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Make Your Website Stand Out in 30 Minutes or Less

In the time it takes you to shop at your local grocery store, you could implement simple and easy changes to your website to make it stand out from the crowd. Online competition is fierce. Consumers and B2B (Business to Business) buyers have many choices. Checking out your competitors is merely a click away. So [...]

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Using Your Website as an Innovation Platform

Innovate or die. OK, it’s not always as severe as that, but sometimes innovation truly changes an entire industry and means wealth for one company and bankruptcy for another. Think about how NetFlix outmaneuvered Blockbuster. Or how Google outmaneuvered Yahoo!. Or how Apple with its iTunes store outmaneuvered Tower Records, Virgin and the entire music [...]

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Website ROI – 5 Secrets to Success

A website that does not drive your small business revenue is a lost opportunity. When building a new website or updating an existing website, many small business owners are focused on the design, technologies (Flash, for example), or the number of pages of the site. What is ultimately important to focus on, though, is your [...]

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The Mid-Year Website Checkup

We’re approximately halfway through the year. Do you know how your website is performing? Do you know the site visitor trends? Do you know the most important site fixes or upgrades that need to be made? June and July are great times of the year to review and evaluate your website’s performance, and to give [...]

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7 Tips for a Better “Contact Us” Page

You work hard to bring prospective customers to your website. So, once they are on your site, you should work just as hard in answering their questions. In fact, whenever they have a question while on your site, you want to empower them to be able to contact you with ease and immediacy. Why? Because, [...]

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11 Reasons People Leave Your Website

You’ve put a lot of time and effort into building your website. And for good reason — it’s an important part of your marketing portfolio and helps you to build the bottom line. With this in mind, it’s critical that your small business website keep new visitors on the site and not drive them away. [...]

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