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Oct 16, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Internet Marketing for Your Business

After 9 years in business I've realized a few things when it comes to the ups and downs.  If you aren't using any internet marketing processes your business will suffer and not have as many opportunities for growth.

In our first year of designing websites it was comprised mostly of networking and referrals.  Building a local network is one of the best ways to get the easiest clients.  Going to Chamber meetings, BNI Groups, and lots of other groups can be really beneficial to growing your business.  The low hanging fruit is to be able to meet and establish a connection physically with another human being.  This works well for a some businesses and some never get past this process.  

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Oct 9, 2015 10:00:00 AM

5 Big Reasons Why You Shouldn't Use Wix, Weebly or Squarespace

Recently I was asked why you shouldn't use Wix, Weebly or Squarespace to build your website. It seems like a pretty good deal as they sell you on the easy interface for dragging and dopping your content where you want it to go. It's cheap too, with low monthly fees. What they're not telling you is there are problems with this approach.

Over the years we've helped quite a few businesses move their websites off of these platforms. The simple reason was their experience wasn't very good and they ended up with a bad website.

Here are some of the top 5 reasons why those systems don't work well:

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May 15, 2015 11:41:35 AM

8 Steps on How to do Your Own Internet Marketing


INTRODUCTION:

If you own a business you’re probably always trying to find ways to improve your internet marketing.  This can be complicated as the information available online is complicated and confusing.  But it really doesn’t have to be all the difficult to understand.  Here are 8 steps to help improve your performance online.

  1. Have a great website that is up to the current design standards.  If you learn how to use WordPress you can build your own website.  Have a pro help if you can afford it as it takes a lot of skill to be successful.

  2. The site should be optimized for search engines so it can be easily understood.  WordPress has plugins that help you such as the Yoast SEO plugin.  You can enter in your keyword and the plugin will display a red, yellow, or green light depending on how well it's optimized

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Feb 24, 2014 9:00:00 AM

7 Elements of a Website Built for Internet Marketing

A website built for internet marketing today should have some fundamental elements to attract visitors for conversions to customers.  Mostly related to SEO and targeting your content to your buyer personas you will need a properly built vehicle to deliver that content in the best possible way to maximize the effectiveness of the content.

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Feb 11, 2014 8:21:51 AM

Targeting Your Audience for Internet Marketing

Internet marketing is a very wide field which is constantly growing and developing along with the growth of the internet.  In general, people divide internet marketing into outbound marketing, where you actively reach out to the consumer, and inbound marketing where you develop your own web presence with quality information and wait for the customer to come to you.  Whether you’re more interested in the former or the latter, there are certain things you should keep in mind.

Target Your Audience

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Nov 26, 2013 11:00:00 AM

The Inbound Marketing Process

Inbound marketing is more than just a buzzword that websites are using to try to generate interest. Instead, it is a valuable marketing method that can lead a more targeted audience to your website to help you build traffic and sales. If you are interested in getting started with this type of marketing, it is important to understand the steps in the process so you know what to expect.

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Nov 20, 2013 9:05:29 AM

What is a Buyer Persona?

Buyer Persona

Buyer Personas are created to help understand who your customers are and how to market to them.

These are detailed fictional characters based on potential customers who share common problems, needs, and wants.  By developing these personas we can drive targeted prospects to the website by optimizing content for these personas.

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Jul 16, 2013 9:47:00 AM

Internet Marketing and Our Breakaway from the Peloton

internet marketing breakawayWatching the Tour De France has conjured up a lot of images about what it feels like to be in the pack and what it feels like to be a leader.  Being in the peloton (pack) feels warm and fuzzy, surrounded by like minded individuals, going a similar direction.  Breaking away from the pack means changing the way you do things and risking everything for it.  If you fail, you'll fall back and lose the race.  If you are successful, you'll win the race.

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Jun 3, 2013 6:30:00 AM

How Much Does Internet Marketing Cost?

It's hard enough to figure out what internet marketing is let alone sift through all the information to find the best value and determine the answer to the question:

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May 15, 2013 8:11:00 AM

5 Easy Ways on How to Market Your Business for the Internet

It'a a confusing and complicated time right now with the transition from search engine optimization to internet marketing.  This is a basic guide on how to get stared on marketing your business for the internet.How to  Market Your Business For the Internet

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