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WordPress Resources at SiteGround

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SEO For Local Businesses

SEO for local businesses is a specialized kind of Search Engine Optimization.

In some ways, it’s easier because there is naturally less competition for keywords that are location specific. On the other hand, SEO for local businesses is a harder task because there are so many local areas to optimize for. You could optimize for the community you are in (“West Hills”, in my case), or the area (“San Fernando Valley”) or the City (“Los Angeles”) or the part of the state (“Southern California”) or even the state itself (“California”).

And on top of that, you’ve got all the adjacent areas you also want to draw business from.

So, as you can see, SEO for local businesses can be a very time consuming task.

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Woodland Hills Upholstery and Fabric Store Launches New Website

(PRLEAP.COM) Off the Bolt Fabrics, the largest Upholstery Fabric Store in the San Fernando Valley, is announcing on Cyber Monday (November 28, 2011), the launch of their new website at www.OTBfabrics.com. The site, which is the online presence of the 14,000 square foot fabric warehouse and upholstery shop located on De Soto Ave at the corner of Victory Blvd. in Woodland Hills, will better show the actual offerings in the store to online visitors.

Cyber Monday

“Cyber Monday,” says Sarah DiGiacomo, daughter of shop owner Michael DiGiacomo, “seemed like the perfect date to officially launch our new site. Every year, thousands of people across Los Angeles, Ventura County, and the San Fernando Valley, prepare their homes for Holiday guests, family and friends. They want their homes to look their best, and they look to Off The Bolt Fabrics to help them do that.”

“Having our new site launched in time to help our customers find the perfect fabric, or plan their new re-upholstery project in time for

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How To Set Up Google Apps Email In Thunderbird

After having several problems — daily and hourly — with Outlook while connecting to a Google Apps email server, I decided to switch to Thunderbird. (Using Outlook? Here is How to Set up Outlook for Google Apps Email)

Thunderbird is an open source (free) email client made by the same people who made Firefox. You can download a free copy of Thunderbird for either Mac or PC here. You’ll notice it is a lot like Outlook, but faster and more stable. Thunderbird also lacks the

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How To Set Up Google Apps Email in Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is pretty much the standard email application for most users. In most cases, it’s because users don’t know about other options (like Thunderbird) or are just apprehensive about trying something new. You’ll see below how to set up Google Apps Email in Outlook. (But if you want to try Thunderbird, here is how to set up Google Apps Email in Thunderbird.)

Setting up your Outlook email client (or any other email app, for that matter) is pretty easy. It’s a lot like setting up email for any other kind of email account, except that Google has

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Google Apps for Email

As you probably already know, Gmail is one of your best choices for handling email.

Well, that’s only partially true.

While Gmail does a great job with eliminating spam, organizing your mail, integrating with your calendar and contacts, and delivering your email reliably, it just doesn’t look right to have a Gmail address for your business.

That’s one of the reasons why Google has created “Google Apps“.

Basically, Google Apps becomes your entire

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