Business Websites

  • 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.

    … the fold.” Traditionally, web designers have strayed from building out pages that required downward scrolling, because they feared visitors wouldn’t tolerate it. With an increase in mobile viewing, however, scrolling is back in style. Since it’s easy to scroll upward and downward on almost any mobile device (easier than clicking through small…

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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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  • Consumers Who Choose Clicks Over Calls for Booking

    … Consumers Who Choose Clicks Over Calls for Booking May 10, 2016 - Posted by Jeff B. Copeland to Business Websites/ CRM First quarter, 2016, data from online booking engine Pingup shows clicking gaining on calling for appointments and reservations, especially by women, and well-organized women at that, tending to book about 45 hours in advance…

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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

    … Bounce” – the saddest word in websites. It refers to visitors who take one look and exit your site without clicking your “Book an Appointment” button or reading your awesome description of how awesome you are, or doing any of the other stuff they should. Don’t let them bounce without reaching out and tugging at their sleeves for one last chance…

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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, according to security firm Sophos ...

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  • 13 Website Tips for Better Search Ranking [Infographic]

    … Website development and management firm Hale Associations created this handy cheat sheet of 13 “ranking factors” for 2016, in other words “stuff you should do for your website to look good for Google”. While the fundamentals of search engine optimization (SEO) remain the same through the years (mainly good, relevant content on the page), the details...continue reading … The post 13 Website Tips for Better Search Ranking [Infographic] appeared first on Dex Media. …

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  • We Asked Our Clients: Tell Us About Your Websites

    … We Asked Our Clients: Tell Us About Your Websites October 26, 2015 - Posted by Marion Jacobson to Business Websites We recently surveyed small businesses, asking them to tell us about their websites, how they use them, how effective they are, how often they are updated, etc. These are all local businesses across the U.S. Some key takeaways…

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