In order for your professional web design website to grow you have to use some form of social media. Writing guest posts and posting on web 2.0 sites is not going to get you very far these days. You will really start to see big rewards coming your way when you engage with clients and customers on Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus.
Your goal should be developing a fan base where there is active engagement and this comes from people who are wanting to follow you for a specific reason and not because you paid someone to get more fans and followers. This is no way to build an authority site.
*You should be able to mix your personality and your daily activities with your business.... more
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