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Desiree Scales--Bella Web Design, Inc.
Atlanta, GA
CEO of a web design firm, Bella Web Design, Inc. in Atlanta.
Interests: knitting, running, piano, computers, crochet, public speaking, web design, skiing, singing, being an entrepreneur, spinning yarn (literally), t-tapp, spinning on a bike
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Thank you for your email. Im out of the office until April 11 but will be checking voicemail and email. I will respond to your email at that time. If this is an emergency or a sales inquiry, please email evan@bellawebdesign.com or leave a message at 770 509 8797, ext. 2. Thank you, Desiree Scales, CEO Bella Web Design, Inc. www.bellawebdesign.com 770 509 8797 ext. 1
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Thank you for your email. Im out of the office and on vacation until March 1st. I will respond to your email at that time. If this is an emergency or a sales inquiry, please email evan@bellawebdesign.com or leave a message at 770 509 8797, ext. 2. Thank you, Desiree Scales, CEO Bella Web Design, Inc. www.bellawebdesign.com 770 509 8797 ext. 1
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Well, after using TypePad for over 4 years, I've made the decision to move our blog to WordPress. If you've been following us here, you can find our updates and new feed link at www.thebellabuzz.com. I've been thinking about this... Continue reading
Download The Bella Buzz A good friend and colleague of The Bella Buzz drops by to discuss this past weekend's successful fundraiser for children's cancer in Chattanooga, in association with a foundation called St. Baldricks. Dawn Skowronnek joins us with... Continue reading
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Download The Bella Buzz Timing could not be better for the founders of The Business of WordPress Conference in Atlanta on June 22 - 23, 2010, as the new release of WordPress version 3.0 has hit the web! The conference... Continue reading
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Download The Bella Buzz We welcome back Desiree from a family trip to Poland on this edition of The Bella Buzz! It is an eye opening experience to compare the amenities that we take for granted here in the U.S.,... Continue reading
Thank you for your email. I am on vacation until June 14, 2010 and will have very limited Internet and phone access internationally. If this is an emergency, please contact Jeff Brown at 828 335 3910. If this is a sales question, please contact Rebekah Lovell at 770 509 8797 ext. 2. If you are working with us on a website, please contact your designer directly. Thank you, Desiree Scales, CEO Bella Web Design, Inc. www.bellawebdesign.com 770 509 8797 ext. 1
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Download The Bella Buzz On this edition of The Bella Buzz podcast, Joe and Desiree talk about a few of the current items that are making headlines around the tech world. We get an update from Desiree about using her... Continue reading
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The topic of magazine publishing and content creation is very interesting taken as a bellwether for the direction that internet development is headed. As consumer electronics in the form of an iPad become more prevalent with widespread adoption, the magazine industry and publishing in general will be looking at everything from production and distribution to revenue opportunities of the future. It is great to have an industry leader to discuss the way some publishers are dealing with the changes. Continue reading
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Our guest on this week's edition of The Bella Buzz podcast is Robert C. Covington, President of eNable Business Solutions and BIZTech, focused on providing outstanding technology and telecom services to small and medium sized businesses. Continue reading
Glad we captured the essence of Foursquare Day in Atlanta for everyone. Already looking forward to next year!
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Our guest on this week's edition of the Bella Buzz podcast is Chad Elkins. You may remember Chad from the conversation we had about regarding the excellent social media efforts he is conducting on behalf of The Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta. We are happy to have Chad back on the podcast with us to discuss Foursquare Day in Atlanta. Continue reading
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This week on The Bella Buzz podcast, we discuss a publishing platform that provides site owners an easy to use tool for managing content, WordPress. The platform is expected to be releasing its version 3.0 in the very near future according to information that Desiree received at the WordCamp Atlanta that took place this past January. Continue reading
For those of you who have missed our regularly scheduled broadcasts this week and last, we have a treat for you. The reason we haven't been recording is because Desiree was involved with www.retechsouth.com which is a conference for real... Continue reading
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Rebekah Lovell from Renown Promotions is our guest on this episode of The Bella Buzz podcast. We discuss the field of public relations and how social media has changed the game for small and medium sized business. Renown is a communications consulting company that specializes in community-minded marketing and PR for small business. From copy writing, to full campaigns, they are a source for original and creative approaches to communication challenges. Continue reading
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Download The Bella BuzzWho watched the Academy Awards show on Sunday Evening? As we have discussed plenty of times on The Bella Buzz podcast, we have another missed opportunity to tie in social networks directly with a live event! There... Continue reading
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For those who are not familiar with this Atlanta landmark, Oakland Cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries and one of the largest green spaces in the City of Atlanta, and it is on the National Register of Historic Places. Famous "residents" include Bobby Jones the golfer, Margaret Mitchell the author, Maynard Jackson the former Mayor of Atlanta, and Joseph Jacobs who was the proprietor of the soda fountain where Coca-Cola was first served in 1886. Continue reading
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Without a doubt, the early days of the Google algorithm required that links point to a web site so that the search spiders could discover and index the site. The higher authority of the site linking in, would pass along some of the relevance "weight" so the Google could get a signal about the importance of the site. However, as the algorithm has become more robust, should the focus be more on creating incredibly powerful content and let the links come naturally? Continue reading
Glad this article spoke to you and your recent experience with Toyota at the show. As a spokesperson for the company, you are sharing some interesting information about how they are handling the crisis. From a PR standpoint, do you feel this is enough? What else could they do?
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Download The Bella Buzz There are times when a story just begs to be discussed on The Bella Buzz podcast. At times, the cross-section of internet marketing and mainstream media provides an opportunity for us to analyze and dissect the... Continue reading
Dwayne, shocking isn't it? This was really the year to pull it out and connect online and offline at the same time. The big ad agencies blew it. Guess it's up to us small biz folks to show them how it's really done!
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It is a Super Bowl commercial postmortem on this week's Bella Buzz podcast. Desiree and Joe break down the effectiveness of the advertising dollars that the big brands spent during Super Bowl XLIV, or should we say lack of effectiveness. Continue reading
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Download The Bella Buzz SoCon 10 was held in Atlanta this past weekend. Desiree gives us a recap of the sessions that she attended and some of the takeaways from the keynote presenters on this week's Bella Buzz. This fourth... Continue reading