teena hughes / 8 posts found

Should a brand new website appear in Google results?

by Teena Hughes
Should a brand new website appear in Google results? What have we done wrong? This is a great question posted this month by Judy, and I understand that very few business owners know what to do when they first publish their website, or when they think about marketing so here are a few simple suggestions: We have had our website and blog up for a little while, and I just followed a 5 day course to make sure the website was ready.  But I just went to Google to search, for fun I guess, and my name does not come [...]

How to create a video fast with a couple of images

by Teena Hughes
"Teena, how to create a video fast with a couple of images?" This is a question I'm asked quite often, and this week it was an email from Julianna on the other side of the world.  There are many software solutions available which you can buy, some on your computer already, but as Julianna is not very tech-savvy, I wanted to share the absolute simplest method with her. So today I'm going to show you an extremely simple online option: requires no login requires no email just upload images and save to desktop. First of all: gather the images you're [...]

Quickest and Easiest MP3 Player for WordPress

by Teena Hughes
The Quickest and Easiest MP3 Player for Wordpress is a MYTH!     Or so it seemed -- I just spent about 4 hours trying to find the simplest audio player for a client's Wordpress website. I read all the blog posts with titles like "The Top 10 (or 5 or 7 etc) Audio Players!". I installed five different players and tried the pre-installed audio solution (which used 100% of the screen width -- and I can't help but wonder WHY???). I tested each of them, tried the shortcodes, added the options, tested them out ... and sat here with [...]

Using videos for business

by Teena Hughes
Using videos for business could be the best thing you do this year So -- just HOW can you start using videos for business? Click the video below to start it playing :-) Using-videos-for-business from Teena Hughes on Vimeo. Transcript >> HOW TO USE VIDEOS FOR YOUR BUSINESS This is Teena Hughes from teenahughesonline.com I get asked a lot of questions and this one is good one. I thought you might like to hear my thoughts on just how you can be using videos for business help. So there are a quite a few different ways that videos are great [...]

Results of the Video Marketing Questionnaire

by Teena Hughes
Some time back I posted a Video Marketing Questionnaire online about videos and marketing, asking a few questions to see what most folks were struggling with I'm embarrassed to say I totally forgot to post the results, and I came across them tonight so thought I should post them straight away, as it's quite interesting to see the results. In regard to the topics people were most interested in, Video Creation won hands down with a massive 80.8% of respondents choosing this as the main topic, and Video Marketing ran a close second with 78.8% of respondents. This is great [...]

How do I use video marketing to boost traffic to my new business directory?

by Teena Hughes
in Blog
One of the questions I've been asked a few times is about getting traffic for a Business Directory, but my answer is relevant to everyone with a website, so today I want to share some of my secrets with you :-) "How do I use video marketing to boost traffic?" Whether you have a business directory website, or any other website, using video marketing is the quickest, most effective way to capture the attention of potential customers and clients. https://vimeo.com/130051769 I'm outlining some steps to take as I want to share a few tips to help out those folks who [...]

Tips, Tricks, Techniques and Training 19 May 2015

by Teena Hughes
This week I have a couple of things which might help you in your projects: I'd like to share two websites with you where you can find images, audio/sound files, fonts and much more -- in exchange for your email name.  Read more >> Have you been asking for client testimonials? I hope so -- they are sooo important! Find out my 21 Tips for Video SEO on a Client Testimonial. Read more >>   I'd love to hear from you -- got any questions or want to share any tips, or breakthroughs? Feel free to write at any time [...]

9 Quick Tips for Creating Outstanding Videos

by Teena Hughes
Use these 9 Quick Tips for Creating Outstanding Videos for Your Business https://vimeo.com/223421698 Videos are the best way to boost your business, and here are 9 quick tips to help you get started on the right track. -- Video Transcription -- Hi there. This is a video by me, Teena Hughes. Nine quick tips for creating outstanding videos for your small business. Tip number one is, tell a story. Talk about your experiences. Viewers will easily identify with that, and then share how you did it. Tip number two: Don't try to sell, pushy selling is a turn off, focus [...]