Category: Being Digital

How To Send People Directly to a Business’s Ratings Page on Google (Even on Mobile Devices)

Are you a business owner or manager of a Google My Business (GMB) listing who wants to send people directly to your ratings page on Google? Here’s how: Step 1: Build a link to send folks directly to the GMB ratings page: Put the client “place ID” in this link: https://search.google.com/local/writereview?placeid=<place_id> Here’s where you go

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Why I Decided to Use WordPress.com for Oakfive.com

This article describes a personal journey to find a website platform that works well with my technical abilities, budget, and knowledge about digital marketing. As you’ll read I didn’t land on the perfect platform (maybe that doesn’t exist), but I’m happy with my decision to go with WordPress.com. Read on to find out why. I’ve

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I’m a Google Local Guide and So Can You

I’ve been a Google Local Guide for just over 2 years. It has been a great experience on so many levels. I’ve received perks from Google. From small: like a free trial of YouTube Red; to big: I got selected to the Local Guides Summit (now called Connect Live), in 2017. In addition to perks,

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Three Books To Help You Save Time, Get Inspired, and Be More Efficient

These three books have shaped how I tackle getting things done. From handling work efficiently, to prioritization, to better managing and getting through the administrative duties of every day life, these books have changed how I interact with my precious time. They Did It, So Can You: Rework Rework isn’t so much of a guide,

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Using Project Fi in Portland Oregon and Beyond

Four months into using the Google’s Project Fi cellular network, and I am decently satisfied. Though the coverage is not quite as complete as my former network, Verizon, the pros of being on this network far outweigh this network’s coverage short comings. The major pros are clear and transparent pricing, prorated billing, coverage where I

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