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How to Choose a Web Developer for your Website

Choosing a website developer can be tricky.  It’s not like choosing a plumber to fix a leak, or an attorney to help you out with an issue.  There are not a lot of people you can ask for a reference, so normally, one would go online and choose from the look and feel of the…

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Setting up your website for good SEO

SEO: Search Engine Optimization.  This means optimizing your website so that search engines know what your company is all about and will return your page when people search your key words on the Internet! There are things you can do to your website to optimize your site.  Setting up your website for great SEO is…

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Engaging Fans and Facebook Users

Today I am going to write about something which seems to be sweeping the Facebook world and is completely irksome and insulting to me, and maybe you, too.

In the past month or so, status updates from companies we follow or “suggested posts” have gone from normal to trying really super hard to get us to click on the links. The problem is, a bunch of the companies are not following the number one rule of writing: “SHOW DON’T TELL”.

Here are some results from my news feed tonight:

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Hosting Plans – Do They Matter in Terms of Speed?

One of my clients, Web Corner Stores,  has many ecommerce websites using WordPress and Woocommerce selling rug pads like all Wool Rug Pads.  We noticed that when we launched the original websites, they sites were slow.  Moving from page to page was slow and loading the home page sometimes took 10 or 15 seconds!  This…

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How to Choose a Host

I always get this question from clients and friends and acquaintances:  who should I use for hosting?  How should I choose a host?  Should I host my website at my company? There are so many choices the answer to this is like saying, “What kind of apple should I use for baking in my apple…

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Now that you have your web site created and up and running, you’d like to climb higher in Google’s rankings. This can be a daunting task. There are companies out there that can help you with your SEO, but here are some things you should try first before calling in the big guns (with the…

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Website Process

[alert color=”yellow”]**Update:  This post is several years old. We have a new process now. Contact us to learn more[/alert] The process of creating a web site can be exciting and fun, and also a lot of work. The general process of creating a web site or refreshing a web site is below. The amount of…

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