The Pros and Cons of Using a Micro-Web Service Versus Building a Full Website

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Having an online presence remains a core requirement for building a business. While social media is powerful as a networking and content marketing tool, the traditional website is foundational for establishing credibility and capturing traffic in your marketing funnel.  The options for building a website are plentiful with a variety of tools and methods available. …

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Do you Even Need a Website?

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One thing is pretty clear about websites and businesses. If you have a business today, you need a website. All across the internet, that answer is apparent and there are some compelling reasons for having a website. It’s a powerful communication tool, a source for marketing, a great source of additional income streams, and more. …

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The content you need on your site!

Site owners are always looking for a shortcut to the top of page one on Google. Is there a real one? Take notes as David and Greg discuss!

Who’s supporting your site? Please don’t say ‘I.T.’…

Greg Scratchley Mtek Running a Website

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Small and medium businesses often outsource their web sites to the same people that manage their IT needs. That’s like getting your butcher to buy your spouses anniversary gift. (Not there is a problem with that…of course) Websites are a marketing tool, and are best managed (if not by your own marketing organization) by an …

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Handling Images in your SEO Plan!

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Images can be worth a thousand words, but it’s up to you to define the ten or twenty that will best represent that Image.  Let’s talk about images, and how they can work with your SEO plan![/vc_column_text][vc_video link=””][vc_column_text] Transcript follows This week’s SEO Tip: An image isn’t worth a thousand words. There are two factors …

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Why isn’t anyone coming to my site? How can I get more traffic?

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For anyone unfamiliar with building for the web, there is a belief (perhaps based on past experience) that building a website alone will draw traffic. In 2016, you no longer have that option. Millions of users daily are online, surfing Facebook, Googling, and Bing-ing the hours away. And guess what…they aren’t seeing your billboard on …

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Does my business Need Social Media?

Social media marketing has quickly become one of the most highly sought after tools for web marketers. The ability to capture attention from various visitors without much work or investment on your part, is obviously intriguing. However, is it the most powerful tool at your fingertips? Our answer is yes. To defend our position, we’ve …

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Are you ready to Deliver Client Chat Experience on your Website

An Offerchat study clearly shows that there is increased customer awareness for live chat and in the four years between 2008 and 2012, this has increased by 21 percent. Given the mobile explosion on the communication landscape and the greater tendency to go online, this is perhaps understandable. The clamor for live chat support is …

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Ten of Edmonton’s Best Web Sites in 2015

Edmonton Web Design companies proudly do some incredible work.  There are thousands of active and exciting businesses in the Edmonton area, and as many Websites for those businesses. Fresh, attractive and compelling design coupled with quality content are a great extension of business branding, and when done right they can be a cornerstone for marketing …

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