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Using the news for blog ideas

You’re probably working too hard to come up with the ideas to blog about. If you’re tired of staring at a blank page waiting for inspiration, look no further than the thousands of journalists turning out stories every day. First off, let me introduce myself…

Elements of a great YouTube thumbnail

Over 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute, so it’s no wonder that the competition is increasing. Viewers quickly scroll through lists upon lists of videos, searching for something that looks interesting, helpful, or amusing. This is why the thumbnail for your YouTube videos is one of the most valuable assets you have in marketing your videos.

Protect your WordPress websites from terrorists

At first glance, the title of this blog entry may seem sensationalist. However, on April 7, 2015, the FBI issued a press release revealing that a group claiming to be ISIL / ISIS sympathizers were targeting WordPress websites. You can read all the details in the official PSA, but suffice it to say, this is a massive WordPress hacking event. Typically, the issue is…

Are you losing leads online?

Maybe your organization provides professional services. Maybe you work with a nonprofit that relies on donors and volunteers. Maybe you sell products or services directly online. Whatever the case, you may benefit from getting leads online. Want more leads from your website? Make sure…

T&S is hiring a writer!

Are you a writer and think you would be a good fit for the team here at T&S? Here are some questions that will let you know if you might be a good fit…

Google mobile SEO changes in 2015

Some people don’t care about how they show up in search engines, while others do. And to some businesses, mobile presence isn’t a huge deal, while to others it’s everything. Plenty of people care about both mobile and SEO.

If you care about both, and you don’t know what Google has planned for April 2015, you may be in trouble!

27 more LinkedIn background images

Haven’t uploaded a background image to your personal LinkedIn profile? Well, you’re in luck! We have a brand new batch of background images that may be the perfect fit for your profile.

Does your website need hero images?

There’s definitely something to be said for clean, simple website design. However, you should consider making sure each page of your website has a hero image. So what is a hero image, and why might each page of your website need one?

How to make your website social

If you’re like many others, your website was created several years ago. And now you may have a presence on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, and others. So how can you integrate your social efforts into your website?

Make website action easy

Do you know what the primary goal for your website is? What action do you want visitors to do? Not everyone knows the answer to those questions. But even if you do know the answer, ask yourself this: How easy is it for people to take that action?