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Choosing the Right Face for your Business

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  • 22 May 2018
There is a certain difficulty in picking just the right images to show off your company, whether it’s a small one-person operation or a multi-million dollar powerhouse. To complicate the process further, sometimes even when you find the right image, it just won’t fit right! Did you know that each social media engine runs different

Keeping It Fresh: Monthly Blog Posts

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  • 24 Jan 2018
Putting out regular content is important. It may not seem like much, but periodic posts about topics that might seem random to you tells your customers that you’re paying attention to your website and sharing your business. You are active and engaged, which shows enthusiasm. There are many great reasons to get active and post updates

Decrypting Encryption: Why SSL is Important for Your Site

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  • 01 Dec 2017
A great number of people go through their days browsing the internet on their phone and computer. Many use Google and other search engines to do their searching. Sometimes, a big red screen and an error pop up, saying “THIS SITE IS BLOCKED FOR YOUR SAFETY” or something similar, and then they simply turn back.

Evolving Home Pages Through the Ages- SEO Moving Away from Sliders

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  • 19 Aug 2016
Search Engine Optimization has evolved over time. Websites and webmasters keep up with changes to Google and other search engines by watching trends and trying to keep ahead of the curve. SEO specialists and webmasters use complex tools to monitor what users do: Where they click, what pages they visit most, what elements they spend

Content Syndication To Drive Web-Based Business & Generate Traffic

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  • 20 Jul 2016
 Many websites and businesses fail to get noticed every single day. It’s a shame, because business owners and hobbyists can be some of the most passionate people in the world about their chosen field. They know tips and tricks, trade secrets, and would love to share their experiences but don’t know how to get noticed.

New Video Production Services for SEO & Google-Friendly Websites

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  • 14 Jul 2016
Everyone likes videos! They’re faster, easier, more convenient (and sometime even more fun) than text for many people. Customers can see you talking about your business. They can connect with just how passionate you are about your company, products, or services. Videos can help build your reputation, are simple to cross-post between multiple platforms, and help get

Royalty Free Image Search for Search Engine Optimization

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  • 02 Jul 2016
All blog posts should have at least one image. A featured image and something in the article to capture the attention and break things up. Good pictures, however, can be hard to find. Using them can be a challenge, too, and that’s the focus of one of our older posts. There are a few things to

Mobilegeddon 2.0: How Google’s New Algorithm Change Affects Your Website

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  • 24 May 2016
What is Mobilegeddon?  Mobilegeddon is an impressive change that Google is making with their search engine and ranking criteria. With the rise of smartphones and tablets in recent years, many users have found themselves using their mobile devices to replace various functions usually reserved for desktops, one notable example being internet searches. Google searches from

Free Keyword Research Tools to Find SEO Relevant Keywords

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  • 19 May 2016
Keywords are the go-to building tool of websites that want to get their names high on Google rankings. Your keywords need to be popular, concise, and used in good context. We covered content in an earlier article, “Creating Search Engine Friendly Content: Contriving Creative & Concise Pages & Articles.” So what are keywords? Keywords are the

Creating Search Engine Friendly Content: Contriving Creative & Concise Pages & Articles

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  • 28 Oct 2015
Content has always remained “KING” on the web. Always. However, how that content is created and distributed is ever-changing. You may have read one of our previous articles about content creation and marketing like… An Outline to Creating Content For your Website Copywriting for SEO —> NO <— it’s NOT easy! DIY – Blogging With

Making Connections: How to Transform a 404 Into a Link Building Opportunity

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  • 21 Oct 2015
Some webmasters linking to your site use the correct URL, so any visitors (including search engine bots) will land properly on a targeted page in your site which will return a 200 OK status (Found). But there are some webmasters that will link to your site using the wrong spelling in the URL. Other things

Referencing Another Blog Post: Guide to Formatting

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  • 29 Sep 2015
So you love a blog post that you saw on another site, and want to share with your audience?  Below is a simple guide on how to format a blog on your page to link to the other blog. Directing traffic through your page is key when it comes to the search engines, so make

Mobilegeddon Is Here: Surviving Google’s Mobile Changes

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  • 30 Apr 2015
On April 21, 2015, a change swept through Google ranking algorithms. They determine who has the top spots in searches for their keywords and terms – whether you’re the first person on someone’s search, or the last. This has upset a great many themes, plans, website layouts and marketing plans as many struggle with websites losing their

New Cal Coast Opportunity: Linking With OrangeCounty.Net

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  • 17 Mar 2015
Orangecounty.net has generously offered to help Cal Coast Web Design and our neighbors with linking services at a discounted rate! What is a linking service? OrangeCounty.Net is a website that lists resources around Orange County. Businesses, attractions, places to be, places to see, real estate, education, and everything in between has a place! OrangeCounty.Net gets 3
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