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10 Little Marketing Secrets

I feel a lot of frustration for therapists who end up getting pulled in countless marketing directions and end up more overwhelmed and confused than ever.  Think of this blog post as your behind the scenes look at the fascinating land of business coaches, entrepreneur experts and marketing gurus.  Many are awesome people but it […]

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Do you have someone to keep you honest?

What I really mean is, are there people in your life that you trust who can tell it like it is, even if you don’t want to hear it?  Are there people who you respect so much because they remind you of what you wanted to do, or meant to do, but didn’t actually accomplish […]

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Are you online for the long haul? Lessons Learned in 5 Years

I’ve got fifty minutes left of nervous anxiety before I get to “meet” my new website.  Five years ago we launched a marriage therapy directory and were pleased as punch by what our webmaster put together for us.  Little did we know how LITTLE WE KNEW!  After a year and a lot of mistakes, I […]

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Having a Website Strategy

This blog title cracks me up considering my origins of websites was to have the idea first, then hire the webmaster, then get confused with the questions he was asking, then see the website done, then hope our idea took off…not having a clue about the thousands of errors I made. Now I exhaust myself […]

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Free Website Designs

For those who are interested in learning how to do a website, I suggest you start with a FREE TEMPLATE.  It means you have the design “done” and you just plug in all your content.  You’ll need a program to do this.  The one I used is Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 (the link goes to the […]

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Beautiful website design example

I just found another gorgeous therapy website design.  Of course design is like art…HIGHLY Personal.  I’m unabashedly a fan of the color red.  I even have a rule in life that if I am trying to decide between two items (usually clothing), to ALWAYS chose the red.  Colors are very personal.  But therapy is also […]

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Don't get ripped off!

I just got an email from a therapist who went with a  company for a website and isn’t too happy so far.  I had never heard of the company but a simple Google search showed it made some “top worst companies” list.   I should stop being “shocked” and amazed at what I find out there.  […]

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The Stuff Webmasters Never Tell You

 I’ve officially moved The First Dance website to the new design.  I lost two months of work, a lot of my sanity, and even testing things out, I have pages that aren’t working.  I decided however, to just have a semi-broken new site rather than keep on my old design. So in honor of the […]

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Who can you trust to help with websites?

I just got a note from someone downloading the FREE seo stuff, reflecting the exact same baggage  I had.  Who do you listen to and trust when it comes to all this web stuff?? Yesterday I was going through the Yellow Pages to see if I can find companies that may benefit from a better […]

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A website as a house

I often think of websites in ways people “get” who aren’t techie. The house metaphor works on so many levels. You may have to hire a plumber, electrician, carpenter, interior designer, architect. We all get there are specialities with homes. You can also appreciate selling a home. You can spend ALL your effort on getting […]

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