This is a question that I come across all the time as a website developer for small businesses. Unfortunately there is no clear-cut answer to this, but what I can do is explain some of the pros and cons for you to weigh based on your type of business. Add a comment
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Are you squandering away your best chance at promoting your business online? Your website is a powerful tool for getting your information into the hands of your potential customers, but if you’re not keeping it up-to-date, then what’s the point?
Frequent changes to a website help increase your search engine results, letting them know that you’re active and the provided information is still relevant. There’s nothing worse than getting to a website and finding information that’s outdated or irrelevant. Plus, consistently adding new information to a site gives your visitors a reason to check back, getting you back in front of them again and again.
Let’s start with the basics, what is a URL and why does it matter?
Your URL, or Universal Resource Locator, is the address where your website will live. If you want to be successful on the web this is where it starts. Your URL needs to be memorable, unique, and concise to best be found by your customers.
Here are 5 simple tips for choosing the perfect URL for your website:Add a comment
This week's QuadBlog is a departure from our usual format. We sought out reputable sources to bring you up-to-the-minute small business news. Take a look. If you find the information valuable and want more like it, let us know in the comments section below.Add a comment
Just what is a “call to action?” It is a technique marketers and advertisers use to ask you to do something specific and immediate. They want you to interact or buy…now. A call to action is designed to persuade and motivate as you:
- read an advertisement or sales letter
- hear a radio or TV commercial
- visit a website or social media page
Windows 8 has been out for over a year now and slowly but surely PC users are updating their systems to the new operating system, although not all happily. All over the internet you’ll find posts about how to find new PCs still sporting the old Windows 7 platform and people complaining left and right about all the crazy changes you’ll find when starting up a Windows 8 machine for the first time. So what’s the big deal, why is Windows 8 so scary?Add a comment
So you have a shiny new website and you are excited to start showing it off but when you search for it in Google nothing comes up?
Never fear, there’s a relatively painless process you can use to kickstart your site’s search results. Add a comment
“How do you catch a monkey?”
Usually, they are perplexed by the question. The last person I asked shot back with:
“What the heck, does that have to do with anything?”
But I pressed on:
“Stick with me, because I am going somewhere.”Add a comment
Well, I have an interesting way to spell "Change." It looks like this: D x V x F > R.Add a comment
What Internet passwords do you use? Do you use the word, “Password?” Or what about your favorite sports team? Maybe you like “123456.” Or how about your favorite color? Chances are I guessed some of your passwords—or came close. It is hard to create easy-to-remember passwords. And, as different website administrators assign stricter password requirements, the more passwords you must create for all the protected sites you visit regularly or occasionally.Add a comment