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7 Site Characteristics to Ditch Before Christmas

November 26th, 2017|General, mobile-responsive website, Tips For Success, Web, Website Design|

As a business owner creating and managing a website can be difficult. Your expertise is in your business and not graphic design. However, a compelling website is just as important as a business manager. With the Christmas approaching, you'll want to be sure that visitors are captivated by your site because they have a limited [...]

6 Tips for A Unique About Page

November 12th, 2017|General, Landing Pages, Tips For Success|

A customer’s first impression of any company is the About Page. It is just as important as a first interview and needs to stand out in order to wow an audience It is a critical element of each website. Every About Page should include factors such as a description of the company's mission, the company’s [...]

Use Social Media for your Holiday Campaign

October 24th, 2017|Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Facebook, Instagram, Small Business Marketing, Small Business Saturday, Social Media, Social Media Campaign, Twitter, Uncategorized|

Plan your Holiday Social Media Campaign for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Kick-start Your Holiday Social Media Campaign on Facebook A Facebook event is the perfect way to get the word out about your campaign First, create an event for your Black Friday sale, Cyber Monday sale and Small Business Saturday. The event [...]

3 Social Media Updates to Know About

October 13th, 2017|Hootsuite, Instagram, Social Media, Social Media Marketing, Twitter|

Social media platforms are essential to most marketing strategies. These three social media updates on Twitter, Instagram, and Hootsuite will easily connect you with customers, help you obtain feedback, and spread product awareness. Instagram Adds Poll Feature On October 3rd, Instagram added new stickers in the Stories section of the app that enable you to [...]

Is Google Turning Into a Helicopter Parent?

October 1st, 2017|Cyber Security, eCommerce, General, Search Engine Optimization, Tips For Success|

Terms you Need to Know HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol): how we send and receive information on the web. For example, by typing "fall activities in St. Augustine," in Google's search box, you are actually sending a command to a server. In return the server fetches the information. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer): is the technology that allows information [...]

Domain Name Importance

September 18th, 2017|Domains and Hosting, General, Staff, Tips For Success|

When it comes to your domain name, there are a few things that you need to know: Who is your domain registered with (Tucows, Network Solutions, GoDaddy, etc..) Who, if anyone, is managing it for you or are you responsible for it yourself When is it due to expire/renew By making sure that your domain [...]

4 Ways to Prepare Your Business for the Holidays

September 10th, 2017|Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Design, eCommerce, Marketing, Responsive Web Design, Search Engine Optimization, Small Business Saturday, Website Design|

Fall is just a few days away, and that means the holidays will be here before you know it. While it seems like we’re still in the midst of summer, people start prepping for the holidays months in advance. According to the National Retail Foundation, more than half of consumers begin research in September and October [...]

Consistency is King

September 5th, 2017|Search Engine Optimization, Staff, Tips For Success|

Hi there! Steve coming at you from Old City Web Services; I lead the SEO efforts for our fine company. In my first addition to the "Tips For Success" series, I'd like to share an important aspect of digital marketing that every business owner or operator can leverage - "NAP consistency." NAP is an SEO term that [...]

OMG – What do they do?

September 5th, 2017|Employee, Management, Staff, Tips For Success|

That could be a common question for employers when an employee is out for a day, let alone even longer. It is essential that you or your employees know how to fulfill a position without a major interruption to your office or business. Have your employees document processes and procedures they do each day, week, [...]

Cyber Dumpster Diving: How to secure Business Electronics and Data

August 25th, 2017|Community, Cyber Security, General|

Nation-wide we are becoming more enlightened and responsible in caring for our environment - recycling is a staple in every household and business. America has taken strides to be Eco-friendly and in the past few years, electronic recycling and paper shredding has moved to the forefront of our minds! Sensible Recycling Aaron Enos, Veteran and [...]