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What You Need to Know About Content for Your Website

What You Need to Know About Content for Your Website

SEO: Your Website and Content Honestly, I’ve blogged about website content and SEO a lot. Yeah, a lot. But I found an article that’s really good that I wanted to get to you guys. It’s as if I wrote it. I completely agree with it and I know it’s something our clients need to hear …

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How Do You Know if a Website Design Company is Good?

How Do You Know if a Website Design Company is Good?

Believe it or not, we get a lot of these email offers for cheap/affordable website design, too. I think I’ve done a good job setting up filters in my email and running a teachable spam filter but these emails sometimes get through. I decided to not junk one of them this morning and take a …

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Simple Way to Rank Higher and Above Your Competition

Simple Way to Rank Higher and Above Your Competition

Easy Way to Get an Edge Over Your Competition It’s not every day that Google mentions a way to rank higher but they just did. If your website uses SSL certificates (https / security), Google will rank your website a little bit higher. They’re actually telling everyone this: HTTPS as a ranking signal (googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com) For …

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Title Tag Character Limit

Title Tag Character Limit

How Many Characters/Words Should be in the Title Tag of a Page? I was doing some research today to check what the latest SEO findings are related to how many characters should be in the title tag of a web page – meaning, what is the character limit that you don’t want to go over. …

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Matt Cutts on Responsive Web Design

Matt Cutts on Responsive Web Design

Why You Need to Worry About Your Website Having Responsive Web Design I’ve said it before – there is literally a “Web Gold Rush” going on right now. If you know your history, you know about the Gold Rush and how people were dropping what they were doing to get out West and go digging …

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Webstix is Open in Arizona for Website Development/Projects and Maintenance

Webstix is Open in Arizona for Website Development/Projects and Maintenance

Website Designer in Arizona Hello, Arizona! Webstix has just opened a location in Phoenix, Arizona to better serve our clients in the Western United States. We’re available to meet with clients needing website design in Phoenix and surrounding areas. We provide the following services: Custom website design Semi-custom web design Responsive website designs Content Management …

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Google’s Thin Content Penalty

Google’s Thin Content Penalty

Website Content Not Up to Google’s Standards There’s a “thin content” penalty (slap) going around. If you happened to receive that, then it means that Google doesn’t favor the content your posting on your website. You can fix it and then resubmit your website. Finish your facepalm and then read on. 🙂 Google’s Warning Email …

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How to Use Email to Get More Business

How to Use Email to Get More Business

Let’s Talk Email for a Minute OK, just sort of a toungue in cheek reminder here… Everyone at your company using email for your domain name to do business needs to have an email signature set up. Practically every email program or service out there lets you do this. It’s so that people can contact …

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It Really Does Take a Team

It Really Does Take a Team

Team Website Development I just worked with one of our team members and we talked about how to make sure certain pages on websites are not indexed by search engines. Yes, that’s a thing… there are certain pages on website that you don’t want search engines to index as results and send people to. This …

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Migrating to Google Tag Manager and Universal Analytics

Migrating to Google Tag Manager and Universal Analytics

Google Tag Manager and Universal Google Analytics Here’s more good information about using Google Tag Manager and the newest version of Google Analytics, called Universal Analytics. Both of these tools are great to use. Google Tag Manager helps you manage snippets of tracking code on your website’s pages and Universal Analytics can help you gather …

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