New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Marketing Success

New Year's Resolutions for Small Business Marketing Success

Happy New Year 2019! As a small business, finding a recipe for success can be both time consuming and sometimes daunting. Understandably, the New Year can be a very difficult time to start thinking about meaningful marketing activities. I’ve learned over the years that by embracing three simple resolutions, you can resolve to champion your …

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Showcasing your Brand for Small Business Week and Beyond

Showcasing your Brand for Small Business Week

Small businesses all over the country are making a big impact. Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, …

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Scary Rankings? Take the Trick or Treat SEO Quiz

Scary Rankings? Take the Trick or Treat SEO Quiz

It’s almost Halloween and to help us get into the spirit of things, the folks at SEMRush have created a funny quiz to discover whether you are prepared for all the SEO challenges that might await you on All Hallow’s Eve and throughout the Fall season. THE SEO QUIZ: Read 10 statements about SEO and …

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Love at First Sight ♥ – Great UX Wins in Search

Love at First Sight ♥ - Great UX Wins in Search

One of the most important things you can do to make sure your website is winning in the search engines, is to focus on what your users will experience when landing on your site. Effective user experience (UX) web design practices increase the level of trust a visitor has in your website and in your business. …

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But, are you still "master of your domain"?

But, are you still "master of your domain"?

Suddenly you realize you’re unable to move forward with your awesome new website plans. Someone else owns and controls your domain name. Are you still master of your domain? This frustrating scenario usually occurs when businesses are excitedly preparing to upgrade, refresh, or move their website. In many cases it happens to great start-up businesses …

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Weird Ads in Strange Places? How to Combat Computer Malware

Weird Ads in Strange Places? How to Combat Computer Malware

While working on a new website for a client, I sent a link for review as always. After seeing the new site (and loving it!) she said “but please take the ad off the website”. Well, there was no ad on the website, so I was pretty sure her computer browser had been infected with …

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Google Fonts Directory More Intuitive With New Website Redesign

Google Fonts Directory New Website Redesign - Now More Intuitive

A great way to bring personality and performance to websites is through great design and technology. This includes use of Google’s Fonts directory of open source designer web fonts. Recently, Google has updated their fonts directory website, making it much more intuitive to browse through the collection and preview fonts. The site allows you to …

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10 Things Website Owners Are Doing to Save The Day

10 Things Website Owners Are Doing to Save The Day

The fun and busy holiday season is fast approaching once again which, if you’re like me, brings all manner of memory snippets 😀 I’m reminded of the classic Andy Kaufman performance from Saturday Night Live in which Andy lip-syncs to the Mighty Mouse theme song – it’s both funny and bizarre – like some of …

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