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5 SEO Trends To Take Advantage Of This 2015 (Part 1) seo-trends-2015

Already buying into the latest hype claiming “social media is the new search” and Search Engine Optimization is dead?  Well, you shouldn’t. SEO is nowhere near dead. In fact, SEO has evolved into something very crucial, especially to businesses that want to survive online. With the ever-changing landscape of Optimization and the sudden demand for Social Media Optimization (SMO) and Content Marketing, Internet Marketing is read more »

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Adding Mobile Responsive Capabilities to an Existing Desktop WordPress Site Adding Mobile Responsive Capabilities to an Existing Desktop WordPress Site

Adding Mobile Responsive Capabilities to an Existing Desktop  WordPress Site.

Understanding the best strategy for adding mobile responsive capabilities to an existing site is critical for the conversion of traffic on a site. Ignoring the needs and experience of the mobile / tablet user, is running the risk of losing up to 27% of the internet traffic. The best strategy for optimizing  the view for read more »

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Using a Duplicator Tool in WordPress seo-trends-to-take-advantage

As many of my readers have figured out by now I am a big fan of WordPress. The number of available plugins and the ease to take any design and overlay make it a good option for most small and medium size business web needs. In most cases a WordPress site will be built on a test server and then moved live after the client read more »

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What Is SEO? getting your seo done right

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization and basically used to describe all the efforts it takes to be found on a search engine search such as Google.  There are many factors that the search engines will use in their algorithms to rank a site. Some of these factors are within the control of the site owner, but many of these are depending on outside variables read more »

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Effective Business Communications For Your Website seo-trends-to-take-advantage

There is a big buzz about SEO (search engine optimization) and what the best approach is I am a big believer in this process starts with the messaging. Understanding your market audience and how to translate your idea or message is more important than the task of getting visitors to your site.  I will highlight some of the important elements in developing and maintaining the read more »

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Defining The Warranty Defining The Warranty

One thing that can get a freelancer and company in more trouble when it comes to web and software development is defining how long the “Warranty” that is included on the project. A development entity could go bankrupt after a few projects if free support is expected for the life of the project. I, myself have been involved in over 1000 websites, and if I read more »

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Understanding Responsive Design Understanding Responsive Design

With the number of devices out there, it is important to consider how your site will display to the user. Many of the sites built even a few years ago do not change the display based on the size of the device. Responsive designs will adjust the size of the site dynamically based on the device it is being viewed on. The way the user read more »

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Dealing With Complex Projects Dealing With Complex Projects

Complex projects can be a developer’s worst nightmare. The pressure to quote a project that will potentially change though its life cycle is a recipe for disaster. This can bankrupt a developer or a project that is quoted on a flat rate.  I feel that the more complex project should be broken down into phases. I have dealt with a few projects that I have read more »

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When Should You Use A Local Web-Software Development Company? When Should You Use A Local Web Software Development Company

For the most part using a local web development company will triple the development cost on a web or software project. I would say that 9/10 retail clients are better off in the long term paying a reputable local company as they will offer more services than just the development. However, there are many factors when considering the avenue of development. Project complexity, client understanding read more »

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Taking Instructions Over The Phone Taking Instructions Over The Phone

Taking instructions over the phone is one way where a lot of stuff gets lost in translation. A phone conversation on a simple fix is better done in my opinion after a “clean” list is available.  If the change is simple and a competent programmer or developer got it wrong, it has been my experience that 9/10 times, it is due to poor instructions from read more »

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