Google Apps for Email

May 13, 2011

As you probably already know, Gmail is one of your best choices for handling email.
Well, that’s only partially true.
While Gmail does a great job with eliminating spam, organizing your mail, integrating with your calendar and contacts, and delivering your email reliably, it just doesn’t look right to have a Gmail address for your business.
That’s one…

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Is Your Web Developer Holding You Hostage?

April 11, 2011

Is-Your-Web-Developer-Holding-You-HostageThis might seem like a strange question, but is your web developer holding you hostage?

Here’s a more troubling question: How would you know, either way???

So let me give you a little background, and within about 3 minutes, you’ll know the answer to both questions.

For you to have a website for your local business, you basically need three major pieces:

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Websites For Local Businesses

January 10, 2011

Websites-For-Local-BusinessesWebsites for local businesses are a bit different than websites for national or global companies.

Do you own a local business? If you do, then you probably already know that websites for local businesses need to be different than, say, Amazon.com or Facebook. But what are those differences, and why do they matter to you?

1) Websites for Local Businesses are more personality-driven

Your local business website is your opportunity to be just a little bit famous, and frankly it’s high time that

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What Does It Cost To Build A Website?

January 6, 2011

What does it cost to build a website?
Well, that’s an excellent question. Unfortunately, it’s far easier to ask than answer.
That’s because the word “website” can mean a lot of different things, just like the word “car” can. Even though both a Toyota and Mercedes will get you across town in about the same amount of…

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What’s Wrong With Your Website? Find Out Now.

January 5, 2011

Have you ever asked yourself “What’s wrong with my website?”
Well, there’s usually a real good reason for asking that question, and it’s usually something like “My website isn’t making me ANY money, and I know it should!”
What makes it even more agonizing is that you hear that people and companies are making thousands, even millions…

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9 Minute SEO? (Video)

January 1, 2011

Page-One-On-Google-In-9-MinutesA lot of people talk about getting listed on Google quickly. The ironic thing is that getting listed quickly takes some time.

In other words, you’ve got to set things up correctly in the first place, and then do the right things step by step, in order to have your website rank highly for its most important keywords.

And when you do that, Wow! It works REALLY well. Here’s proof.

One of the sites we have built and maintain is a real estate site in Canyon Lake California. The site ranks very highly for terms like “Canyon Lake Homes for Sale” and even just “Canyon Lake Homes” and “Canyon Lake Real Estate”.

The site’s owner often reports to me that when she asks her new clients how they found her, they tell her “No matter what I Googled about Canyon Lake, YOU were there…so I HAD to call.”

Pretty good, right?

So here’s a case study video just to show you how much Google loves

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