Clients Ask: “My web designer charges me a lot, are they scamming me?”

As a business owner you want to get the most value that you can for your money. That’s understandable. Some people wonder though if they are “paying too much.” Essentially they ask “My web designer charges me a lot, are they scamming me? Easy answer: No. They’re not. Web myth busted.

Clients Ask: what things should I control related to my website

I intend for this to be a more detailed guide later on. But to give you the basics now, You absolutely should control the following three things about your website (and internet marketing): domain name (account) Web hosting (account) Google my business listing (account) When I say you should control these, I mean you should […]

Long Tail Keyword Strategy

This is for my notes and a future post to help you with SEO. Chris Anderson’s book “The Long Tail” Keywords Galore: How to Find Longtail Keywords for Blog Posts In a nutshell: google related search terms Keyword Keg Chrome extension google suggestions answer the public quora wikipedia look at your industry’s page for more […]

Free alternative to hiring a web programmer

The following is general advice for a small business starting a website with an ok budget. BUT FIRST, if you are new here please also read my “mini guide to websites and seo” and my two requests below: Requests: 1) let me assure you that you are (your company is) completely capable of building and […]

Designing your website – PSD to html – free alternative to a web designer

Like I’ve said in other places on this website, you don’t need a web designer… In this very quick post I will explain how to get a design made for you and then have it converted into website code – all without you needing to know any computer design or web code. The design of […]

Free alternative to SEO services – some quick links to get you started

If you haven’t already done so, please also read my “mini guide to websites and seo”   First, let me assure you that you are (your company is) completely capable of building and running your own website and you don’t need to know anything about tech more than how to write and send an email. […]

Web of Lies

“If you build it they will come” “You need a web designer” “You need an SEO expert” “Your website needs to look polished and professional in order to sell” “You can’t DIY” “All SEO is rocket science” “I’m not good with computers to I can’t do my own website “You can just hire a web […]