Archive for the ‘Small Business’ Category


Use Google Apps with FatCow

November 12th, 2014

Tweet Google Apps for Business is a comprehensive suite of office software, and you can integrate it with your FatCow account. It includes email, calendars, storage and more. Here’s how to get a Google Apps account set up, as well as how to connect it to your FatCow account: You can check out the Google […]

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Going on Vacation? Create an Email Autoresponder

October 28th, 2014

Tweet Email is a major part of any productive workflow. That’s why we proudly provide a robust email interface at MailCentral in your FatCow Control Panel. But productive people need to have a handle on how to stay productive, and that often means scheduling some downtime. Some people prefer to keep receiving and responding to their email even when they’re […]

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How do I configure Outlook?

August 11th, 2014

Tweet There are about 515 million results when you search Google for “how to have fun.” It’s safe to say that “configuring Microsoft Outlook” isn’t on any of those lists or how-to articles. Whether you are setting up a new computer at home or dealing with a hard-to-reach IT department, chances are you’ll eventually find […]

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5 Calls to Action to Use on Your Website

July 16th, 2014

Tweet A great website drives engagement with a call to action, which is a clear and direct suggestion that the visitor do something. The best calls to action offer to trade useful information or tools for the visitor’s future attention. Fat Cow’s Marketing Services packages can help you set up a boldly designed presentation. But […]

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Changes In Google Authorship Faces

July 14th, 2014

Tweet Authorship Faces will no longer appear in search results for logged out users. This used to be a great way to connect your face or your business brand to search results. But it’s not the end of the world. What We Lose Along With Authorship Faces Prior to the June changes, your Google+ profile […]

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How Long Should it Take to Get a Good Logo?

July 11th, 2014

Tweet A good logo has to convey your company values, your product’s purpose and a recognizable image. That’s a tall order, and most companies will want to seek a designer with…design experience. Any designer with experience will be able to answer how long it should take to get a good logo. But it helps to […]

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Grow Your Business By Using Google+

July 2nd, 2014

Tweet Google+ is a relatively young social network, first opening its doors in 2011. But it already has 300 million users. And while that doesn’t compare to Facebook’s numbers, it’s more than Twitter. And it’s a sign of why you’ll want to incorporate branding into your Google+ page to help your business grow. The right approach with […]

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Integrating Your Brand into Your Web Design

June 28th, 2014

Tweet Your website is the first contact your customers have with your brand. Your brand strategy should focus on consistency and simplicity, coupled with some give and take. Coordinate your web design and your brand by letting the style of your web design inform your branding elsewhere. Here are some ideas: Worth A Thousand Words […]

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How to Design a Better Mobile Checkout

June 26th, 2014

Tweet We’re no longer shopping by walking the aisles and lining up at a register. Instead we’re shopping through our mobile devices. Mobile e-commerce increased by 81% in 2012, bringing in $25 billion. As we look to the web design trends for the rest of the year, it’s more important than ever to think about […]

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Emotional Branding and Your Business

June 18th, 2014

Tweet It seems like a slam-dunk: show your competitor’s pricing and feature set besides your lower pricing and more robust feature set. Any viewer will see they should go with your product, right? Wrong. The missing link between that marketing approach and a successful one is paying attention to what emotional branding can do for your […]

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