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Here you’ll find all sorts of super useful information for making the most out of your web hosting experience
as well as countless tips and tricks for small business owners, freelancers, digital professionals and online entrepreneurs.

16 Jan

Infographic: The Basics of Paid Search Advertising
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Paid search advertising is a great way to attract new customers and increase brand awareness. In fact, someone who clicks on your paid search ad is 50% more likely to make the purchase, as opposed to someone who visits your website via organic search results. It does require a bit of knowledge to figure out how to do paid search advertising the right way, instead of just wasting money with no results. There are a lot of intricate combinations you can try, but if you are just starting on this journey,...

15 Jan

How to Select Colors for Your Business Website
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Among business owners trying to choose their own website colors, there's a common thought: Ugh, I'm not a designer! I tried, but I created a psychedelic nightmare! Can't I just use the colors in my logo? As hard as the task may seem, selecting a website color scheme is important, and unless you have a design department, the job will be yours to tackle. What you need to know is, it isn't hard at all. If you pay close attention to your brand identity and your target audience, think about the psychological effects of color, consider...

11 Jan

The Basics of Paid Search Advertising
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If you are struggling to generate leads or to drive sales for your business, you should consider doing pay-per-click (PPC) or paid search advertising. A survey by PPCHero states that 79% of brands say that PPC is a huge lead driver for their business. It’s no wonder then, that the same survey suggests that 96% of marketers spend their money on paid search advertising. The average American business earns $2 for every $1 they spend on Google AdWords, so it’s no surprise that paid search advertising, particularly on AdWords, is such...

8 Jan

Getting Free Traffic to Your Website
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Generating website traffic at no cost is not only possible, it’s also sustainable, scalable, and therefore, sensible. There are numerous ways, strategies, and tactics to generate a healthy flow of regular traffic to your website, if you plant the right seeds online which eventually will grow into traffic sources. In this article, we will cover some of the most effective ways to generate website traffic for free. Participate In Social Discussion Forums Just like going to offline events to meet new people and build a network, it’s important to be...

4 Jan

Three Rules for Creating CTAs That Convert
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Why do you build a website, write an email, or create a marketing campaign of any kind, really? It’s because you want to accomplish a certain goal. That goal can be anything. Maybe, you want to get an audience that’ll read your content or watch your videos. Maybe, you want customers that will buy your products or services. Or something else entirely. The point is this: When you create a website, or write an email, or do any kind of online marketing activity, you want people to respond to it in a specific...

2 Jan

Infographic: 7 Tips to Create a Password Policy
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Being extremely cautious with your passwords is no longer something you can afford to overlook, especially when it comes to your business. More and more companies fall prey to countless data breaches. Having a solid password policy is one of the ways to protect your company. This kind of policy introduces a set of rules to your employees that ensure the digital safety of your business. In this infographic, we outlined the steps you have to take and matters you need to consider. For more information, read the full blog post...