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Google’s new rule: Why you need a security certificate on your website

Google’s new rule: Why you need a security certificate on your website

Google’s new rule: Why you can’t avoid getting a security certificate any longer

Google sure likes to keep things interesting. The latest: a security development that every website owner must comply with if they want to avoid losing traffic.

On October 1, 2017, here’s what could await you: Your thriving and attractive website that pulls in new clients could be replaced with a big, red scary-looking warning message that says “Your connection is not private.” 

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Website audit: 5 Strategies to bring in new business

I deliver a lot of website audits from my office in Silver Spring. And most businesses tell me that their number one goal is to increase the number of qualified leads coming through their website. Yet I still talk to many professional service firms that believe that the only way to get new clients is through traditional channels such as referrals, speaking, direct mail, and networking. They think that a website is solely for brand-building and credibility. This is old-school thinking and websites today absolutely can bring in ideal prospects, IF you get the strategy right.

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2017 Trends in Facebook Advertising

It is astonishing to think that over 1.5 billion people spend an average of 50 minutes a day scrolling through Facebook. This presents a huge opportunity for marketers. But the days of free Facebook traffic are gone, even if you do have a lot of followers. To get your ads in people’s facebook feeds now, you have to pay. The good news is that Facebook advertising services are both effective and affordable. Facebook advertising offers businesses an incredibly sophisticated way to reach new customers, because their ideal customers are already on Facebook — relaxed, reading, liking, and scrolling.

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7 Proven Strategies for a More Successful Website

  If you are like many small businesses and health care practices, you want more traffic and more clients, and you are willing to invest in a website IF you believe that it will meet these goals. And if your current website isn’t performing, you are not alone. 80% of...

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9 mistakes even seasoned web designers make

9 mistakes even seasoned web designers make

These days, your website is the home base for all of your marketing activity, whether you are networking, posting to social media, guest blogging, speaking, cold calling or sending out direct mail. So how do you make sure that your next web designer delivers a website...

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How much does a website cost ?

Strategy. Design. Coding. SEO. Maintenance. A lot goes into a modern website. Prices can range from free, to  $1,500 to $30,000 for a small business or nonprofit. No matter the cost — a website that doesn’t deliver results won’t do you any good, no matter how much...

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How to transfer a domain name

This week I volunteered to take over my local networking group's website. And this required me to get control of the domain. It was pretty easy and here are the steps: The previous volunteer web person initiated the transfer from BlueHost. BlueHost sent me an email...

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How important is it to have an eye-catching website?

After earning my degree in Economics I figured out what I really should have majored in: I wanted to be a graphic designer. Graphic design, also known as communication design, is the art and practice of planning and projecting ideas and experiences with visual and...

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