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Are you Safe?

Are you Safe?

By on May 26, 2013 in Websites and SEO with 3 Comments

As more of us participate in Social Media, building Websites, creating accounts and generally moving online, there are bound to be perils. Hackers and Phishers proliferate the internet just waiting to find vulnerabilities. The internet is not going away, so what can you do to protect yourself? Practice Safe Internet Do not use the same […]

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What are you doing?

By on May 26, 2013 in Random Thoughts with 3 Comments

The tag line I use on all my marketing is “We’re Not Your Typical Painters. We’re Better.” It’s short. It’s effective. And it’s a great conversation starter. But you know what? I hate it. It means I am part of an industry where typical generally translates to “lousy”. And I don’t like that. I would […]

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Purdy Dual Roll Off Bucket

Purdy Dual Roll Off Bucket

By on May 26, 2013 in Product Feedback

Read what our readers have to say about the Purdy Dual Roll Off Bucket

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Sherwin Williams Emerald

Sherwin Williams Emerald

By on May 26, 2013 in Product Feedback

  We want to hear from you! Have you tried the Sherwin Williams Interior Emerald? Leave  a review below. For more information, see Tommy’s Review    

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Content Theft- Fight Back

Content Theft- Fight Back

By on May 21, 2013 in Websites and SEO with 1 Comment

 Something we have been talking about here at BP! Great article with more information at Hubspot. Are People Stealing Your Content? How (and When) to Fight Back from HubSpot All-in-one Marketing Software

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How Content Walks: Thieves, Cons and Spinners

How Content Walks: Thieves, Cons and Spinners

Around the internet, there are many differing opinions about whether or not it is ok to just help yourself to any content you see on the internet. Its a bit of a polarizing discussion, where people are either very much against or very much in favor of what I guess we could call the concept of “open source content” that would be free for the taking.

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Content Continued…

Content Continued…

By on May 19, 2013 in Blogging Tips, Random Thoughts with 3 Comments

The Original Content Conundrum Those of you that are readers of BP and articles on content like this one, know that we require original content on this site, and on our own individual business sites. That is not just because we happen to enjoy creating content, but also because we recognize the value of unique content […]

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Social Media Dashboards

Social Media Dashboards

By on May 14, 2013 in Social Media, Uncategorized with 2 Comments

Social media marketing got you down? Save time and energy using a social media marketing dashboard. Does your social media marketing plan leave you exhausted and take too much time?  All that liking, sharing, tweeting,  pinning, and jumping from app to app leave you with little time for other tasks?  By now we know that social […]

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Hacks and Google Whackery

Hacks and Google Whackery

By on May 14, 2013 in Websites and SEO with 6 Comments

What’s a webmaster to do? There is a lot to keep track of these days if you are brave (or some may say ignorant) enough to create and maintain your own website. Recently there have been several security breaches in WordPress, I have a post in draft where I was going to address them recently. […]

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Content Theft

Content Theft

By on May 12, 2013 in Websites and SEO with 8 Comments

If you are using the internet for marketing your painting company, plagiarism and copyright infringement is an issue you will inevitably face twice. Once when you are building your site to make sure you are not using copyrighted material. The second time is every day after that to make sure your unique content is not […]

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Are you asking questions or telling?

Are you asking questions or telling?

The Questions You Must Discuss on Every Estimate Last year, we wrote an article about selling. Basically, it’s tough! For seasonal areas this time of year, everyone seems to be calling at the same time. When it gets busy, we can easily get caught up focusing on the work to be done. We forget that […]

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