Archive for 'web pages'
You should – especially if it isn’t bringing you as much business as you’d like. So go there today. Read it as if it wasn’t yours, and see if it’s giving your visitors a reason to stay and explore – or a reason to choose you and your product or service over all others. I [...]
Most of us don’t read our own websites. After all, we know what they say, right? But every now and then it’s a good idea to go back and take the time to read, checking for errors, ways to make the copy more effective, and opportunities for better SEO. First – proofread for errors. Mistakes [...]
Earlier this week I wrote an Active Rain post about website errors – and making sure that your location, as well as your contact information, is plainly visible on your home page. Tonight I ran into a different sort of “Oops.” I was going through old emails and writing follow-up notes to people who had [...]
Not all content is beneficial content. Nearly every guru is touting the benefits of adding content to your website. Some say regular posts on your blog are enough, while others say you need to fill your site with content pages to attract the search engines. As a marketer, I agree that the more content, the [...]
Posted: August 11th, 2010 under search engine optimization, SEO, web content, web copy, web marketing, web pages.
Tags: email marketing, search engine optimization, SEO, web marketing, web pages
Some Internet marketers are making three big mistakes that can cost them business. And all three mistakes stem from the belief that “Everyone has high speed.” Nothing could be farther from the truth. So unless your target audience is limited only to high-income city dwellers, creating your site for high speed is costing you sales. [...]
This morning I got a frantic e-mail from one of the officers at our local animal rescue: The website is down! Upon investigation I found that their web host, Imbris, no longer exists. It’s been gone since sometime around the end of last month. According to news reports, no one knows why. There’s a sign [...]
If you sell a service along with a product (as in real estate or insurance sales) you already know you need a website, and that the website should be designed to pull in leads. If you expect it to do that, you need to take care in developing the website. It isn’t good enough to [...]
The hustle and bustle of Christmas is over and we’re about to embark on a New Year. That’s always a reason to renew commitments, hope, enthusiasm, and all the other good things that go into making a fresh start. If you’re in business, it’s also a good reason to reflect on the past year’s marketing [...]
Posted: December 28th, 2009 under advertising, marketing, web copy, web copywriter, web copywriting, web marketing, web page building, web pages.
Tags: advertising, marketing, web copy, web marketing, web pages
Tonight I experienced a classic case of websites chasing customers away. I was the customer. Here’s what happened… My husband drives a 2000 Ford F-250 – a nice truck and looks almost new still. But an electronic part has gone haywire so I decided to see if I could find a replacement. It’s a little [...]
I nearly missed the notice that said it was time to update… and that would not be a good thing. So, in case you use WordPress, this is a reminder. If you don’t update, you could end up like I did a few weeks ago, with a nasty worm running around creating havoc! (You don’t [...]