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Tag: Internet

What Are External Website Links and Why Are They Important to an SEO Strategy?

When it comes to SEO and search engine marketing in general, there are a number of metrics website administrators and owners need to be aware of. We’ve covered a few SEO topics before, but questions always seem to arise when it comes to external links. What are External Links To put it in as simple […]

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The Social Media Marketing Mistakes Small Businesses Often Make

In recent years, social media has established itself as one of the most successful and most-used elements of a marketing strategy. In the US, 96% of small and medium businesses say that they use social media in their marketing strategy. But all too often, small businesses make rookie errors with their social media marketing. These […]

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Getting Your Personal Website Designed With You in Mind

Starting a personal blog or website can be tasking, particularly during the early design phase. This is a time when you’re just getting started, trying to find your niche, and just starting to place the building blocks that will hopefully turn into a successful website someday soon. Relying on do it yourself (DIY) website builder […]

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Getting Your Small Business Website Professionally Designed

Small business website design is important but difficult, and let’s face it, starting your own small business can be stressful enough (though, of course, but it can also be rewarding). One of the biggest stresses that seem to pop up, particularly in E-Commerce websites during the early design phase, is actually how to go about […]

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Making the Web Faster: Upcoming Google Search Update Will Target Slow Mobile Sites

If you’re hoping to get your mobile website in front of more eyeballs in Google Search, you’d better start with increasing your website’s speed, and you should do it before July 2018. A recent announcement by the search giant revealed the lengths it’s going to integrate site speed into its latest search algorithm change coming […]

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Does Google Search PageRank Still Matter?

PageRank, that is, Google’s first — but not only — algorithm for ranking content in search results, is well-known throughout the ranks of web designers and SEO experts everywhere. It was established during the early days of the Google search engine and continues to play a part to this day. However, the part it plays […]

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SEO is NOT Dead… Far, Far From It

I recently read a post on social media from a person who (while remaining nameless) was supposed to be an expert in his field. This post, however, got under my skin because he essentially called SEO (Search Engine Optimization) a fruitless endeavor, saying it was “dead” and calling on companies to make their investments elsewhere. I […]

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New Logo for Well Prepared

Today, I finished the brand new logo for my client, Well Prepared. The logo shown below is the brand new logo, while the logo shown at the top of this post depicts the old logo the company had had in place that was slightly modified by me with a bigger “dot com”. This new logo […]

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Flier Sample – Well Prepared

Looking for someone to help you design a flier or other marketing document for your business? Look no further! This is a sample of a flier I designed in August 2016 for Well Prepared while independently contracting as the company’s Ecommerce Marketing Manager. Well Prepared focuses on emergency preparedness products and being prepared for potential natural […]

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Stopping Illiteracy: Why Reading is Important

Sometimes people wonder why reading is important. There are some obvious and some not-so-obvious reasons why reading is so vital to society. It’s true, there are a lot of other things we could be doing with our time, and with the advent of technology and the internet, some people might think of picking up a […]

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