How to create a Facebook cover photo that isn't fuzzy by Krista Smith,

How to Create a Facebook Cover Photo that Isn’t Fuzzy

By Krista Smith / February 7, 2018

I’ve watched SO many clients and colleagues struggle to get a crisp and clean image for the cover of the Facebook Groups or Business Pages. I did the research and the testing for you. In today’s post, I’m sharing what I discovered from testing many different sizes. I went directly to Facebook to get the suggested size they recommend. Because we can only upload one image, we need to also make sure that any text we have on our images responds to what shows up on different screen sizes. In my research for finding the answer to this question, I…

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How content upgrades can help you grow your list via Krista Smith

How Content Upgrades Can Help You Grow Your List

By Krista Smith / August 23, 2016

Does this sound familiar? You’ve been getting out there and writing blog posts. You’ve been showing up in Facebook groups answering questions and showing your expertise. You’ve been supportive and much more “out there” than your typical introverted self usually is. But, your email list isn’t growing like you expected. One of the tools you can use to grow your list is to begin employing content upgrades. What exactly is a content upgrade and how do they work? A content upgrade is a bonus piece of information that further supports the piece of content that it’s related to. One of…

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The Gmail Hack to Ensure Important Emails Stay Out of Your Spam Folder Forever via Krista Smith at

The Gmail Hack to Ensure Important Emails Stay Out of Your Spam Folder Forever

By Krista Smith / July 7, 2016

I’ve had many clients asking how they can keep important emails they really want to receive from ending up in their Gmail or Google Apps spam folder. There are a couple of things you can do to ensure you keep seeing the emails you want to see if they’re finding their way into the spam folder. Firstly, always add the email sender to your contact list as that will mark them as safe. The second one is to create a filter to prevent messages from going to spam AND sending them right to your inbox. In today’s Gmail hack video…

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How to get gorgeous photos for your full width website (and not be disappointed!) via Krista Smith at

How to get gorgeous photos for your full width website (and not be disappointed!)

By Krista Smith / April 21, 2016

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a very long time. I’m a big believer in getting your own personal vault of photographs that you’ll be able to use as you or your web designer builds out your new online home. I also can’t tell you how many times I’ve had disappointed clients because the incredible photos they have do NOT work for full width websites. The key is ensuring that your photographer understands how you want to be using your images so she (or he) can do the best job they can for you! I’ve created this video tutorial…

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By Krista Smith / April 11, 2016

Today’s video tutorial will walk you through how to use a WordPress plugin called Shortcodes Ultimate to create an accordion drop down or tabbed area on your website to display big chunks of content in a smaller area. It’s super helpful if you’re creating a FAQ section on your website. I take you from through each step of creating an area on your website from installing the plugin to creating the area on your page or post. Enjoy!  

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The Gmail Hack that will save you time when replying to initial client inquiries

The Gmail Hack that will save time when replying to clients

By Krista Smith / February 6, 2016

Today’s video tutorial will walk you through how to set up a process in your Gmail or Google Apps email that will cut down on your time when replaying to your initial client inquires. I’ll also be sharing the very client email script that I created to use as the example in this tutorial. To get very own script (the exact one I’ve been using!), just enter your name and email and you’ll receive an instant download:

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