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6 Easy-To-Fix Accessibility Issues to improve your website

Website accessibility concerns (also often referred to as WCAG Errors or website ADA Compliance issues here in the U.S.) are becoming more important than ever to address, as more areas adopt laws that require sites to be accessible to visitors with disabilities.  Even if you’re not yet affected by the legal issues, by making your …

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6 Ways To Boost Your Business’s Rank on Google Local Search

If you own a local business and want to be found online, you’ll need to rank for in Google’s local search results. When someone searches on Google for things like “some service near me”, a map with pinned locations and the top three results appear at the top of the page. These “3-Pack/Map Pack” locations …

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Beware of the Pitfalls of Using Images on the Web

If you use images on your site that you did not create, we want to remind you to BE CAREFUL of copyrights and terms of use. Website owners and content creators can become party to costly usage fees and lawsuits by unknowingly re-publishing images that are protected by a copyright. Pitfall #1: It’s’ SUPER EASY …

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More Remote Work = More Risk! Bolster Your Security with These Tips

With Covid-19, many of us have found ourselves working remotely much more often, or even exclusively, and we can likely expect remote work to be commonplace. Unfortunately, this opens up a goldmine of opportunities for hackers and scammers to steal your files, money and identity, so you need to be more vigilant and careful now …

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Take your business “Virtual” with these tools

Staying apart from clients and working exclusively from home goes against the grain of how many businesses are designed. It even goes against much of our fundamental human programming! However; we are fortunate that we’re living in a time when technology can completely transform how we work, and keep us interacting with one another face …

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Have some unexpected spare time? Learn how to upgrade your online presence!

During this surreal time, most of us are hunkered down at home, washing our hands repeatedly and practicing social distancing (#stayhome). Staying indoors may be our reality for now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use some of that down time to keep busy and work on your business. Most especially, your website. We’ve put …

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Keep your business on the map… Does your website have these features?

You’ve probably seen the business and location information that Google displays alongside search results. A lot of times this is the information that brings visitors to your door! This information is driven by a service called “Google My Business” and you can gain control over that information and tie it to your website. First step: …

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New Website Checklist for Local Businesses

If you’re new to building a website and aren’t sure what you need, what’s out there and what questions to ask – this article is for you!  Even if you hire someone else to build your site, it’s important to know what should be going into your website. Don’t miss something important that will help …

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Tips for On-Page Optimization with Yoast SEO

NOTE: This article was written with local small business in mind, not someone selling nationally (for example, because page length requirements for your site are different depending on whether your focus is local or national). Yoast SEO is a great tool to help you optimize your websites so you can get listed in Google, but …

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