Monthly Archives: January 2011

HTML For Bloggers Course – Lesson 1

HTML knowledge is one of the biggest stumbling blocks for small business owners looking to manage their own blogs. On a blog platform like WordPress.com, a non-techie can configure 80-90% of their site without knowing any HTML. On Posterous blogs, 95% of the blog site can be well configured without HTML.

It’s that 5-10% that can stop a small business owner in their tracks. The intent of this post and the whole course is to help you get over that learning hump so you can manage your blog effectively and go on and do what you do best, run your business. Continue reading

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These business advisors work with 1000’s of small businesses in Southern CA for the SBDC.

I’m proud to be a part of the SBDC consultants group. Let’s get back to business SoCal! We can help!

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Small Business Success At The Tecnifícate Seminar

I had the pleasure of presenting at the Tecnifícate seminar at Mission College in Sylmar, California this past Saturday. I presented on how small businesses can leverage social media for success. There were over 100 attendees eager to learn and share the latest in technology information. The event targeted Spanish-speaking small business owners, startups, and people looking to improve their job situations through technology learning. Continue reading

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POLL: Main Reason Your Small Business Uses Social Media?

Poll: What is the main reason your small business uses Social Media? Continue reading

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With tech TV personality @ tutecnologia.com founder @ArielCoro #latism #Tecnificate

Picture with Ariel Coro before I went on stage at the Tecnificate seminar at Mission College in Sylmar, Ca.

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Juan Carlos Perez holding court during break. Mialtos.Com #latism #tecnificate

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Things are about to get started at the Tecnificate seminar! I’ll be mentioning #LATISM !!

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WordPress Launches “Learn WordPress.com” Site

WordPress announced its new Learn WordPress.com site.

This online tutorial is ideal for beginning and intermediate WordPress.com bloggers and for folks who are migrating over from other blog platforms like Blogger and TypePad.
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Say hello to my grandniece, Alani!

Six pounds eleven ounces. 19 inches long. Born at 4:05 am today.

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The Power of Social Links On Your Email Newsletters

Email is still the killer app of the Internet. I wrote about unleashing your message a couple of months ago but forgot to include one important method – including social links. It’s easy to take email to the next level by adding social media friendly links to your messages. Continue reading

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