Category: Web content

  • Keywords: It’s Complicated

    Keywords: It’s Complicated

    Once upon a time, the relationship between search engines and keywords was simple. People would type a word into the search box and the search engine would simply show all the pages with that word, probably in chronological order. You can still see this type of simple search engine on most internal site searches. Then […]

  • Long Form Content for SEO

    Long Form Content for SEO

    What is long form content? People have different definitions of long form content. In plain English, long form content refers to articles, blog posts, eBooks, white papers, guides and other types of copy with a high word count. What’s the minimum word count for long form content? Some say 1,200 to 1,500 words, others say […]

  • Are Stock Photos a Problem?

    Are Stock Photos a Problem?

    I have a love-hate relationship with stock images. On the one hand, I know they don’t look authentic. I used to be very adamant about not using stock iphotos on this site, and you will certainly never see a stock image pretending to be our team or any member of our team. On the other […]

  • Dumbing Down Your Website?

    Dumbing Down Your Website?

    “I know I have to dumb down my website,” a business owner told us. He had built his own website, and it contained some good information. We had some suggestions for ways to make the site communicate better with search engines and perhaps also with prospective customers. Dumbing down wasn’t actually what we had in […]

  • Reaching Out to New Demographics

    Reaching Out to New Demographics

    As you’re reopening, rebuilding, or rebranding, you might be ready to reach out to a new audience. Maybe you’ve realized you want to work with a younger crowd, or an older one. Maybe you’ve decided that men as well as women could benefit from your offerings, or you have a new product you think would […]

  • Rent or Own: Your Online Presence

    Rent or Own: Your Online Presence

    Do you rent or own your online presence? You own your website — unless it’s a monthly subscription site. You have complete control over how it looks and sounds, you can leave it up or take it down as you please, and you can store the files on your computer and move it somewhere else […]