Sheley Enterprises

How to run a successful state niche forum

Over the past 2 or 3 years I’ve had the pleasure of watching Chase Speers excel with his state specific forums. He’s won a number of awards for his flagship forum (TalkDelaware.com) including BOTM on my old forum “vBSetup” as well as on vBulletin.com & vBulletin.org. TalkDelaware also won best[…]

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Why Twitter is Important to My Business

If you are an online business owner, your first priority after developing your product or service is to find the people that will make your business a success. Marketing your business is a huge task and Twitter can help you immensely in that regard. If you are developing a plan[…]

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Sheley Enterprises is Official

Well it’s official, You are reading the blog of a business owner 🙂 I have started “Sheley Enterprises” Basically I’ll be doing the same thing as I was doing before but I’ll have keep track of revenue for tax purposes. I’ve made a page that explains some of what I[…]

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Search Engine Optimization and Social Media

While at the AAF-Topeka Social Media panel discussion, a panelist made a statement that wasn’t entirely true. “Links on social networks will get indexed and help with your rankings in Search Engines.” Really, this is only half accurate. The text in the update you’ve made on your social network profile[…]

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How do you follow so many people on Twitter?

How do you follow so many people on Twitter? I get asked this all the time, I’ll try to explain what tools I use and how I can possible listen to thousands of followers at once. Here is a quote I overheard on the net; which is better, someone following[…]

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How to know when you are addicted to Twitter!

Do you have a Twitter addiction? Are you a Twitter addict? I think as of this post, I have a bit of a Twitter addiction. I’ll explain how and why I use Twitter every waking hour of my day, along with some Twitter statistics to help motivate new users to[…]

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Do you Constantly Build Links to Your Sites

Building backlinks to your websites is something you should always be considering when surfing on the web. You can comment on blogs and forums with links back to your website. You can do article and link directory submissions to build links. You can ask other bloggers to write about you[…]

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Best Business Practices for Twitter

Best Business Practices for Twitter If you’ve been around the social media circuit for any time, you know Twitter is the phenomenal micro-blogging platform revolutionizing the way people network and market their business. Twitter gains somewhere between 250,000 and 500,000 new users every month. The recently elected American President, Barack[…]

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How do you network on Twitter?

Networking is one of the biggest buzzwords in the business world these days and with good reason. If you aren’t actively networking, you aren’t making those connections to your next business venture, your next client, and your next big (or small) windfall. What is networking? So what exactly is networking[…]

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Running a vBulletin Powered Forum

Are you a forum owner, or would you like to be? Forums require a scipt and hosting to run. I’ll quickly go over some of the basics that you’ll need to setup your own forum. First off the script, I prefer vBulletin, but you can use IPB as well as[…]

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