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Should You Bid on Branded Terms for Search Engine Marketing in Texas?

by Ruth Hawk
Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

When it comes to building your online presence, you have two main options: Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing, also known as PPC advertising. While search engine optimization is generally “free” (besides the time and manpower it requires), search engine marketing requires a financial investment from businesses.  At itR

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Holiday Color Web Design Tips

by Ruth Hawk
Thursday, November 29th, 2018

If you missed the chance to optimize your web design for one of the biggest shopping weekends of the year, do not despair. Consumers are still poised to spend hundreds of billions of dollars over the next month. Your business can get a piece of the profit pie with a little bit of prompt holiday […]

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Tips for E-Commerce Website Holiday Images that Convert

by Ruth Hawk
Thursday, November 15th, 2018

Consumers are poised to spend more than a hundred billion dollars on holiday shopping between November and December. It is time to get your e-commerce website dressed for the season. Consider adding holiday images to your site. The right images will improve your conversion rates, search engine optimization appeal, and overall effectiveness when trying to

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10 Ways to Repurpose Blog Content for Your Content Marketing Strategy

by Ruth Hawk
Friday, November 2nd, 2018

One of the elements of most content marketing strategies is a blog. Thanks to a blog’s ability to contribute to brand awareness and search engine optimization success. Blogging is a smart place to start when trying to build your online presence. Unfortunately, blog posts have to be refreshed pretty regularly. Keeping up with them and […]

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E-Commerce Website Holiday Statistics from 2017 to Inform Your Holiday Prep

by Ruth Hawk
Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

By all accounts, the 2017 holiday shopping season was a record-breaking one for e-commerce websites. From record overall sales to never-before-seen boons for small businesses. It seems that almost everyone had a chance to benefit from people’s growing love of shopping online. Now is the time (or, actually, past time) to begin prepping for this [&he

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Tips for E-Commerce Websites During the Summer Lull

by Ruth Hawk
Wednesday, July 25th, 2018

If you feel as if the business you earn from your e-commerce website slows down in the summer, it's not just your imagination. Sales can drop by up to 30 percent over the summer. However, all is not lost. While your summer sales may never be as vibrant as your Thanksgiving and Christmas profits, you can still encourage spending during July and August by

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Reasons to Future Proof Your E-Commerce Website

by Ruth Hawk
Wednesday, July 11th, 2018

Your e-commerce website is your company's lifeblood. Through it, you earn the sales, brand recognition, and customers you need to thrive as a business. And that means that you cannot be satisfied with simply creating a look that looks and works great today. Called future proofing a website, taking steps to ensure that your site continues to keep up is im

How to Identify Your Target Audience for Content Marketing

by Ruth Hawk
Wednesday, June 27th, 2018

Building a content marketing campaign can help you to create more effective online and marketing communications. However, the first step in building this strategy actually has nothing to do with planning or writing content. Instead, the first step is to get to know the people for whom you will be creating your material.

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