constantly working on new services and experimenting with new ideas, and here are just a few of the many additional tools Google provides: news.google.com - While there are many different news sources on the internet, Google…
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Checking Your Form Entries in WordPress

"Gravity Forms" is one of the most widely used contact form plugin for WordPress and comes included with each of our SMARTblog sites. This plugin makes it simple to create and add forms to your WordPress site in minutes. Below is an example of a "Contact Form" on one of our Demo SMARTblog sites (you may have this or a similar one on your SMARTblog site, if you have a SMARTblog membership with us). This week, we will be showing you how to check your form entries from this plugin through your WordPress site. This is a great way to check who has…
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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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Getting Started on Pinterest
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Getting Started on Pinterest

You may have heard your friends mention "Pinning" things or seen those little "Pin It" links at the end of an article you just finished reading, but what is Pinterest? Pinterest is an image based social media network that people can use to visually share things that they find interesting. Pinterest uses visual links called "Pins" that can be placed in customized collections called "Boards". Users can browse Pinterest by searching for specific topics or browsing certain categories provided, the main page (or "Pin Feed") will eventually become personalized based on your interests. Creating An Account If you do not already…
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