Business Websites

  • The Silent SEO Killer: Site Load Time

    … Laundry. After a weekend of knocking out chores, running errands, and cleaning the house, it always seems to be the last thing left on my to-do list. Why? Because I hate doing it. Similarly, when we work with local business owners to improve their online presence, we notice they tend to have something in common [...] Read More... The post The Silent SEO Killer: Site Load Time appeared first on Dex Media. …

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  • The Need-to-Know for Web Design: Kick Yours Up a Notch in 2017

    … How do you decide if you have a “good” website? You don’t. Your website isn’t judged by you, it is judged by consumers! So here’s the web design need-to-know that will help you create a fun and functional website for your target audience. Basic Do’s and Don’ts DO: Create an aesthetic with your web design. [...] Read More... The post The Need-to-Know for Web Design: Kick Yours Up a Notch in 2017 appeared first on Dex Media. …

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  • 5 Website Mistakes You Have To Avoid In 2017

    … A business without a website is like a shop without a front window. It’s difficult to find, hard to trust, and impossible to understand what’s on offer. In an increasingly sophisticated digital age, a business website is simply a must. Although websites today are relatively easy to create, there are plenty of potential pitfalls along the way…

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  • What Percentage of Small Businesses Still Don’t Have a Website?

    … “I’m going to start my own business,” you said. “It’ll be fun,” you thought. Then the harsh reality set in that you had to build a business website. If you’re like most local business owners, the fun went right out the window, and fear and frustration increased as you explored your options online. If you [...] Read More... The post What Percentage of Small Businesses Still Don’t Have a Website? appeared first on Dex Media. …

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  • Increase Traffic to Your Business Website with Current Customers

    … You likely have a business website (or know you need a business website) to get found online. Hopefully it’s achieving that goal! But your website should be doing more for you than getting you found by potential customers. If you’re smart, you can put it to work keeping current customers engaged and coming back for more. [...] Read More... The post Increase Traffic to Your Business Website with Current Customers appeared first on Dex Media. …

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  • Is your website a turn-off? It may be affecting conversion.

    … How is your website performing? Most business owners track visits to their website on a weekly or monthly basis. That’s a good start, but it doesn’t give you the entire picture. The percentage of these visitors who actually convert (into a sale, by booking an appointment, etc.) – your conversion rate – is a much more accurate measurement…

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  • 5 Local Business Website “Must-Haves”

    … We don’t have to pull up your search history to know most local business owners have, at one point or another, searched “business website” in hopes you’ll get some help or advice. The results likely felt like a double-edged sword. There are tons of resources out there to support anyone setting up a business website for the first time…

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  • 7 Resources To Optimize Your Website

    … 7 Resources To Optimize Your Website February 3, 2017 - Posted by Quinn Coleman to Business Websites/ SEO Way to go, you’ve got a website for your business! It looks shiny, tells your business’ story, lists all of your important info and shows off all of those nice photos you had taken. But… how is it performing, exactly? If you’re like…

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  • Google Measures Its Own Success with HEART. You Can Too.

    … Google Measures Its Own Success with HEART. You Can Too. October 18, 2016 - Posted by Jeff B. Copeland to Business Websites The smart folks at Google use a surprisingly simple method of judging the success of their own websites. It goes by the initials HEART, and you can use it too, even without an army of data scientists backing you up…

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  • 6 Questions to Ask Your Website Manager

    … Your website is the ‘hub’ of all marketing channels, campaigns or activities. If it goes down, or isn’t up to standards, it’ll sabotage the rest of your efforts – dragging down ROI in the process. That’s even more challenging when you’re not technical, or don’t how to assess its quality in the first place. But you can use these six questions…

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  • Win Search-Engine Love with Perfect On-Page SEO [Infographic]

    … Win Search-Engine Love with Perfect On-Page SEO [Infographic] June 7, 2016 - Posted by Jeff B. Copeland to Business Websites/ SEO The internet: an endless beauty pageant with search engines as the judges and your site as the contestant. Put the best face on your site with search engine optimization (SEO)—sounds technical…

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  • Go Test Your Site on Google’s New Tool

    … Go Test Your Site on Google’s New Tool June 7, 2016 - Posted by Jeff B. Copeland to Business Websites/ SEO Go right now to this test site by Google, enter your website address, and get a report back on how fast your site delivers pages, both on desktop computer and mobile phones, and on your site’s overall “mobile friendliness”, how it looks…

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  • Fast Track to the Top on Google: Answer Boxes

    … Fast Track to the Top on Google: Answer Boxes April 19, 2016 - Posted by Jeff B. Copeland to Business Websites/ Local Marketing/ SEM & PPC Type searches in Google—especially questions in whole phrases like “how much is a …”–and the pages that come back increasingly lead off with a box that displays a short answer to the question. Google…

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  • Grab Site Visitors Before They Go

    … at their business. Try these 2 tools: 1. Exit Intent Overlays (or Pop-Overs) Yes, name is a mouthful, but really smart technology. The software senses when a visitor intends to exit by clocking the speed and direction of the mouse movement (for instance, towards the back button) and “overlay” the website with a box in a split second. The box must…

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  • Protect Your WordPress Site from Hackers [Infographic]

    … Protect Your WordPress Site from Hackers [Infographic] March 15, 2016 - Posted by Jeff B. Copeland to Blogging/ Business Websites If your site runs on WordPress, the most popular web publishing software, you need to see this graphic from YourEscapeFrom9to5.com. Some 30,000 WordPress sites a day get hacked, most of them small business sites…

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