The Differences Between Small Business and Corporate

As a small business owner myself, I am bombarded with invitations to all manner of on-line groups which are supposed to connect fellow business owners, one of which is Alignable. Most of the time I am pretty busy trying to get all of my obligations met and attending BNI or  networking meetings. … Read more about The Differences Between Small Business and Corporate

The Importance of Thinking Before You Type

At Social Cindy, we build websites and perform social media for small companies. Because of that, we are on the web constantly. We look for trending topics, for new ways to make our sites show up in search engines, and we see Facebook and Twitter posts from all over the world. Some of what we see is … Read more about The Importance of Thinking Before You Type

To Have a Website or Not To Have a Website

  I have often preached the virtues of having a great website. It is my passion, and it's also my profession, to make beautiful, productive websites on the WordPress platform. Why? Because I believe in them as a marketing tool. In fact, it's my belief  your website is one of the most … Read more about To Have a Website or Not To Have a Website

Can A Website Do It All?

I responded to a remark made by a local business woman on an online referral forum. She had commissioned someone to build a website for her, it had been over a year and she felt cheated because that website didn't bring her any customers. My heart breaks a little when I read things like … Read more about Can A Website Do It All?

How To Keep Your Website In Front of People

Yesterday I gave a presentation to a group of local business men and women. One of the items I addressed was the need to not only own a gorgeous, informative, mobile ready and secure website, but to keep it ranking in the search engines by posting fresh content, using certain social media outlets to … Read more about How To Keep Your Website In Front of People

Deep Learning and Neural Networks

As a parent, watching an infant as he or she begins this journey of life can be an amazing experience. If each day we take time to really watch them watching us, trying to mimic the movements we make as we talk to them, trying to communicate with us without yet being able to form words. It's an … Read more about Deep Learning and Neural Networks

The Internet Of Things

  I spend wayyy too much time on the web. partly because it's my job to do so, and partly because I am a curious person by nature. I came across this post the other day and I bookmarked it, because it looked interesting, but I was trying to stay focused on the task at hand. Which for me … Read more about The Internet Of Things

What Does Your Website Say About Your Business?

I am so proud to say that Social Cindy has been in business for 10 years now. We have fought an uphill battle trying to convince business owners that websites are good for their businesses. But they are getting the message and we are building more websites than ever. Websites that are clean and … Read more about What Does Your Website Say About Your Business?

Working From Home

  Even though Boston College reports approximately two-thirds of people believe working at home is a positive influence on job success, work/life balance, and job commitment, those of us who use a home office understand the difficulties associated with productivity. A home office means there … Read more about Working From Home

LinkedIn Helpful Hints

With 50 Million users, LinkedIn is the ultimate social platform for professionals. In addition to making connections, you can get introductions, obtain recommendations and collaborate with hundreds of industry professionals and peers in your network. LinkedIn is such a powerful tool but not many … Read more about LinkedIn Helpful Hints

Customer Service

My partner and I have been in various businesses over the years. Sometimes we worked for big companies, sometimes we worked for small companies, and ultimately we decided to operate our own business. But no matter where we worked, or who we worked for, we never had the attitude that it was somebody … Read more about Customer Service