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SEO tips, not tricks

October 29, 2011 | Category: Search Engine Optimization | By: Steve

The number-one thing you can do to improve the success of your website is to fill it with great content. Too many people concern themselves with making the search engines happy and implementing "tricks" rather than focusing on the visitors to the site. The site is for the visitors, and if you are not making them happy by giving them what they need, they will not stay on your site...

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Less can be more when it comes to website content

October 28, 2011 | Category: Search Engine Optimization | By: Steve

Less can be more when it comes to website content Let's face it, today most people don't seem to have the time, the patience, possibly even the ability to give their attention freely to any business owner or advertiser who seeks it, especially online. It may help to think of your website visitors as attention deficit disorder sufferers as you develop the content for your website. ...

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Finding the time to get in a little exercise

October 27, 2011 | Category: Random | By: Steve

Finding the time to get in a little exercise Busy, busy, busy! You feel like you're running around everywhere, day in and day out. Suddenly, you look down and can't see your toes any more. You look in the mirror and there is more chin and cheek than there used to be. Once you exercised regularly--you even enjoyed it! Now there simply isn’t the time. This is a co...

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Adaptable businesses are successful businesses

October 27, 2011 | Category: Random | By: Steve

Adaptable businesses are successful businesses Never before has the ability to adapt as a business been more important than it is today. The computational power of our computers is currently doubling every 13 months. This leads to incredibly fast development of new technologies and obsolescence of old ones, which has a profound impact on how you conduct business and how consumers shop. You,...

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6 more reasons to make sales calls

September 9, 2011 | Category: Random | By: Michael Byrd

6 more reasons to make sales calls In the last edition, I said I would give you 10 reasons to make sales calls. I started with four: Because it works. If you don't make the calls, your competitors might be. You don't have to be that good at it, so just do it. If builds your confidence. Now, here are the remaining six reasons. Send me some more of your...

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4 reasons to make sales calls

September 2, 2011 | Category: Random | By: Michael Byrd

4 reasons to make sales calls The rise of social networking has, in my observation, caused some confusion among smaller businesses about the need to make direct sales calls. I'm talking here about the time investment of identifying prospects and then calling them on the phone or visiting them in person to offer your services. Large corporations, like IBM, have not abandoned or even dimi...

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4 more ways to make your website work for you

May 23, 2009 | Category: Search Engine Optimization | By: Michael Byrd

4 more ways to make your website work for you Here are four more things you can do to make your website work for you - and make you (more) money: 1. Use testimonial quotes. Many of the websites we create include an editable database that allows you to add quotes from happy customers. Over the course of a few months, you'd be surprised how many times you'll get the random email, ...

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Here's why you should add video

May 23, 2009 | Category: Getting Creative | By: Michael Byrd

Here's why you should add video If you visit our home page, you'll see that we've added Yours Truly as a video spokesperson. We believe in it, and we're creating video for a number of our clients. Here's why I believe it works: It's moving. If you watch people watching a video website, you see that they stay focused on the screen longer and more intently than...

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