Tag Archives: Blogging

How to Change Authorship in WordPress

How to Change Authorship in WordPress

by Bob Black | Black Ink Virtual Assistance Melissa and I try our best to work as seamlessly as possible when it comes to maintaining this blog. With so much work going into making the magic happen, occasionally there are details that need attention. One such detail is being sure to provide proper credit toContinue Reading

Why Instagram is Insta-Good for your Business

Why Instagram is Insta-Good for your Business

Instagram. For some, the thought of logging on is overwhelming. Take my mother-in-law for instance.   She has the app on her iPhone, but has no idea how to use it or what it’s for.  At the same time, every picture I share to Facebook from MY Instagram account – she loves!  So why doesn’t sheContinue Reading

Ready for Launch: Gabardi.com

Ready for Launch: Gabardi.com

We’re so proud to announce the launch of one of our most recent collaborations, Gabardi.com. Lisa Gabardi, Ph.D is an Oregon-based psychologist who came to us upon referral from one of our wonderful clients, and it was an absolute pleasure to go on the journey from concept to completion with her. Dr. Gabardi was interestedContinue Reading

Repeat after me, Mac users: “Command S is my friend”

Repeat after me, Mac users: “Command S is my friend”

Recently, my lovely wife Melissa was hard at work writing an article about a charitable local business person. She smashed away at her keys with passion and intent. I could hear her making progress as I prepared dinner, occasionally asking how she was doing. “Great!”, she said, as she continued typing for what felt likeContinue Reading

Of SEO and Whiskey

Of SEO and Whiskey

Welcome to our latest Guest Post! We are fortunate to have excellent guest posters who know their biz to share information and resources with us. This week, Chris Sheehy from Sidewalk Branding Company gives us helpful SEO information that just might make you thirsty. By Chris Sheehy | Search Marketing Integration Specialist After tasting a single malt whiskey from RhodeContinue Reading

Evernote: Are you using it?

Evernote: Are you using it?

We live in an age where we have the technology to make life easier by providing us with the ability to create digital copies of documents, photos, music, and video in densely packed files that can hold volumes. For small business owners with a digital business, the fact that we have the ability to beContinue Reading

Vizify Me!

Vizify Me!

In the land of social sharing, our lives have become a collection of status updates, wall posts, private messages, tweets, check-ins, filtered pictures, videos, and news-feeds. I’m willing to bet that right now you have at least 3 different social-sharing apps on your smartphone. Apps like Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube, and Tumblr haveContinue Reading

How to Use “Click to Tweet”

How to Use “Click to Tweet”

by Melissa Black | Black Ink Virtual Assistance Have you visited a blog recently where they have an option to “Tweet” a quote from the post? Cool, right? Here’s how they do it. 1. Choose a link shortening service like Pretty Link Lite or Bitly to shorten the link to your blog post. This willContinue Reading

App of the Week: Clear

App of the Week: Clear

Our iOS devices have become an extension of us. I’m never more than a foot or two away from my iPhone at any given moment throughout my day. So it’s fair to say that our devices have become our ‘everything’ when it comes to managing our tasks but more importantly – life. We need toContinue Reading

Apps to Help You Do Life Better

Apps to Help You Do Life Better

Now that we’ve all moved forward into another calendar year, have you given thought to what you’ll do differently in 2013 that will improve your quality of life? Perhaps some have made a New Year’s Resolution to lose weight or quit smoking, while others might be focused on improving their business… or possibly a combinationContinue Reading