• Is your wordpress site up to date?

    Is your Word Press site secure?

    Ensuring your site is safe and secure is a challenging ongoing necessity.  There are steps that you can take to ensure that it remains safe and secure, and reduce the possibility that your site will be hacked. 

    Author: Bryan
    Published: 16 July 2013
  • Email marketing - performing effectivly to get leads

    Email Marketing - Beyond the Subject Line

    While the subject line of your marketing emails are a hook to get people to open them, there are a number of things that will impact your email's performance and effectiveness at cultivating leads.  How well are you optimizing your email marketing?

    Author: Bryan
    Published: 09 July 2013
  • Landing Page creation and optimization

    Landing Pages - What can I expect?

    Developing landing pages for your products and services is a great way to generate leads and provide in depth information to your potential clients, if they are done right. Landing pages are at the heart of great search engine optimization. There is a lot that goes into creating a great SEO landing pages. A little bit of science, a little bit of psychology and a little bit of magic all go to making the best SEO landing pages.

    Author: Bryan
    Published: 07 July 2013
  • Fonts for the web

    I found the PERFECT font for my site

    Those 8 words can strike fear in to the heart of the most dedicated developer.  Fonts are among the most closely watched items on the web today.  The Font foundries are constantly scanning for the illegal use of their fonts; and when they find a website that is using one of their fonts they will send a cease and desist order.  What can you do about this?

    Author: Bryan
    Published: 11 June 2013
  • Bug eyed sales person eyeing networking attendees like they are piles of money

    Grow Your Business with Networking

    I don't know about you, but I hate business networking.  I love meeting people and getting to know them, but when it comes to networking, I have never liked it.  It took a long time for me to figure out why.  You see, I had this vision of wild eyed sales people practically running through an event doing the sales equivalent of speed dating! It wasn't until I started doing networking that I realized my perceptions were wrong, at least for me.  My goal with networking was not to see how many cards I could collect or how many cards I could pass out.  My goal was to make honest connections with other business owners.  This doesn't mean that I didn't meet a lot of people, but it meant that I wasn't worried if I only gave and received 3 or 4 cards. 

    Author: Bryan
    Published: 15 May 2013
  • The ubiquitous Google!

    Alternatives to Google Services

    If you are concerned about your personal privacy in the internet age, one of the most important items on any website is their privacy policy.  Recently Google has come under scrutiny for its privacy policy and the modifications Google has made to what they do and how they share the data they collect on you.  So the $64,000 question is: Does Google's privacy policy make you concerned? 

    Author: Bryan
    Published: 12 May 2013
  • Writers Block the bane of fresh content

    Writers Block and Content Generation

    I haven't posted to the One Web Company blog in about a week.  Ok, looking back, it has been closer to two weeks.  For a week, I made excuses about how busy I was.  Then this week, it hit me.  I wasn't that busy, I was experiencing writers block. 

    Author: Bryan
    Published: 30 May 2013
  • Google Penguin 2.0

    Google's impending Penguin 2.0 update

    It has been just over a year since Google released the Penguin updated to their search algorithm.  Penguin's primary focus was on a combination of identifying and dealing with black hat SEO practices as well as dealing with sites that have been hacked or have malware associated with them. As Google prepares to roll out Penguin 2.0, SEO professionals are looking to Matt Cutts to help them manage the changes that will be coming.

    Author: Bryan
    Published: 14 May 2013
  • Responsive Web Design in Today's World

    The challenges of developing a website in today's changing world of browsing devices can be difficult.  The rise in mobile computing and browsing means that your website, at the very least, should be usable on most, if not all interfaces.  But, how should you accomplish this goal?

    Author: Bryan
    Published: 08 May 2013