As many small business owners know well, it’s not enough to have the greatest products and services on the planet along with the best prices and extended hours. If you don’t treat your customers with kindness and respect, it won’t be long before you are closing your doors. As The Houston Chronicle … Read more about Four Meaningful Ways a Small Business Can Show Clients They Care
Did you know that when someone first meets you they form a lasting first impression within seven seconds tops? The same holds true for your website. First impressions count. Your website is a powerful marketing tool. A well-maintained website can help you gain a competitive advantage in your … Read more about Why Your Business Needs a Web Presence
With a name like Social Cindy, you would think I am a natural at networking, and you would be mostly right. I LOVE meeting people organically. What do I mean by that? I LOVE to say hi to people, to chat with them, and answer their questions. … Read more about Networking – Why and How You Should Do It.
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
Remember growing up and every family had a set of encyclopedias, those days are long gone.. We live in a world where people are more dependent on search engines like Google, People often tell me that it's word of mouth and referrals that drive the majority of their business, but what they are … Read more about The Power of Websites
Can your website help to make your business more successful? The answer to this question is YES. Well mostly yes. It's like that old adage, you get out of life what you put into it. … Read more about Can Your Website Help Your Business Be More Successful?
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 were no less than 5 other people claiming to be Digital Marketing Companies, Social Media Companies, Website Companies. There was even a … Read more about Anyone Can Build a Website, But Not Everyone Can Build a Good One!
You have a 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? It could be there is just too much competition for the … Read more about How To Get Your Website To Rank?
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 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?
Yesterday I gave a presentation to a group of local business men and women. One of the items I addressed was the need to not only own a gorgeous, informative, mobile ready and secure website, but to keep it ranking in the search engines by posting fresh content, using certain social media outlets to … Read more about How To Keep Your Website In Front of People
I am so proud to say that Social Cindy has been in business for 10 years now. We have fought an uphill battle trying to convince business owners that websites are good for their businesses. But they are getting the message and we are building more websites than ever. Websites that are clean and … Read more about What Does Your Website Say About Your Business?