Did you know that when someone first meets you they form a lasting first impression within seven seconds tops? The same holds true for your website. First impressions count. Your website is a powerful marketing tool. A well-maintained website can help you gain a competitive advantage in your … Read more about Why Your Business Needs a Web Presence
I will bet there are plenty of folks who don't know why I mean by this title. Working 1099? What's that? Have you truly lost it this time Cindy? We've heard of working 9 to 5, heck they even wrote a song about that. For those of you who don't already know, when you get a job at a business and … Read more about Working 1099
On my laptop, as I begin typing Amazon, up pops Amazon Prime, with the login and password screen pre filled..just ready for me to shop and shop and shop. I find myself thinking, gee, I need some more of that coffee I really like. I look it up in my orders history, and I buy it with just one … Read more about On Line Shopping- Here to Stay
People routinely name their businesses after themselves. Hint, Social-Cindy.com. Which is fine, but until you become a household name, no one, other than your Mom or a bill collector, is going to search for your name when they need something. They are going to search for what it is they … Read more about Things Every Business Website Needs
When we first began our Web Design and Social Media business our biggest struggle was to convince people they didn't have to tell the world EVERYTHING about their business right there on the home page. Sometimes it's still difficult for our clients to find a balance between just enough information … Read more about The Do’s and Dont’s of Website Designs
Social Cindy has just begun working with Liz Bowler at Itex Barter and we are excited. Periodically, throughout the years, we have traded services with other companies versus paying for them. It usually works out pretty well, but after having heard Liz speak at several networking events here in the … Read more about Barter and Business
The WordPress community has been busy writing updates for the WordPress platform itself, as well as the themes, and plugins that make up your dynamic website. Many of these updates focus on improving the safety and security of your website. Social Cindy recommends that you … Read more about WordPress Updates for Safety and Security
I sometimes get a little nervous because there is SO much competition lately in our chosen career field. I attended a local networking luncheon, and there was no less than 5 other people claiming to be Digital Marketing Companies, Social Media Companies, Website Companies. There was even … Read more about Anyone Can Build a Website, But Not Everyone Can Build a Good One!
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
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
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?
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