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Branding or Rebranding your Business

The first step in branding is to identify your target market. Don't just focus on demographics, but tastes. Are your customers businesslike, cutting-edge, organic and earth loving, or just practical?
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Social Media Plugin for Sharing on your Website
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Monarch Social Media Plugin for your Website

Elegant Themes, one of our providers recently introduced a brand new social media plugin called Monarch. It is a Social Media plugin that makes sharing on your website look enticing and fun! Any social network Anywhere on your website Choosing…
One Page Website Template
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Freebie: “Walk & Ride” One Page Website Template

We love to see new developers and what they produce because it is always a fresh look. If you are looking for a clean, simple one page website theme this is a great one, and it's FREE!If you would like this template on your website let…
Halloween Makeup
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Halloween Makeup Inspiration

Halloween is just around the corner and I hope you're thinking about some fun activities. This year I was considering dressing up for Halloween which I haven't done in years. Below is a Pinterest Board of Halloween makeup to inspire you.[alpine-phototile-for-pinterest…
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Creativity in Miniature

One of our goals here at Gulf Coast Web Net is to inspire your creativity. Today we're featuring creativity in miniature. Recently I ran into an article about a man who creates art from nature, but in an entirely different way than you might…
Shared, VPS, Dedicated Server, what's the difference?
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Shared, VPS, Dedicated Server, What's the difference?

Have you ever wondered about where your website lives? If your website is hosted with us your website lives in a VPS environment.InMotion Hosting - Types of Web Hosting Plans
Lines in Design

Use of Lines in Design

Design effectively is more about subtlety than about bold strokes. Lines in design can play a critical role, drawing attention to the content; that is what you want to do anyway, right?There are many design tricks to make your design more…
New Business Facebook Page
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New Facebook Business Page

There has been a lot of hype about the new Business Facebook Page format being rolled out. I really like the new layout, but it is taking FOREVER for them to roll it out. I manage over 30 Business Facebook pages and only one of those has the…
Shooting Interiors Gulfcoastwebnet.com
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Shooting Interiors

Looking Great Looking great is not just about the work you do, but about how you present it. The success of your business rides on your ability to look great. With this in mind I have presented some great tips for regular people (meaning non-professional…
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Great Free Fonts and How to Install Them

Have you ever wondered where people get those cool looking free fonts? Or, maybe you just don't even know how to install a font once you've found one. Here you go... www.DaFont.com has so many really cool and creative fonts. If you can't…
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Etsy Trends and How You Can Take Advantage

Etsy is one of my favorite places to shop. I think it is because I can find something unique; something someone else doesn't have. Everytime I look at someones shop on Etsy I find myself saying "I can do that", "I could make a great shop".If…
The internet doesn't have ideas people do

The Internet doesn't have ideas - People do

In the past 20 years the internet has evolved and affected our lives in ways we could not comprehend. And as always there are people that think it is a great medium with lots of promise and others that think it is ruining our lives. In the past…
creative window displays
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Great Christmas Window Displays

A Great Window display is one of the best ways to pull people into your shop. Many shop owners believe that they should allow people to see inside the shop from the windows. However, if you are lucky enough to have a window display area you…
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Free icons

This icon set includes 44 beautiful and fun icons and comes courtesy of Elegant Themes. The soft and bright style of these icons is sure to add some color to your website. The package includes PNG images in three sizes, as well as the original…
Creating Marketing Visuals

Create a Marketing Strategy using Visuals to Build a Brand

Building a brand is more about the visual aspects than the words you select. Think about it... when you see the golden arches with a bright red background you know instantly what the brand is you don't need to see the menu. Understand the Purpose Consider…
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How to choose an Avatar image

Before the Avatar Movie...There were avatar images. An "Avatar" is an image that represents you online. The traditional Avatar system used on most Internet forums is a small square-shaped area close to the user's forum post, where the…
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Finding Facebook and Blog Free Images

We all know that blog and facebook posts that contain compelling images get more attention than others and most people know there are sever implications of using an image someone else owns. But downloading images from a Google search is so easy,…
Multi-use Websites at Gulfcoastwebnet.com
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Do you need a multi-use website?

If you have ever said:Then you probably need a multi-use website.A multi-use website allows you to essentially apply different "skins" or "themes", apply different functionality, access a different (or the same) user community and…
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Style your Product Images for Pinterest

If you're online you most likely know about Pinterest®. Currently Pinterest® is free for everyone and is one of the best ways to get your products noticed. The catch is you need to make your product image interesting. What you Need I have…
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A Little Content Can Go a Long Way

Your website can be so much more than just a BUSINESS CARD. You wouldn't own just one pair of shoes, so why own just one website! The fact is that owning multiple sites can boost the page rank of your site. It provides you some natural linking,…