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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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5 Reasons Your Small Business Website Sucks and How to Fix It

by Brian Rideout • July, 24, 2015
As a small business owner, your website should be extremely important to you from the perspective of how it brings business to your company. Your website is the key to getting found on Web searches, and if you fail at your website you also miss all the opportunities for free marketing that you get simply from ranking on the first page of Google's search results. Building a website may seem like it is easy, but there are a lot of fine little details that are critical to its success. Think of your website visitors as someone walking into your store for the first time. If they walk in and see everything is a mess or it is otherwise visually unappealing, they will walk out as quickly as they came in. more...

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Hot Temps Can Lead to Cool Website Results

by Brian Rideout • July, 17, 2015
Wow is it hot outside! With such record-breaking temperatures, it is hard to imagine doing anything but sitting inside with the air conditioner cranked up. Why not take advantage of the current heat wave, and make some needed updates to your website before you hit the pool? more...

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Website Analytics - Knowledge is Power

by Brian Rideout • July, 10, 2015
By carefully reviewing your website analytics report, you can learn what parts of your site are of most interest to your site visitors, what path they take through the pages, and which pages have little traffic and could be replaced with content of interest to your site visitors. Bounce rate as well as time on site, and time on specific pages also yields valuable information. more...

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Give Your Website the Gas!

by Brian Rideout • July, 03, 2015
A shiny new website is great, adding a tank full of SEO is what's going to make it Go! The Internet is made up of millions of websites that are all competing for the attention of your readers. The difference between a website that draws visitors in and the one that sits by idly, waiting to be discovered, is the amount of emphasis that search engines like Google, Yahoo!, Bing and others place on it. This is why SEO is so important to your online brand. more...

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Seeing Fireworks When You Look At Your Website?

by Brian Rideout • June, 25, 2015
Do you see fireworks every time you look at your website, or where it currently ranks in the search engine results? Definitely not the fireworks we all enjoy this time of year. Read how BANG! uses a proven strategy for website redesigns that starts with a solid SEO foundation. This foundation ensures that every website we develop will stand out from the crowd and get ranked by the search engines. more...

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Responsive Web Design - The Cure for Google Mobilegeddon

by Brian Rideout • June, 18, 2015
Ever been frustrated using your smart phone or tablet to access a website? Responsive Web Design is the solution to creating a mobile optimized site and it's recommended by Google as a best practice. Learn more in the rest of the blog post... more...

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Drivers... Start Your Website!

by Brian Rideout • May, 18, 2015
Are you a NASCAR fan or is the Indy 500 more your style? Regardless, and whether you realize it or not, you've entered your website into the great Google race. You are competing with every other website out there that wants to rank #1 for the same keyword phrases you do. more...

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Microsoft Edge (Code Name Spartan) Browser in Windows 10

by Brian Rideout • May, 15, 2015
A quick review and screen shots of the new Microsoft Edge (Code Name Spartan) browser coming in Windows 10. Including the nifty little "Make a Web Note" annotation tools. more...

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Google: Get mobile friendly by 4-21-15 or else!

by Brian Rideout • March, 05, 2015
Google has announced that starting April 21st, 2015 if your site doesn't meet their criteria for mobile friendly usability, it will "Significantly impact your search results". more...

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Local Search Matters!

by Brian Rideout • February, 16, 2015
Recently we helped a client correct their address and phone number on several of their listings for local search. more...

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eCommerce Changing Our Buying Habits

by Brian Rideout • December, 09, 2014
Cyber Monday set a record for online sales of $2.68 billion in one day! On the flip side spending on Black Friday was down from last year which may be a sign that the purchasing habits of consumers may be drifting into virtual reality vs. physical. This continues the trend over the last several years of eCommerce sales rising, brick and mortar stagnant or declining. more...

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