Everyone is busy “tidying up” their homes these days, but your business could also experience some of that life-changing magic by getting your online home in order.
This is an update to "SEO for the Common Man" dated 08/08/2011.
Thinking about trying to improve your Search Engine Optimization on your own or wondering whether to hire an SEO agency? Here are a few things you need to consider first.
…as well as a bunch of cool tools to pass on to our clients! While the networking was great for OUR business, here’s what we brought back for YOUR business.
This is an update to "Twitter Newbie" dated 10/17/2012.
If you're a business ready to take the plunge into marketing on Twitter, the task may seem daunting. Starting out, each follower counts in your task to grow your following and begin interacting with your target audience. Here's a bit of advice for those just starting: understand that it's going to take some time -keep trying and it will pay off. For businesses marketing online, as they all should be, Twitter is a great tool to use. It helps to get your name out there and make your postings visible to more and more people. Some people are even nice enough to share newsletters of yours, sales that you have going on, etc. with their own followers to give you a little extra boost. It's a great networking tool.
Next week Sprocket is headed to DNN Summit to network with, learn from and share with fellow web techs. We’ve built websites for many years using various tools and folks have asked us: “Why DNN?” Glad you asked! Here’s why:
This is an update to "3 Tips for DIY Webmasters" dated 08/08/2011.
User-friendly content management websites and email services have been around quite a while now and it’s never been simpler. So you’ve just been “volunteered” to do it at your organization. How hard can it be? Maybe harder than you expected!
More than one client recently turned up their nose when we suggested a blog page on their website. Turns out, what we’ve got here is a failure to communicate. Which is pretty ironic since blogs are all about communication.
This is an update to "Getting Bloggy" dated 10/10/2012.
It seems like everyone has a blog. Apparently, now I am also included in the everyone." The blog that started my blogging obsession 8 years ago was a DIY home renovation/design blog that I loved and my husband hated because of all the extra work (remarkable and innovative ideas
) that then filled up his Sundays. Lucky for him, once I popped into the blogging world, I discovered an internet Mecca. This is what business owners have found to be the most valuable in recent years. There are millions of people commenting, entering prize giveaways, reading, and BUYING because of these blogs. It is literally another civilization that you can, and I often do, get lost in for days. Why does this matter to you as a business owner?
The IRS recognizes 1.8 million nonprofits. With so much competition, your organization needs a website that really delivers. Take time to audit your site and note problem areas so you can address them as your budget allows.
Fresh content is a must. With daily posting and an ever-shifting newsfeed, encouraging users to share their own content about your brand is a great (free) way to increase brand awareness and boost positive reviews on your business and products. What is the secret to drawing in customers to post their own user generated content to your pages and about your brands?
Incorporating, bookkeeping, marketing – there are so many obligations to take on when you start a new business. Establishing your web presence early on provides you with a strong beginning.
You have been faithfully pursuing digital media marketing for your business all year. Or maybe you haven’t. Either way, it’s time to assess whether the results were worth your effort.