Conveying the Right Message

February 01, 2019

Long before designing websites was an industry and a required component of any business marketing plan–way back in the early 90s–I took a 500-level marketing class. That class offered one enormous 20th century marketing takeaway that I still use daily … Continue reading

Feeling a Little Insecure?

January 28, 2019

Correcting the ‘Not Secure’ Warning in Chrome We’ve been suggesting that you make the leap to https for your websites now for a couple of years. It started with a warning from Google about site security having an impact on … Continue reading

Kimsey is onto Something

January 25, 2019

As a small business owner like me, you probably receive several calls per week that start something like this, “Hi, this is Kimsey. I am calling to inform you that your Google business listing …” While these spam calls do … Continue reading

Are You Ready for 2019?

December 06, 2018

As we close out the year for 2018 and look forward to 2019, is your business ready? More specifically, is your website ready to tackle the year in style (and with the appropriate functionality)? If your website was built more … Continue reading

Beware the Google Image Search

June 20, 2017

Website Image Rights & Why You Should Care To some, this topic may seem obvious, but we’ve had the issue arise often enough over the years, including just this last week, that I think it bears addressing in clear terms. … Continue reading

Google Reviews: A Local SEO Must Do

February 15, 2017

Making the Most of the Disconnected First Impression There was a time when the first impression you made on a potential customer was direct – that is, a phone call or an in-person meeting. You were able to control your … Continue reading

Why Not DIY Your Website?

November 01, 2016

As DIY web technology and tools (services like Squarespace, Wix, and GoDaddy’s Website Builder) continue to expand and improve, why would a small business spend thousands of dollars on a website when they could create a mobile-friendly website themselves in … Continue reading

Google Announces Mobile First Indexing

October 20, 2016

For site owners that have been putting off the conversion to having a mobile-friendly site, it is now time (ok, the right time was a year and a half ago, but now it is really time). Google announced today that … Continue reading