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Are You Making These 5 Easily Fixed Website Mistakes?

I work with a lot of small business owners and entrepreneurs who manage their own websites.

Most of them hire me (or someone like me) to create their initial website presence. Then, once the site launches, they take over management and control of the website on their own and only request outside help when they need to make big changes or have a problem.

This isn’t a bad thing.

One of the great things about online marketing is that you can learn to run an effective and professional digital presence on your own.

But when I connect with clients in this situation — clients who have been managing their website on their own for a while — I usually spot a few problems.

I see small mistakes that can have a big negative impact on their digital presence.

So if you’re managing your own site, review this list to make sure you aren’t making the same mistakes I’ve seen.

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4 Surprising Realizations I Had During My First Year in Business

In October of last year, I celebrated a major milestone — my first year in business.

One year from the time I pushed past my fear, stopped questioning my abilities, quit my job, and started my own business.

Oddly though, when that one year anniversary hit, it didn’t feel that much like a milestone.

Like many things I experienced during my first year of business, that day wasn’t at all how I imagined it, and it reminded me of the other surprising realizations I had during my first year of business.

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Your New Website Just Went Live. Now What?

After weeks — maybe months — in development, your new website is finally done.

The website creation job is over. You can sit back, relax, and watch your website work for you while you rest on the sidelines.

Well, not exactly.

Don’t forget to water your new website

Watching your website site go live is a victory, but it’s not the end of the battle.

Maintaining, updating, and monitoring your website is a job that will last as long as your business.

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