St Pete Web Designers

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Blog

How Do St Pete Web Designers Do Their Own SEO & Marketing? As a web designer / web developer who has clients from all over the USA, I recently decided it would be fun to have more local clients – hence the interest in SEO work on Saint Petersburg web design. So, I began with the #1 listing for “St Pete web designers”, a simple WordPress website, and took a good look at their SEO and marketing work, and I’m going to explain here – how they...

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When ‘Wow’ is Wrong

Posted by on Jan 1, 2017 in Blog

How does a professional web developer choose a new web design for himself? When working with clients, I use guidelines to keep us on track, but this was my own site and I just started checking out some of the best-known web designer websites and some local (Tarpon Springs, Oldsmar, Palm Harbor, Clearwater & Tampa) web developer websites. Some of these really “wow’d” me!   Stunning photos would grab my attention and keep me on the page for at least...

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You Only Thought You Owned It!

Posted by on Dec 30, 2016 in Blog

You Only Thought You Owned It!

He thought he owned it. After all, he’d been running the business for years, just his son and him. What could go wrong? How about EVERYTHING! We’d built a new website for them, using a production server and it was now time to log into their registrar and change their domain name’s DNS to point to our web server. Domain Name Servers When you “buy” a domain name, you’re really just sort of leasing it, for a number of  years. (Don’t...

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Evolution Theme Problems

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Blog

Evolution Theme Problems

Changing Evolution Theme home page headings I love Eloquent Themes, but like all these great theme companies – RocketTheme.com, Web-Dorado.com, etc. – you usually get a few bugs in each theme or plugin – no extra charge! What I came across today was more of an oversight than a bug – various headings on the beautiful home page of the Evolution Theme, were hard-coded into the home.php file! I could not find a solution on the Eloquent Themes website, so...

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Website Pricing B.S.

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Blog

Website Pricing B.S.

Another in our “Fact Check” series fighting web development disinformation… This week’s “villain” is Victor Thomas of ThomasDigital.com, for writing “Website Pricing Guide” – a disinformation article apparently intended to fool you into thinking you have to pay thousands of dollars to get a good website for your small business.  I couldn’t find Victor’s name anywhere on his website, I had to check...

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Keywords for Your Website

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Blog

Planning Keywords for Your SEO Several years ago, Google claimed they stopped using the keywords meta tag as a metric for their search algorithm. But the Google algorithm is a bit like the McDonald’s “secret sauce”, nobody knows for sure just how much, if any, those keywords count for rankings.  Besides, not all search engines claim to have stopped using keywords, so it certainly doesn’t hurt to put them in there, you’ve got to use keywords...

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