• By: Adam Heitzman

    Can a Website Be Penalized for Being on a Shared Hosted Server?

    May 25 - Apparently so! As we have mentioned before, “the SEO value of your website can be impacted by where it is hosted. Most of the time is as a result of things out of your control. Most people don’t use a dedicated server, so with cheaper shared serv...

  • By: K. Sloan

    Connect Your Business with Locals Online

    May 25 - Many businesses think that advertising in the newspaper is enough to get the word out about their business. Newspapers are still a viable advertising medium, especially in smaller communities, and should not be tossed out altogether. But statistics s...

  • By: K. Sloan

    Have big news? It’s likely on Facebook

    May 24 - A recent study was released about the influence of social media. The study from the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism looked at how news was shared online. While it was no surprise that Google was the top referrer to news sit...

  • By: K. Sloan

    The Possible Effects of Twitter’s Purchase of TweetDeck

    May 24 - The big technology news early Tuesday morning was the rumored acquisition of TweetDeck by Twitter for $40 million. For those of you who are not familiar with TweetDeck, it is a third party application that allows users to connect to all of their soci...

  • By: K. Sloan

    How to Get Emails through Spam Filters

    May 23 - Email marketing is an effective way to reach customers. You can measure its effectiveness by how many people open your email and how many act on your special offer.However, there is always the danger that your emails will not be read because they...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    5 Affiliate Marketing Secrets Revealed

    May 21 - Per Wikipedia: “Affiliate marketing is a marketing practice in which a business rewards one or more affiliates for each visitor or customer brought about by the affiliate's own marketing efforts.”By now you have probably seen many cases of we...

  • By: K. Sloan

    Is it Time to Redesign Your Website?

    May 21 - You website is often the first exposure a potential client or customer will have with your company. It is important that (1) the site can be found using SEO techniques and (2) your site is aesthetically pleasing and not full of spelling or grammar er...

  • By: K. Sloan

    Google Advisor Designed to Help Consumers Make Choices

    May 20 - In today’s uncertain economy, consumers are looking for tools to help them make important decisions. On Thursday, Google unveiled a new tool for consumer’s arsenals—Google Advisor. According to their blog, Google Advisor will allow consumers to...

  • By: K. Sloan

    Google Expanding Social Search

    May 19 - Undaunted by the recent stories of a Facebook “smear campaign” Google announced this week that its Social Search feature, launched last October, will expand world wide next week. The company is adding the feature in 19 languages.For those who...

  • By: Adam Heitzman

    Google Showing Display URL Domain in Headline for Some Ads

    May 19 - It was announced on Tuesday that an AdWords ad will start to automatically show the display URL domain in the headline for select top placement ads. Their reasoning is that based off their testing, the display URL can be an important factor in determ...