How to get what you want, when you want it

Did you know that people who are committed to setting goals experience 80% more success than people who don’t set goals?

It’s another new year. If you’re like me, January 1 is not just another day. It’s the first day to a fresh start. The New Year is a chance to improve upon the person you’ve been and the business you’ve been conducting and think about the person you want to be and where you want to take your business. Personal health is central to business health, but for the sake of this article, I’m going to be focusing on business. Read more

3 Compelling Reasons Why You Should Blog

I love writing. It’s an opportunity to take someone on a journey with me. My readers literally get to read my mind. How cool (or scary) is that?! I’ve been blogging off and on for years and never got really serious about it until recently. As a web developer, I know that content is king and a well-written, frequently updated site ranks better in search engines. As a small business owner, I had to face the fact that my blogs aren’t going to write themselves. But, I had a few dragons to slay before I felt confident enough to start typing away and hitting that publish button. Believe or not, I didn’t write at all for a long time after losing confidence as a journalist and letting go of a childhood dream. Read more

Solve Customer Pain Points

Hiring An Expert: 3 Tips to Get What You Really Need

You just might be surprised with the outcome.

When was the last time you spent the time and money to receive a professional service, whether it was from your doctor, your hairdresser, your auto mechanic or your web expert? You were motivated with the intention to relieve a pain point. You might have arrived with a solution, instead of describing the problem. The expert will likely deliver the solution that you’re asking. But without knowing more facts, they will deliver what you’re asking for but not what you really need. Read more

3 Clues to Finding your Ideal Client 

The answer to finding your ideal client
is hidden in the clues of your every day life.

This article is for my fellow entrepreneurs who are unclear about who their target market is and have experienced the pain of wasting time and money engaging the wrong type of clients. I will expose 3 clues to reveal exactly who your target market should be and how to start connecting with your ideal client.
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Understanding Google Analytics

Understanding Google Analytics

by Will Mahoney-Watson

Google Analytics is one of the most widely used tools for website owners to analyze their viewers. Available free from Google, it can provide a wealth of valuable information about who is visiting your site and how they got there. But the sheer volume of information can be overwhelming, so this article will focus on some of the key metrics that all website owners should understand. Read more

increase traffic to website

How I increased traffic 30 percent in 30 days

Experts stand out when they practice what they preach and here I was, an expert in web development and SEO who was embarrassed of my own website to the point that I was driving traffic away from my site and losing market share because of it.

I excused my poor performance on being so hyper focused on my clients’ websites so I neglected my own site. This excuse certainly wasn’t helping my search engine position or my sales. I knew I had to do something about it and FAST! My site sucked and it was costing me sales. I gave myself a 30-day challenge to turn that ship around and I increased my traffic 30 percent in 30 days. Read more