Search engine optimization (SEO) is the hottest new trend in online marketing, and one that has rapidly proven its worth. SEO branding strategy essentially makes it easier for customers to find your business online. Digital marketing strategies can be highly effective and highly complex; it’s no simple matter to master these. Which is why outsourcing SEO for small businesses makes sense: you get all the benefits without having to hire a new person or to retrain your already overstretched staff.
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When the future is near, many times you do not consider your financial situation. However, working with financial services is something that is recommended to do as soon as possible, so you can ensure that your financials are in order when the time comes to retire. Knowing more about the financial process or company that you should work with is essential at learning even more about planning for the future. It is better to be safe than sorry when the time comes to get more out of the retirement savings plan that you need to have in order to safe guard your future.
Financial Planning for the Future
It is extremely important that you plan for your future. There are many reasons why. Consider the fact that one in five people are near retirement age and have no money saved at all. What kind of Continue reading
Web design is not dissimilar to a pair of socks. When designed properly, it is barely noticeable. When badly designed however, it is difficult to notice anything else. The obvious pitfalls of garish colors or wall-to-wall blocks of text are not hard to avoid. But if web design were simple, everyone would do it, hence the need for good website design tips.
People use the internet primarily for finding information, about a local company, a product, or a service. Now, a company is likely concerned with good content creation, which they should be. Search engine optimization will pick up on relevant content and serve it up tContinue reading
Do you have a digital marketing plan? While nearly half of all companies say they use digital marketing tools, most have not actually worked out a plan for it. Despite this, businesses plan to spend more and more on digital ads and marketing campaigns. In 2014, companies with ad budgets spent about a quarter of their budgets on digital ads. That is expected to increase by about 50% within the next five years. That is how important companies see digital marketing. American marketing companies expect that they will spend almost $24 billion on their online display advertising. Nearly 60% of all chief marketing officers think this is an important part of their strategies. If you are working with ad agencies on your digital marketing plans, here are some tips to make it more successful.
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There are a lot of things that seem like they would be or just plain are intimidating in life, such asking your girlfriend’s father for her hand in marriage, asking out that cute guy you’ve been eying for months, walking into your boss’s office and asking for that raise you know that you deserve, and telling your stepmom you guys can’t make it over for the holidays this year, are common examples of some of the intimidating things that life can throw your way. But perhaps the most intimidating thing of all is spreading your little wings and following your dream of opening up a business of all your own.
Small businesses are anything but small. In fact, they’re becoming big business and are some of fastest growing ventures in the United States in beyond. Entrepreneurship is truly at an all time high, withContinue reading
According to The Verge, Star Simpson has just launched a crowdfunding campaign — and the inspiration for her campaign is ?circuit classics.? What are these, exactly? She took circuit drawings from Forrest Mims III and actually created real, working boards. These hand-drawn designs also include a quote from Mims. Forrest Mims was the author of several incredibly iconic books, including ?Getting Started in Electronics? and the ?Engineers? Notebook.? This book was published in the 1980s by Radio Shack, and copies of it have been lovingly passed down through generations.
To begin with, there are three available designs; the Bargraph Voltage Indicator, the Stepped Tone Generator, and the Dual-LED Flasher. So far, Simpson has managed to raise $17,354 — pretty good for a $9,750 goal! In ordContinue reading
USB cables have become extremely popular over a short period of time. They have made almost every electronic device universal and can power anything from external hard drives to cell phones. There was the USB 1.0 cable and then the USB 1.1 cable but they have been almost entirely replaced by the USB 2.0 cable. There are USB 3 cables on the market but the most commonly used is the 2.0. Many people try to buy a USB 2.0 extension cable without realizing that you can’t just connect an extension cord to the cable and expect it to work. In order to make a USB 2.0 extension cable funContinue reading
What is Heartbleed, and what should professional website designers know about it? The entire internet is talking about Heartbleed, “a vulnerability in OpenSSL — the Internet’s most commonly used cryptographic library — has been bleeding out information, 64 kilobytes at a time, since March 2012,” NPR reported Wednesday. Who was affected, and what can people do?
Smartphones and VPNs Likely Bugged, According to CNN
NPR explains that a considerable number of top new agencies are taking the bug too seriously — and possibly inciting a bit of a panic. Not all sites are vulnerable to the bug that went largely undetected. NPR recommends that consumers change their passwoContinue reading
It outsourcing companies help your company excel in an increasingly technological world. Armed with the knowledge surrounding computer networking and phone structure technologies IT outsourcing companies ensure your company has the ultimate communication, imperative for any business to smoothly operate.
Studies show 37% of small and medium sized businesses enlist the services from IT outsourcing companies. This is in great part due to the limited resources available to internal IT outfits within smaller companies. IT outsourcing companies offer companies top to bottom technology support for their phone and computer systems.
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This Monday, Microsoft announced that it would be matching the cloud pricing from Amazon web services. Not only would virtual servers receive a 35% price cut, but storage would receive up to a 65% cut, effective after May 1. Microsoft has also announced plans to add a new tier of basic virtual servers — these will be 27% cheaper than standard.
Amazon made similar cuts to their services several days before, prompting many to wonder whether Microsoft would continually maintain a “match the leader” cloud hosting outlook considering that both Amazon and Google have been continually implementing sharp price cuts in an effort to sweep the market. Amazon, for its paContinue reading