Business Resources

Social Media Strategy Guide

Social Media Strategy Guide for 2017 Brand recognition is an essential part of growing your business and the New Year is a great time to start thinking about your social media strategy. When it comes to maintaining an online presence, consistency is key. A consistent brand is the number one asset that businesses frequently overlook, but require […]

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How to Embed a Tweet in WordPress

This is a video tutorial on how to embed a Tweet in WordPress. This is particularly helpful if your small business or non-profit is mentioned on a well-known resource’s Twitter account. You’ll want to create a blog post and include that Tweet to show your customers that you are reputable. Check out our other helpful tutorials! Here’s […]

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How to Embed an Instagram Post in WordPress

This is a tutorial on how to embed an Instagram post in WordPress. It’s easy to add an Instagram post into your WordPress blog and gives your site’s SEO a nice boost. Check out our other tutorial on How to Embed a Tweet in WordPress. Here’s the transcript: This is a tutorial to show you […]

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10 Best WordPress Plugins

We love WordPress for many reasons, but one of our favorite aspects of the CMS is its high level of customizability. Since WordPress is open source, this means that developers from around the world contribute the the software’s development, plus many of the best WordPress plugins are free! We install all of these plugins on […]

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How to Edit a WordPress Menu

This is a video tutorial on how to edit a WordPress menu, or your main & footer navigation menus. WordPress is known for being very user friendly which is reflected in the “drag and drop” editing feature. Click here for more tutorials on how to use WordPress. Here’s the transcript: This is a tutorial to teach you how […]

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7 Tips for Perfecting Your Elevator Pitch

Elevator Pitch Tips for the Entrepreneur Imagine you see a business acquaintance around town and she asks what you’ve been up to lately. You pause and fumble around with your words. Where do you begin? Your business has finally launched, and you know she could really use your services, but you only have her ear for 30 seconds. How […]

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How to Claim Your Business’ Online Reviews

As a business owner, you may be wondering how to claim your business’ online reviews and turn them into leads. If you weren’t able to catch Wendy’s talk about How to Turn Your Customers into Ambassadors (find the slides here), one of the steps in taking control of your online presence is to claim your […]

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How to Spot an Email Virus and Prevent a Hack

A few weeks ago, one of our clients happened upon an email that looked like one of their usual invoices. Being a very busy lady, she clicked the attached “invoice” without a second thought.  It wasn’t until after a mass of windows started popping up on her screen that she noticed the email was from […]

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Coworking Spaces in Lafayette + A Few Tips

Because of the overwhelming popularity of our Coworking Spaces in New Orleans post, we’re highlighting the top Coworking Spaces in Lafayette! There are so many benefits to working in an open office space. With the increasingly popular trend of working remotely, entrepreneurs often find more productivity in greater numbers, feeding off of the creativity and motivation […]

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Get Online NOLA at StayLocal’s Office Hours

StayLocal Office Hours Do you want a website review, have a burning question about your WordPress website, or just want to brainstorm marketing ideas? Wendy will be available during StayLocal’s Office Hours to provide free one-on-one consultations to local small businesses. A variety of local business will be providing consultations from 11:00am to 1:00pm on specified […]

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