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At Pro Printers, our mission is to provide you with the highest-quality products and services possible in a timely fashion and at a competitive price. We promise to listen to you and help you achieve your business goals. We will always be there with honest, expert advice and quick, friendly customer service.  Check out our blog below to learn more about how we help small businesses grow and prosper!  
 
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Articles and statistics touting the benefits of blogging are ubiquitous. You know you probably should be blogging, but how and what you should write about plague even the most seasoned marketers.  Like many things, getting started blogging can be the hardest part. Use our 11 suggestions to keep your blog going on a regular basis. .
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Perform a Website Audit
Many website owners take the Ron Popeil approach with "set it and forget it” and while that may work for roasting chickens, it is a terrible web strategy. If it has been awhile since you reviewed your own website, summertime is an ideal time to do it. Read on to see 10 things to look for when you are doing a website audit.
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50 + 2 Improperly Used Words in Writing
Using the wrong words in business communications can be more than just embarrassing, it can damage your credibility and could even be a cause for rejection of your proposal. The way we speak and the way we communicate in the written word, are frequently different. Below you’ll find 52 frequently misused and abused words in business writing. Most you are likely aware of, but some may surprise you.
 
accept, except
accept – (verb) To agree with, take in, receive. Example: We accept your proposal.
except – (preposition) Apart from. Example: All committee members are present except for Ms. Brown.
 
Resizing images for use on the web
We have all visited a website where the images load very slowly one line at a time or we’ve seen horribly scrunched and skewed images being forced into a size they were not meant to be. Using properly sized images on your website not only makes your website look more professional, it makes it load faster which is paramount for visitors looking at your site on a handheld device.  There are a few things we consider when we are resizing images for use on the web; file size, file type, desired dimensions and cropping.
 
File Size
Most photographs taken with a phone or digital camera are well over 1 MB (megabyte) in size. While 1MB isn’t extr...
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What website analytics reports should I be looking at?
We talk to a lot of clients and prospects about what is working for their business and what is not. When it comes to their online presence, we can fairly objectively evaluate their success level by looking at a few key reports on Google Analytics. If you aren’t currently using an analytics program to evaluate your own website, we would strongly suggest you add some as soon as possible. Google Analytics is free and provides a comprehensive overview of who is looking at your site, how they found your site, what they did once they were on your site and more. While Google isn’t the only game in town, it is one of the largest. 
 
You can sign up for a Google Analytics account by going to ww...
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Tips for effective networking
Face to face networking events are often a necessary part of life as a business professional. They let you meet like-minded individuals, make important business connections and get your foot in the door of potential clients.  Here are a few things you can do to make your next networking event a success. 
  1. Ask questions – apply the two ears one mouth principal; listen twice as much as you speak. Asking open ended questions, like "Why” or "How”, require more than just a yes or no answer and help you build rapport with your new contact.
     
  2. Be a connector - instead of focusing only on making your own ...
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Google's Mobile Friendly Update - What it means for your business
Google has been rolling out lots of changes to apps, Google Play and the presentation of mobile search engine results all in preparation for a larger algorithm release that is scheduled to be released on or around April 21st.  As we learned from past Google algorithm changes (Penguin and Panda), these updates can greatly impact where your site ranks in the search engine results pages (SERPs).
  
The update set to be released on April 21st is focused on providing a better search experience for mobile users. To accomplish this, Google will be "expanding its use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal.” So what does that mean to business owners? If your website isn’t mobile-friend...
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How to inspire great user-generated content
One of our weekly marketing tips this month focused on User Generated Content; content (text, images, videos, reviews, podcasts, etc.) created and posted by your fans or customers.  This type of content works well to help create a steady stream of fresh and unique content for your website or social stream.
 
User generated content (UGC) statistics from Crowdtap, also show that Millennials consider UGC 20% more influential and 35% more memorable than branded messages. Millennials are also 50% more likely to find UGC trustworthy as opposed to branded advertising.
  
So, how can you harness the power of UGC? One easy way to obtain user generated con...
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Websites 101: Basic Structure Overview
There are 5 basic types of website design structures: Fixed Width, Adaptive, Responsive, Parallax, and Mobile. In a world rapidly moving toward being able to access any information on any device, a discussion of each follows.
 
Fixed Width – traditional web design where the website is created as a fixed width and is designed to start at the edge of a user’s browser or float to the middle of the browser window, assuming the browser window is larger than the fixed width of the website. Most fixed width sites are designed to view properly on monitors that have a screen resolution of 1024 pixel width or larger. This would include most desktop, laptop, and tablet co...
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