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Posts In Category "Websites"

It’s the Point of Contact

     -     Oct 12th, 2019   -     Digital Lead Generation, Web Design, Websites   -     0 Comments

Many professional firm websites are specifically built to demonstrate the organization’s knowledge, skill, and experience with a specific service or in an industry. Since these companies sell their expertise and not a product, the manner in which confidence is built and trust earned is quite different than a product-based website. After all, what website one purchases their gym shoes from is more often based on price, option availability or shipping dates, than how long the specific company has been in business. However, with professional services, it’s the converse. The amount of technical training, staff experience, industry knowledge, credentials and formal education around the offered service are actually quite important.

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Best Browser Extensions for Marketers – 2019

     -     Sep 12th, 2019   -     Websites   -     0 Comments

Every day, people spend on average 6 hours and 42 minutes online. When more than 25 percent of an entire year is spent browsing the internet, it’s important to make that time as efficient, productive, and useful as possible. That’s where browser extensions come in. They add or enhance existing functionalities of websites or remove unwanted features, like pop-up ads. Google Chrome has thousands of extensions available in their web store to make the internet experience better, so how can the average marketer decide which ones are worthwhile? Let us help.

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Turn Your Website into a Lean, Mean Lead-Generating Machine

     -     Sep 5th, 2019   -     Web Design, Websites   -     0 Comments

For professional service firms, including marketers, the opportunity to redesign the company website is exciting. It offers the opportunity to make visual changes (new fonts, brand colors, imagery, and even video) while incorporating brand-driven themes and messages. The end goal is a website that speaks to prospect and customer needs while piquing their interest in the services offered and unique insights and expertise around each.

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Why WordPress?

     -     Aug 30th, 2019   -     Web Design, Websites   -     0 Comments

WordPress is the most popular content management system (CMS) today, and for good reason. It’s known to be secure, easy to use, and highly customizable – and way more than just a blogging platform or drag-and-drop website builder. Note that for our purposes here, we’re talking about WordPress.org, not WordPress.com. One allows for full customization of themes without restrictions on any plug-ins, and the other one doesn’t.

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Tips for Evaluating Digital Agencies

     -     Aug 27th, 2019   -     Web Design, Websites   -     0 Comments

The opportunity to create and launch a new website for a company is an exciting time for management and the marketing team. It allows the creative juices to flow and results in the creation of a new look and feel for the site. It also allows some to replace a frustrating and unfriendly content management system or site administration portal with a new and robust back end. Whatever the situation, the development of a new site will test project management, communication, creative and people management skills. In order to make it a success, there are important considerations that need to be made when evaluating digital agencies to determine their level of compatibility with your organization.

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WordPress Marketing Automation Plug-Ins

     -     Aug 16th, 2019   -     Websites   -     0 Comments

Throughout any given month, thousands of visitors are landing on your website. If one doesn’t know who they are, why they came to the site, or why they left, one would be missing a very important piece of the marketing puzzle. Even when you know who your site visitors are, following up with them is very time-consuming and the process lends itself to human error, and human preference: it’s easy to forget to call or email potential leads, and many people just don’t enjoy the repetitive nature of qualifying leads. That’s where marketing automation comes in.

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Top 3 WordPress Hosting Companies

     -     Aug 3rd, 2019   -     Web Design, Websites   -     0 Comments

Out of all the decisions that went into designing your WordPress site, the one that has the most direct impact on user experience, site performance, and site security tends to be an afterthought: the website host. Although we write about ways to speed up page loading times on your site by cleaning up plug-ins and improving functionality, the method you choose for hosting your site will have more of an effect on your site than any other factor.

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Launching a New Site?

     -     Jul 24th, 2019   -     Websites   -     0 Comments

The day you’ve been working toward for weeks (or maybe months) is almost here: Launch Day. The website redesign has been a labor of love but make no mistake on the labor part. Countless iterations of the new site map, approvals for visual design and layout, then the waiting period while the company’s new website is coded. The new website is in good company: WordPress powers at least 33 percent of all websites, depending on which market segment is examined. Even though you’re anxious to tell the developer to go ahead and launch the new site, check out this blog first. There are many little things that should be reviewed prior to launching the site. Make sure to cross off each of these items off first before the new website is published. It will ensure the post-launch work goes much smoother and reduces the headaches one may experience.

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Top SEO Plug-Ins for WordPress

     -     Jul 19th, 2019   -     Search Engine Optimization, Websites   -     0 Comments

Building a robust website which features brand-appropriate imagery and messaging is only the first step to building your digital marketing empire. There is a need to identify the proper keywords for your audience through keyword research and targeted content development. Once identified, it’s essential to be able to implement the necessary SEO metadata throughout the […]

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Why Google Prefers SSL Certificates

     -     Mar 12th, 2019   -     Search Engine Optimization, Websites   -     0 Comments

One of the many responsibilities of firm marketers is the requirement to devote time to the firm’s website which includes its design, functionality, content, SEO, data analytics and even its security. With 2019 well under way, so are new requirements and best practices from Google including one of this year’s mandatories which is for all websites to have an SSL certificate. If your website doesn’t currently have a SSL certificate it should be on your short list of website to-dos because if it’s not, Google will flag your website.

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