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J.D. Scribes is proud to announce that we have just launched our very first course this month! In an effort to help businesses and individuals who want a way to learn the ins and outs of online marketing on their own time, J.D. Scribes has created J.D. Academy, a hub where people will have the opportunity to learn and grow at their own pace! “We are so excited about this new venture

News/Announcements, Online Marketing, Social Media

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, oh my! ….and Pinterest, Tumblr, Google Plus, LinkedIn….the list goes on and on. There are all kinds of social media platforms out there. So much so that things can be a bit overwhelming for the average user, let alone a business. You’re desperate to keep up with the trends, finding yourself trying out all platforms and stressing yourself out in the process. Well, we’re here to tell you that you don’t

Online Marketing, Social Media

The two most important things you need when you are creating a website is a domain name and web hosting. But what are those two things exactly? What’s the difference? What happens if I don’t have them? Let us explain. Think of your domain name and hosting as your home. You need a house to live in, to store all of your belongings, and other personal things. You couldn’t just walk around carrying all


On Tuesday, September 12th, J.D. Scribes, in partnership with Miranda’s Sweet and Chic Boutique and NEWMS, hosted the first B.O.N.D. Small Business Mixer in Pontotoc, MS. The B.O.N.D. mixer was held at the Pontotoc County Library and comprised of local business people from Pontotoc and the surrounding areas coming together to mix, mingle, and get to know one another and their businesses. B.O.N.D. is an organization


*This post contains referral links.* One of the most important aspects of getting your business website up and running is finding a place to actually house your website – that’s where web hosting comes in!

What exactly is web hosting?

Think about it this way – You live in your house or apartment, where all of your personal belongings are contained, right? If you lose your house, then you have nowhere to live, right? It


Jessica Starks, founder of J.D. Scribes was recently recognized as one of the most influential women in Northeast Mississippi for 2017. Mud & Magnolias Magazine held their Influential Women luncheon on July 11th in Tupelo, MS to acknowledge the amazing accomplishments of women in Mississippi, as well as to honor the many women who were recognized and nominated as influential women by the public. Our very own Jessica Starks was one of those nominees. “I was


Colors always invoke some sort of emotion in people – happiness, anger, sadness, depression – the use of color subconsciously can set the tone for how something is perceived or remembered. When it comes to your business, you want people to have a certain feeling or response to your business when they walk in, visit your website, or see your logo. Of course, you want your business to be attractive to people, but you also want

Marketing, Online Marketing

Content marketing has become a huge factor in earning a solid rank on Google since 2015; however, small businesses have been having a hard time adjusting.

Why is this?

Small businesses can sometimes tend to be stuck in their ways when it comes to marketing and stick to the traditional route. Don’t get us wrong, there is nothing wrong with traditional marketing; however, traditional marketing alone will not help you to truly see the results

Marketing, Online Marketing

Let’s be honest here: writing can be hard. Come on, if it weren’t you wouldn’t be reading this post, right? It’s not always the easiest thing to come up with an idea that will magically turn into a compelling post, especially when you are on a tight deadline or if you just really need to ramp up your blog with some fresh content! Don’t beat yourself up over it; it happens to the best of

Twitter – the super, fast-paced, 140-character limited social media platform that can be the bane of a business’ existence. But this doesn’t always have to be the case!
I personally find Twitter extremely fun and fascinating, and a great asset for businesses who fully embrace it. Here are 5 tips you can keep in mind to help grow your Twitter presence and attract a genuine, engaged audience throughout the year! Read More
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