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    Maximize ROI with Behavior Analysis

    Many small businesses worry that they don’t have the budget for behavioral analysis. They’re either a non-profit that funnels as much as they can to support their cause or a small business trying to keep the lights on. Neither of these organizations has the budget for large-scale analytics investments. Fortunately, many analytics tools are free and there are multiple sources of data from which to choose.

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    The Current State of the Content Marketing Ecosystem

    Today’s consumers expect businesses to own websites. Despite this, nearly half of small businesses in 2016 didn’t have websites. Most of the small businesses that didn’t have websites said that they didn’t want to spend money on them.

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    5 Tips For Creating Great Content For Your Blog

    Writing great content for your blog can be difficult, but following a few easy steps can make the job a lot easier.

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    Email Gets A Make Over Today: Gmail Embraces CSS Media Queries

    As of today, you will be able to use CSS media queries with Gmail and Inbox by Gmail. What does that mean exactly? It means you can ensure that your message is formatted the way you intended, whether it is viewed on a computer, a phone in portrait mode, or a tablet in landscape mode by using a css media query. You’ll even be able to change styles based on rotation, width, and resolution. Your emails, which stylistically have been […]

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    How to Create Great Headlines

    The effects of quality headline creation on your next piece might make a big difference in readership numbers. Smart writers will include headlines in their ideation process.

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    Questions To Ask Your Web Developer

    Many of our clients aren’t savvy when it comes to web development and web design, but that’s why they come to us. Many times, clients don’t know the right questions to ask, so we thought we would make it easier for non-techie clients to know what to ask their web developers. All of these questions are useful when meeting with a developer/designer and we’ve included the kind of answer you should expect to hear.

    When do you conduct in-depth keyword and […]

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    40 Free SEO Tips For Small Business – PART IV

    Our final installment of SEO tips will go into more advanced keyword and development SEO. These are things that may require professional help, which Design Web is proud to provide!

    Add a blog to your website. Regularly adding new pages of content to your site is a snap when you have a blog, and the more quality content you can add to your site the better. You can rank for the subject you focus your posts on very easily.
    Create, collaborate and […]

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    40 Free SEO Tips For Small Business – PART III

    We are now on week 3 of our SEO tips for small businesses. We have had 10 search engine optimization tips for small businesses for the past two weeks. This week, we have 10 more tips on how to improve your SEO on your website.

    Create content for real people, not search engines. Content that ranks well won’t rank well for long if real people don’t find interest in your pages. No one likes to feel like they are being […]

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    40 Free SEO Tips For Small Business – PART II

    Last week we touched on 10 search engine optimization tips for small businesses. This week, we have 10 more tips on how to improve your SEO on your website.

    You don’t need to submit your website to the search engines. They have evolved beyond that now but you can request a forced crawl to update faster when an important page on a website, is created. Google’s direct advice on this topic is:
    “If you’ve recently made changes to a URL on […]

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    40 Free SEO Tips For Small Business – PART I

    What is SEO?

    SEO means “Search Engine Optimization” and it is the art of helping visitors find your website from search engines.

    If you don’t use SEO, search engines can’t categorize and rank your site for keywords relevant to your business. Keywords being the main words and phrases potential visitors are using to try to find the services, information, or products you offer on your site. If your website were a brick and mortar space on the internet, SEO would be […]