Using video on websites

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Nov. 18, 2014 Article by Dave Read Using video on websites can be an effective tactic to achieve your goals. Video will add an element of interactivity and enhanced visual appeal to your website design, as long as it is done correctly. Whether your goal is to promote your brand, products, services, or personnel, the  Read more…

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Can I update my own website?

Yes you can. This website is built on the WordPress publishing platform. That puts it in good company, along with a cohort of businesses as diverse as eBay, The New York Times, and Snoop Dog! We have been creating websites with WordPress for 10+ years, and we can help you learn how to add and  Read more…

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Who needs to be mobile-friendly?

Even if you aren’t selling online or taking online reservations, a “responsive” mobile-friendly website is important to the success of your business. When your only reason for having a website is so that customers can find you on the Internet, it is important that your website be mobile-friendly because “61% of people said that they’d  Read more…

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How does Google advertising work?

Google advertising works by running an auction every time someone does a search on Google that includes a keyword that for which someone has established a Google Adwords campaign. In this video, Hal Varian, chief economist at Google, explains how the ad auction works. Adwords for small business – Setup Tips: Why Adwords? First, ads  Read more…

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How much does a website cost?

It all depends! We will provide a general overview of what needs to be considered in the pricing of a website. If you cannot spend more than $750, we can provide the following for you: a domain name registered for one year; a cPanel web hosting account for one year; installation of WordPress – web  Read more…

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How can I rank higher in search results?

Everybody knows that Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is important for your website, whether your users are consumers or businesses, but how to optimize your website site seems to be the question with many confusing answers. In this post, we outline what we have learned from SEO experts such as Joost de Valk and Aaron Wall.  Read more…

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Do PDFs work on the web?

Yes you can use PDFs on your website, but you will violate one of the longest-lasting web design guidelines itf you do. And you will very likely annoy your users. PDFs are created for the medium of print, not for screen presentation on the Internet. Of course, you don’t take our word for it; read  Read more…

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Review ReadWebco on Google +

Review ReadWebco on Google + Article by Dave Read Google + is the social network that seems to be more suitable for businesses and adults than others that have been around longer. It may require a more concerted effort to get up and running on Google +, but that is an indication of the level  Read more…

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How to post to your website by email

How to post to your website by email Article by Dave Read If you would like to see how you can create a post by email, with or without images, just send your name and email address and we’ll send you the simple instructions. This is a full-featured utility, including the option to automatically update  Read more…

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Smartphone research leads to in-store purchase

Consumers research on mobile

Nov. 20, 2014 Article by Dave Read Consumers spend 15+ hours per week researching on their smartphone and on average visit mobile websites six times. – Google/Nielsen Mobile Path to Purchase study Article by Dave Read. If you surveyed the people who come into your store, restaurant, or office, you probably would be surprised to  Read more…

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