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Using Jetpack to Connect your Blog to Social Media

On a regular basis, I hear clients ask how they can get more traffic to their website. As with anything that you want people to be exposed to, you have to being spreading the word yourself. One of the easiest ways to get exposure to your blog posts, that I have found, is by sharing all of your new posts automatically to your social media networks. Your biggest fans are already following you and liking you in these places like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, to name...

Slack isn’t for Slackers: The Switch from Skype

We’re leaving Skype behind…. Recently our team made the switch from utilizing Skype for our inter-office communications. Skype has been a staple for BrandCo since the beginning. It was an amazingly reliable chat provider, but there comes a time when you need to start getting creative with what your team has at it’s fingertips. However, over the past month or so, we have been testing out the use of a chat program called Slack within the development team. Slack is a messaging app for teams: everything in one...

Site Traffic and Ways to Keep an Eye on It!

What good is a website if no one sees it? Traffic is something that every website owner desires. But, how do you know if you’re actually getting those hits and views? There are multiple companies and resources on the internet that are there to help with this. One of the most commonly known and robust would be Google Analytics, but there are many other options such as plugins like Jetpack and new companies like Clicky. So, how do you choose? Honestly, all of them will give you...

6 Tips to Make Sure Your Website is Mobile Friendly

It’s true.  Google is going to be changing the way the rank search results on April 21st.  They will be ranking mobile friendly sites higher in the results than sites that are not mobile friendly. Curious how you can have an competitive advantage in the mobile search ranking wars? The answer is as simple as providing your users a great mobile website experience. OK, but what exactly does a “great mobile website experience” mean?  Here are a few things you should consider: Don’t require your visitors to “pinch and...

4 Ways to Help You Write Killer Website Content

One of the most important ways to draw more visitors to your webpage is by providing killer website content. Many sites provide poor content because they are more concerned with SEO and think that by increasing their search ranking, they’ll attract more visitors to their site. While this is true, poor content won’t keep visitors there for long. High quality content is what convinces readers to return. If you need WordPress help because you are unsure of what kind of content to write, then be...