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Google Deadline for Mobile Friendly

Google Deadline for Mobile Friendly
April 21st, Google will implement a change that will significantly impact sites aren’t Mobile Friendly This is a time to pay attention.  Google is actually notifying the public that they are making a change and what the change is. If your website is not Mobile Friendly, it’s going to be…
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6 Common Misconceptions About Website Design

6 Common Misconceptions About Website Design
Designing a website takes time to do it right.  Here’s a great little article pointing out some of the key areas that you need to avoid when redesign your site. It starts with the right content – focused, formatting for multiple devices, keeping it simple, and more. 6 Common Misconceptions  …
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How to Get Better Rankings on Google?

How to Get Better Rankings on Google?
SEO (Search Engine Optimization) SEO is the process of affecting your visibility in a search engine’s search results (see expanded definition on Wikipedia). Getting ranked highly on Search Engines like Google, isn’t easy, but it is possible for many companies to do. Background of Rankings Search engines (like Google) know…
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Has Google Plus Failed?

Has Google Plus Failed?
Google Plus now has more followers than twitter.  And with it’s integration with Google Places, it’s become essential for anyone who is wants to do local marketing online. Here’s some insightful thoughts from Fast Company on Google Plus: Plus-One This: Proof That Google Plus Will Prevail
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Content for Different Buying Stages

Content for Different Buying Stages
Here’s an excellent article that breaks down the three different buying stages and the kind of content that prospects are looking for: Early Stage Leads:  They are trying gathering information about the problem they are facing and how (and if) they can put together a business plan to address their…
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Twitter Losing Ground to Linked In

Twitter Losing Ground to Linked In
LinkedIn is Now Considered the Most Influential In this article by Inflection Point, they summarize the results of B2B Marketing’s survey of business social media.  A key finding is that 45% said LinkedIn was supporting their business goals vs. 20% for Twitter. Inflection Point Article
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Website Design Has Come A Long Way

Website Design Has Come A Long Way
Website Design Has Changed Drastically It’s amazing to look back – to 1996 – to see what the website’s of some of the world’s premier companies looked like.  The Pepsi example is perhaps my favourite.  The National Post has done a great job showing us just how significant the changes have…
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Successful Web Content

Successful Web Content
Successful website content accomplishes 3 things: Attracting people to your website. Getting people Engaged, reading your website, Taking Action Without action, your website will fall short of the success you need. Success is Action You want people to take an action that will get them to buy or lead them…
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