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When Was the Last Time You Browsed the Yellowpages Paper Book?

Local businesses selling hard products and local services, like plumbers or doctors, live on their local list of clients and are put through competition and recession in a harder way than large companies.What they need is a continuing influx of new clients, and the old way to achieve new clients through advertising was the yellow pages book. Nowadays, the web has reached almost everyone and I personally didn’t even touch the Yellowpages book in about 5 years.At first, I used the online yellowpages to find for outlets, stores and restaurants. Now, when I need something, I find it faster and better through search engines. And I know almost everyone is doing precisely the same.

The problem for small business is that they usually don’t adapt their advertising to this trend and stick with printed advertising. It’s already in place, it’s part of their habits and it’s simple for them.Most of the times, if they have a very website, it only tells their name, what they sell, where they are and it’s under no circumstances optimized for major search engines except for their own name. The sole way someone could finds them via a web search is by knowing their exact name.Let’s assume John Smith is a plumber in McKinney, Texas and he owns a website called “John Smith Plumbing” at johnsmithplumbing.com. Didn t you think someone desperate for a plumber in McKinney, Texas would search for “John Smith” or “plumber Dallas Texas?” Mr. Smith’s website is just another small drop in the ocean and nobody would be {able to|ready to} find it if they didn’t know how to look at.As a matter of fact, the main misunderstanding in all this is applying the same concept of the yellowpages on the world wide web.

If you publish your account on the yellow book, it certainly will appear under a category and a town, and anyone would be able to find it. On the net, categories and town research do business in completely different ways. Publishing a nice website is not enough in any respect and you need to assign it the research features allowing people to find you. But Mr. Smith doesn’t know anything about web search and he just puts out a website to tell he has one without being aware of the amount of customers he could drive-through it and how.Here is some strategies home based business owners can immediately apply to improve their search results. Name your website according to your service or product instead of to your company name. As I said, nobody is searching for “doctor Jones” if he doesn’t are aware of him.

You could drive new customers to you personally site with a url when using the word “dentist” or “doctor” in it.When your business is providing local services, add the name of your town in the URL. This manner, your results in the searches will instantly improve. Tell about your services on your website. Major search engines love content and rank websites based on their content. Describing your services or products using the words your customers would use to describe it will certainly give you far far better results than a site with just an address, a picture and an “under construction” statement.Follow these simple strategies and you may see instantly better results and more new customers.

Sewer Lining Repair: Benefits of Repairing With Sewer Lining

If you value lawn and landscape, and aren’t thrilled with the prospect of digging up your yard to repair a damaged sewer pipe, one option you can explore is trenchless repair via a sewer lining process. This involves the use of a probe, which is inside your sewer pipe, which pushes a sort of “replacement pipe” threading dipped in resin. Whenever the probe is pulled out of the pipe, the resin-covered threading remains, and once that hardens, it serves as a “pipe within a pipe” and seals up any broken areas of your existing sewer pipe.So, when you find there isn’t usually a great deal of digging involved, how does your repair company get to and repair the pipe exactly?

Two holes are drilled into the ground when repairing a broken sewer pipe; one at the beginning of the pipe damage, and one at the end of the pipe damage. It fixes the pipes just as well as traditional repairs, but does little to your yard.There are several advantages to using this sewer lining process for repairs, as opposed to opting for traditional “dig and fix” repairs.

Less damage to your landscape not only can you avoid the heavy digging that might have to occur in order to completely remove and replace your old sewer line, you’ll also reduce your costs by not having to replace concrete walks and driveways, and you lessen the risk of running into existing water or gas lines.

Increased flow

Once your broken pipes are repaired with trenchless sewer lining, you’ll instantly notice an increase in your water flow and the efficiency of your water system. Your new sewer lining has a life expectancy of around 50 years, which often times is longer than the original pipe!

Less expensive

Trenchless sewer lining is usually a much cheaper replacement for repairing your sewer pipe than a complete pipe replacement. The materials are sometimes less expensive, and in most cases, there’s less total labor involved.If your sewer line performance is suffering and you have a section of pipe that requires repaired, consider a company that utilizes trenchless repair technology. You’ll more than likely end up saving a small amount of money, and your landscape will probably get by without being disturbed. You’ll get the repairs you need without having to disrupt your landscape, and you won’t have to fix your yard as you would with many traditional sewer repairs.

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Asparagus Soup

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“Angry Birds Artist Series” - Illustrations by Sam Spratt

A ways back, Rovio commissioned me to create a series of illustrations based on their characters from a certain bajillion-selling game series. These are the first 4 illustrations (Red Bird, Yellow Bird, Black Bird, and King Pig), with more to be revealed in the future.

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Finished the neck piece for my Rory Handbot cosplay!!!
It is honestly the most uncomfortable thing ever, cause it sits like a neck brace, so I have to have perfect posture to wear it with the mask hahahaha Now Im going to paint it with my silver paint and then add on some hooks to the inside on the back so that way I can put it on and keep it closed cause I can’t slide it over my head.  

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oldest-question-in-the-universe:

Finished the neck piece for my Rory Handbot cosplay!!!

It is honestly the most uncomfortable thing ever, cause it sits like a neck brace, so I have to have perfect posture to wear it with the mask hahahaha 

Now Im going to paint it with my silver paint and then add on some hooks to the inside on the back so that way I can put it on and keep it closed cause I can’t slide it over my head.  

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Amelia.

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Amelia.

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BBC America and Tumblr present the Official Doctor Who Tumblr Meetup at Comic Con 2012!
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at Basic, 410 10th Avenue, San Diego, CA
RSVP Here!
Any questions ask the Official Doctor Who Tumblr!
One person per RSVP (so get your friends to register themselves!)
Because of overwhelming response and capacity restrictions, we are unable to guarantee entry for everyone, however entry will be granted on a first come first served basis.
Cosplay or casual, dress comfortably!
This event is ALL AGES!

doctorwho:

BBC America and Tumblr present the Official Doctor Who Tumblr Meetup at Comic Con 2012!

Saturday, July 14, 2012 at Basic, 410 10th Avenue, San Diego, CA

RSVP Here!

Any questions ask the Official Doctor Who Tumblr!

  • One person per RSVP (so get your friends to register themselves!)
  • Because of overwhelming response and capacity restrictions, we are unable to guarantee entry for everyone, however entry will be granted on a first come first served basis.
  • Cosplay or casual, dress comfortably!
  • This event is ALL AGES!
doctorwho:

Thanks for all of entries for the Doctor Who Tumblr Comic Con Meetup Art Contest! We’ll announce the winner on Monday.
Wow. Everyone’s entries for the meetup art contest are really really good.
We’ve assembled a team of people who will take the next two days to review the entries, tabulate the votes, divide by the Holy Number of Nirvana, and announce a winner on Monday, July 2.
In the meantime, we’re really happy that so many of you entered because if you didn’t, we would have been forced to use our own art which we’ve posted above.

Cheers.

doctorwho:

Thanks for all of entries for the Doctor Who Tumblr Comic Con Meetup Art Contest! We’ll announce the winner on Monday.

Wow. Everyone’s entries for the meetup art contest are really really good.

We’ve assembled a team of people who will take the next two days to review the entries, tabulate the votes, divide by the Holy Number of Nirvana, and announce a winner on Monday, July 2.

In the meantime, we’re really happy that so many of you entered because if you didn’t, we would have been forced to use our own art which we’ve posted above.

Cheers.

Okay fine tumblr…

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Okay fine tumblr I will start watching Doctor Who, sheesh

#doctor who in and all around my dash like okay

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