Yesterday a very dear, long-time friend called me to ask my advice about a website. "Sara" (not her real name) is just finishing a naturopathic degree and thought it would be a good idea to have a website to market her services. Sara's mainly a stay-at-home mom (most demanding job I know of) to her … Read more about Do You Own Your Website?
As many of you already know my wife and I had our second child, a son a few months ago. His name is Ahmed Dawud Miracle. He's now four months old and doing great adjusting to life, as my daughter says, "outside the womb." The birth of my son has led to great adjustments for me, my wife and … Read more about Business, It's a Family Affair
I had some time over the holidays to think about the past year; the projects I've worked on, the people I've worked with and many of the conversations I've had. It's been a great year and I thank you for that. As I looked back over past conversations and one-on-one consultations, I'm struck with the … Read more about The Keyword Myth
Can you be found in your website? No, really, can your site visitors find you? I'm sure they can find out about your services, you upcoming events, and how to contact you. And you likely have a bio of who you are and what you've done. But do these things express who you are - you know, as a living, … Read more about Is Your Bio Page "About You?"
Your website is done. Your content is really good. Your design is elegant and complements to your content beautifully. You've set up your enewsletter campaign with a great giveaway. Now, all you need is traffic. So how do you get it. The answer is obvious, right? You need to get in the search … Read more about Distribute Your Content and They Will Come
You have a website and need to know how to "get in the search engines." Or, you are just starting a website and need to know the same thing. The bottom line is, whether you have a website or just beginning, you need visitors. Conventional wisdom says get listed for some search terms (often called … Read more about Is Your Site Relevant?
Last week, a man named John contacted me to inquire about building him a website. He used the FREE 30-Minute Initial Consultation form on my website to set up our initial appointment and to tell me a bit about his business needs. John and I met by phone a few days later. At the end of our phone … Read more about Small Business Marketing Question: What's Your Email Address?
go to the Additional Resources Everyone seems to be asking me about blogs. What is it? Do I need one? Where do I get one? So I thought I'd answer some of these questions in this month's newsletter. And specifically I want to answer the question..."Should I Blog?" What is a 'Blog'? Simply, a blog is … Read more about Should I Blog?