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SBDC Launched 11 Websites in 30 Days

Launching eleven websites in thirty days is a proud record of achievement for most web design companies. However, given the fact that we’re a company of only five people, it’s quite an astounding accomplishment! We may be small, but we think and work big! As a company that mainly focuses on helping other small businesses, it’s always a rewarding feeling...

Content: The Silent Project Killer

One thing that we’ve learned from past projects and working with clients is that content is one of the biggest factors in the success of a website project. As the saying goes, “Design delivers content.” Without copy and photos, a well designed and executed website will be beautiful, but will not serve a purpose. Unfortunately, the main variable that often...

Why We Use WordPress

Wordpress is one of the most popular content management systems available on the web today. Approximately 14% of all websites on the web are Wordpress driven. And that\'s a significant number, when you consider the sheer number of websites around the internet. Major companies and media networks leverage Wordpress, as well as first-time bloggers. In our experience, working with small...

10 Questions When Interviewing Website Designers

Hiring a website designer to build a new corporate website or redesign your current website can be a daunting and confusing. Here\'s some questions to ask potential website designers before starting your next project. Would you provide a list of five references that I can contact? Checking references of a potential website designer is an essential step in the hiring process....

Mobile App Marketing

If a tree falls in a forest, does it make a sound?  If you build the greatest app the world, will people find it?  Many companies today will spend an enormous amount of time and dollars in creating their mobile strategy, designing the app, testing the prototype, and development of the app.  You can\'t think to yourself, \"everyone will...

3 (+1) Tips on When to Create a Mobile App for Your Business

Business owners today are consistently asking me “when is the right time to create a mobile app for my business?”  Today, 50% of all web traffic comes from a mobile device, whether it\'s a phone or a tablet.  This number is only expected to increase significantly over the next few years. By 2014, more people will access the web...

Facebook Ads and Small Business

If you are running a small business, you have to know about one of the efficient and highly useful ways in promoting your services or products on the web. This is through the use of Facebook ads and the popularity of this process has rapidly increased over recent years. Surveys also show that more than twenty percent of small...

ASO (App Store Optimization): The New SEO

You thought of a great mobile app idea – Check. You decided on a native app or a mobile app based off my previous article – Check. You designed and developed the greatest app in the world – Check. Now you’re ready to launch your app in the app store and make...

Creating Fresh Content

The main reasons to create fresh content for your website are twofold. Give current visitors good reason to return while attracting new users to visit through search engine optimization (SEO). Ultimately, building a business today requires a certain amount of social media participation. Social media is all about communication. Of course, you have to provide relevant content to compel readers to visit over and over again. Search...

Native App or Mobile Website For My Small Business?

As a small business owner looking to grow your business, a website is essential. Your website must communicate who you are, communicate your products and services, communicate contact information for leads to reach you. With the surge of smart phones and tablet devices, small businesses need to have a mobile presence. There are three avenues to pursue, native apps,...

Competitive Analysis

Performing a simple, competitive analysis is an excellent way to improve your own business. Whether you are a sole proprietor, work for a small boutique firm or agency, or you are part of a large, multi-national organization – everyone has competitors. Even google, apple, and ebay have competition! The good news is that most firms, regardless of their size, prominently display a...

What is a Domain Name?

In this world where the Internet is dominating almost all aspects of businesses, coming up with a website which has a nice domain name is similar to offering your customers with a spick and span shop front. But unlike the offline shops, your website is something that is open for viewing seven days a week, 24 hours in day...

Location Based Services

Did you ever experience being inside a small and you want to know instantly if there are any traffic jams in the major roads or if there is a nearby restaurant? This need is now easily catered to by the help of location based service. Location based services are now regarded by the wireless carriers together with their subscribers as...

Small Business Email Marketing

Every businessman always desires to accumulate a great number of customers. It is the reason why they continuously advertise their products and services. Since there are several ways of advertisements, some businessmen are quite confused which type of marketing strategies they will use. If you don’t know what specific advertisements suited for your business, it is greatly needed to...

Simple Tools for Online Selling

Small businesses and even websites require great marketing procedures. It is commonly observed that businessmen usually spend too much time to enhance their selling strategies. Improvement of marketing tactics greatly influences the development of your own small business or website. Since online selling is a huge aspect, you need some tools that can automatically help in achieving your desired...

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