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Internet Marketing: The V + C = P Formula

by Brian Rideout • February, 19, 2016
An easy to use formula for successful Internet Marketing. V + C = P Watch the video or read the text. more...

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SEO - How Long Till I See Results?

by Brian Rideout • February, 12, 2016
A common question asked by SEO Clients is "How long till I see results?". The short answer is it depends. SEO results depend on many factors. For an overview of what they are and what you can expect if BANG! handles your SEO Services read on... more...

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Web Design Without Surprises

by Brian Rideout • February, 05, 2016
I've got a "Don't surprise the client" rule when we design websites. While it's ok to surprise them with a great design (even encouraged) it's not ok to surprise them with bigger bills, unexpected bills, dropping features or pages, etc.. more...

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SEO Shouldn't Be Sold Like Snake Oil

by Brian Rideout • January, 29, 2016
SEO techniques, strategy and results shouldn't be sold like snake oil. A professional SEO company will deliver clear documented results with transparency into the activities being performed. more...

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Web Developers - The Four Levels

by Brian Rideout • January, 22, 2016
There are four levels of Web developers. Learn about them and know which to hire to execute your Internet Marketing strategy. more...

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Make My Website Mobile Friendly? YES! & The Why Answer For Procrastinators

by Brian Rideout • January, 15, 2016
Should I make my website mobile friendly? Here's the answer for the procrastinators who still haven't optimized their site for mobile visitors yet. Short answer is YES! Long answer and the data to back it up in the full blog post. more...

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SEO: Google Algorithm = New Years Party Venue Selection

by Brian Rideout • January, 08, 2016
Google search algorithm works much like our decision making process for where to celebrate New Years. We both want to go where "It's Happening!". Read the rest of the post to see how this simply analogy really does make sense. more...

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Happy New Year! Now, What's Your Internet Marketing Plan For 2016?

by Brian Rideout • January, 01, 2016
Happy New Year! Now, What's Your Internet Marketing Plan? We hope one of your New Years resolutions is to redesign that 5 year old website? And what's your On-line Strategy for 2016? Read on for some thoughts on both... more...

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SEO / Search Engine Optmization vs PPC / Google AdWords

by Brian Rideout • December, 25, 2015
Had an interesting discussion this week with one of our client's where we discussed the pros and cons of SEO (Search Engine Optimization) vs PPC (Pay-Per-Click Google AdWords). I come down firmly on voting for SEO, but there are times when PPC is the way to go with your Internet Marketing. more...

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KnifeDiscounter.com E-commerce Site Goes Live!

by Brian Rideout • December, 18, 2015
A recent e-commerce site, KnifeDiscounter.com built by BANG! features knives of all kinds for sale at discount prices. more...

Posted in: Web Site Launches  |   Views: 918   |   No comments

Ready, Fire, Aim - Doesn't Work in Web Development!

by Brian Rideout • December, 11, 2015
We've all heard the phrase Ready, Aim, Fire! From old war movies to business coaches, we've been told the right approach. Get Ready by preparing for the task, Aim to make sure we hit our target, and then... Fire or execute. Unfortunately I see an awful lot of business owners getting the sequence wrong with their website. more...

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Daybreak at Bensch Ranch Website Redesigned

by Brian Rideout • December, 04, 2015
The Daybreak at Bensch Ranch Website was recently redesigned by the BANG! Web Site Design Phoenix Team. The site features a fresh new look and was developed using responsive web design for mobile optimization. more...

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Van's Hauling Completes Website Redesign

by Brian Rideout • November, 27, 2015
Van's Hauling recently completed a redesign of their website using responsive web design to optimize the site for mobile visitors using their smartphone. more...

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Anchor Dog Tool E-commerce Website Goes Live

by Brian Rideout • November, 20, 2015
Anchor Dog Tool's new E-commerce Site went live with a simple, effective and secure, order form based ordering process. more...

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Internet Marketing in 2016

by Brian Rideout • November, 13, 2015
Internet Marketing has changed over the years. This Video blog post discusses in detail, 5 pieces of the Internet Marketing puzzle including pros and cons of each. more...

Posted in: Internet Marketing  |   Views: 1324   |   1 Comment

Ghost Story: Hackers Steal Credit Card Data

by Brian Rideout • October, 27, 2015
Most Halloween Ghost Stories are fictitious. This one is not. It's a scary reminder that you don't have to be Home Depot or Target to fall victim to hackers. Streets of New York, headquartered in Phoenix came to us in June to have us redesign their website. Unfortunately before their new site went live they became a victim of Team-Ghost's (told you it was a ghost story!) hackers who stole credit card data from their old website's database. more...

Posted in: Security  |   Views: 1273   |   No comments

Why Responsive Web Design is More Important than Ever

by Brian Rideout • October, 23, 2015
Responsive Web Design replaces Desktop + Mobile sites, and provides a simpler site for our client's and reaches more customers. Win-Win! more...

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WordPress (Lack of) Security

by Brian Rideout • October, 16, 2015
Many think the WordPress platform is the greatest thing since sliced bread. A look at their security issues reveals a different story. more...

Posted in: Security  |   Views: 1145   |   No comments

Beware of the .zip attachment!

by Brian Rideout • October, 09, 2015
Zip files are great when used for their intended purposes. Hackers though use that .zip file to sneak their viruses past anti-virus software. Here's what you need to know to keep you and your computer safe. more...

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Responsive Website Design - A Necessity for a Profitable E-Commerce Website

by Brian Rideout • October, 02, 2015
If your website is not mobile friendly for phones and tablets, then I promise you that you are losing potential customers and bleeding money every hour of every day. Not to mention, that your website is being penalized by Google in the search engine rankings for not being mobile friendly, typically by using responsive web design, since April 2015. more...

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Bingbot Search Engine Bot Posing as an iPhone?

by Brian Rideout • October, 02, 2015
Bingbot posing as an iPhone? Never thought I'd see the day that the Microsoft Search Engine Bing would pose as an iPhone. Read on to find out why... more...

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The Importance of Great SEO Website Design & Ranking on the Major Search Engines

by Brian Rideout • September, 25, 2015
A great website design is more than just a pleasant visual experience. The appearance of your website has no bearing with search engines when it comes to ranking your website, SEO does! more...

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How Does Blogging Help SEO Results?

by Brian Rideout • September, 18, 2015
A client recently asked the question, how does blogging influence organic search results? Here's my answer... more...

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The Small Business Challenge of Blending SEO and Social Media

by Brian Rideout • September, 11, 2015
Your Image - Your Brand: Who Cares, If No One Actually Sees It? The Small Business Challenge of Blending SEO and Social Media Successfully to Grow Your Business. more...

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Website Launches - Avoiding Failure

by Brian Rideout • September, 04, 2015
We recently lost a web design client. Yes it happens, even to us. Even though on average our clients stay with us for 7 years, once in a while they do choose to go elsewhere. In this case I didn’t feel too bad. Our contact’s boss gave the redesign to his daughter in-law. more...

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Four Confessions of a Web Designer

by Brian Rideout • August, 28, 2015
Don't worry if you don't "get" all of these... but I promise you, our designer friends are laughing their Verdana off. more...

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E-commerce Continues to Grow While In-store Sales Stay Flat

by Brian Rideout • August, 25, 2015
In the 2nd Quarter of 2015 multiple retailers saw 17% increases in on-line E-commerce sales even though in-store sales were flat or even declined. more...

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6 Ways to Sell Your Boss on an SEO Campaign for Your Company Website

by Brian Rideout • August, 14, 2015
Selling your boss on SEO can be tricky. Read this post to make the process easier for both of you! more...

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5 Tips on How to Hire a Phoenix Web Developer

by Brian Rideout • August, 07, 2015
5 Tips on How to hire a Phoenix Web Developer - If you are in the market for a Web Developer this is a must read. more...

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Why Do You Want A Website?

by Brian Rideout • July, 31, 2015
Why Do You Want A Website? I often get strange looks from prospective client's or long pauses of silence when I ask this question on a phone call. The truth is I really want to know. The answer to that question helps me to understand your expectations and learn what your ultimate goal for the site is. more...

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