New Year Can Be A Fresh Start

Posted on December 5, 2016

The New Year is almost upon us! Can you even believe it is about to be 2017? The end of the year can be a whole lot of hustle and bustle in the business world and especially in personal life. As you close out the end of the year with a bang, be sure to […]

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End of Year Marketing Tips

Posted on November 28, 2016

It’s almost the end of the year – which means it’s time to start looking back to what worked, what didn’t, and what you can do better next year. Account for the holidays Maybe you did not properly plan for the holidays this year. Remember to start early. A study in 2013 showed that over […]

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Is Blogging Good for SEO?

Posted on November 21, 2016

Clearwater Online Marketing | SEO Looking for a quick, easy, & super effective SEO tip? Unfortunately, if you come across one, it’s likely not legit. Why is that? Because, SEO is all about consistency over time & proving your site as an authority online & that doesn’t come overnight. When handling your businesses Clearwater online […]

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Understanding Local Search

Posted on November 14, 2016

Having a good understanding of local search is something that can revolutionize the way you find your ideal clients and how they can ultimately find YOU. If you can get into the head’s of your audience members, then you can have some more insight into how to properly communicate with them in the long run. […]

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Favorite Social Networks

Posted on November 7, 2016

Largo Online Marketing | Clearwater Social Media Management Let’s get social! Everyone & their mom is talking about social media and how great it is for your business! Don’t miss out on the fire that is SOCIAL networking! When looking for someone to handle your Clearwater social media management, look no further than Textus! We […]

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What is Online Marketing?

Posted on October 31, 2016

According to TNMedia, online marketing is “…any tool, strategy or method of getting the company name out to the public. The advertisements can take many different forms and some strategies focus on subtle messages rather than clear-cut advertisements.” The short version is : any effort to spread the word about your company that uses the internet […]

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Title Tag Guidelines

Posted on October 24, 2016

A big question when it comes to optimizing a page for on site SEO is, “what is the proper length for a title tag?” With countless experts all around the world who have different numbers, strategies, and act as if their way is the only way, there are some basic guidelines that we can follow […]

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Is Content King?

Posted on October 17, 2016

Tampa Reputation Management | Largo Online Marketing The content that you produce is extremely important to your business and your brand. When you are putting information out there on the web, there is a huge chance that people will find it, & that is exactly what you want. However, if you have content that doesn’t […]

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Why Google Takes Your Listing Seriously

Posted on October 10, 2016

Google is all about giving their users the absolute BEST information that they can gather on the web. Many small businesses can find it difficult to keep up with the changes that Google makes and the way that they conduct their SEO strategy, but overall it is for the benefit of the user. Look at […]

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Guide To A Mobile-Responsive Website

Posted on October 2, 2016

Largo Reputation Management | Tampa Online Marketing According to comScore, 60% of all internet usage is made up by smartphones and tablets. This is a very important fact & it means that we must begin making changes to the traditional online marketing & optimization of the last few years. Now that mobile is the number […]

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Searching for Online Reviews

Posted on September 26, 2016

Largo Reputation Management | Tampa SEO Although it’s known as the Word Wide Web, today’s web is all about your locality.  Chances are, as a small business, you are only interested in attracting new customers within a few miles of your location.  That will vary somewhat, depending upon the type of business. A Pizza Restaurant […]

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3 Google Analytics Metrics You Should Watch

Posted on September 19, 2016

When starting the process of taking account for your website and tracking what your analytics looks like, there are a few places that beginners should start looking. When logging into Google Analytics, there are so many fields – so many in fact that some get overwhelmed and don’t take the time to figure out the […]

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What is SEO and why does my business need it?

Posted on September 12, 2016

Ever wonder how Google chooses the results when you type a search query? It’s not a matter of luck and it certainly isn’t a bidding war, but it all comes down to the science of SEO (Search Engine Optimization). Google takes pages that they see as an authority in the area that you are searching. […]

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How To Have Lasting Customer Relations Online

Posted on September 6, 2016

Clearwater Social Media Management | Largo Online Marketing The times of meeting a customer in person may have changed dramatically due to the advance of online interaction, but that doesn’t mean that the etiquette & lasting impression you have with your customers needs to. When creating a Largo online marketing plan, it is important to […]

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How Do I Know If My Website Is Responsive?

Posted on August 29, 2016

St Petersburg SEO | Tampa Bay Web Design It seems as though the word of the year is “responsive” & if you own a business and have any sort of online presence than you have probably been hearing this over and over again. Not quite sure what it means or how it may affect your […]

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Why Should You Respond To Reviews?

Posted on August 22, 2016

Tampa Reputation Management | Largo Review Management What is your strategy to responding to your reviews online? If you had to take a minute to remember, then you probably aren’t paying enough attention to your online commentators. Keeping a dialogue going with your customers is one of the easiest ways to know where your business […]

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The Advantages To Having One-Site

Posted on August 15, 2016

St Petersburg Online Marketing | Tampa SEO Company Search engine optimization is ever-changing! Most recently, Google has updated their algorithm to give their users the most accurate & effective websites for their search queries. What has this done for businesses with a website? These changes that Google has made is inviting businesses to be mobile-friendly! […]

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The Importance of a Social Presence

Posted on August 8, 2016

Social media is an outlet built for much more than teenagers catching up with their friends or families sharing pictures of their kids with one another. Social media outlets are changing the way that companies are doing business and it is allowing consumers to become more in touch with the people, brands, and organizations that […]

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Social Media Timing

Posted on August 1, 2016

Have you been wondering when the best times to post on your social media channels is? We truly believe that everyone has a different audience, niche, and client base that have varying habits and personalties, so just telling you when to post isn’t the best option. It is important that you try out different times, and […]

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Give Them A Text

Posted on July 25, 2016

When you want to ensure that someone gets the message that you need to tell them, a text is one of the best ways. Since all of us are on our phone multiple times a day, a text is not easily missed. Unlike social media mentions and advertisements online, a text message gets sent directly […]

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Mobile Friendly Test

Posted on July 18, 2016

This day and age, there is no reason that your website should not be mobile friendly & for some people, the idea may be hard to narrow down. Are you unsure of if your site is truly responsive? Although your website probably does appear on mobile devices, there are requirements set by Google that categorize […]

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Benefits of Blogging

Posted on July 11, 2016

Blogs are gaining in popularity each and every day and you may wonder why they have taken off and if your company really needs one. The answer comes from answering the question of, “what do you want to gain from online marketing?” If any of the below are of interest to you, then you should […]

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Why Customer Feedback Is Important To Your Business

Posted on July 5, 2016

Knowing what your customers need, want, and relate to is so important to your marketing. In fact, if you are only pushing what YOU as a business think you should be pushing, there is a chance that you are speaking to no one but yourself. With all the ways to connect with your audience nowadays, […]

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Cleaning House

Posted on June 20, 2016

When it comes to the internet, there is a plethora of information out there and sometimes it can be tricky to locate the exact answer you are searching for. Because there is just so much to choose from at all times, it is more vital than ever that your business is coming up in local search, […]

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Does Website Engagement Affect Organic Rankings?

Posted on June 13, 2016

Having great engagement rates on your website is critical to performing well when it comes to search engine rankings. Although click through rates can be an important factor, it is important to note that it doesn’t matter how many people are clicking on your site if they are not staying there and finding useful information. […]

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Create Your Space

Posted on June 6, 2016

Online marketing is one of the most unique forms of advertising that there is. You have the ability to create a space all your own. From your website to your social media platforms, your creativity as a brand a business has the ability to flourish and attract visitors from literally all over the world. Your reach […]

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Tips for Online Marketing on a Budget

Posted on May 31, 2016

There are countless ways to advertise and it can become quite overwhelming if you don’t have some of these tips down. Here are some ways to get your online marketing started on a budget! Know your market. This makes it much easier to target your ads and not waste money and time trying to discover […]

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5 “Must Haves” To Build A Successful Online Business

Posted on May 23, 2016

We hear SO much information daily that it can start to be overwhelming. If you are starting a business and looking for how you can make a splash online, then take some notes because we are giving you some sure ways to increase your online presence in a practical and easy way! Website. Without a […]

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Photos Worth A Thousand Words

Posted on May 16, 2016

We have heard it before, pictures are worth a thousand words & we are passionate about sharing photos with our audience for that very reason! Why is it so important to share photos with your text in your online marketing campaigns? Well, we live in the age of visuals. Everywhere we go, a message is […]

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Get Social

Posted on May 9, 2016

You’ve heard it before and you will hear it again, social media is the place to be when it comes to marketing online in 2016! There doesn’t seem to be any end in sight for these growing platforms, and it’s not only for the teens. Here are some statistics to enlighten you on the importance […]

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Digital Marketing Trends 2016

Posted on April 30, 2016

Trends are ever changing and that is no different when it comes to online marketing strategies. Since we are heading into the middle of the year already (can you even believe it?) we are showing off some of the most important digital marketing trends of the year so that you can make sure that you are […]

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Facebook Live

Posted on April 25, 2016

We all know and love Facebook for our businesses and we also know that they are continually changes being made to the platform to make it better each and every day. The newest feature available for companies to utilize is going to be a game changer and something that you should really consider when trying […]

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Making The Best Of Your Business

Posted on April 16, 2016

We have said it over and over again throughout our blog and we would tell you this in person as well. The best way to market to your potential customers and clients is by being yourself. Be genuine and show off who you are to your audience and watch them respect that and see you […]

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Spring Cleaning Your Site

Posted on April 11, 2016

Having a relevant website is extremely important & that is just the truth in 2016. In order to show your audience and the search engines that your website is relevant, you need to be sure that you have honest and accurate information on your website that correlates with what is out there on the searches. […]

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Best Times To Send Email in 2016

Posted on April 4, 2016

Wondering just when is the best time to send emails to your clients? We are loving the information from Smart Insights about what their research proves. It’s important to remember that making valuable content for your audience is number one to successful email marketing. Think about what your clients need from you and offer them […]

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Funny Marketing Mistakes

Posted on March 28, 2016

With April Fools Day right around the corner, we decided to change it up a bit this week on our blog and give you something to laugh at. Marketing can be tricky, and making your campaign juts right doesn’t always end up as planned. It’s true, mistakes happen, but these are some that we simply […]

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Most Important Marketing Aspect

Posted on March 17, 2016

It’s imperative for any business, company, or individual who is looking for an audience or simply to sell a product. It’s something that can truly transform how many people get a chance to see your product or service. It is a way to gain exposure, a good reputation, and legitimacy. We are talking about your […]

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Smartphone Culture

Posted on March 8, 2016

There is no doubt about it, we live in a smartphone culture! Everyone you see now is carrying around that little sidekick that has most of their lives information stored upon it. How, as a small business, do you capitalize on the fact that just about everyone is simply seconds away from their phone at […]

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How Much Time is Social Media?

Posted on March 1, 2016

One of the biggest things we hear from clients is that they just don’t have the time or money to invest into social media. Or so they think… Social media can be a whole lot more effective and a lot less stressful than many companies know about. Here are some facts:   The majority (43 […]

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Business Blogging Mistakes

Posted on February 23, 2016

Companies know that blogging has become an important part of their online marketing strategy, but mistakes are sometimes made. No one has the recipe for the perfect blogging scenario, but we have a few mishaps that you should try and avoid in order to keep you blog benefiting your site & not harming it. Blogging […]

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Small Business Media

Posted on February 22, 2016

Largo Social Media Management | Tampa Bay For personal use, many people understand the value that there is in social media sites. There is no doubt that friends love the chance to catch up and grandparents love seeing photos of their grandkids from afar. We know just how influential these sites are to our everyday […]

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Make Today Productive

Posted on February 13, 2016

It’s already the middle of February, can you believe it? How have your New Years Resolutions been going for you this year? We hope to hear that they are going great & that you are becoming more and more successful in them each and everyday. For those of us who may have fallen a little […]

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A Good Reputation

Posted on February 6, 2016

Tampa Reputation Management | Largo SEO Word of mouth is still one of the most popular ways that a brand, company, or business makes connections with potential customers. Whether this is actual face to face conversation with a friend is the only difference. Nowadays, it is so easy to find and share information with friends […]

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New Year Marketing Resolutions

Posted on December 28, 2015

Tampa Bay SEO Company Do you have New Years Resolutions for your business? Maybe it is to grow more online or even start a website? With 2016 coming near, it is more important than ever that you have an online marketing strategy that works & is relevant! Textus Marketing works with businesses big and small […]

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What is a Meme?

Posted on December 21, 2015

Largo Online Marketing Company There are many different tactics that have sprung up over the years in the online marketing world. One of which has been the meme. The meme is a common medium that you are certainly aware of, even if you don’t know it by it’s name. The meme is used by individuals, […]

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Using Social Media For Business

Posted on November 9, 2015

Tampa Online Marketing Company Have you been wondering how to establish your business on social media in a way that is beneficial to you? We have 3 ways in which you can use it for your benefit & get that audience to be more than just online followers. Be A Resource. Not only sell your […]

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Social Media Must Do’s

Posted on November 9, 2015

Largo Online Marketing When browsing the internet these days, it can seem like there are a plethora of rules for how to be successful on social media & how to gain and keep a following. However, not all rules apply to you & your business specifically and certainly don’t always translate into great results for […]

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Full Service Marketing

Posted on October 19, 2015

Largo Online Marketing So what exactly is full service online marketing? Many companies may claim to do so and we want you to be educated when choosing the right marketing agency for you! Textus Marketing has all of your online we presence needs met, & then some. We provide our customers with everything from: Website […]

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When Rebranding is Good

Posted on October 4, 2015

Clearwater Online Marketing | Tampa Social Media Rebranding yourself can be a scary thought, but the world is changing each and every day & if taking a chance on a new logo, website, mission statement, or Facebook profile can help propel your business forward, why not take a look at the possibility!? Many companies have done […]

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Google Analytics

Posted on September 20, 2015

Clearwater Search Engine Optimization | Tampa Bay Have you been searching for a little assistance when it comes to navigating Google Analytics? We are sharing a beginners guide to Goal tracking in Analytics from our friends at SEO-Tracker. Google Goals Tutorial!   Do you have a goal that you want to achieve for your website? […]

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What Should I Blog About?

Posted on September 20, 2015

Largo SEO Company | Tampa Online Marketing One of the most commonly asked questions or concerns from businesses who are engaging in an SEO strategy is “What Should I Be Blogging About?” The answer is clear to those of us who have been doing it for a while, but if you are struggling with this […]

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Creative SEO

Posted on September 20, 2015

Largo SEO Company | Clearwater Social Media Marketing Did you know that SEO doesn’t have to be intimidating? You don’t only have to have skills with code & be proficient in HTML in order for your site to get better rankings…there is actually quite a creative side to SEO! Here are some of the parts […]

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3 Online Marketing Tips

Posted on September 20, 2015

Largo Online Marketing | Tampa SEO Company 1. Make sure you have an active blog on your site. A blog is one of the most important ways to increase web traffic and overall real estate space on search engine results. Adding this content is always a valuable way to share insight and tips with your […]

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Essential SEO Ingredient

Posted on September 6, 2015

Largo SEO | Clearwater Web Design Increasing & maintaining your SEO rankings is one of the most important parts of online marketing for your small business. Being in a great position on Google search is invaluable with how many people are now searching online from their computer or smart phone for just about everything!

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Leveraging Social Media

Posted on September 6, 2015

Tampa Online Marketing | Largo Social Media Did you know that the most visited sites on the web right now are social media websites? Having a presence on social media is the number one key to getting your name out there & in front of one of the largest audiences. “If your small business isn’t […]

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How Time Consuming Is Social Media?

Posted on August 2, 2015

 Tampa Online Marketing | St Petersburg Social Media It seems that a social media managers job is never done. There is always more to check & more to post! Top Rank Blog has shared their “Day in the life of a social media manager” & we are sharing it with you! A Day in the […]

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SEO for Small Business

Posted on July 20, 2015

Clearwater Online Marketing | Largo SEO What’s a small businesses worst nightmare? We would like to think that it is coming up on a page other than the first on Google search. Let’s face it. If you are a local restaurant and are coming up on the 4th page, chances are, people aren’t going to […]

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Online Marketing Success

Posted on July 15, 2015

Clearwater SEO | Tampa Online Marketing When have you achieved online marketing success? Honestly this question will never have a definitive answer, but we are here to let you know where we stand on the subject! As your Tampa Online Marketing Agency, we want all the success in the world for our clients, but what […]

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Organizing Your Social Media

Posted on July 15, 2015

Clearwater Online Marketing | Tampa Social Media Company Does the idea of keeping your social media platforms organized throw you for a tizzy? It can be a difficult task to take care of Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, your WordPress comments, YouTube, & more! As your Tampa Social Media Company, we strive to help businesses improve […]

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Social Media For Business

Posted on July 8, 2015

When you start a social media account for your business, we know how different your expectations can be from the reality you begin to face. Using social media for your business is a huge plus & we aren’t just telling you that because we are your Tampa Online Marketing Company, but we 100& believe in […]

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How Social Media Helps SEO

Posted on July 2, 2015

Social Media and SEO are tightly intertwined when it comes to online marketing. They both play a role in how your customers will find you and actually social media has a great deal of influence on where your site will begin to rank. When working as your Tampa SEO company, we want you to be […]

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Insight From The CEO: On Being A Dinosaur

Posted on June 29, 2015

Many of my friends and colleagues bemoan the fact that the world seems to have passed them by. They are constantly looking at the rear view mirror and pining for the way things used to be.  I constantly hear “Things were better when…” I can sympathize and to a degree empathize.  I think we all […]

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Email Marketing Mistake

Posted on June 23, 2015

Clearwater Online Marketing | Largo SEO You need people on your email list, right? How are you going to get out all of your amazing content if there is no one signed up to receive it? The problem that many marketers then make, is resorting to purchasing those emails from a database. Sure, it’s quick, […]

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Insight From the CEO: Mountaintop Experience

Posted on June 16, 2015

I just had a mountaintop experience.  In all my years of talking to people about their businesses and how we can help them grow and prosper, I found someone today who said he really had all the business he can handle – doesn’t want any more.

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How Important is My Web Design?

Posted on June 10, 2015

Changing & updating websites are an every day occurrence for businesses around the world, but yours hasn’t been touched in years. Why is this? Are you contemplating changing your website, but not understanding the reward it may bring?

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Insight From The CEO: Responding To Online Reviews

Posted on June 2, 2015

What does it really take to make a person take valuable time out of their crowded schedule to post a review for your business?  In my experience, it takes either a very good experience, or more likely, a very bad experience.

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Insights From The CEO: Satisfying Customer Needs

Posted on May 28, 2015

Sometimes (see Steve Jobs) a company can anticipate customer needs before the customer realizes they have needs.  For example, he was able to create new product categories in music, telephony and portable computing while critics scratched their heads in doubt.

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Insight From The CEO: Rules

Posted on May 20, 2015

Back in 1995, I attended one of the first conferences on the new World Wide Web.  It was one of those events where you feel that something very important is just around the corner.

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Insights From The CEO : GOAL!

Posted on May 18, 2015

In sports, the goal is amazingly clear.  Win the game. This is accomplished by measureable objectives – puck in the net, cross the goal line, run home, ball in the hoop. It is a constant amazement to me how many businesses just don’t know the goal of their online marketing efforts.

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Insight From The CEO

Posted on May 18, 2015

My experience in the online marketing world dates back to 1995 when the St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times) was attempting to figure out how to leverage the Internet to enhance its business.

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What’s Up With The Hashtag?

Posted on May 5, 2015

Something as simple as the pound sign has received world  wide accolade over the last few years, & why you ask? All because of something we now refer to as the “hashtag.” Not sure where to start or how it can help your business online?

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Mobile Friendly Websites: Why you NEED one

Posted on December 8, 2014

The days of building multiple sites for multiple device arenas is long gone, and that is great news! However, the present reality is getting businesses in more trouble on the web, without them even realizing it. In 2015 more people are using mobile phones to search for relevant information, services, and businesses than from a desktop computer.

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Why do I need a website?

Posted on July 10, 2014

A lot of businesses, especially locally owned or family operated businesses do not feel the need to have a website. You may be one of them, and don’t get us wrong, it can be overwhelming when you don’t know much about it.

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