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So Your Small Business is on Facebook, Now What?

Many small businesses rush to create a Facebook page, but then often get stuck and don't know how to use the platform to benefit their business. Facebook can be a great tool to reach your consumers, generate traffic to your website,...
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Word Tips: Using Images in Word

How often do you use images in Microsoft Word? Images can be very helpful – from writing notes for a presentation to explaining a concept to a client. If you have never tried inserting a picture into Word, take a look...
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A Secure Tool to Keep Track of Your Passwords – KeePass

  Each day we are creating more and more passwords – whether it be for online shopping, social media, email, banking...the list goes on. Security requirements for these passwords are becoming more specific; many require combinations of lowercase and uppercase letters,...
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2014 Integrated Marketing Strategies

It's that time of year again – New Year's resolutions. In the business world, we often call this goal-setting, but it all means one thing: committing to new ways to improve ourselves or our business. At Igniting Business, we have noticed...
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Giving Thanks for a Year of Blessings

In 2013, Igniting Business implemented significant internal processes, as well as additional services to better serve our clients. We are proud to announce the company successes throughout the year. We're excited to see the growth potential of these new initiatives! New...
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Facebook Adds Star Ratings to Business Pages

As you may have noticed, Facebook rolled out their star rating system onto business pages last month. In reality, the star rating system has been in place on Facebook's mobile app for places for quite some time. However, November is when...
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Web Design FAQ - What is a META Tag?

In short, an HTML Meta Tag is a form of data tag that is placed between the open and closing head tags in an HTML web page. This information, though not visible on your web page itself, communicates to browsers and...
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Are META Tags Still Used for Search Engine Optimization?

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is constantly changing. It was only a matter of a few years ago that investing time on having the best META tags and optimizing your META keywords would have a great impact with regards to on page...
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5 and a Half Ways to Use Your Old Hard Drive

  Did you recently get a new computer, or upgrade your hard drive for larger capacity/better performance? If you did, chances are that you have a well-functioning old hard drive that is no longer being used. At Igniting Business, we do...
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Small Business Exhibition - October 22nd 2013

This event is free and open to the public. Columbia Chamber of Commerce's eighth annual Small Business Exhibition, formerly the Micro Business Fair, will take place on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 2-6pm at the Parkade Center in Columbia, MO. Grab...
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7 Reasons You Should Actively Use LinkedIn

Whether you are an entrepreneur, business professional, or just a student, LinkedIn can be a powerful social networking tool. Unlike many other social media platforms, LinkedIn primarily focuses on furthering your personal brand as a business professional. Don't get me wrong,...
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Igniting Business Tests Google Glass

You may have heard some buzz recently about the new Google Glass. Well Igniting Business had the opportunity to test it out, courtesy of our new friend David Drum, Research Manager at MOREnet. As a Glass Explorer, David had the chance...
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Double Take: Using Double-sided Business Cards to Leave a Lasting Impression

Have you been handed a business card lately, read the front, and then flipped it over and found more writing on the back? Double-sided business cards are becoming more popular, as business people try to communicate more information to potential or...
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3 Key Purposes for the Home Page of your Small Business Website

Last Updated: May 12, 2021 Typically, the home page of a website serves as the most significant landing page for both new and returning visitors. Essentially, this single page creates an overall impression of your company in a matter of seconds....
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New Support Ticket System Launched

As promised in our last blog about our newsletter system, we have more exciting changes at Igniting Business! We are implementing a new ticket system for all support requests regarding technology services, web solutions, and ordering of products. You can see...
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Safeguarding Computers from Power Surges and Outages Using UPS Systems (Battery Backups)

Imagine that you are using your computer to finalize a document or send out an agenda with critical last minute details, and the power goes out due to a storm (especially if you live in the Midwest like us). Your computer...
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Announcing Igniting Business’ Monthly Newsletter!

Do you want a better way to stay up-to-date on Igniting Business, as well as technology and marketing trends? At Igniting Business, we are constantly trying to implement new technologies that better serve our clients and site users. Now you can...
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New Home for Igniting Business

It is with great anticipation and excitement that we announce the opening of Igniting Business' new office here in Columbia, MO. Thanks to our loyal and growing customer base, we have been able to open our office and are excited to...
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Microsoft Windows Shortcuts and Tricks

  What an exciting year it has been! Igniting Business would like to thank all of our loyal clients for a successful first year. Throughout the past year, we have expanded our service offerings, including new technology consulting projects. We are...
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Featured Client: Critter Guard

Introducing Critter Guard In 2000, Douglas Wulff became inspired by the need to prevent pesky squirrels from entering residential attics via overhead power lines. After seeing many homeowners' insurance policies not cover damage from squirrels, Doug and his father, Joe, created...
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The New iPhone 5 Specs at a Glance

  As you may know, Apple announced the iPhone 5 earlier this afternoon. For the sake of those interested, we have compiled a list of basic specifications for the new iPhone 5 below: Size: The iPhone 5 has been upgraded to...
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