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Holiday update – Overcoming SEO Challenges – Y Answers – Cal Coaster December 2007

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Cal Coast News

Cal
Coast Web Design’s employees work hard all year to develop
and execute your SEO marketing plans. With all they do throughout
the year, Cal Coast encourages our employees to take time to enjoy
their families during this holiday season. In observance of the
upcoming holidays, Cal Coast Web Design will be closed from December
19 – January 2 in order to allow our employees a well deserved
vacation.

Voicemail boxes will be checked once per week during this hiatus
and any call that is not an emergency will be handled upon our
return. If you are a Cal Coast hosting or domain client and experience
a domain and/or hosting emergency, please contact 480-624-2500
for 24/7 support. Non-Cal Coast domain and hosting clients experiencing
issues will need to contact your hosting or domain company for
assistance.

If you are an Advanced Access client looking for support, please
contact 866-518-1571 during business
hours
for website technical support.

We wish each and every one of you a joyous holiday season and
are truly thankful for your continued business. Here’s to
a safe and prosperous 2008!

SEO News

While it’s true that new websites have a much harder time
achieving the same rankings as their more seasoned counterparts,
deciding not to pursue a SEO marketing plan to fight the uphill
battle can be a huge mistake. In a recent article by Scott Buresh,
CEO of SEO giant Medium Blue, this issue is discussed and readers
can find great information and insight on the topic.

Since the first step in overcoming new website disadvantages
in the world of SEO marketing is understanding why it happens,
Buresh breaks down the various reasons why older websites have
an advantage. In addition, the article offers great tips for overcoming
the SEO challenges new websites face and provides step-by-step
instructions for making your new website’s SEO plan really
count.

If you have a new website you are creating or just want to know
more tricks-of-the-trade, you’ll want to read the article
in its entirety here.

Tip of the Month

Nothing
is better for your business then the perception that you’re
the best at what you do. So how do you get potential customers
to recognize you as an expert in your field? A great way is to
blog on popular sites and forums.
Yahoo! Answers
, for example, is a great place to offer expert
advice related to your field. Whether you’re a realtor,
web designer or photographer, you can search sites like Yahoo!
Answers to find posts related to your industry. You can then offer
expert advice along with links to your website.

Remember, there are tons of sites available that you can use
to position yourself as an expert. Simply cruise the web, search
on Google or Yahoo, or check out blogging sites to find great
ways to promote yourself and your business. Or if you prefer,
contact Cal Coast today at 888-281-7665 for assistance in blogging
on popular sites.

Of Special Interest

It’s
the holiday season, which means it’s that time of year to
thank your employees, find out just what your clients are looking
for next year, or just plain find out what your employees and
clients are thinking in general. MediaBlend’s survey
software, GoBuildASurvey
, can be just the tool you need to
gather the information you’re looking for. The software
is easy to use and offers client surveys for products and services
as well as employee satisfaction surveys.

MediaBlend’s GoBuildASurvey product can be customized to
fit your unique needs and offers:

    • One-time, periodic or ongoing surveys

    • Flexible response patterns: Open-ended, rated or scaled,
    multiple choice or prioritized

    • Online surveys distributed via E-mail

    • Speed and simplicity in design with the respondent in
    mind – privacy insured

    • Customized colors and header graphics to give you organizational
    branding

MediaBlend’s in-house marketing and statistics expertise
can also assist you to develop survey topics and questions, interpret
results, conduct action-plan training in response to data, and
prepare press releases and other communications relative to findings.
MediaBlend offers several types of reports to help you analyze
the data collected using GoBuildAsurvey. Reports can by generated
by:

    • Participation rates

    • Results by group

    • Year-to-year or periodic comparison tables to help analyze
    changes

    • Topic, location, and/or timetables

    • Comments and open-ended questions report by groups or
    by topic.

For more information on MediaBlend’s GoBuildASurvey
software
, contact
MediaBlend today at 888-286-4826.

From Our Clients

We love the website. Tell your girls thanks for their patience
with getting our website done. We appreciate it.

Thanks!

Bonnie Peterson

The Purple Blossom
– Orange County Wedding Florist

Happy SEOing!

Sincerely,

Cal Coast Web Design, Inc.

info@CalCoastWebDesign.com

http://www.CalCoastWebDesign.com

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