Kelly was interviewed on the latest episode of From Stuck to Unstoppable with Jenn from LearnSavvy.

 

It can be overwhelming for many business owners to deal not only with creating a marketing strategy, but also determining what technology to use, how to design a look, and tie everything together.

Kelly and the team at Ekcetera excel in doing just that. Listen as she and Jenn talk about how to stop being overwhelmed and make everything line up.

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webinarally_sidebarOne of the most effective ways to gain new audiences for your business, or introduce people to offerings you have is by hosting a webinar.

There aren’t a whole lot of options for webinars

If you’ve ever looked into the tools available to host a webinar, they range from free (and unreliable) to majorly expensive and loaded with so many features you’ll never use them.

What that means is a clunky system that screams you didn’t pay for it,

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If there’s one thing I’ve learned about marketing your business online, it’s that it’s important to have a consistent look and message online, no matter where people find you.

I wish I had a penny for every time a busy entrepreneur like yourself comes to me because they have bits and pieces of a whole scattered around online. I even feel that way about my own stuff most of the time!

I want to share a secret: The solution to cleaning your business up online isn’t always as difficult as it may seem.

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Here’s the latest Stylish & Smart Reader Q&A episode. This time, I’ll answer Jessi’s question about choosing a WordPress Theme and how to settle on something when you’re constantly wanting to change it.

Check it out.

Would you like your question answered in an upcoming episode? Get more information on how to submit your question here.

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Today, I started a new series in my Stylish & Smart Newsletter called Reader Q&A. I’ll send video responses to readers’ questions about their design, technology, or marketing. I’m so excited to present our first episode.

In this first episode, I’ll answer Theresa Ceniccola‘s question about BackupBuddy – my favorite backup plugin for WordPress.

Take a look at the video.

Would you like your question answered in an upcoming episode?

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HowMuchSpendFB-linkWhen you know you need a website, there are an overwhelming number of routes to go. It can be hard to know how much to spend to get the job done. Prices range from free (not really – see below) to tens of thousands of dollars. (Unless you’re a giant corporation needing a super-special ninja-style presto change-o site – yes, that’s a technical term – then it’ll cost hundreds of thousands.)

So how do you know how much to spend?

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A couple of weeks ago, Google announced it would start penalizing rankings for websites that aren’t mobile friendly. This isn’t surprising as we’ve been hearing for years that mobile usage continues to increase. People are accessing the internet in a variety of ways on the go and many people might not be aware their websites don’t appear all that fantastic on mobiles devices.

Starting April 21, 2015, Google will incorporate mobile usability into its ranking algorithm.

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We’re all familiar with changing the oil on our car, right? It’s a necessary part of owning a car. Most of us wouldn’t dream of going for extended periods of time running on old, dirty oil, or with a filter that needed changing ages ago. So why isn’t the same true of your website? Granted, most websites don’t cost the same amount of money as a shiny new BMW, but if your website is the backbone of your business marketing (as most are),

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not-build-websiteMaybe you’ve had this experience…You’re starting a new business or blog and you know you need a website. You think, “I’ll just throw up my own site. It’s easy enough.” You do some research and find an enormous range of website options – from the free basic Weebly.com site, to custom designed options costing tens of thousands of dollars. You end up indecisive and more confused and overwhelmed than ever.

There are few other “products”

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