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How Did This Happen?

The photo has nothing to do with small business web sites, but I had to put it in here somewhere. I came home from running errands the other day and, as I approached my house, I saw this accident. My … Continue reading

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The local ad opportunity (and the danger of losing it)

This is amazing. This is exactly what I can do and want to do for small businesses. Quoting from BuzzMachine The local ad opportunity (and the danger of losing it) The promise of local ad support for news will come … Continue reading

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Small Business SEO – Project Traffic Flood, pt 2

I did some research on my new client, his site, and his industry. He has, or had, a web site built by someone else. I did some checking around to see where we stand before we begin. Here’s what I … Continue reading

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You Are Not Your User

It’s really easy to believe that everyone else is like you. They aren’t. Everyone tends to do it. It takes a conscious effort to not do it. I mean, you are a rational person. You believe everything you believe and … Continue reading

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How Much Does SEO Cost?

SEO should be free. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. How much it costs will depend on how optimized you want it to be. Nothing in SEO costs any money, only time. You should learn what the techniques are and … Continue reading

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How Much Does WordPress Really Cost?

WordPress is free. I saw an article recently listing 10 free web site building tools. Most of them take a while to figure out. They won’t all let you do what you want to do. None were expandable to your … Continue reading

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Read Your Analytics Stats

I was walking a client through his Analytics stats yesterday, explaining what each page, each section meant. I asked him if he ever looked at these since we set them up. He looks at them as much as you do, … Continue reading

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Small Business – We Don't Need No Stinkin' Web Sites

I’m offended by the “greasy hair” stereotype, but other than that, this article has some true things to say. I came from the web development world, where a budget of $30,000 was average. I worked at a company that developed … Continue reading

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How To Look Up Domain Names

In the recent debate on how evil Network Solutions is, I neglected to give you the non-evil alternatives. JumpDomain Whois The easiest thing to do is go to an old registrar that quit answering my emails so I moved all … Continue reading

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How to Convert More Website Traffic into More Customers & Sales by Inviting Prospects to Take Action

SiteProNews: Webmaster News & Resources » Blog Archive » How to Convert More Website Traffic into More Customers & Sales by Inviting Prospects to Take Action Here Are 3 Easy “Calls to Action” to Convert More Website Traffic into Sales … Continue reading

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