An Exercise in the Power of Memory

An Exercise in the Power of Memory

“Monday, Monday… can’t trust that day…” Oh, Mamas and the Papas*… what would I do without you? (*If you were born after 1980, you might want to Google this musical group. They had such sweet harmonies…) I was going to say today started out fine, but that would be a lie. It started out with … Continue reading

Grief is hard

Grief is hard

It’s been a little over 3 months since my sister passed away. And yet, in some ways, it feels as if it were only yesterday. The sadness washes over me and it’s almost overwhelming at times. I’m supposed to be getting my life back. No more traveling back and forth to Arizona to check in … Continue reading

New Beginnings

Once upon a time, ok back in 2009, I started a blog on WordPress for my SEO Copywriting business. This blog, to be exact. I wrote articles about search engine optimization, copywriting, and social media marketing to educate my audience and build my brand. Fast forward to 2017, and I’m back at this blog. This … Continue reading

We’re Moving!

We’re Moving!

All good things must come to an end, they say. So it is for this blog. But it’s not really an ending. It’s actually a new beginning. From now on, you’ll be able to read my articles about SEO and social media marketing right from my website at gloriarand.com/blog. I’ve changed hosting companies, and launched … Continue reading

3D Printing: From Small Business Production to the iPhone Shoe

  By Abbey Peschel   3D printers may be changing the world of production forever. According to “Fabricated: The New World of 3D Printing,” these devices offer on demand production to people in a huge variety of fields. From doctors and professional designers to students and small business owners, users across the economic spectrum may … Continue reading

3 Common “About Us” Page Mistakes

3 Common “About Us” Page Mistakes

As a copywriter, one of the more common assignments I get from clients is helping them rewrite the About Us page for their company’s website. Over the years, I’ve noticed that companies make a few common mistakes when it comes to this all-important page, Why is this page important? After the home page, the About … Continue reading

How to Use Hootsuite to Post to Multiple LinkedIn Groups

One of the advantages to using a social media management system like Hootsuite is that it allows you to share a status update with multiple LinkedIn groups, In the following video, I show you how to add LinkedIn groups to your Hootsuite account, and post an update to them:

Why I Like the New Facebook Insights

Why I Like the New Facebook Insights

Facebook is tweaking its Insights again, and from what I’ve seen so far, it’s a change for the better.  Here is a breakdown of what’s changing: The People Talking About This metric has been broken out into people engaged, the number of unique people who’ve clicked on, liked, commented on or shared your posts, and … Continue reading

3 Easy Ways to Get Ideas for Your Company Blog

3 Easy Ways to Get Ideas for Your Company Blog

Stuck for ideas on what to write about for your company’s blog?  It’s a common complaint, especially if you don’t think of yourself as a writer. But no matter what your industry or profession – be it plumber, landscape lighting contractor or chiropractor – you can come up with plenty of articles for your blog … Continue reading