Blog | Online Business, Website Design & Marketing

Directories to list your website

J. Enrique Garcia - Thursday, March 22, 2012 Bookmark and Share

Consumers may be looking in online yellow pages and local directories for businesses like yours.  Even if they’re not, your being listed can be an indicator to the search engines, helping improve your local rankings at Google, Bing, and Yahoo.

http://smallbusinessshift.com/guides/getting-your-business-listed/ 
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HTML 5 Reference Poster

J. Enrique Garcia - Tuesday, March 20, 2012 Bookmark and Share

A nice reference poster for HTML 5. Download

  
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Content on this page requires a newer version of Adobe Flash Player.

J. Enrique Garcia - Monday, January 16, 2012 Bookmark and Share

 Getting this error from the Flash element on your webpage? Upgrading Flash Player not the issue? 
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Content Management Systems

J. Enrique Garcia - Friday, August 13, 2010 Bookmark and Share

In today’s websites content is king. Managing that content is one of the most important decisions you have to make.  
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Why Take Your Business Online?

J. Enrique Garcia - Friday, August 13, 2010 Bookmark and Share

The most amazing aspect of e-commerce is its ability to impact sales and marketing efforts immediately. By going online, suddenly a neighborhood deli or a small consulting firm can reach a national or international base of potential customers.  
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Blogging Tip - Share sale & discount info

J. Enrique Garcia - Friday, July 30, 2010 Bookmark and Share
Your blog is a great place to share sales and product discounts with your visitors. After a while they will learn to expect to find these offers in your blog and will visit it regularly to look for them.


5 Tips for Promoting Your New Website

J. Enrique Garcia - Sunday, July 18, 2010 Bookmark and Share

1. Put your websites URL (www.yoursite.com) in all your printed promotional materials. I can't tell you how many times I have seen business cards without the company's website info on it. Put it on cards, flyers, brochures, corporate letterhead, newsletter, signs, yellow page ads, etc. 
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Death of the 5-Page Website

J. Enrique Garcia - Friday, June 18, 2010 Bookmark and Share

An effective website should work and grow with your business.
No, you don't want your first website to be a static five pages long. The truth is, in two months you are going to need to make changes to your services, products, special offers--the list goes on. Now you're paying for changes and new pages to be added, and the price tag for that small, basic, cost-effective website will, at the end of the year, be triple what you planned on spending. 
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Calls To Action on Your Website

J. Enrique Garcia - Wednesday, December 02, 2009 Bookmark and Share

A Call to Action (CTA) is something on your website that compels a user to take some kind of action which you can measure and determine whether your website works or not. A good CTA provides focus to your visitors and drives them in the direction you want them to go. Examples include: 
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Taking Your Brick & Mortar Store Online

J. Enrique Garcia - Sunday, March 22, 2009 Bookmark and Share

Despite tough economic conditions, online sales continue to rise. For business owners struggling to keep open a store or considering closing some locations, the internet can be a profitable and cost effective alternative.  
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