All web design customers want and need to know true web development costs. Creating a website is not an option for businesses, and since all businesses need an online presence the number of online design/development firms is growing exponentially. The question for consumers is how much does a website cost and how much should I…
The map above is an infographic of the largest online web properties.
Notable websites are Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Craigslist, Wikipedia, Youtube and others.
What is most impressive is the way that these sites got so large. None of them had any large scale advertising program, and most did no advertising at all. These sites all grew to become industry leaders through viral marketing and word of mouth.
How can you replicate this success? Build an online business that people have to use.
Google and Matt Cutts announced that site speed is now a factor in Google’s ranking algorithm, this means you need to refine your websites and remove all unnecessary code. Clean coding is good coding, and will make your websites easier to update, maintain, and upgrade in the future. One thing to note: Page load time…
There is no greater frustration for an SEO than fighting duplicate content issues the client may not know about.
There are multiple kinds of duplicate content that you may inadvertently have on your website. Find out how to remedy this problem and fix your search engine optimization problems.
An image says a thousand words, and while 1000 words are much better for search engine optimization, a high quality image will be invaluable to convert users and increase your website credibility. Getting high quality images will set you apart from other websites. If you don’t have a photographer on staff or don’t want to pay to have professional photos taken, public domain (free ) or royalty free images are a low cost solution to quality websites.
This is no “secret sauce” use common sense by giving people what they need or enjoy or even get worked up about.
Having an online video showcasing your skills can be the ticket to ongoing consulting projects and new business. Creating an engaging video that demonstrates you are an expert in your field will set you apart from your competition and make a lasting impression.
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He is inspirational and bases most of his success on his never say die attitude.
Tim tells the story of flying back from New York City after pitching 10 different venture capitalists and returning with no money. He took a 2 flight trip via Southwest Airlines, which was the cheapest available.
I’ve been spending a lot of time looking over websites not ranking in Google I see a mistake fairly often that is easily corrected.
Search Engines won’t rank you as well if you are missing the following pages.
Perry Belcher graciously shares his highest converting shopping cart button and explains the psychology behind its design.
This button is specially designed to be used on direct response style sales landing pages, and may not be suitable for a retail e-commerce shopping cart.