Selling your business? You need a website!

"Our Business is doing great without a website, so why should we invest in having a website?"We're seeing this quite often right now.  You're a baby-boomer who owns a business; maybe something passed on by your parents or something you built with your own sweat...

Website Function Trends for 2015

Nothing is for sure, and there's much more to be said about trending website designs in 2015, but here are 10 functions your website can't do without in 2015!BloggingPeople check online not just to see what their friends are up to but also for information or...

Why do websites get hacked?

Well, first off, I'm not a hacker, so the ideas here are just those; ideas.  In some ways, hackers are the graffiti artists of the online world - some do it for 'art', some do it to deface property, some do it to make a political statement, and depending on timing and...

Does your business need a website?

Here's the trap a lot of web designers fall into: They think your business needs a website.  Here's a worse trap: Business owners telling designers that they need a website. And THE WORST TRAP: I'm a business owner and I need a website, so I'll build it myself....

The numbers that matter

It's easy to get excited when numbers are growing: My Facebook likes are up, my email list is growing, I have X number of new twitter followers and Google Analytics said that I had a 10 percent increase in website traffic this week, but let's focus on the numbers that...

5 Question to ask your web developer

Whether you're having a website built for the first time, or refreshing your business' current website, here are a few question you'll want to ask your website designer / developer :(Side note: if you're not sure the difference between a designer and a developer,...

Don’t reinvent the wheel, just tweak it.

One of the most common things I hear from aspiring entrepreneurs is "Here's what I'm good at, but there's someone else already doing that."  Yep, get over it. Here are a couple of variations, and how I think you can get past the idea that the market is monopolized....

A Branding Challenge.

Pull out your phone and send yourself a text message with the answer to this question: What makes your clients drive past your competition to do business with you? This question rules out convenience and also the standard "Our Service" answer that I get from business...

The 2 Ships…

While listening to Seth Godin recently, a thought rang true with me about an important distinction to be made as a business owner: Are you an Entrepreneur or a Freelancer? The Freelancer Ship: Freelancers are hired for work they do themselves.  They are the identity...

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