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WordPress Maintenance

Everything in life requires maintenance and WordPress websites are no exception. Not maintaining your website is like driving your car and never changing the oil. Eventually, the check engine light will go on and you will buy a new engine. WordPress is a great CMS (Content Management System) but even with this tool, websites still…

March 26, 2019
How Much Do Digital Marketing Services Cost?

How much do digital marketing services cost? When a company markets a service or product without a published price, the most common question is the dreaded: “How much does it cost?”. It is very rare that this question isn’t addressed in some way during the first call. Many agencies loathe getting into this conversation but…

February 26, 2019
Building Your LinkedIn Network

It’s not what you know, it’s who you know. While our world is constantly changing, this adage rings as true as ever in Social Media. The volume of your social media voice is created by the quality and quantity of your connections. Without connections within the network, you simply have no voice. Let’s explore the…

February 13, 2019
It Starts With the Query

This subject is a rewrite of our oldest blog article, first published in 2007. As we travel back to the future, it is amazing how little has changed in this fundamental building block of Word Wars. How a person presents a query is the first thing you learn. This knowledge should be used to develop…

January 17, 2019
Art Engineering

Two words that rarely go together are Art and Engineering, yet here we are. The idiom “A picture is worth a 1,000 words” is true in website experiences. Businesses spend lots of time engineering the text but not so much the art. Business invests in the visuals but the focus is on the aesthetics, not…

January 9, 2019
CEO’s Guide to Social Media

Since I am currently the Senior Data Scientist at SMS – this might seem like an odd article to write but hang with me just a second. I recently stepped down as CEO of SMS, a role I held for the last 32 years across 4 successful tech businesses and 3 spectacular failures (Currently Batting…

December 12, 2018
Dear Saint Google 2018

Since 2008 our Google Ads Experts have written an open letter to Saint Google. We believe that at least one of Saint Google’s Elves or maybe even the big SG reads our blog because we get lots of things that have been in our letters. Regardless, we find this to be a fun tradition for…

December 5, 2018
Budget Constrained Google Ads

Tell ‘em what you’re going to tell ‘em Budget-constrained Search campaigns are one of the most common problems in Google Ads. There are many signals indicating you have this issue. Google thinks this is so important that you cannot even remove the notice. This is because Google really wants you to fix this problem by…

November 13, 2018
Building Trust in Your Marketing

People do business with those they trust; they trust those that help them understand. When you share your expertise you help prospects understand your product or service value and how it serves their want or need. Doing that builds trust and moves the relationship forward. If you do not believe this is true then save…

November 8, 2018
How to pick the Right Digital Marketing Coach
How to pick the Right Digital Marketing Coach Putting together a world-class marketing team has to be the goal of any executive leading a business. Going to market with a goal less than that is a formula for disaster. For some, the right strategy is internal staff, others use agencies, and still, others use consultants and...
October 30, 2018