As a mompreneur, your business website is essentially your storefront, business card and most significant marketing material all rolled into one. How your website engages your visitors and customers is essential to your success. If you provide a memorable experience, customers are sure to return time and time again. If you're ready to turn your website into a profit-making tool, then here are five keys to creating a website that sells. Key #1 - Make your website interactive. As ... Continue Reading
Learn the five keys to create a website that sells by keeping your customer on the page.
Most teens own a smartphone – but is that good or bad? Find out the pros and cons of smartphone usage.
Teenagers and smartphones are an unstoppable force. In 2011, 36 percent of US teens had a smartphone. One year later that number had skyrocketed to 58 percent—a solid majority of the total youth market. It would be hard to find a single high school in North America where the hallways aren't crowded with teenagers texting and chatting away. Is all that time spent texting, listening to music, playing games, and fiddling with apps really good for kids? Some of the answers may surprise you. The ... Continue Reading
Turn solo TV into social TV with these fun apps for your mobile device.
Watching television is a great way to unwind at the end of a busy day, but it's even more fun when you sync up your smartphone or tablet and join the social fun. Whether you download a show specific app, connect with a TV network or join one of the play-for-points sites, these apps turn solo TV into social TV. Viggle This oddly named app pays you to watch television. All you have to do is tune in to your favorite show, use the audio sync button to check in, and you start earning points. If ... Continue Reading
Check out some amazing (and fun) mobile apps available to help you transition to a healthy lifestyle.
Nowadays, we rely on our phones for just about everything. It’s our alarm clock, personal assistant, address book, GPS navigator, babysitter (any mom who has taken a child with them to a doctor’s appointment can attest to this) and, occasionally we actually use them to call somebody. It makes total sense, therefore, to use it for a healthier purpose – getting in shape. There are some amazing (and fun) mobile apps available to help you transition to a healthy lifestyle. They vary in ... Continue Reading
A list of apps for grocery shopping, meal planning, and trying new recipes – all from your mobile phone.
Now I love traditional cooking. Cooking made from scratch and free from all the preservatives, dyes, and artificial ingredients is a staple in our home. But that's not to say I mind incorporating technology. I am not talking about fancy blenders, coffee machines, or gadgets - I'm talking about meal planning and preparation apps. There are a number of fantastic apps for both iPhone and android users. These apps can help with grocery shopping, meal planning, and recipes, all from your mobile ... Continue Reading
How to get PR firms to pick your blog over all the thousands of other sites.
If you are trying to turn your blog into an income-generator, you are probably doing lots of product reviews and giveaways to get people to your site - in the hopes they'll like your content and stick around for a while. In general, real income from a blog actually comes from advertising space that you sell to PR firms or directly to companies – whether it be with image ads in your side bar or links within posts. The reason they pay for their ad to be on your blog/site is because you have a ... Continue Reading
Here are ten useful things you can do with a good smartphone.
Are you finally considering upgrading your old flip phone or candy bar phone to a more current smartphone, but not yet convinced you actually need it? A smartphone is good for more than just connecting to Facebook while on the go, we promise! Here are ten other useful things you can do with a good smartphone. Read important emails: As a small business owner, keeping up with my email is very important to me. With an Android phone using Gmail sync, I know immediately when I get an email, ... Continue Reading
A few steps to keep your computer healthy and running at maximum speed.
Computer upkeep is something many people don’t even think about. After all, as long as my computer is running okay and I can browse the web or play those PC games, who cares what condition it’s in, right? Wrong! The health of your computer not only affects the longevity of the machine, but also plays a part in the speed your programs (and PC in general) run at. I have had this discussion several times lately with family and friends, who are amazed at how long my computer has gone without ... Continue Reading
The LG Viper comes with amazing tools like Google Wallet™ for the busy mom. Check it out and enter to win a new one.
I don’t know about you, but being a mom means I’m pretty much busy from dawn til dusk … and often beyond! Whether it’s carpooling my kids to school or afternoon activities, helping them out with class projects, or trying to get my own work finished on time – I need to be accessible and use my time effectively. Which is why I couldn’t live without my smart phone. I’ll admit, it took me a while to get one. Why would I want the ability to check my email at Disneyland? But now, if I ... Continue Reading