5 Ways to Ruin a Website

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in SEO, Social Media for Business, Uncategorized, Web Design, Web Traffic

5 Ways to Ruin a Website

Most small business owners have a website and owning a website gives you certain rights. For example, you have the right to plaster your URL all over the doors and windows of your SUV in hopes that someone in one of the 7 cars you pass on the way to work will get the urge to visit your website and spend gobs of money. You own the website-this is your right. You also have the right to post pictures of your family, friends, pets, and other totally uninteresting images all...

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Why Your #1 Google Ranking Doesn’t Matter

Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Facebook, Google, SEO, Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing, Web Traffic

Why Your #1 Google Ranking Doesn’t Matter

So, you’ve paid your money, you’ve waited 4-6 months and now you’ve done it… You are on the first page for one of your keywords! What does that really mean? Absolutely nothing. Why? Because there is a huge distinction between traffic and rankings. I like rankings, but I love traffic! Isn’t the whole point of higher rankings to have more traffic to your site? Literally, this morning before I started my writing, I was emailing with a potential client who said that he wanted a...

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What You Don’t Know About Your Website

Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in Blog, Featured, SEO, Web Design, Web Traffic, Wordpress

What You Don’t Know About Your Website

You may think that your website is nothing more than pictures and info about your products or company, but from the moment your visitor shows up, your website is using multiple factors to communicate one of two powerful messages: buy or don’t buy. Your website is designed to do something specific. It is made to get your visitors to embrace a certain message or to take a certain action. That’s why your website needs to look good at first glance because it says a lot about...

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Why Your Website Traffic is Going Down

Posted by on Jan 15, 2014 in Blog, Facebook, Google, SEO, Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing, Twitter, Web Traffic

Why Your Website Traffic is Going Down

Now more than ever people are using the power of digital search to find what the want, need and plan to spend money on.  Smartphones, laptops, tablets, smart tvs and even gaming consoles are loaded with search programs that fundamentally use the same signals to send the user to the info they are requesting. So it stands to reason that if your website is not being found by your potential clientele then you are doing something wrong. If your website traffic is going down from...

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The Basics of Marketing Your Business Online

Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing, Web Design, Web Traffic

The Basics of Marketing Your Business Online

We now have the research to back up what us “online marketers” have always suspected.   A QData study shows us that 86% percent of shoppers who buy stuff at local businesses use information they find online before making a decision where to buy.  That’s because you would rarely find these days a household or person who does not have access to a computer or the Internet.  And those that don’t go to the library to use one of dozens of internet...

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Do your marketing dollars tell you if they are working or not?

Posted by on May 9, 2013 in Featured, Social Media for Business, Social Media Marketing, Web Traffic

Do your marketing dollars tell you if they are working or not?

Recently we had our quarterly review with one of our clients to let them know the status of how things were going.  You see, they pay us every month from their marketing budget and we feel it is our obligation to let them know whether or not those dollars are working. It never ceases to amaze me how little business owners truly know about whether or not the money they spend is having the desired result.  Yet, month after month they continue to pay. Here is what I mean....

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