Category Archives for "How-To"

January 15, 2019

Local Search Ranking Factors

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From attending a webinar hosted by Moz and conducted by Darren Shaw from Whitespark, I discovered quit a lot of great information regarding local search ranking factors to do with Google’s local pack. In this post, I will be sharing the information that I learned. Continue reading

April 18, 2018

Images Can Get Your Business Noticed

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Imagine having your audience drawn to your post simply by using the right kinds of images.

If you have noticed how blind you have become to banners and other boring images, while you are surfing the web, or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed, you can bet that others have become banner blind too.Continue reading

May 12, 2016

How a Website Can Help Grow Your Offline Business

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If as a business owner, you have passion in what you do and you’re not afraid to show it, a well constructed website CAN help you grow your offline business.

What do I mean by “well constructed website”, you ask? I mean that you need to follow the proper ways of constructing a website and not just have your teenager throw a few things about your business online.

  1. You need to have a relevant domain name. To help you figure this out, let me ask you this question: Continue reading
December 15, 2015

Business Owners Should be Able to Answer These 9 Questions

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Okay, so you’ve got your domain name registered through a local website hosting server. Now you need to find a professional (and hopefully not to expensive) website designer. Who you hire depends on YOUR choice, and of course, your budget.

Personally, I tend to ask for recommendations from family and friends when I want to hire any service. That way, at least I will be more apt to avoid bad contractors.

For the sake of this article, let’s say you have a website designer in mind that you will be hiring. Before contacting them, can you answer the following 9 questions? Continue reading

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