Get a Professional Free Twitter Background in Under 15 Minutes

Carmen Rane HudsonSocial Media

Recently I offered a Twitter 101 Tutorial for small businesses who weren’t sure how to get started on Twitter. Today, I’m going to follow up on that tutorial by helping you create your very own, customized Twitter background. I’m even going to help you do it for free! The whole process will take you about fifteen minutes. Why you should … Read More

Are Your Customers Predominantly Women? Then Pinterest Is For You!

Carmen Rane HudsonSocial Media

There are over 8 million people on the social media network, Pinterest, and 80% of them are women. If those aren’t drool-worthy figures for a business targeting women, then I don’t know what would be. In addition, Pinterest is an incredibly visual medium, which means it is pretty much perfect for showing your potential clients and customers what you can … Read More

Twitter 101 For Small Businesses

Carmen Rane HudsonSocial Media

In a previous post I talked about how plumbers could use Twitter. This tutorial will teach you how to get started (no matter what business you are in)! Step 1: Create Your Account Creating an account on Twitter is very straightforward. Simply fill out the form and follow the directions. Twitter is extremely user friendly and there isn’t anything that should … Read More

Your Contact Page Could Be Losing You Sales

Carmen Rane HudsonSmall Business Websites & Blogs

I was browsing around the Internet looking for some inspiration for my blog post this morning and I found a great video on Darren Slaughter’s blog. You’d be amazed how the little things on your website can actually drive away business. Case in point: contact forms. You would think that there isn’t much about a contact form that could possibly … Read More

Hey Plumbers, Still Trying To Figure Out What To Post On Twitter?

Carmen Rane HudsonSocial Media

This morning I was over on and I happened to notice they published an article on plumbers and Twitter in Plumbing and Mechanical Magazine. Like most small business owners many plumbers don’t spend a lot of time on Twitter because they can’t quite figure out what to post on it without turning it into a massive waste of time. … Read More