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Good Things Come in Small (Business) Packages!
9 September 2011

Web. com is excited to be a featured partner in Dell’s new program for small businesses: My Business Toolkit.  Customers who purchase Dell’s Vostro line of desktop and laptop computers will automatically have access to small business solutions, including the creation of a professionally designed website or custom Facebook page by Web. Read more…

Are Facebook Company Pages Replacing Business Websites?
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Are Facebook Company Pages Replacing Business Websites?
1 April 2011

A debate is brewing among traditional website firms and social media experts about whether business websites are still necessary in light of the rise of Facebook Company Pages. At the recent ILM (Interactive Local Media) East conference, keynote speaker Maz Sharafi, Facebook’s Senior Manager of Local Monetization, cut to the chase, asserting that with the advent of Facebook Company Pages small businesses no longer need their own websites. It is an interesting argument given the quick rise in Company Pages and the desire small businesses have to invigorate their outreach to existing and new customers using the social networking site. Read more…

Design a Website That Saves You Time and Money
Web Design
Design a Website That Saves You Time and Money
16 July 2010

The Internet has been popular for long enough that many people have forgotten one of the key reasons for having a website: saving time and money by helping customers help themselves. If you can remember the business environment before the late 1990s, you may recall that customer service was a much more “hands-on” affair, and it usually involved a phone call or an in-store visit to get information. Before the Web became ubiquitous, servicing the customer involved the time of a trained employee, and it didn’t always result in a positive return on investment. Read more…

Your Competitors May Also Be Doing SEO
Search Engine Optimization
Your Competitors May Also Be Doing SEO
23 April 2010

For a small business website owner, one of the challenges of online marketing and search engine optimization (SEO) is that your competitors may also know how to get found on search engines. In fact, they may have been employing SEO tricks for years, and they may be enjoying a top spot on engines like Google™, Bing™, and Yahoo!®. Conversely, you may have had great success with SEO in the past, but then you found your site losing placement on the search engines because other people in your field have learned how to make their own sites jump over yours. Read more…

How the Google Caffeine Update Affects Small Business Websites
Search Engine Optimization
How the Google Caffeine Update Affects Small Business Websites
29 January 2010

Google™ recently updated its search engine index—the way it collects and stores data for retrieval—in a big way. Though Google is constantly tweaking its algorithm (i. e. Read more…

SEO Landscape for Small Businesses in 2010: What You Need to Do Now
Search Engine Optimization
SEO Landscape for Small Businesses in 2010: What You Need to Do Now
28 December 2009

Several of the Search Engine Optimization (SEO) trends to look for in 2010 are already becoming a reality in December 2009. Overall, search engines have been moving beyond website results and into delivering useful information that may go beyond what is contained on a website. For the average small business owner, the changes to the search engine landscape mean that a few tweaks and extra steps are recommended in order to direct customers to your business. Read more…

Six Proven Ways to Improve the SEO of Your Small Business Website
Search Engine Optimization
Six Proven Ways to Improve the SEO of Your Small Business Website
6 November 2009

Small Business websites can gain additional exposure, traffic, and sales by using Search Engine Optimization (SEO). In a nutshell, SEO involves making improvements to your website in order to get good rankings in search engines like Google™, Bing™, and Yahoo!®. For people who are still in the design phase on their sites, and people who are working on do-it-yourself (DIY) website design projects, building SEO into your site can be a lot easier than coming back later to overhaul coding or content that isn’t search-engine friendly. Read more…

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