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Common Social Media Marketing Mistakes To Avoid
These days, most businesses understand that social media is an important part of online marketing. It’s a great opportunity to connect with your audience and fantastic for brand exposure. Of course, it’s still a relatively new game, which means many brands are still experimenting with different tactics.
The issue with social media is that if you make a mistake, there could be thousands or even millions of people that watch you do it. Here is how to overcome some of the most common social media marketing pitfalls.
Not Having a Strategy
In order to deliver an effective message to your audience, you need…

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Direct Traffic To Your Website With Local SEO
When it comes to searching for a local business, more and more people are turning to the Internet. Gone are the days of reaching for the Yellow Pages to find the nearest dry cleaner or plumber. These days, you need customers to be able to find your business online.
Over half of the customers reaching your website come from search engines, which makes local search engine optimization (SEO) that much more important. While algorithms are regularly updated and SEO undergoes several changes, there are a few fundamental ideas you can apply to your website to achieve local success.
Attractive Web Design
Getting customers…

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Is Your Main Sewer Line Clogged?
Sewer lines help to transport water from a home to the sewer mains underground. Sewer lines are hidden away under the ground, so most homeowners don’t think about their sewer lines until they have a clog. If your main sewer line is clogged, all of the water from your home has nowhere to go. Eventually, this could lead to not only water but also raw sewage coming up through interior drains.
Homeowners can be left with a huge mess that has a horrible smell, and it can also be quite expensive to get the damage fixed. There are quite a few…

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The Role of Social Media in Divorce
To a lot of people, social media such as Facebook and Twitter, among other frequently used platforms, can be an important part of their everyday lives. Used to communicate with loved ones, post photos and share statuses with friends and family, what you post can in some cases be harmful during the legal proceedings of a divorce.
Any social media postings can be used as electronic evidence during your divorce, which, although Texas is a no blame state, can negatively affect custody or adultery cases. When it comes to divorce and social media, it is always best to stick to the…

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Keeping Your Family Safe and the Pests Out
San Antonio has its fair amount of pests, and they will often be found inhabiting both yards and homes. If you find yourself with a pest problem, then don’t hesitate to call your local San Antonio pest control service. They can help you to deal with both indoor and outdoor pests.
Using a professional San Antonio lawn care service is the only way to ensure that the problem is handled safely, for the sake of your family and pets. While customers often wonder if pest control is safe for pets and children, you can rest assured that safety is our first…

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How To Use Content Marketing To Engage With Customers
Content is what helps drive visitors to your website or blog, converts prospects into loyal customers and is often relied upon to make purchasing decisions. Of course, in order to succeed, you don’t want to just create content for the sake of it. You need to make sure you are creating content that will purposefully drive engagement.
Engaging content can be used to educate customers and move them through the sales cycle. It should speak to their interests, their problems, concerns and needs. It should not be an overt sales pitch, but rather add value to the shopping experience, to encourage…

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San Antonio Hail Stats

San Antonio Hail Stats

Tuesday night’s hailstorm on the 12th of April was pretty devastating. For San Antonio residents, this is not the first time they have experienced severe weather conditions. In 2001, a storm caused a massive $120 million in hail damage when hailstones of 4, or even 5 and a half inches, were reported hitting the area. Since then, we have suffered further hail damage to our homes and cars.
The 2001 storm was one of the costliest San Antonio has ever experienced, but there is little doubt that the total cost of Tuesday’s hail storm will also reach well…

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Understanding Complex Property Division in Texas
Aside from the personal aspects, one of the most stressful and time-consuming elements of undergoing a divorce or separation in the state of Texas is the division of marital property. This can be a complex process, which benefits from guidance from a professional San Antonio divorce lawyer with experience in cases of family law, as well as the valuation and division of property acquired during the marriage.
A skilled divorce attorney will be familiar with state practices and laws concerning complex property division, which can be used to guide you through the process with your best interests in mind.
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Factors Affecting Child Custody in Texas
A divorce can be a very stressful time, both personally and legally, and particularly if there are children involved. There are a number of things to consider during your divorce – for example finances, legal representation and living arrangements. However, the principal issue is the amicable resolution of any questions regarding the custody arrangements in relation to your child.
A trustworthy San Antonio divorce lawyer, with experience in Texas family law, will help you to navigate the legal factors that can affect the agreement of a fair custody arrangement for your child during your divorce. There is a range of elements…

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Understand What Your Allowance Budgets Mean
Typically in a custom home project there will be “allowance” items, which usually are budgetary amounts that are preset for certain selection items such as flooring, plumbing fixtures, appliances and the like. For instance, if a builder quotes a $600,000.00 fixed price contract amount to construct your home, and you have a $40,000.00 allowance budget for appliances included in the $600,000.00 price, if you exceed the $40,000.00 budget you may owe the builder more money, since you exceeded the preset budgetary amount for the particular allowance item. If you spend less than $40,000.00 for appliances, you may receive a credit…

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How Do You Know If Your Main Plumbing Line Needs Repair?
The main water line is built to last. Therefore, most homeowners will never have a problem with it. Unfortunately, older pipes can development cracks or corrosion that causes leaks to occur. When this happens, the problem will need the expertise of an experienced plumber who has been trained to handle this type of plumbing repair.
Water main leaks often go undetected for long periods of time due to the water mains being buried deep under your home and yard. If a leak in the main line has gone undetected for a long while, additional problems can occur. These issues can include…

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Custom Homebuilding - Part 4
Be Wary of a Builder-Driven Choice of Construction Lender
Many of you that are contemplating building a custom home will likely end up borrowing money from a construction lender to finance the construction. The construction draws that the lender provides generally fuel the construction. Some builders may attempt to steer you to a builder-friendly lender that may be more lenient in relation to approving the builder’s requested draws. If this occurs you may end up in a precarious position if the disbursement of money significantly exceeds the stage of construction, thus jeopardizing the completion of the home. To minimize the chance…

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Avoiding a Disaster
It is one of the worst nightmares of any homeowner. You wake up in the morning or come home from a relaxing vacation to discover that your pipes have burst. A burst pipe is a serious matter, and what you do next could make a big difference in the amount of damage you ultimately suffer.
As with any household emergency, the faster you react the better off you will be. If the pipe just burst, you may be able to prevent flooding and the resulting water damage. Turn off the main water supply as soon as you discover the burst pipe,…

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