Sally Jones

While attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s graduate school for journalism and public relations in the late 1990s, Sally began a long career researching and writing about business, technical and scientific topics.

Her decades of experience as well as a passion to stay on top of the latest online tools and resources combine to help small businesses (and freelancers like herself) flourish. Her work has appeared in many notable media outlets, including The Washington Post, Entrepreneur, People, Forbes, Huffington Post, and more.

Instant Checkmate Review: Are Their Background Checks Accurate?

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Searching for a long lost high school friend? Not sure if the person you met on a dating site is legit? You can find a lot of information on just about anyone in the U.S. by using a people search and background check website like Instant Checkmate. With lots of similar sites vying for your business, how does Instant Checkmate stack up against its competitors?

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PeopleFinders Review: Is It The Best People Search Site?

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Want to learn more about a potential business partner or significant other? Or are you searching for a long-lost relative or friend? PeopleFinders could help. This people search and background check site is one of many you’ll find online. Is PeopleFinders worth it? We give you the lowdown to help you decide if this is your best option…

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TruthFinder Review: Is This Popular People Search Site Legit?

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Want to find a long lost relative or make sure a potential date you met online doesn’t have a criminal record? There are many reasons to use people search sites and equally as many sites where you can run a background check on just about anyone in the U.S. TruthFinder is one of the big names you’ll come across, but is it worth considering? We’ve uncovered everything you need to know about TruthFinder. As the site likes to say, “what we found may surprise you.”…

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Spokeo Review: Is It The Best People-Search Site?

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Whether you’re searching for a long-lost relative or want to find an online seller who swindled you, Spokeo could help. Spokeo’s people search service touts itself as one of the best online tools you can use to find tons of information on just about anyone. But is Spokeo legit? And what kind of information can you uncover on someone? We’ll answer these questions and more…

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Best Business Internet Providers: AT&T vs Comcast vs Cox vs Frontier vs Verizon & More

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Searching for the best internet provider for your small business can be as daunting, if not more so, than searching for your office space. What do you need to consider when choosing a provider (assuming you have options in your area)? How much bandwidth do you need? We answer these and many other questions to hopefully make the search for this pivotal service for your business a bit less confusing…

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Best WordPress Hosting: SiteGround vs BlueHost vs HostGator vs DreamHost vs Kinsta vs WP Engine vs A2 & More

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There are hundreds of website hosting providers out there to choose from, but if you have a WordPress site, you may need to find a host that specializes in the WordPress content management system. This is especially true if you have a larger site that could suffer from slow loading times or serious security problems (these are both potential issues with WordPress)…

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Branding Your Business For Success

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Our branding section has our business experts showing you how to create a brand that is memorable, attention-grabbing and targeted to your customer base. With guides on everything from naming your business and designing your logo, to business cards and font creation, we strive to help you maintain your brand message within your organization. Article …

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Our Comprehensive Web Development How-To Guide

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Looking for back-end tips and tricks to make your website rock? Or perhaps you simply want to become more tech savvy. If you’re not already a high-tech guru, we’re here for you. But we’ve also got some advice for seasoned developers, including some invaluable tool sets you may want to consider adding to your arsenal…

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Microsoft SharePoint Review: All-In-One Productivity Solution?

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Many teams need the ability to collaborate on a variety of documents across multiple devices, especially with people who work remotely or travel a lot for work. SharePoint is a document management and storage solution that lets employees using Microsoft Office do just this. But with many similar tools out there, is SharePoint worthy of consideration for your company, and which version would be the best fit for your budget and needs?

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