How to Create Professional Looking Facebook Covers, Social Media and Blog Images

By: | Posted in: Tech Tips | Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 - 4:14pm

One of the ways to be visible on the social media world (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.) is via images.

However, for the self-employed professional creating professional looking graphics can be a challenge.

That’s why, I was so thrilled when I discovered Canva.com

See video for overview…

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How To Protect Your Website – Tip #1: Make sure your username is not “Admin” and your password is strong

By: | Posted in: Tech Tips | Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 - 10:31pm

If you still have the default “admin” username to access your WordPress website, you are at high risk of being hacked.

That’s the bad news, the good news is that you can fix this quickly.

Just follow the steps below.

See Video for an Overview…

How to Promote Your Blog Posts in Facebook

By: | Posted in: Tech Tips | Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013 - 1:09pm

Blog posts can be a great self-promotion strategy to empower your marketing and create awareness about what you do.

This strategy will only work if people read your material, so promotion of your blog post in social media platforms such as Facebook is really a must do.

Keep reading to find out how easy it is to promote your blog post in Facebook.

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Domains, Hosting, Servers, CMS, WordPress, Weebly – Is this gibberish to you?

By: | Posted in: Tech Tips | Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013 - 6:54am

When you are considering creating a website you can find yourself submerged into new terms that are really gibberish to most humans.

Words such as Domain, DNS, Web hosting, Servers, Content Management System or CMS, WordPress, Weebly, etc.

Let me explain some of the basic concepts in simple English.

To have a customized website for your business you need:

See Video below to an overview…

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What is Dropbox and Why You Should Use It

By: | Posted in: Tech Tips | Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013 - 7:41am

Below the video you will find detailed instructions on how to set up a free Dropbox account.

But if you are asking yourself why should you have a Dropbox account, see the video.

In a nutshell, to have a Dropbox account is really the modern version of the the old floppy disk and much, much more 🙂

See Video Below to Understand Why People Love DropBox

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How To Have a Google Presentation or Slide Show Playing in Your Website

By: | Posted in: Tech Tips | Thursday, Aug 1, 2013 - 11:14pm

Google Presentations are SlideShows that you can create easily to provide a visual element to your teleseminars, programs, workshops, etc.

In this How-To Guide I will explain how you can embed a Google Presentation into a website. This can be very helpful in different scenarios.

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Do You Have a Dedicated Work Line? Line2 is a great solution

By: | Posted in: Tech Tips | Friday, Jul 26, 2013 - 2:30pm

When you find a website about a service you are looking for, it’s great to be able to find a phone number to call to straight away.

As service professionals is important to be accessible and to have a contact phone number in our websites.

If you are thinking “Yes, I agree, BUT…” it is possible that you don’t have a dedicated work line for your business and that you cannot control office hours, and other very helpful features.

Line2 can be the solution for you because it will allow you to keep your professional and personal lives separate on one phone or iPad. (more…)

Lessons Learned from a Computer Crash

By: | Posted in: Tech Tips | Tuesday, Jul 16, 2013 - 12:23am

What happens if your computer crashes?

Some people will even say:

What happens WHEN your computer crashes?

Because it’s really a question of luck and time.

My luck run out at very bad timing. I was spending some time with my family in Portugal (my country of birth) and was not expecting that my computer would let me down.

The good news was that I have a good backup of my data (thanks to Time Machine and an external drive).

The bad news was that the external drive with the backup was in Phoenix, AZ and I was in Portugal, Europe.

Here are some of the lessons I learned from this experience.

In Video Format or below it in bullet points 🙂

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How to Prepare Handouts for Your Webinars, Workhops, or Programs

By: | Posted in: Tech Tips | Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 - 7:14pm

When you participate in a webinar, workshop, or program with a slide show, you love when presenters shares their slides in a way that you can refer to them later.

So, why not create that same rewarding experience to the participantes of your own webinars and workshops – it easier than you think.

In this demo, I will give you some ideas that you can start using straightway.

See Video below for an overview

How to Create a Quality Webinar with Free Resources

By: | Posted in: Tech Tips, zviral | Friday, Jun 7, 2013 - 11:32pm

Webinars are a great tool to create online visibility, but for many the thought of setting one up can be daunting.

Yet things can be easier than they seem and you even can start by using free resources.

Here, I will present a possible solution by using a free conference line and Google presentations.

See Video below for an overview

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