Whenever I attend a conference, I’m satisfied if I learn one new thing that I didn’t previously know. I want to share with you something, a nugget if you will, that I learned at this years WordCamp. I don’t have an on-line business, but I think many of you do or want to have someday. I think you would be interested in learning some of the questions to ask yourself to better market your business. I have attached a handout given we workshop attendees by Rebecca Gill, who is a top marketing and SEO consultant. The handout is only one of eight pages, but gives you a flavor of what Rebecca does for clients. Here’s page one of the handout:
And there’s seven more pages of information like this page. She offers a free e-book, “A Beginners Guide to SEO”, that might be of interest to you, especially if you don’t know what SEO stands for (Search Engine Optimization). So if you have an interest in starting or marketing a business, here is a link to her website:
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Here are some wonderful Christmas outdoor decorating ideas for you to consider. Now is the time to plan because, here in the north, winter snows soon begin to fall in earnest right after Thanksgiving. So here we go:
An annual special holiday almost celebrated all throughout the world, Christmas never fails to put happiness and love among families. It allows people to make amends, families to reunite and friends to rekindle lost spirits. The celebration is more than just giving gifts to people who matters to you and those who made your whole year worthwhile.The Christmas season allows you to show your creativity and artistic side by decorating your front porch and lawn so that your house would stand out on your neighborhood’s block. Here you can find some Outdoor Christmas Decorations ideas to inspire you. It is not just about the bragging rights good for one whole year. It demonstrates the passion you sweetly pour on the holiday celebration each year.
Imagine the love and joy you can bring not just on your family but on the neighborhood kids and to the other people who happens to pass by as well. Christmas is about sharing and giving whether it is the Christmas spirit itself or just the holiday cheer – you sure have something to give.
Giant Outdoor Christmas Balls
Giant Christmas balls on your front yard or on your front step are just wonderful. These eye-catching pieces are more than just a décor to symbolize the holiday season. The huge Christmas balls show your dedication to bring cheer and happiness to the family. The big round decors have been embellished with different snowflake designs intricately made just for the occasion. The balls are on deep vibrant colors that offers a striking balance between the white pristine snow on your lawn or steps.
Christmas Outdoor Snowman
Christmas Decorated House Front yard
Let Us Make merry. Outdoor Christmas Decorated house
Outdoor Christmas DecoratioOutdoor Christmas Decor for Porch
Want a rustic Christmas set up in your porch? Achieve this look by making green wreath with ribbons and wicker basket filled with greeneries. Try to add some stars and lights too.
Sweet and Simple Wreath
Add some color to that white walls and doors by hanging a candy cane-shaped wreath. Add some greens as well.
Outdoor Window Decorations
Christmas balls are One of the most essential Christmas ornaments. There are a lot of Christmas ball designs to choose from. You can go for huge ones and put them on your window sill. Complete the look with pine leaves.
White and Snowy
If you have a plain white house, you can fill up your exterior with the traditional colors of Christmas. To brighten it up, try to add some wreaths with a splash of red and silver ornaments to your fence and windows for a striking effect.
Giant Christmas Decorations
DIY Candy Cane Outdoor Decor
Green and Lighted Outdoor Christmas Decorations
Fabulous Outdoor Light Decor
This is a creative way to decorate your outdoor. Use those clear glass to make a lantern. Put some candles inside to light up your walkway or staircase.
Festive Outdoor Christmas decorations
The peppermint decorations simply add a pop of color to the front of your yard. These sweet Christmas candy shaped lamps will surely give a smile to the people who will pass by your house.
Fabulous Christmas Entryway Decoration
You can usually find these decorations outside or at your backyard. Try collecting ferns or the likes and go for this front door design. Throw in some Christmas lights and you’re good to go.
Jolly and Merry
Mixing up lively decorative colors is a fun way for a Christmas theme. It resembles happy moments and makes you feel like a kid again.
Vintage Outdoor Lantern
DIY Gift Planters
Shutter Snowmen Decorations
Tomato Cage Christmas Trees
Adding these lantern inspired lights to your lawn instantly makes it inviting especially when the sun comes down. Admire your outdoor every night and enjoy the Christmas spirit!
Rustic Outdoor Christmas Decorating Ideas
Joy Sign Board
Beautiful Christmas Door
Hanging Outdoor Decor
Giant Ornament Planter
Adorn you front step with something that brings life and color to the surrounding. The potted Christmas balls and long Red twigs warmly welcomes your guest. It shows more than just beauty and décor but the hospitality you are willing to give. The bow accent completes the whole package.
Pallet Christmas Tree
You do not have to spend so much on sparkling lights and expensive Christmas trees to decorate your yard. You can use ingenious materials like proportionate pieces of logs stacked up together to assemble your own unique Christmas tree. Accentuate it with just the right length of Christmas lights and let it shine. It is the product of your resourcefulness and creativity all rolled into one.
Magical Christmas Lantern
Light the Christmas sky with these glistening lanterns. The hanging pieces are made from ingenious materials like your common twigs and some pine leaves. Tiny Christmas lights highlight the big glowing bulb on the centerpiece. Hang it with your favorite red ribbon to add color to the piece.
Wrap it Up
Give your outdoor pillars with the glorious feel with the matching garlands. Garnish the garlands with big red bows to give it hue and highlights. The corresponding yellow Christmas lights give the right amount of sparkle. Your door would then be the centerpiece of the package.
Light the Way
Warm the chilly cold air of Christmas nights with these soothing candles. The size of the glass provides the perfect volume. The small fuchsia flowers inside boosts it further. Align it on your steps and make everyone feel your care and love.
Simple Outdoor Christmas Tree
Christmas lights can be made a good tree if it is put on your back yard. The radiant tree on your lawn lights up the whole place. This only proves that with a little bit of resourcefulness, you can decorate your yard magnificently. Just to make sure to provide a sturdy framework for the light and you are good to go.
Rustic and Woodsy
If you happen to have antique wooden doors on your house, the complementing décor would be something that will highlight the magnificence of it. The proportionate branches and leafless plants make a good garnishment. The Christmas lights on the branches provide glitz to the whole appeal of the décor. It is unique but at the same time awe-inspiring.
The white hanging lanterns on the branches would sure light the dark Christmas night. The complementing white pine cones adds accent to your back yard tree. The Christmas lights wrapped around the branches works its magic. The snowflakes swaying with the Christmas breeze adds a sense of calm and peace.
Give your grills something to be notice at with this hanging nest-like lantern. The small origami of birds resting on the nest made of twigs provides peaceful sense to the aura. The small Christmas lights encircling the nest give its radiance. After a snowy night, the check the icicles and be stunned by how nature works it magic.
Decorate your plants with something that resembles bonfire giving heat to the cold starry night. The sparkling green plastic twigs give the Christmas touch. The red taffeta cloth placed on the plastic twigs complement it well. Turn your old pots into something more memorable and exciting.
Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
Turn your umbrella rack into something that harmonizes with the holiday season. The wreath ornamented with red and green fillers is in sync with the package. The potted poinsettia plant gives the old umbrella rack mass and volume. The signage will make sure to bring smile to those unexpected guests.
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