Author Archives: Brian Loebig

About Brian Loebig

Owner of LoebigInk.com, author of TheInkBlog.net, CriminalThinking.net and part-time Technology Manager for the Alliance for Performance Excellence, Brian has over 15 years of experience working in the quality improvement, human services and technology fields as an administrator and consultant. Brian has also worked as a practitioner and administrator in the corrections, substance abuse and human services fields with a special emphasis on technology. He continues to work with numerous community-based non-profits as a web technology consultant, board member and volunteer. Feel free to .

How to Claim a Google My Business Listing that is Already Verified

Updated 12/27/2018 One of the most important directory listings on the Internet for a small business is the Google My Business listing. This online directory integrates the Google Maps listing with the Google Knowledge Panel, Google Reviews and even YouTube. … Continue reading

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How to Create a Free Facebook Offer

This article was updated on November 25, 2018 As Facebook continues to evolve new advertising options for business owners, several free options have been eliminated including the easy to use, but discontinued, “check-in deal.” One lesser known option still remains … Continue reading

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BNI Visitor Orientation Agenda

Every BNI Chapter follows a structured agenda for running the meeting. The regular meeting agenda allows for all members to provide a brief introduction of their business. One or two members also provide a more in depth ten-minute overview of … Continue reading

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How to Make Symbols with your Keyboard

In most instances, creating text in Windows at your desktop or laptop computer is self-explanatory. Once in a while, however, you need to a character that is not found on the regular keyboard. To type a special character such as … Continue reading

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How to Create a Short LinkedIn URL

There are many business networking and employment opportunities to be found at LinkedIn.com. In addition to making connections and perusing the site in real time, there is great value in sharing your LinkedIn profile URL online and on business cards … Continue reading

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BNI Purpose and Overview

The purpose and overview of BNI is to increase business for its members. The primary core value of BNI is “Givers Gain” so when you give referrals to others they are motivated to give back to you as well. Time … Continue reading

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Brian Jackson | Sports Anchor and Reporter

Brian Jackson is a sports anchor and reporter at WJXT Channel 4, in Jacksonville, FL.  Guest blog author, Nia Crawford, was excited to interview Mr. Jackson since her own dream is to study sports broadcasting after she finishes her senior … Continue reading

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Direct Message Improvements on Twitter

Twitter announced some additional functionality to make direct messaging your followers more convenient. On both the desktop and mobile versions of Twitter a ‘direct message’ (DM) icon is now visible and makes it easier to send those contacts a personal … Continue reading

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Online Reputation Repair

Every once in a while I receive an inquiry from a small business that is attempting to recover from a bad review(s), legal issues that are made public, or a news story that damages their online reputation. If they didn’t … Continue reading

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