Google have just started rolling out the new ‘mobile-first’ version of its search engine. This means Google will now start to prioritize mobile content ahead of any other in its search results (SERPs.)Read More
I’m sure everybody has probably heard of the 80/20 rule. If you have or if you haven’t you need to read on – it could potentially change your life. It is fundamental to every person whether a business person or not!
Now don’t be put off if you’re not a big fan of numbers. The 80/20 rule, although based on mathematical foundations, is more of a concept. But just in case you want the history here goes…Read More
Bounce rate measures the percentage of visitors who enter your site and “bounce” (leave the site) rather than continue viewing other pages within your site. Find out 5 ways to bounce your visitors right off your site…Read More
Opt-ins are the life blood of your business. You can have the most successful blog in the world, in terms of visitors reading it, but if they don’t opt-in to your mailing list you are losing the opportunity to convert those readers to clients.
We have all heard the saying ‘The money is in the list!”, right?
Well it may be a cliche, but it’s true.
So how do you make sure you get people to opt-in?
Thank you for voting Maple Moon Web Design Inc the Best Web Design Company in 2017! We are truly honoured to have received this award for the last 13 years! The Readers’ Choice Awards are voted for over a period of a few weeks by filling and returning a ballot in the local Port Perry…Read More
When things in your life seem almost too much to handle, when 24 hours in a day are not enough, remember the mayonnaise jar and the 2 Beers.
A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked the students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was.
The professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the jar.Read More
Your website is the center of your digital marketing world — the place that all digital rivers run toward. And of course, the largest of its traffic sources is generally organic search. Yet all too often, businesses don’t think about SEO until after having a website designed (or redesigned), and these sites are often sadly lacking…Read More
I’m often asked, “How do I add a PDF link in Joomla?” It’s something that you might not do that often so it’s easy to forget how to do it. Here’s a quick reference video to show you how to add the link. The same process can be applied to linking to an image or an…Read More
To be successful in marketing and consequently selling and making money, you need to have a marketing mindset. That means you need to think a little differently to the average person. You need to be receptive to growth and learning new skills and banish any negative thinking or fear of failure. You need to be…Read More
In today’s hectic business climate it is important to work smarter. But when you have to choose an important service provider such as a website designer you need to slow down and make a deliberate, careful decision. This is particularly important when you are getting ready to put your company’s face on the World Wide…Read More
Having an online business requires a definite skill set. Your customers are buying from you ‘sight unseen’. In order for them to do that it takes a certain level of trust. Trust that you should have built up with them, prior to them purchasing from you.
So just how do you go about building that trust?Read More
“If you build it – they will come”
Well that might be true of a baseball field but it’s not necessarily true of a blog or website. You may have the best site in the world with the most amazing products but if nobody knows about it you are simply whistling in the wind!Read More
If you are doing the same thing over and over again, you should ideally take the time to write a ‘How To’, step by step guide so that you could easily pass the task off to someone else.
Now, you may not want to pass the task off to anyone at this stage in your business because you’re not ready or funds don’t allow you to. But getting into the habit of writing down your systems is a great way to eliminate disorder and chaos from your business.Read More