Meet the Heritage Festival Escorts

NCHF Heritage Festival Escorts

The 2014 Heritage Festival sponsored by the Nacogdoches County Heritage Foundation has introduced The NCHF 2014 Heritage Festival Escorts.

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Meet the 2014 Heritage Festival Royalty and Princesses

2014 Heritage Festival Photos
The 2014 Heritage Festival sponsored by the Nacogdoches County Heritage Foundation has introduced the NCHF 2014 Heritage Festival Royalty and Princesses.

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Heritage Festival Photos, Take a Look!

Heritage Festival Photos
The Heritage Festival sponsored by the Nacogdoches County Heritage Foundation has a new gallery of photos of the Royal Court and Princesses. Check out the NCHF photo gallery.

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Why Create A Facebook Business Page?

Adding a Facebook Business Page is an important step for every business for several reasons:

  1. Adding a Facebook Business Page is simple. See How to Create A Facebook Page for Your Business: 6 Simple Steps
  2. Adding a Facebook Business Page is free.
  3. A Facebook Business Page gives your business a way to interact with your customers on a more personal level. Customers are more likely to prefer your business if you have had personal interaction them. Facebook interaction usually develops trust.
  4. Facebook Business Page content can be indexed by Google and Yahoo, allowing your content to be found by future customers searching the web. Using your personal Facebook for your business is a bad idea because Personal Facebook Pages are not public which does not allow your content to be found by search engines.
  5. Your business can post updates, information on sales, and other information to customers who have liked your Facebook Business Page. The updates are posted in your fan's newsfeed.
  6. A Facebook Business Page does not have a limit on the number of fans. Your Personal Facebook Page has a limit of 5,000 friends.
  7. Facebook Business Pages offer analytics which may help you understand your customers better.
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How to Create a Facebook Page for Your Business: 6 Simple Steps

Facebook is a great way to connect your business with your customers. Creating a Facebook Page for your business is so simple, no business should be without a Facebook Page.

  1. On your browser, go to Facebook at www.facebook.com. Click the “Create a Page” link at the bottom of the page.

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  2. Select “Local Business or Place” to set up a page for your business. Facebook allows pages for Local Business or Place; Company, Organization or Institution; Brand or Product; Artist, Band or Public Figure; Entertainment; or Cause or Community.

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  3. Select a category for your business from the drop down menu.

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  4. Fill in your business name, address and phone number. Then, agree to the Facebook Pages Terms, and click “Get Started.”

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  5. Next, create a Facebook account, if you do not already have one. Facebook will allow you to create a new Facebook account for your business or attach the business to an existing Facebook account. If you are creating a new account, Facebook will send a verification email. Check your email to follow the verification instructions.

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  6. Your Facebook page is now created. Login to Facebook and add information about your business like hours and location, pictures of your business or products. Be sure to enter your business website address into your information. Your first posting on your Facebook Page could be a welcome statement, a special, or information about a product or service. Now advertise your new business Facebook page to your customers.
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How to Add Images to your Tweets! Uploading an Image Gallery to Twitter

Have you tried Twitter’s new feature to add images to your Tweets?

Here’s how:

1. In the tweet box for your new tweet, enter the text for your new tweet, if any. Then, click on the small camera icon in the lower left corner.

2. Select the image that you would like to attach to your tweet. Images must be 3MB or smaller in jpeg, gif or png format.

3. Now you will see either a thumbnail preview of your image or the image filename in the bottom of the tweet box, depending upon the browser. The link to the image counts as part of your 140 characters, so you’ll notice the remaining character count next to the Tweet button goes down by about 21 characters.

4. Click the Tweet button to publish your tweet with the uploaded image. The image will be uploaded by Twitter and hosted on Photobucket.

5. Your new tweet will appear on your profile and home page. Click on the tiny photos icon on the top right of your published tweet to see an expanded right section with your image.

6. Your recently tweeted images will also show up in a photo gallery of recent images on the right side of your profile page.

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Facebook Fans can now Tag a Business Page in their Photos

Want to allow your fans to tag your business Facebook Page in their photos?

Here’s how:

  1. From your Facebook Business page, click “Edit Page.”
  2. Select the “Apps” menu item on the left side.
  3. Under the Photo App, select “Go To App.”
  4. To allow your business page to be tagged in fan photos, select to allow people who follow your Page to upload photos.
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What is the Difference Between Google Adwords and Google Adsense?

While Google Adwords and Google Adsense both control online advertising, their functions are quite different. Google Adwords is used by the business owner who wants to advertise online. Google Adsense is used by the website owner who wants to earn money by allowing Google to place advertisements in online content.

Google Adwords allows a business owner to place advertisements on the internet. Business owners can choose to place ads in search results. When a user searches for one of the business’ specified keywords, the business advertisement may appear in the Sponsored Links section of the search results. Google Adwords can also allow a business to place advertisements in advertising sections on other websites. For all advertising with Google Adwords, the business owner only pays when a users clicks on the advertisement. The business owner can specify a daily budget for advertising.

Google Adsense allows a website owner to profit from advertising placed by Google in the website, RSS feeds, search results, mobile apps, or on unused domains.

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How to Photograph Children: Get Natural Expressions Using a Zoom Lens

Natural photographs of children are often those that we cherish as the years go by. To capture a natural expression on a child’s face, take the picture far enough away that the child doesn’t notice you taking the picture. Use of a zoom lens will allow you to fill the frame with image of the child without moving close enough to be noticed. The Zoom will also help to isolate the child from the background leaving the child alone in focus, while making the background slightly out of focus. All eyes are draw to the wonderful natural expressions of the child.

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What is a Content Management System (CMS)?

Ever wished your business could edit your own website content? Editing your own content is certainly cheaper than paying a web designer to edit content. It also allows your company to get your website changed whenever you need to make a change, even in the middle of the night. A Content Management System (CMS) separates the design of your website from the content of your website. The CMS allows the website owner to log into an administrative screen on their internet browser and edit the website content. The CMS then stores the new website information, usually in a database. When someone accesses your website, information from the database is used to create the web page.

Content Management Systems are used for most blogs and e-commerce shopping sites, as well as many company websites. WordPress is a content management system originally designed for use with blogs. WordPress has now developed into a full fledged content management system which works well for company websites. Joomla is also popular content management systems used for small and large company websites. ShopSite provides an e-commerce shopping solution with a CMS which allows store owners to edit store content, and manage orders, shipping and payments.

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