I attended a networking meeting last week and a fellow website and social media marketer asked me an interesting question. He said, " Which theme to you use for the sites you build at Social Cindy?" At first I was confused. We don't use "a theme". At Social Cindy we purchased a whole family of … Read more about Not All Website Designers Are The Same
People routinely name their businesses after themselves. Hint, Social-Cindy.com. Which is fine, but until you become a household name, no one, other than your Mom or a bill collector, is going to search for your name when they need something. They are going to search for what it is they … Read more about Things Every Business Website Needs
When we first began our Web Design and Social Media business our biggest struggle was to convince people they didn't have to tell the world EVERYTHING about their business right there on the home page. Sometimes it's still difficult for our clients to find a balance between just enough information … Read more about The Do’s and Dont’s of Website Designs
Sam Fletcher works in this business along with my husband and I. Most of the work he does is behind the scenes. Researching topics for our different customers, finding quotes and photos to post for Facebook and Google +. He often builds the basic framework for Websites, or gets the unenviable task … Read more about How To Succeed In Business by a Millenial
Your business line rings, you answer with a cheerful greeting and if the voice on the line isn't familiar, perhaps you ask the person " How did you hear about us?" The answer might be, Fred Smith gave me your name, or it could be, I found your website online and I liked what I saw and decided to … Read more about I Saw Your Website
I sometimes get a little nervous because there is SO much competition lately in our chosen career field. I attended a local networking luncheon, and there was no less than 5 other people claiming to be Digital Marketing Companies, Social Media Companies, Website Companies. There was even … Read more about Anyone Can Build a Website, But Not Everyone Can Build a Good One!
You have website, you paid a pretty penny for it, and it's not doing anything. It looks great, the content on your site is informing prospective customers about your products and services, and yet the phone isn't ringing. What is wrong? … Read more about How To Get Your Website To Rank?
As a small business owner myself, I am bombarded with invitations to all manner of on-line groups which are supposed to connect fellow business owners, one of which is Alignable. Most of the time I am pretty busy trying to get all of my obligations met and attending BNI or networking meetings. … Read more about The Differences Between Small Business and Corporate
At Social Cindy, we build websites and perform social media for small companies. Because of that, we are on the web constantly. We look for trending topics, for new ways to make our sites show up in search engines, and we see Facebook and Twitter posts from all over the world. Some of what we see is … Read more about The Importance of Thinking Before You Type
I have often preached the virtues of having a great website. It is my passion, and it's also my profession, to make beautiful, productive websites on the WordPress platform. Why? Because I believe in them as a marketing tool. In fact, it's my belief your website is one of the most … Read more about To Have a Website or Not To Have a Website
I responded to a remark made by a local business woman on an online referral forum. She had commissioned someone to build a website for her, it had been over a year and she felt cheated because that website didn't bring her any customers. My heart breaks a little when I read things like … Read more about Can A Website Do It All?
As a parent, watching an infant as he or she begins this journey of life can be an amazing experience. If each day we take time to really watch them watching us, trying to mimic the movements we make as we talk to them, trying to communicate with us without yet being able to form words. It's an … Read more about Deep Learning and Neural Networks