Why We Don’t Focus on Keyword Rank Tracking

As an agency, we don’t spend our time on standard keyword rank tracking. And, there’s a good chance you shouldn’t be spending your time either! Putting too much focus on keyword rank tracking has the potential to be a waste of time, which can mean missed opportunities for your business. What do we mean by…

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New FTC Guidelines for Online Reviews

Introduction The FTC recently issued new guidelines for online reviews, which means that your current review practices may not be in compliance. The Federal Trade Commission is  concerned with ensuring that “consumers who rely on online reviews of companies, products, and services” are able to get a “true and accurate picture of what other consumers…

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What to Expect When Working With Us on a Website

You gathered quotes from web design agencies and are ready to make a decision. How will you choose? Your inclination may be to go for the shortest timeline for the lowest cost.  That would likely put us out of the running. We are probably not going to be the least expensive agency. And we probably…

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Is WordPress Really Right For Your Website?

WordPress isn’t the right choice for every client’s website. The internet might say it’s the best content management system (CMS) and the easiest website builder, but is it? And for whom? It’s so ubiquitous that some web developers and designers won’t use anything else. We take a different stance. WordPress may power 39.5% of all…

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Why We Don’t Respond to RFPs

Often, potential clients send us RFPs, only to find we don’t respond to them. A few people have stopped to ask us why. The short answer? Those who send RFPs often aren’t willing to actually sit down and talk to us in depth about their project Here’s the long answer. We Strive to Understand Whether…

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Figuring Out User Search Intent For Your Keywords

It’s easy to come up with a big list of possible keywords to target on your website to attract search engine traffic. It’s a lot harder to narrow down that list to the money-making keywords. Understanding user search intent is crucial to fine-tuning your keyword list and creating content that addresses the search intent. What…

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What Questions Should Your Services Page Answer?

Your “Services” page is one of the most powerful pages on your website.  It’s powerful from an SEO perspective because it will contain many of the keywords clients will be searching for. It’s powerful from a sales perspective, too. For many companies, the Services page is the money-maker, the page that convinces clients to choose…

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Warning: Don’t Make This Major Password Mistake

Every now and then you might receive an email from us with a subject that says something like this: important info, please save!  This email contains instructions on how to find your login information for the website we just built for you. Did you know that 90% of the time our clients just hit the…

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What Makes a High-Quality Web Page?

Lots of people talk about creating “good content” for their web pages.  Yet what makes content good? Good content is effective. Most people don’t pay to have a website designed and maintained simply because they are trying to pursue a hobby. If you’re like most, you want to sell something. At some point, the content…

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