3 07, 2017

How drag and drop website builders can hurt your business

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Online ‘website builders’ seem like a good alternative to hiring a web design company. After all, they are cheaper (in the short term) and seem easy enough to use. However, there are quite a few things that you may not realize about these "drag and drop" website services. Below outlines some of the downfalls with using one of these [...]

11 03, 2016

Choosing Web Hosting

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Making a choice on which web hosting company to choose can be hard. With all the companies out there promising to have 99% uptime, unlimited resources, and educated support, there has to be a way to filter through all the jargon and make an informed decision. Hopefully the information below will help you understand a little bit more about [...]

19 02, 2015

How Important is Website Speed For SEO?

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Waiting for a website to load is like waiting in line to get a hamburger. We want that burger now, and if it takes too long, we're out that door to find somewhere else to eat. The same goes for surfing online. If a website takes too long to load, we're outta there. Site speed will help to determine your [...]

1 12, 2014

Tips for Shopping Safer Online

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Online shopping is very convenient, but it can also be insecure and un-safe. Here are a few tips for safer online shopping: Use a secure connection If your computer isn’t guarded from malicious software, your financial info and passwords can be stolen. Only a fraction of the North American population protects their computers. Make sure your computer’s firewall is [...]

5 05, 2014

Google Adwords Tips

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Google Adwords is often used by businesses that utilize online marketing to attract sales. In the first quarter of 2013, Google's revenue from search ads were $8.6 billion (U.S). An important aspect for great campaign performance with Google AdWords is “quality scores”. Your quality score directly affects your marketing campaign's effectiveness, and therefore also dictates your firm's return on [...]

7 04, 2014

The Importance Of Responsive Web Design

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A responsive web design seamlessly scales itself to fit into devices of various screen sizes. This means that you only need to have one website built for use on different devices (computer, smartphone or a tablet). The design changes the layout according to the screen size without distortion or loss of clarity. People that view your website on mobile [...]

4 03, 2014

How to resolve your website response and performance issues

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If your websites are experiencing response and performance complications, follow these steps to try and resolve the issues. You can pinpoint the problems that normally cause slow response and reduced performance for websites by using a tool such as Pingdom Website Speed Test. Once the diagnostic tool has identified the issues, you need to know how to resolve them. In [...]

1 02, 2014

Google Hummingbird

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Google has recently launched a new algorithm, called ‘Hummingbird’. While preceding algorithms have changed a slight percentage of the way search terms are processed through Google, Hummingbird is rumored to change 90%. Obviously that means huge changes for the internet, your business and how customers will find you. You Can’t Fool Google There is now no point in focusing time, [...]

23 01, 2014

WordPress Website Security

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Wordpress is one of the most universal content management systems in the world. Even better, it is open source! However, being an open source piece of software, it can be susceptible to malicious individuals burrowing through code and finding vulnerabilities in the code, which they try to exploit. As such, Wordpress sites have been prone to security breaches and [...]

31 10, 2013

5 Tips For Writing Website Content

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For anyone, writing content for his or her website is one of the most difficult things to do because we have very different writing abilities and we tend to be quite perfectionist about it. To help you get over this “perfectionist obsession” here are a few tips that will make your content writing better and will serve you as a [...]