Facebook Cover Photos: Need-to-Know Tips & Inspiration Before You Create the Perfect Cover

Your Facebook business page needs a cover photo; simple as that. Without one (much like your profile image or About section), it looks uninhabited. However, before you slap any old picture up there, there are a few things you should know about Facebook cover photos. Tips Before You Start Use the right dimensions. The exact dimensions…

5 Ways to Conquer a Bad Writing Day

We’ve all had bad writing days: those days where we feel either completely uninspired to write, or sit down with an idea only to find out that the writing isn’t flowing like you want it to. It happens to the best of us; it’s happened to all writers of every skill level. From writer’s block…

On the Road to Entrepreneurship: Part Five (Design and the Website)

This series reviews my personal journey on becoming a business owner. I’m neither recommending nor suggesting you take the exact same steps I did. Rather, I’m sharing the story of how red vine came to be, including the trials and tribulations along the way. Read the full series here. My brother’s the master here, but I can at least let…

On the Road to Entrepreneurship: Part Four (Back to the Fun: Logos)

This series reviews my personal journey on becoming a business owner. I’m neither recommending nor suggesting you take the exact same steps I did. Rather, I’m sharing the story of how red vine came to be, including the trials and tribulations along the way. Read the full series here. Now that the boring stuff is over, let’s get back to…

On the Road to Entrepreneurship: Part Three (Let’s Get Legal and Talk Money)

This series reviews my personal journey on becoming a business owner. I’m neither recommending nor suggesting you take the exact same steps I did. Rather, I’m sharing the story of how red vine came to be, including the trials and tribulations along the way. Read the full series here. Ok, so you’ve got your plan and your name. It’s time to…

On the Road to Entrepreneurship: Part Two (How’s About That Business Name?)

This series reviews my personal journey on becoming a business owner. I’m neither recommending nor suggesting you take the exact same steps I did. Rather, I’m sharing the story of how red vine came to be, including the trials and tribulations along the way. Read the full series here. A business name. Seemingly simple, but oh-so-complex. I love to write, so…

On the Road to Entrepreneurship: Part One (What’s in a Business, Anyway?)

This series reviews my personal journey on becoming a business owner. I’m neither recommending nor suggesting you take the exact same steps I did. Rather, I’m sharing the story of how red vine came to be, including the trials and tribulations along the way. Read the full series here. Entrepreneur. Not a word I would have thought…

Why Groupon and LivingSocial Deals Are Great for Businesses

A while back, I got some beef for talking about a great experience I had swimming with manatees thanks to a Groupon deal. The person explained that businesses offer their services for little to no profit and that, since I wouldn’t be a repeat customer, I wasn’t actually doing them any good. I beg to differ,…

Facebook Admin Roles: Which Admin Role is Right For Your Page?

If you manage a page on Facebook, you may have noticed that you can apply one of five roles to each administrator. You’ve got a lot to choose from: Manager, Content Creator, Moderator, Advertiser, and Insights Analyst. Just by looking at the list, there’s no way to tell what type of access one admin would…

How to Create a Business Page on Google Plus

I still don’t know how I feel about Google+; it seems so cumbersome and clunky to me, even after being out there for a while. Regardless, I think it’s still important to be there now – as both yourself and as your business. Step 1: Personal Page To get started, you’ll need your own Google+ account….