Marketing in the Digital Age

  Everything that is old is new again.  We’ve all heard that phrase and it never more true than in business.  There is a sense of longing for the days of attention to detail and feeling cherished as a customer.  We are becoming more selective as customers and it has become … Read more about Marketing in the Digital Age

Social Media & Websites

You are out in the car, driving to your destination, and your partner asks you a question. "Are there any good movies playing tonight?" A few years ago you would have said, " I don't know, let's grab a newspaper and look up the movie listings." Now you look up the movie listings on your phone. And … Read more about Social Media & Websites

Your Website May Be Pretty, But It’s Not Working

Bill and I have a saying, "there are people who are technically proficient at building websites. There are web page designers who are very artistic and build beautiful websites. And the there is us." … Read more about Your Website May Be Pretty, But It’s Not Working

How to Have a Successful Year in 2017

Each week as I give my elevator speech in my weekly BNI group, I say some of these things as a way of letting people in the group in on how to refer businesses to me. I think sometimes they tune me out. I don't blame them. To be successful, I need a catchier catch phrase methinks. But I do get … Read more about How to Have a Successful Year in 2017

Special Offer

Social Cindy has built  100's of  Wordpress websites just in the past 5 years, and many of those websites were handed over to their owners after we provided them training.  With the advent of so many attacks on websites, we are concerned that some of these sites we built are not … Read more about Special Offer

What’s The Big Deal About SEO

If you write a blog, run a website, or pretty much do anything online, you know about the value of SEO (Search Engine Optimization if you don’t know what we’re talking about). Quite simply, SEO is how you get found online. So, it makes sense that we would want to utilize techniques and tools to … Read more about What’s The Big Deal About SEO

Facebook and Travel Plans

My partners build the Websites around here. Me, I work on Blog posts and Facebook campaigns.  I find it's easier to inspire people to get a new website than hire me to work my Facebook Magic. I have a tough time convincing the owners of small businesses that Facebook Campaigns actually do work … Read more about Facebook and Travel Plans

How To Rank in the Search Engines

Consistence and persistence. Blog, post in Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+. Run ads and promotions which direct traffic to your site. Use keywords that apply to your business. There is no great shortcut for consistent and persistent work. I should know, I don't spend enough time on my own site. I spend … Read more about How To Rank in the Search Engines

Who Is Your Best Type of Customer

When Bill and I meet with a new client for any kind of online marketing work, we have a series of questions we ask. About three quarters of the time we are met with blank stares. We understand. It's like when you were in school and the teacher would ask, "Who are YOU?". WE could tell him our name, … Read more about Who Is Your Best Type of Customer

I Can Do My Own Blogging, Cindy

I am lucky, I have some of the best customers a company could ask for. But sometimes they just make me shake my head in frustration. This is an example. A customer hires me to do the very basic social media package. I do that, and because of who I am, I usually do a bit more. It starts to work. … Read more about I Can Do My Own Blogging, Cindy

Branding and Your Company

This must be the month where we talk about branding. In addition to Phil Blank’s great post about the technical aspects of branding your company, I found a  post full of very different ideas about how to brand your business. Most of which I heartily agree with.  … Read more about Branding and Your Company

Website Do’s and Don’ts

Website Do’s and Don'ts There is a post on Forbes Magazine’s site which talks about understanding the full impact of Web Design.  The Author made some very good points. As we build and maintain Websites for businesses from coast to coast, I feel we are also qualified to speak on this … Read more about Website Do’s and Don’ts