How Do You Know What Your Website is Ranking For?
Mar20

How Do You Know What Your Website is Ranking For?

I know you are continually hearing how necessary it is that you be ranking on the first page of the search engines.  So, what does that really mean and how do you even know? This little tool, MicrositeMasters,  is free at a level that can be quite useful to you.  You can track up to ten keywords before you’d have to pay. I have used it for a long time because I find it to be pretty accurate. Now, I don’t place my unending...

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How is Your Facebook Page Doing?
Mar12

How is Your Facebook Page Doing?

How is your Facebook page doing, and more importantly, how do you know?  This bring me to another favorite free tool.  It’s called Likealyzer and it will quickly give you a general overview of how your page scores and steps you can take to improve its performance. Recently I showed this tool to the first-year students at the National School of RV Park and Campground Management.  During class, one of the students (Chip Smith of...

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Ever Wish You Could Remove the Background of an Image?
Mar07

Ever Wish You Could Remove the Background of an Image?

I have messed and messed with Photoshop over the years and can get a few things done though not quickly, and certainly not easily. When I found this little gem, Clipping Magic, I heard a choir of angels singing 😉 You don’t have to even create an account on Clipping Magic, you can just jump on the website and get started. Warning* it is in beta and I have no idea if it will become a paid platform or if a version of it will remain...

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Use Canva to Create Your Own Marketing Material
Mar03

Use Canva to Create Your Own Marketing Material

This sweetheart of a tool, Canva, quickly became my one of my favorites the moment I started using it.  It’s free (if you use your own images) and you can whip up anything from a Facebook cover to a “Bathroom is Closed for Cleaning” sign in a matter of minutes.  I’ve done a video of the process to show you the basics, which you can see below.  I recommend you get in there and try it out.  You really are going...

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