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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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Making Sure Your Email Newsletter Sends Successfully
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Making Sure Your Email Newsletter Sends Successfully

This Tuesday Tech Tip we'll cover what it means to be compliant with the current CAN-SPAM act, which are rules you should follow in each of your email newsletter campaigns before you send them out. Otherwise you might very well be dealing with angry newsletter recipients, issues with your email newsletter software delivering your campaigns successfully, or your email newsletter going into people's spam inboxes. First of all it is best to determine what types of message you'll be sending, as depending on what type it is, it will be treated differently. Here are the major categories an email will fall into: Commercial –…
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The Art Of Storytelling Can Change Your Business Forever!
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The Art Of Storytelling Can Change Your Business Forever!

Storytelling, or your ability to "tell your story" is one of the most important tools that you have in business today. A number of high power business publications have recently stated that storytelling will become the most important business skill in the next 5 to 10 years! In fact, with all of the marketing noise in the various channels that people are getting information through these days, it's harder than ever to make a lasting, effective impression on the people that you are desperately trying to reach. Storytelling Is A Powerful Way To Connect With Others The simple fact is that…
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Should I Be Blogging For My Real Estate Business?
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Should I Be Blogging For My Real Estate Business?

Marketing to clients can be done easily, quickly and without a lot of out of pocket expenses when you use blogging and social media marketing to reach them. If you're a real estate agent or mortgage loan officer and you have your own website, you know how important it is to have a professional online presence. National Association of Realtors, states that over 90% of active home searchers use the internet to search for their next home. According to Forbes, 78% of salespeople using social media outsell their peers. Whether you've had your site for a while or are just starting, you have a…
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How To Set Up Your Godaddy Domain
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How To Set Up Your Godaddy Domain

For this Tuesday's Tech Tip, we will walk you through how you can put your custom GoDaddy domain name to use. You have a domain with GoDaddy you would like to be associated with your website, but how can you do this? Check out the information below for a guide on different ways you can change your new website URL to point to the right place. Remember if you need additional help, you can always contact GoDaddy support to walk you through any of these methods. Accessing your Domain Details Once you have logged in, find "Domains" on the list of options (should…
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