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Quick Questions and Answers about Marketing

Quick Questions and Answers about Marketing

Today’s quick questions and Answers About Marketing come via Facebook

Quick Questions and Answers about Marketing

Question 1 via a Facebook business group:

On one of my business groups, a business owner posted this request:

I have a fast-growing, highly engaged natural hair community. By *natural hair* I mean ethnic women who choose not to use chemical hair straighteners.

Think of it like this: “I’ve got big hair and I don’t care!”! I started the group as a hobby, but would love ideas for how to monetize it. They want healthy, long hair and ideas for styling it. They are addicted to hair products and how-to videos. There are a TON of free hair tutorials online. It’s ridiculous. I don’t want to make hair products or start a magazine.

How To

How to make website links open in a new page

This week a client emailed me to ask how to make website links open in a new page.

She had remembered me telling her to open these links in “new” browser windows so that her website would remain open in the background. If this step wasn’t done, the new website link would override her website, and the visitor could potentially forget where they’d been in the first place.

My client’s website is using WordPress.org and I made a snapshot to show her how to do it (see below).

The steps are:

How To

How to Create Thumbnail Images with ImageWell for Mac

ImageWell for Mac: Video Tutorial 1 | Video Tutorial 2

This quick Video 1 shows you:

  • how to take a small image into ImageWell and reduce size to 70 pixels
  • how to add a 30 pixel border, to give total 100 pixel width and height
  • how to change border colour from black to white
  • how to save as .iw3 to be able to edit it later
  • how to save as .jpg and rename at the same time
  • how to open new jpg in ImageWell
  • how to add new 1 pixel border outside the white border
How To

How to Add Text to a Thumbnail Image with ImageWell for Mac

ImageWell for Mac: Video Tutorial 1 | Video Tutorial 2

This quick Video Tutorial 2 shows you:

  • how to add easily add text to your image using ImageWell for Mac
  • how to save as .jpg and rename at the same time.

Adding text to your images can be so easy once you know how. If you’re already using ImageWell for Macintosh, then you’ll be familiar with its easy-to-use interface.

I hope this video has helped you – please let me know by posting a comment, thanks!

Teena

 

Teena’s Marketing Tip 009 Recommend Others with Follow Friday

Teena’s Marketing Tip 009 Recommend Others with Follow Friday

A common hashtag is #FollowFriday and another is #TravelTuesday. You’ll find many more too by searching Twitter

April 04, 2014 at 04:42PM


Read more of Teena’s Marketing Tips: Pinterest Board: 50 Quick Marketing Tips | Twitter Tips

Marketing Tip 008 – Schedule Your Tweets

Marketing Tip 008 – Schedule Tweets Ahead of Time

Marketing Tip 008 - Schedule Your Tweets

Writing a week or more worth of tweets in advance, and then scheduling them is a great way to save time and effort. Quite often some of your tweets can be repeated month after month, so a new Twitter audience will get to see them too.

April 04, 2014 at 08:38AM

 


Read more of Teena’s Marketing Tips: Pinterest Board: 50 Quick Marketing Tips | Twitter Tips

Marketing Tip 007 – Using Twitter Hashtags

Marketing Tip 007 – Using Twitter Hashtags like Categories in Twitter

Marketing Tip 007 - Using Twitter Hashtags

What is a HASHTAG?

A “HASH” symbol can be found:

  • on your computer keyboard above the 3
  • on your smart phone keypad generally below the 9.

On Twitter, a “tag” is something used to keep similar tweets or messages together.

By combining the two – a hash symbol and a tag – you can easily tweet the “hashtag” to keep certain Twitter “tweets” (messages) together.

Marketing Tip 006 Add your link or URL to every photo or image

Marketing Tip 006 Add your link or URL to every photo or image

Marketing Tip 006 – Adding your URL to images make it easy to find YOU

Many people forget to put their link or URL on every photo or image they post online.

This is a missed opportunity, as you never know where the image my end up — and you want folks to come find you, don’t you? Sure you do 🙂

For example, in the image above, my website name appears in grey towards the bottom of the image.  This is a thumbnail of the actual size, but it can still be read, so if this image gets ‘liked’ or ‘shared’, people will know how to get back to the author or originator.

International Womens' Day thumbnail image

International Womens Day 8 March 2014

International Womens' Day with Teena Hughes

Join me for this wonderful occasion!

On the 7th March, 2014 my regular Friday local business-owners’ meet-up will be dedicated to INTERNATIONAL WOMENS’ DAY.

Details:

  • Friday 7th March, 2014
  • 8:00am to 9:30am
  • The Beach Shack Cafe
  • 818 Pacific Parade, Currumbin Beach Qld
  • Wear PURPLE & GREEN if you can 🙂

Bookings

Please contact me via phone or text message to confirm your attendance:

  • Teena Hughes on 0408-801-808

Price:

  • Each attendee pays for their own breakfast and drinks.

I look forward to meeting you, and hearing your stories about your journeys and triumphs.

Podcast 014 Backup iPhone Images and videos

Podcast 014 How to Copy and Backup iPhone Images and Videos

This week’s Podcast is about taking control of your iPhone images and videos.  I prefer not to use Apple iCloud storage, so I researched a better way to have total control over my images and videos, and where to store and back them up.

Listen to the Podcast:

Transcript of Podcast 014 How to Copy & Backup iPhone Images & Videos

Hidee ho everyone! How’s life in your neck o’the woods been this week?