Navigating websites isn’t always smooth sailing

by Julianne Rigali Designing Your Navigation Menu Before you start design on your website,  the second thing to do: You should layout your navigation menu for website navigation. (Wondering about the first thing…that’s for an upcoming post…stay tuned.) First, use a piece of paper, a blackboard, or a dry erase board. Second, jot down what
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SEO: 10 Tips to Improve Organic Ranking

by Julianne Rigali As an author, SEO and Branding are your best friends. What is SEO? Search Engine Optimization. It is making your website search engine attractive. Search engines, such as Google, are the first place most people go when they are seeking information. You don’t want your potential readers or current fans to miss
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What’s the deal with GDPR?

by Gina Burgess By now you’ve most likely heard something about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). This is an European Union law that goes into effect on May 25, 2018. So what does a law in Europe have to do with global online business? I’m so glad you asked! It only affects you if you
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Link Building – Inbound Links and Outbound Links

by Tamy Bond Link building, or link-building, is the process of finding and adding valuable links both to and from your website. There is no doubt that building links which point directly to your site (back links) is an important part of any SEO strategy.  Wikipedia explains it this way “In the field of search engine optimization, link building describes actions aimed at increasing the number
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SEO Keywords – How to Use Keywords to Market Effectively

by Tamy Bond SEO (search engine optimization) and keywords go hand in hand. You can’t have one without the other. It’s the keywords in your web content that search engines use to help people find your site. A website is considered well optimized when it speaks the same language as the traffic it is trying to find. In others words, it attracts the very
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5 Quick Website Design Tips

by Tamy Bond When it comes to web design, there are plenty of DIYers today. Many want to maintain control of their Internet presence.  When you are creating a website (or hiring a web designer), there are many details to keep in mind. For most, the first instinct is to build something that will sell. Generate sales!
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Want to increase traffic to your website? Here’s 10 tips on how to drive traffic to your website.

by Tamy Bond I’m sure you know that attracting ongoing traffic to your website is key to your success online. Without traffic, there is no lead generation, no sales and no business. Most anyone can build a website and begin to generate traffic, but how do you create a steady stream of traffic to your
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What are keywords and why do I need them for my website?

Simply put, keywords are the words and phrases that people type into their browser search bar to find information on the Web. Keywords are how the search engines know what you’re all about and who they should send to your website. There really is a science (algorithm) behind what comes up when users search. Understanding
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Web Design – 5 Quick Tips

by Tamy Bond When it comes to web design, there are plenty of DIYers today. Many want to maintain control of their Internet presence. In place of competing with them, we want to help them be better. When your business succeeds, so do we. When you are creating a website (or hiring a web designer),
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