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- what they are doing and
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New Website - Engelmann Insurance
A recent site that we have completed that we think you should see. Read the full article for details. Please read the full article.
New Website - Harris Leadership Development
One of our latest sites contains some interesting features that makes it eye catching to the web surfer and navigable by the user. Please read the full article.
Why Social Search
I have resisted this - after all what is a legitimate internet marketer doing playing around with social sites? Are there not enough serious tasks to accomplish? Do I not have better things to do than to visit StumbleUpon, Reddit and del.icio.us? I am over 25. Do I have to? Full newsletter article
Is pay-per-call for you? We are all familiar with pay-per-click ads that are listed in the right column of our favorite search engine. Now we have pay-per-call. Full newsletter article
Current Ecommerce Trends
Should you consider ecommerce? We have been reluctant to promote ecommerce to our local busines clients. We are changing our mind. Full newsletter article
Things You Should Know About Web Marketing
There are many more than ten web
marketing techniques but if you do these ten correctly you are
well on your way to online success. Full
Local Web Search Made Easy
Great strides are being made in the online search world to
improve local search, the ability to find local services,
on the Web. Yahoo introduced SmartView
the first week of March 2004 and a week plus later Google
graduated their local search from beta to launch Google
Local. Full newsletter
How do we Get Visitors to
VISIT our Website?
It is common to discover when reading your website logs that
80% + of visitors landing on your homepage spend but a few
seconds and leave without exploring your site. Lets explore
some ways to improve on this number and persuade visitors
to open the pages of your site. Full
Pay for Inclusion - does it affect
The Search Engine Strategies conference and show, sponsored
by AltaVista, Search Engine Watch and Internet.com on August
16-17 provided a glimpse of several emerging search trends;
the biggest trend is toward "Paid Inclusion". The show held
in San Francisco at the Fairmont Hotel on Nob Hill, provided
a look at where search is headed. Our partner Mike Valentine
contributes this article. Full
Are you using email to communicate
In this issue we are focusing on email and now we can use
it to promote our products and services. What better idea
than to take your current printed newsletter and put it online.
Maybe you do not have a newsletter that you send out regularly.
Should you? It is a great way to communicate your message!
Full newsletter article
Domain Name Private Registration
Many of you may feel vulnerable to deceptive practices with your personal information publicly available on the Internet. When your domain name, your website address, is registered on the Internet your name, company name and contact details are published and are now available to all. Further, depending on which registrar you are using, your data could be subject to automated “mining” of the information by high-speed computer queries. Full article
Why Email Marketing?
The cost is low compared to traditional direct marketing and the targeted communication incredibly effective. Email is a vital part of our daily communication. A recent survey determined that 89% of Internet users consider email extremely necessary in daily life. Eighty-five per cent (85%) said they use email for both business and personal communication.
article. Full article
The New Google Analytics
We are excited! about this tool. Google has a new tool and we wish to make it available to you. They introduced Google Analytics a few years ago but they have just upgraded the offering to make it much more easy to use. The reports are fantastic and full of great information, vital to website owners. Full article
Blog Development and Posting
For a considerable period of time we have been convinced that creating and using a blog was an incredible tool to create awareness for a business but there was one major problem. We have solved that problem. Full article
Andermahr & Company
We wish to announce our association with Andermahr & Company, the Valley's premier advertising and marketing agency.Full article
Local Search Submission
We have recently put together a local search and online yellow page submission package that we encourage all businesses, retailers and nonprofits that provide local services and products to take advantage of.Full article
We have upgraded our website maintenance offering!
Now we can provide you with an incredible tool that you may use to update any website developed in HTML.Full article
Why Site Redesign
How long as your site been up on the Net? Have you revised
it and kept it up to date? Here are a few factors for you
to consider when deciding whether you should update your website.
Site Competitive Analysis
You have a website but is your experience with it what you
wish? If not we have a suggestion. May we do a site competitive
analysis for you? Full article
Email Direct Marketing Makes a Comeback
Listrak, a leading email marketing solution provider, highlights the reasoning behind the recent dramatic resurgence of email direct marketing.
Lititz, PA (PRWEB via PRWeb) October 24, 2006 -- When email direct marketing began in the early days of the Internet, mass email marketing efforts were squashed by spam and abuse before it matured into a regular practice among major players. But today, there's a dramatic resurgence on the horizon in the targeted email marketing arena, as careful audience targeting and list hygiene improve value and worth to ad readership. Full article
Goodmail and AOL, an email stir
Significant agitation in the email world has occurred as a result of AOL announcing that they would be phasing out their "Enhanced Whitelist" program and replacing it with a third party service called "Goodmail Certified Email". Full article
A recent survey accomplished for small and medium sized business revealed some very interesting facts. Not only are businesses going online, which we already knew, but they are depending on their websites for marketing and profits. Full article
Ranked #1 at Google for "Invisible Entrepreneurs" But no Traffic?
This article is for the serious minded website owner who has a keen interest in how this search stuff really works. It also provides me with an opportunity to feature the knowledge of my partner Mike Valentine who really knows his stuff. He is my mentor in web marketing and works with me on the more challenging projects. Graham Tweedy. Full article
Case Study: Switching from Print
Ads to Search Engine Marketing
Normally we advise clients, re marketing their business online,
to integrate their online marketing with their ongoing offline
methods that they have been using with success. However, we
came across this article from one of our favorite online newsletters.
It is incredibly instructive and timely as to the use of search
engine and web design technology in developing a successful
online marketing campaign as a replacement for a less than
successful and much more expensive offline plan.Full