Lee was born in South Louisiana and lived there the first 30 years of his life. For the past 10 years, he has lived in Korea as an English as a Foreign Language professor. Determined to return to South Louisiana with his family, Lee looks forward to again having backyard barbecues and watching LSU and Saints football with friends and family.

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Quick poll. When was the last time you opened a phonebook or used the Yellow Pages? I mean a real, physical phonebook. Don’t remember? Well, I bet you’re not alone. And yet, in my experience as a digital marketer, I can tell you what the biggest advertising pain for many small businesses is. It’s that

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Small business owners, do you ever wonder why your business seems to be stale, even though you’re really excited about your business? As a small business owner, I feel that what small businesses are missing is their own personal touch, something YouTube can offer. Melanie Moore explains in her article “6 Tactics for an Effective

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