Recently we worked on a web design project for a client that helps seniors. In the process, we had to rethink user experience and go beyond mobile responsiveness. Using the coolest new plugins or the most trendy design weren’t the most important elements for this target audience. It was about creating something simple, easy to navigate, and that exuded trust. 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day, according to The TransAmerica Center for Retirement Studies. If your business caters to this demographic, here are five things to consider.
It’s Thanksgiving week and I thought about how we say thank you to our website visitors. Many of us were taught to say please and thank you, and those good manners translate well to the online experience. Your website thank you page says a lot about you and your brand. In this post I’ll share lessons we’ve learned while helping our clients say thanks, track those conversion in Analytics and and gain more business.
If you have ever migrated a WordPress website from one server to another, there’s a chance that you checked your inbox a week or two later and found an email from the Search Console team warning you about an increase in 404 error pages. When you migrate a website it’s important to ensure that all of your old links still work. You don’t want a customer, or someone who has visited your site before, thinking your site has disappeared if they follow a link they used to use. The same principal can also damage your SEO, losing hard won equity for pages that are getting good organic search visibility.
Working out when is the best time to share your content is something that lots of marketers get stuck with. After spending all that time writing and polishing it you want people to read it. So working out exactly when to show your baby to the world can be daunting. Should you post your blogs at 9:23am on a Tuesday, or 3:47pm on a Sunday?
European Legislation in America? After four years of deliberation, the European Union officially adopted the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2016. GDPR gives citizens who live in the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland more control over how their personal data is collected and used online. As a result, businesses collecting any user information […]
Does A Facebook Profile Boost Visibility Which of the above images would you pick if you had to choose the effect Facebook has on your SEO? Social media popularity and SEO are very different things. Typically SEO is seen as something that every company has to do. Social media is still trying to justify itself, showing […]
Boost Your Browser If you use Google Chrome like us (and almost 75% of all internet browsing public) then you’ll probably have a few extensions. For example, you might have a Chromecast plugin so you can stream YouTube from your laptop onto your TV. Or, you may have a VPN so you can watch BBC […]
If you’re running an AdWords account then you need to make sure that all of your Ad Extensions are running to maximize your chances of getting clicks. From Callouts to Structured Snippets your arsenal of extensions should be fully loaded at all times. Call extensions are no different. If your business can receive phone calls, you need to be using, and tracking, call extensions.
Omni-channel shopping is becoming the norm in the digital era. 81% of consumers search online before making purchasing decisions, while 82% of smartphone users consult their phones while making a purchase. So, if you’re running PPC campaigns you need to to be remarketing as well as marketing because you’re unlikely to catch a customer the first time they hear about you.
Many small businesses start and then stop because it’s time-consuming and often awkward, especially at the beginning. As with any marketing endeavor, determine why it’s part of your digital mix and set realistic goals. Here are a few tips to get started and avoid embarrassing mistakes.