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Business Website Reviews

Mar 26, 2013 Comments Off

If you want to improve your results online, start with a Website Review.  We’ll give you plenty of actionable recommendations and suggestions to make more money faster from your website.   Smarter Web Strategies offers different reviews depending on your own business situation – and on the type of website you have.   You need […]

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Becoming a Great Client will help you get a Great Business Website

Aug 22, 2012 Comments Off

How do you find the right ‘fit’ when choosing a web development partner? Here are 17 pointers to getting a great business website. It starts by finding the right partner and being a Great Client for them. Becoming a good or preferably Great Client for your web firm will help you get the best results […]

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All Web developers are crooks!

Jun 01, 2012 2 Comments

Michael was upset. He’d just wasted a lot of money on a new website and thought he’d been ripped off.  He wasn’t happy.  Many business owners are unhappy with their websites. Many seem to select the wrong website developers and don’t manage them very well.  Poor choices often end in tears…   Ignorance is not […]

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Do you have a good website for Mobile users?

May 22, 2012 Comments Off

How friendly is your website for mobile users? It’s probably time to check it. If your mobile website needs work, you’re not alone. Lots of businesses are not up to speed with mobile websites yet.  According to a presentation from Google on mobile marketing (as reported by Mobile Commerce Daily): 79 percent of Google’s largest advertisers […]

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How 9 Smart Businesses use YouTube to grow their customer base (Google’s Top Choices)

Apr 24, 2012 Comments Off

Can your business use online video more effectively?  What can you learn from business organizations that the guys at Google think are doing it well? Google’s latest Official Blog post talks about the launch of a new program for its new “YouTube Marketing Ambassadors”. These are, as Google puts it,  a “group of outstanding organizations […]

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Google +1 Button is Google's answer to Facebook's Like Button plus more

May 26, 2011 Comments Off

Google are in the process of launching their new +1 button, a tool that allows web users to let Google know if they liked a particular web page. The +1  (ie Plus 1 vote) will no doubt be used in Google’s algorithm to return better search results, based on how many users vote for different […]

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How to get a good business website: 17 Clues to becoming a Valuable Client!

May 13, 2011 Comments Off

These days getting a new website built is not difficult. The world abounds with website developers – but (and this may come as a surprise to some people) not all web developers are the same. Yes, some are better than others. So too with clients. Some clients are better than others. You need to be […]

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How to turn Website Feedback into Sales Funnel Profits

Mar 28, 2011 11 Comments

How do you know what your website visitors think of your website?   And how can you convert feedback into profit?  Think about these stats from Kampyle: 60% of visitors who leave feedback include their contact details. 45% of these visitors convert into sales. That means about 27% of visitors who complete the feedback form result […]

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16 Questions to ask BEFORE you select your SEO Consultant (Now 24 Qs)

Mar 27, 2011 1 Comment

Updated: Dec 2012 with 8 more Questions to Ask Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Getting your content found can be a challenge and it’s often good to get external help from people skilled in the SEO field. The world abounds with people claiming to be able improve your listing in Google and other search engines.  Not […]

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Some Useful Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Tools & Resources

Mar 24, 2011 5 Comments

Here are some useful tools and resources for your  Search Engine Optimization (SEO).  Use these to help you catch the digital trends and do better business online – and make more money faster with less stress. SEO is important, but here’s an over-riding point to bear in mind…    Following good SEO practices is smart […]

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Getting found in Google – the SEO game keeps changing

Feb 28, 2011 19 Comments

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategies continually evolve, but two recent announcements from Google are likely to affect your rankings in Google and other search engines as well. It’s always a challenge for businesses to get found online,  and the position of your business in Google’s search results may make or break your online marketing. Different […]

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3 Useful Free Tools For Online Benchmarking

Feb 18, 2011 Comments Off

Here are three free analysis tools you can use to learn more about your competitors, your industry  and your online communities. Alexa is owned by Amazon.com and is a useful free tool if you are looking for benchmarking information regarding websites. It’s can be useful to find the leading sites in topics or niches, but […]

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