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How to Use Social Media Buzz for Your Business!

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Sonia Colon wrote this magnificent powerful business article - "How to Use Social Media Buzz for Your Business!"

Today, more and more business owners are using social media marketing to get the word out about their business.

Social media marketing has become a platform that is easily accessible to anyone with Internet access who want to showcase their brand awareness by creating an inexpensive social media buzz.

Below, I've listed a few of the most popular social media networking websites. If you have a business and are not partaking in these important social media tools then you're missing out big time! Get started today by clicking the links below. Your business will thank you for it! :)

- Facebook: With over 500 million users, this social media network is absolutely essential to your business. It is the most used social network service by worldwide monthly active users, followed by MySpace. First, create a profile. Once you've created your profile, you want t…

How to Set Up Your Home Workplace!

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A powerful business article written by Sonia Colon on "How to Set Up Your Home Workplace."

Once you realize the strategy and function of your business, you’ll know how to set up your workplace and how much space you will need.

If you’re in the publishing business, you’ll need shelves and storage for your books. You’ll need a home computer, desk and chair that are ergonomically correct for those long writing hours you’ll spend sitting and creating your masterpiece.

If your home business requires that you see clients in your office, you’ll need to have something that looks more like an office than a corner of a bedroom. An outside entrance to the office would be best, if at all possible.

I personally love my workplace. My desk in near a window where I get the view of beautiful palm trees and the sunshine light inside that helps me concentrate on those writing days when I need it the most.

Also, for any type of business these days, you’ll need a phone line. Two lines would be …

Vanilla Flan!

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INGREDIENTS: 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk 3/4 cup whole milk3/4 cup half-and-half1 cinnamon stick2 large pieces lemon zest1 cup sugar, divided3 large eggs4 large egg yolks2 tsp. pure vanilla extractFresh whipped cream PREPARATION:  Preheat oven to 325°F. On large baking dish, place six individual 6-oz. molds. In medium saucepan over medium-high heat, whisk together milks and half-and-half; add cinnamon stick and lemon zest. Bring just to boil, then remove from heat. Cover and let stand 15 minutes, then discard cinnamon stick and zest. Meanwhile, in small saucepan over medium-high heat, boil 3/4 cup sugar and 1/3 cup water about 10 minutes, until mixture turns deep amber color, swirling pan off burner as color deepens to prevent burning. Quickly pour caramel into molds. Heat kettle of water to simmer. In large mixing bowl, thoroughly whisk eggs, yolks, vanilla and remaining 1/4 cup sugar. Slowly whisk in milk mixture. Strain liquid through fine-…

Optimal Linking for SEO: 10 Useful Tips for New Sites!

A powerful business article guest post written by Sam Desilwa on "Optimal Linking for SEO: 10 Useful Tips for New Sites!"

The way you link, both internally and externally from your site, is crucial for achieving results in today's competitive market. Getting help from an SEO Agency can give you the advantage you need when it comes to search engine ranking and those all-important hits on your site.

As SEO experts are bound to point out, it's a process that needs to be carried on over time and considered whenever you make any changes to your site. As a new site you'll need strategies to assist you in climbing the ladder to good Internet ranking placement as quickly as possible.

Here are 10 very useful tips on links and linking architecture for anyone with an interest in SEO, and if you're involved in marketing of any kind over the Internet, then that's you.

1. Think About Who Links to You

You'll already know the value of reputation when it comes to marke…

Link Building - Do It Right Or Don't Do It At All!

A powerful business guest article written by Patrick Mccord on "Link Building - Do It Right Or Don't Do It At All!"

Link building is a tricky deal.  Links may either shoot up your website popularity or raise red flags with search engines standards and make your site slide down in search results.

But why is it that link building cuts both ends when it comes to website optimization and what's the point behind it all?

Years ago link building was just about getting as many links as one could. But the times have changed and link building is a different beast today. Now Google makes everyone who is engaged in link building process sweat the big stuff. It practices the quality approach evaluating each link to numerous criteria to surface the sites having only premium quality backlinks profiles.

That's why every website promoter must keep in mind: one must either do link building right or don't do it at all.

However some folks are tempted to get quick results overnig…