5 Web Design Trends For Your Firm To Adopt A Winning Strategy

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Several web design trends are flooding the Internet, and many companies hasten to adopt the new designs in an effort to remain relevant. The problem is that not every trendy design element serves a deeper purpose. Sure, you’ll get a very attractive website, but without planning for your business, you could end up with a beautiful dud.Here are … [Read more...]

Social Media Management – Dos and Don’ts

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Image source Social media management is a must for any small business with a social presence. Simply having a company page on popular networking sites isn’t enough – those profiles need to be managed if they are going to engage prospects, develop your brand, and keep customers satisfied. One viral comment is all that it takes to smear your good … [Read more...]

Why You Should Create Content for People, Not Search Engines

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Do you value your readers? Do you care about what THEY think and what problems THEY might have? Then why torture them with keyword stuffed headlines and hollow, over-optimized articles? “But it’s for SEO!”, – you might say. Let me ask you a question: How much value does an article bring to the table, when it is focused around keywords and not … [Read more...]

7 Reasons Why SEO Should Be Your Priority

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The digital landscape has evolved in leaps and bounds over the last decade, but one thing hasn’t changed: search engine optimization is critical for online success. Many of us know this and continue to reap the benefits, while others do not, or feel that their dollars are better spent on paid advertising and other methods.Are you one of those … [Read more...]

Why Responsive Web Design Matters

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The way your website appears on a mobile device is much more important than you might think. If you’re working with a web designer who has promised an excellent mobile design, be sure to ask if he or she really means responsive design. Believe it or not, there is a difference between responsive design and mobile design. You definitely want the … [Read more...]

How to Remove Google Manual Penalty in 4 Easy Steps

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Alright, so they're not "easy steps", but this post will get you on the right track if you have received one of those notices from Google that says your website has some unnatural links. As a result, your ranking on search results will go way down, and there’s nothing you can do about it. Or is there?Your site can recover from a Google manual … [Read more...]

7 Google Manual Penalty Facts and Myths

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A penalty notification from Google could ruin more than your whole day. Chances are, you’ve worked hard to develop your site’s SEO in the best way you know how. Unfortunately, sometimes old mistakes come back to haunt you. Even worse, you could make a blunder you don’t even know about. The best way to fight back and regain your PageRank is to know … [Read more...]

6 Quick Steps to Make WordPress SEO Friendly

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As popular as WordPress is as a blogging and website platform, the product isn’t exactly SEO friendly right out of the box. You’ll need to perform a few simple tasks while setting up your new website to make sure you receive the full benefit of SEO. If you’ve already set up your site, don’t worry; most of these can be remedied even after the fact. … [Read more...]

Wix and SEO: Friends or Foes?

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Are the rumors true that Wix sites don’t experience great SEO results? In a word, yes. But the real answer isn’t that simple. Essentially, you can increase search engine optimization for certain aspects of a Wix site, but some problems just don’t have a solution yet. This is a real bummer, too, because Wix sites and templates are incredibly … [Read more...]

Social Media and SEO: How the 2 Work Together

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Should you dedicate your marketing dollars towards SEO or social media? The answer is yes. These two marketing practices have become closely intertwined. While it’s certainly possible to do one without the other, your chances of success are much lower. The experts at Google deploy around 500-600 code changes each year. These updates and tweaks to … [Read more...]