Archive for August, 2008

How To Get Good Search Engine Placement

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Getting quality visitors to a web site is a mystery to most new web site owners. By now you may have figured out that paying for visitors can get very costly. You know that there are tons of sites that get plenty of visitors for free from the top search engines, but you just can’t figure out how they do it. This series of articles will explain the steps required in order to get good search engine listing placement for your site.

Before we go any farther there are a few basic things you should know upfront. (more…)

Bulk Email Marketing

Friday, August 1st, 2008

We chose this subject for our first “in-house” article because bulk email marketing can be the one thing that instantly makes or breaks your business. There’s alot of misconceptions out there about bulk email marketing and we want all of our clients and visitors to be aware and beware of them.

First, the definition of bulk email marketing varies depending on who you ask. Some people refer to it as mass marketing, direct marketing, or opt-in marketing of a product or service to 2 or more people simultaneously via their email address. People who prefer that definition are usually the senders of the email. Others refer to bulk email marketing as SPAM. Those people are usually the recipients of bulk email marketing. (more…)

Website Design Tips - Planning Your Website

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Website planning is probably the most important part of building a website. It can also be the most frustrating if you don’t start with a good understanding of how the Internet works and or have unreasonable expectations about how your site should be designed. In these pages we cover all the well known “do’s and don’ts” about website design as well as some of the not so well known ones.

The first “don’t” we see many people make is that they don’t do any website planning at all. Without a basic, clear plan about how your website will be organized and function it will take you longer to complete it, make it harder for you to accomplish your goals, and will make it difficult for your visitors to find what they are looking for. Start your website planning with a diagram like the one below that shows how your pages will be organized. (more…)

Website Design Tips - Good Website Design

Friday, August 1st, 2008

The design and layout of your site is the next most important part of building a website. Make a bad choice here and it won’t matter how great your content is or how much advertising you do. If your site looks bad no one will visit and those that do won’t stay long or buy anything. (more…)

10 Rules of Web site design

Friday, August 1st, 2008

One Simple is good.
Cramming too much into each page creates confusion. Having to scan through rows of links and images to find what you are looking for can be frustrating. We keep your pages clean so it will be easier for your visitors to locate what they need. Plus the pages will load faster.

Two Design is paramount.
When you meet someone for the first time, you want to make a good first impression. The same should be true for your Web site. The overall look and feel of the site is the first thing your visitors notice. That is why all the sites we create look professional and attractive (more…)

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