How is marketing like going to the gym?

It’s not enough to have a marketing plan or marketing ideas. It’s not enough to be a member of the Chamber of Commerce or to have a business website. You’ve got to apply the plan, experiment with the ideas, attend the socials, update the business website – and you’ve got to do it consistently and with dedicated effort if you want to achieve your business health goals.

Why do I need to have new content on my website every month?

Posting to your blog every month won’t just make Google happy; it’ll make your site visitors happy. You have professional expertise that people are looking for.

What if I get addicted to advertising?

Recently, a client confided in me concerning what I’m going to call advertising anxiety. "Advertising is addictive.", he said, with the haunted look of someone who has experienced first-hand the rollercoaster thrills of Facebook Ad-driven traffic stats.

How stores can win silver shoppers with QR codes

When intelligently and compassionately implemented, a digital marketing strategy has the power to entice and engage customers of all ages – from Zoomers to Boomers. Is your current marketing strategy simplifying or complicating the lives of prospects? Are you offering unbeatable support online and off? Are you ready to make your marketing money count? Get in touch with me at Emery Designs today.

Increase your traffic now with Google My Business

A current, informative Google Business Profile is something you can do right now to increase traffic to your business, but it’s only one part of a comprehensive marketing strategy. At Emery Designs, we provide responsive website development, informed market evaluation, search engine optimization, social media support, and more. Get in touch today to get your business seen and recognized in local searches.

Your website is more

Your sales team works hard but your salespeople don’t have to do it alone. Let’s take a look at how your small business website can function as one of the most valuable members of your sales team.

What is the difference between Google Analytics and SEO?

Clients frequently ask me to clarify the difference between Google Analytics and search engine optimization (SEO). It’s no wonder there’s confusion. Artificial intelligence, machine learning, search algorithms, and all these other digital marketing terms can all start to blur together. Let’s look at each of these separately to get a clear picture of how they’re different and how they work together.

Your website is a startup cost

A well-designed website provides instant credibility. Nearly 8 in 10 people surveyed by Stanford reported that web design influences their judgment of a business. More than 9 in 10 people in the same survey said that poor web design leads them to mistrust a business. Since 94% of website first impressions are design-related, it’s easy to see how your business website can impact your credibility as a business leader.

When should business websites use PDFs versus webpages?

Once upon a time, linking to a PDF file was necessary to make web content printable, and you’re still likely to see PDFs on municipal websites, economic development organizations, and other enterprises known for large documentation libraries. PDFs come in handy for large user manuals that would be unmanageable on a website or for printable documents that can’t be handled digitally for one reason or another. However, too many business websites have become PDF wildernesses that make it difficult or impossible for site visitors to find the information they need.

Why Can’t You Just SEO My Site?

Back in the old days, if you stuffed enough competitive keywords into any web page, you could win the SERP game. However, that resulted in a lot of low quality content, which in turn resulted in a lot of unhappy web surfers.