Tag Archives: Websites

Entertain Google!

Google likes websites with a pulse! Google gets bored and turns away from old content just like you do. That’s why their spiders or “bots” are always out crawling through websites, including yours, looking for the latest relevant information that their consumers (most people) are seeking. What’s new? When you ask that simple question, you […]

Content Marketing: Time + Quality = Money

Creating and delivering great content is heavy lifting. It’s hard. That’s why so few businesses do it well. A content marketing strategy won’t work unless there is a total commitment to a strategy, and sustaining the effort for the long haul with consistency. The inbound marketing model is working well for the companies that have […]

Clean Code is Merely the Beginning of a Good Website

Guest post by Jonathan Parker There are always people out there looking to make quick money with services based not on uncompromising quality but minimalism or mediocrity. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is no different of an industry. I learned years ago that there is this “website designers vs. SEO” mentality. For real results, SEO must […]

Dress and Code Required

By Chuck Sink Being found by your target audience on the web is a great way to keep your new business pipeline full. There are several ways to raise your search visibility and page rankings. Ideally, all of them should be practiced. They include developing authoritative status; excellent content using keywords including contextual and situational long […]

Be So Good They Have to Try You!

By Chuck Sink “You cannot be serious!” Imagine if John McEnroe had a meltdown about something he couldn’t believe was so… good! Every once in a while there’s a new product or service so damn good it’s hard to believeit’s available without an inordinate cost. For example, I’m amazed by the value of email marketing on Constant […]

There’s a better way to design your website.

By Chuck Sink There is web design and there is graphic design. These are two completely different disciplines. Avoid melding the two. There several different definitions of the word, design. Let’s consider a few of them: Design: to prepare the preliminary sketch or the plans for (a work to be executed), especially to plan the form […]

Cheap Noise is Getting Out of Hand

By Chuck Sink I’m in the thicket of online media every day. I’ve studied and practiced all the best practices in social media, blogging, email and web content. I was a very early adopter of LinkedIn and Twitter, then Facebook. I’ve been doing email marketing successfully for about 7 years now. My educated opinion is […]

Good Content Clears away Clutter

By Chuck Sink Has a headline or subject line ever grabbed your attention and then everything else in your world disappeared for several minutes while you voraciously read a good article? Did your current project take a back seat while your mind relentlessly pursued more information in the article? Perhaps you stopped and wrote a […]

SIMPLE Website Best Practices (Please read!)

Eat it or beat it? What are you serving up? by Chuck Sink The website user experience (UX) your organization purveys will either drain you or sustain you in business. Plenty of money can be spent serving up completely different experiences to your audience depending on whom you choose to design your online marketing programs. […]