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53947469b8eac7f2d558589e8ff6dead0e833 640 Easily Create Animated and Whiteboard Videos FAST!

You know those cool looking hand drawn videos where a hand sketches images and text onto the screen? This software creates the same type of videos out of ANY images or graphics on your computer (or choose from the huge library of built-in images). Add voiceover, sounds or background music. Hit build and the “sketch” video is automatically created! Put these videos on your blog, website, YouTube, etc.

You can check out the demo video right here:  << Easy Sketch >>

This animation style reminds us of our childhood–when we drew and played and everything was fun and easy.

These animations help you get your point across in a non-threatening way.

As you will see at this site, it has greatly increased conversion rates for some people. << Easy Sketch >>

For a limited time, this software is ONLY $39! It will eventually be priced at $147.

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Mar
11

Blog Design – Part 2

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money Depositphotos 1015220 xs 150x150 Blog Design   Part 2 While most companies that offer free blog hosting offer pre-selected templates, there are also some which allow customization which, if used correctly, can increase your blog’s traffic. Here are a few tips to make your blog stand out from the millions of blogs out there that have standard designs.

Customize the Banner

The banner usually has the most generic designs that are common to the blogs from a blogging company or service. You can personalize this banner by having a graphic with the dimensions of the banner. You can also edit the graphic so that it includes the title of your blog. In this case, you can create your own graphic or you can purchase professional looking graphics online for less than $10. Check out Logo Creator with which you can create blog graphics, page headers, Facebook timeline images, etc. and you get 200 “ready made” templates to get your creative juices going.

Personalizing Photos

Of course, most of the photos that you will be posting will be your own. However, if you don’t customize the photos before posting them, you may miss maximizing the enhancing benefits graphics can add to the page.  Adding photo borders can help the photo stand out from the page.  It can also add to the design of your blog. You can choose a standard border or you can also create your own border which can be associated with your blog’s templates. A software program that can help you create dazzling graphics is called Social Graphics Pro and I have found it to be very easy to learn and use (look under Tools for Coaches and you’ll find it near the bottom of that page). This is MUCH LESS expensive than a program like Photoshop and MUCH, MUCH SIMPLER to use.

Add a Favicon

Do you think sites with icons on the address bar before the website’s URL are cool? Many people do. Favicons add a professional look to the URL. These are simple to do using photo or graphic editing software. Google blog templates, layouts, backgrounds, textures and skins to see what will fit your blog. There are sites that offer free blog templates, layouts, backgrounds, textures and skins. You can use these so your blog doesn’t look generic like most of the blogs hosted by the service provider.

Include RSS Feeds

This is a cool way to inform people with newsreaders about your blog headlines. Tutorials on RSS feeds are available on the internet.

Audio makes your blog more personal

Not only will audio personalize your blog, it can also keep your visitors coming back. You can try having streaming radio stations, mp3 files or playlists loading with your blog.

Advertisements

If you have signed up with Google AdSense, be sure the ads are conveniently placed so they don’t hinder your readers’ accessibility to the other information on your blog. Try using these tips and I bet you’ll increase and retain traffic on your blog.

To Your SUCCESS,

Suzanne

P.S. You might want to check out Image Monthly which is an inexpensive monthly subscription that can help you be more confident about using graphics on your blog and make your content look great! P.P.S. Another product you may be interested in will help you create infographics. It is called Instant Infographics Presence. Here is a link to the first one I made just the other day about sharpei dogs

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Mar
04

The Importance of Blog Design

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Depositphotos 10101683 m 150x150 The Importance of Blog Design

Blogs have increased in popularity over the last few years. Many people have started to create their personal blogs to express their thoughts and feelings. Internet companies have also started blogs to inform consumers about their latest products, contests, and events.

Because of this popularity, blogs are also being used as internet marketing media. Before, internet marketing was done by placing banners and links on popular websites, such as news and information sites. Links were also included on newsletters and marketing letters sent to the members of their mailing lists.

Many people spend time reading blogs. People read their friend’s blogs, their favorite author’s blogs, blogs on topics that they are interested in, and blogs with product reviews. With the increasing popularity of blogging, some fear people will rely on blogs to get the latest news. While getting news reports from blogs isn’t reliable, some people look for product reviews through blogs. In some cases, this is more dependable. While it’s true that some media people are paid to write good reviews about a certain product, blog writers write about their actual experiences on products and services from a company. Blogs are a good medium to market a product. Increasing blog traffic means increasing product sales.

Blog traffic can be increased by joining affiliate programs and sites which will list your blog under a certain search category or name. You can also have your blog advertised in popular websites. This, however, will cost some money and is not advisable if you have just started blogging.

A writer who has just launched his/her blog will want as much traffic as possible to increase advertisements on the site. Also, some advertisers pay every time their link is clicked or the page that has their link is viewed. When you have increased traffic on your blog, you should try to keep your visitors coming back and recommending your blog to friends and colleagues.

This can be done by having informative or amusing content and good blog layout and design. You may develop your blog’s content yourself or you might hire the services of a web content writer to provide you with blog articles. Stay tuned for Blog Design, Part 2, coming soon!

To Your SUCCESS,

Suzanne

P.S. Check out Blog Better with WordPress for affordable online training.

P.P.S. Also see my blog post called Graphically Challenged.

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Feb
28

Graphically Challenged?

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successinlife 300x300 Graphically Challenged?

Are you graphically challenged? Make it easy on yourself! Check out Social Graphics Pro. Click on the tab called Coaching Tools and you will find a link to Social Graphics Pro at the bottom of that page. Get it for a one-time fee of $47 by February 28 and save $20 with this discount code: social (final cost $27). It took me about 5 minutes to create the above image with Social Graphics Pro. It’s very easy to learn and use.

Your final cost would only be $27!

Create professional…

* Facebook Fan Page Covers
* Timeline Photos
* Facebook Ads
* FB Coupons
* Event Covers
* Social Media Buzz Graphics – Including Viral Quotes
* Milestone Graphics
* Tabs for your Facebook Page
* Twitter covers
* Pinnable Graphics for Pinterest

PLUS – you can use this program outside of Facebook to make attention-grabbing …

* Banners to Promote your Own Stuff
* Headers for Websites
* Graphics for your Blog Posts.
* Marketing Tools for your Affiliates

And, YES, if you reach service providers, they can use it to create graphics for their clients, too.

Buy NOW and you will also get a BONUS of Business Character Graphics worth $17 alone OR you can buy just the Business Character Graphics for $17.

After February 28, the price goes UP! http://wordprocessingplus.com/social-graphics

To Your Success,

Suzanne

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money Depositphotos 1015220 xs 300x300 Google Wants To Pay You For Your Advice!

Did you know that billion dollar company Google Inc. has just launched a new online marketplace and they are looking to PAY people like you to join and share your advice with others.

It’s called Google Helpouts and Internet Marketing Legend Joel Comm has just released an amazing step-by-step video course on how to use this new service to generate leads, make sales, earn affiliate revenue and more.

Very few people even know Google has launched this marketplace and the first people to jump on this new opportunity are going to do amazing things with it.

http://wordprocessingplus.com/helpouts

Since Joel Comm has been using this new tool since they launched it, he has developed an in-depth video course showcasing the best ways to make money with this from an Internet Marketer’s perspective (tactics you won’t find elsewhere).

Don’t become one of the last people to hear about this. Grab your copy of Helpouts Profits today and learn from Joel how you can start using Google Helpouts to make money today!

To Your Success,

Suzanne

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