Looking to build a website for your business? Here are some helpful hints moving forward.Whether or not a perspective client hires me, I am always forthcoming with them about what they should look for in potential web developers. I want them to get the best value and quality work for their money. In order to do this they will need to consider a few things. There are a humongous amount of people who refer to themselves as web developers, oy…it’s almost mind boggling at how many people think they’re web designers once they’ve built Uncle Harry a blog. There are also unscrupulous agencies and overseas rip-offs that abound, so be careful and smart about choosing your next web designer. Ideally you want a relationship with them that will last for years. (more…)Details
But this is not necessarily the case. Especially not in 2016. With the advancement of technology and “social media” now being practically synonymous with the “internet”, it is certainly now possible to market your business for a little as a couple hundred dollars each and every month and still come out at the other end with a GREAT return on investment.
5 Cost-Effective Ways To Market Your Local Business
Facebook AdsA few years ago Google Adwords was all the rage and businesses all over America still use them. The cost of Google Adwords however can climb very quickly. Enter Facebook Ads. (more…)Details
To top it all off, 7% of respondents reported purchasing goods and services directly from businesses on social media (this accounts for direct buys so the real number of “buyers” is larger). When you translate that into raw numbers, it is nothing to balk at. Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest are no longer fads that will come and go. They are here to stay and any serious business owner ought to take notice and jump onto the ship if they already aren’t. Here are 8 reasons why your business SHOULD be on Social Media in 2016 (more…)Details
my blog posts from three years ago, I had talked about how some companies in San Diego charge a monthly WordPress maintenance fee and it really isn’t worth it if you take care of your site yourself. For the most part I hold true to that post, you don’t need to pay for maintenance, but I’m adding an addendum with the word ‘IF’…a BIG IF (more on that later). (more…)Details