These stories submitted by Martina Iring will be featured BizSugar's homepage

Many small businesses rub their hands together in anticipation of all the plans they have for the emails they collected. Hold your horses, cowboy. Did you collect those emails in an ethical, not to mention legal, way? Don't become the greedy email collector! Read More
Looks like 2015 is going to be a year of SEO. I’ve had so many projects and queries around keyword research and site optimization! One of the most common questions I get asked by small business owners is “How do I get my site higher in search rankings?” Ahh… the million dollar question. Read More
Overwhelmed and intimidated by the thought of doing online video? Professional video maker Colette Nichol shares how perfection is not what it's about. It's about being genuine! She shares her tips on how to get that camera rolling... Read More
Last year, I decided that instead of setting New Year’s resolutions in the typical way, I would choose intentions that would guide my actions and act as the grounding force for all that I was looking to accomplish. Here's my follow-up on those intentions and how I'm moving forward into 2015! Read More
Direct sales cannot stand as the be-all and end-all reason for being on social media. (Especially with new Facebook penalizations taking effect!) The balance: you self-promote sometimes, but also offer up lots of value and use social media to be, well, social, of course! Here are 7 ideas for you… Read More
Formatting your blog in a reader friendly fashion is an important practice. And a good picture is definitely part of that! They are an important visual stimulant on social media channels, especially since Facebook has made images front and center when sharing links. Time to work those blog images! Read More
My latest travels in my quest to support small business around the world were in Slovakia and the UAE. Two very different places, but small business gems are waiting to be discovered and supported in all corners of the world. I've shared some photos of my inspirational findings. Hope you'll enjoy! Read More
Haven’t we all experienced countless times the annoyance of a broken link? Whether your site was professionally designed or created by you. Whether it’s big or small. No matter, broken links can lurk. Keeping tabs on them is part of your general website housekeeping. Read More
You know that you can tag other business Pages on Facebook. (It's a strategy that I always recommend.) But have you ever wondered if your own Page is being tagged by others? Unfortunately, Facebook's notifications leave a little to be desired... Read More
Things are always changing over at Facebook. For the last little while, there were some “best practices” recommended to small business owners such as like-gating or click-baiting. Well, you can now throw those out the window!
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