how to help graphic designers with your branding

“There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.” — Milton Glaser When it comes to branding, web design, and print marketing, designers (our team included) always aim for “wow.” It’s simply in our nature to want to design something that our clients…

why you should build your website in Wordpress

  My team and I recently came back from Pubcon Las Vegas, a conference that I attend and speak at each year. One of the keynote speakers was Joost de Valk, creator of the immensely popular Yoast SEO plugin (one that we use on nearly all our clients). In his speech he made a claim…

responsive web design vs. adaptive web design for SEO

When creating a website in today’s marketing world, companies need to consider how their website looks and functions on a mobile device — they need to pay attention to mobile SEO. Simply put, today’s internet users use their mobile devices for just about everything: shopping online, reading articles, searching the internet, browsing for local businesses,…

For updates on Google's latest updates on mobile-first marketing, read the Smarter Searches blog!

“Every year, there are trillions of searches on Google and over half of those searches happen on mobile. And across the millions of websites using Google Analytics today, [Google is] seeing more than half of all web traffic now coming from smartphones and tablets.” With the ever growing use and desire for mobile devices, Google…

small town business tips

Opening and operating a small business in a small town can be risky. With concerns of low traffic volume, low population income, and a limited target market, it seems unrealistic to try. In fact, many don’t. For the few that do take the risk, we applaud you and hope your business is booming. When you…

recipe for successful digital marketing

by Smarter Searches Unless you’ve always been a mad scientist in the kitchen, recipes are a great way to learn how to make food, combine spices, and satisfy your inner foodie. As someone who likes to learn something from the most basic starting point, I can appreciate the simplicity in following the instructions of a…

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