Phoenix Web Site Designers

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Are you looking to hire a website the designer in the Phoenix, AZ area? Do need a website built for you Arizona business? Do you have a website built by someone and now you Many business owners are starting to realize that they need a website whether they sell online or not. The problem is it is difficult at best to find out were to start and who to start with. Most will turn to the internet or ask a friend who built theirs. Many times you end up being overwhelmed by choices and blown away by prices. Your friend may tell you his child built it, or someone at work built it. Typically when that is the case the website is just a calling card or a business … [Read more...]

Is Someone Holding Your Business Hostage With Your Own Domain and Website?

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After being in the webdesign, ecommerce, internet marketing industry for 13 years you tend to start thinking you have heard it all, but of course that is never the case. There is always something that you hear or come across that makes you think. One of the most common problems we come face to face with is the customer or potential customer that is being held hostage by a SEO company. Typically it is a individual masquerading as a SEO firm, and knew the person and that is how the acquired their business with them. This person tells the customer, "Oh sure, I can build you a website and get you ranked on Google easy." Then they try to do it for a few hundred bucks an … [Read more...]

WordPress Website Design – WordPress Developer Help

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Authority SEO offers Wordpress web development and website design plus the benefits of being created by and Internet marketing team with over 10 years of experience.  Wordpress over the last 9 years has become the #1 content management system used on the web.  With its easy to use web based admin Wordpress allows any website owner after their website has been completed to make their own edits without a web developer. Google stated in their blog that Wordpress was the best content management system and blog for SEO. Authority SEO Wordpress Web Development and Website Design Offers: Custom and professional website designs that integrate your existing … [Read more...]

Zen Cart Small Business Web Design – Zen Cart Programmer

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Zen Cart offers ecommerce small business owners an online store solution that delivers effectively the aspects that create successful online businesses.  Authority SEO has experienced developing, designing, and implementing Zen Cart online stores using the open source platform to customize each ecommerce solution. Authority SEO Offers Web Design Programmer and store customization SEO solutions Complete online store set up Zen Cart before any customization offers essential aspects like SEO for all product pages, web based admin for processing orders, complete shopping cart, multiple ways to create sales and discounts, multiple options for payment … [Read more...]

Top 5 Tips for Increasing Home Page Conversions

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Your homepage is the most visited page on your website.  Have you thought about exactly the best way to optimize your home page for conversions?  Using your home page as the initial funnel for your goods and services can increase your conversion rate which leads to more sales. Important to keep in mind then optimizing your home page is all the different ways people may find it.  Your home page can be visited through Internet search, business cards, radio or tv advertising, or even clicking from somewhere else on your site. The big question is it designed to maximize your goals?  Most business owners don’t even know that they are losing money every day … [Read more...]

Bing has Webmaster Tools like Google

One key tool for any SEO or website is utilizing Google’s webmaster tools.  Google shows you problems with a variety of possible issues with pages.  Also, shows top keywords in their index and more.  Now, Bing has its own set of webmaster tools.  As Bing has gained more market share which is still no where near Google, it is still viable to optimize your website to better serve Bing as long as it works with your Google search engine optimization. Bing is working hard to catch up all the features that Google’s webmaster tools offers so I would check back frequently to check for updates.  Mostly likely Google and Bing will index your site differently so … [Read more...]

Top 10 Web Design Tips for Small Business

You can look at these two ways.  First, if you are just starting a website for your small business than these tips can save you a lot of time, headaches, and money from having to redo things later.  Secondly, if you are finding that your website isn't achieving the results you want from either conversions or traffic than use these tips to see if your website has areas to improve. Websites don't have to be expensive to be effective.  They just have to be set up correctly from the beginning. Top 10 Web Design Tips for Small Business Domain name: chose an obvious domain name that is either you company's name or keywords that represent what you are … [Read more...]

Now Comment Using OpenId profile

Authority SEO now lets you comment on posts using your OpenId profile.  You can now use your DISQUS, Twitter, Facebook, and OpenId to interact and exchange views with Authority SEO and its readers. OpenId is your Internet profile that you can use on many websites so you don' t have the need for many different usernames and passwords.  Over 40,000 different websites support the use of OpenId for user profiles. At the bottom of the post just click the icon to log into your OpenId profile and add your comment. … [Read more...]

5 Things that Every Website Most Have

There are a thousand and one ways to create a website.  You could use a content management system, blog software, or static html coding.  Each of these has its own CSS style sheet to create a unique look and feel and support your brand. Clean and professional web design works no matter what business you are in No matter what business you are in or the reason for creating your website there are common themes that all successful website abide by.  As you are creating your website you always need to remember you have 5-10 seconds to make a person stay on your web page. 5 Things that Every Website Most Have Professional: when you go into a brick and mortar … [Read more...]

How long to capture visitors attention on website landing page

One of the critical issues to building a successful website and SEO campaign is telling your story and making the visitor want more in just a few seconds.  On average you have 5 seconds to capture the attention of the visitor to make them want to spend more time on your website.  Understanding what your visitors are seeing is key to reduce your websites bounce rate. Click on any website and your eyes go some where.  This may sound obvious though have you ever looked at where your eyes go on your website.  Does your landing page instantly let the visitor know what your site is about, the quality of your site, and where to go or what to do next.  Each of these … [Read more...]

4 Factors that Affect Your Website’s Bounce Rate

If you have started looking at the analytics on your website you have noticed the item “bounce rate.”  Understanding what your bounce rate is and the factors that affect it is vital to making the most of your Online traffic.  You work to hard to get unique visitors to your website to lose them. First, what is bounce rate?  Bounce rate is the percentage of visitors who leave your site without ever clicking on another page in your website. Inside Your Website Factors that Affect Bounce Rate Design: Think about websites that you have visited that annoyed you and you immediately left.  Do you have any of these aspects on your own site?  Lots of … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons to Own a Blog for Your Business

Blogging has been around since the 1990's and you have probably heard the term the blogosphere.  Blogs in their simplest form are websites that offer up to date posts on a particular topic.  Each post then allows room for comments and discussions by readers. Top 5 Reasons to Own a Blog for Your Business Simple: it is the easiest way to create new content online.  If you can handle typing in a Word document you can handle a blog post. Authentic: a blog is written from the author's point of view.  Good blog posts are free direct advertising and offer the reader insights into the author's knowledge base. Free: you can get a blog created for free from … [Read more...]

Top 5 Keys to Choosing the Right Content Management System

In the beginning websites were created and new content was uploaded and changed through a manual process through FTP.  Now, with the ever changing landscape of online business websites need more flexibility and scalability.  With a proper content management system (CMS) any website owner has the power to create a dynamic and up to date site for their business. Content management systems are web based admin tools designed to make adding and changing content on your website easy and affordable.  With a simple internet connection you can log into your back office to add articles, change pages, and showcase sales or specials you are running.  With CMS you don't … [Read more...]

Are you tracking your website

Do you know how many visitors are finding your website?  Do you know what your visitors are doing on your site?  If you answer starts with the how many hits you have then probably not.  Every possible photo, link, video, and so on is a hit so one simple page could have 100 hits.  You need to know how many visitors you are getting on a daily basis and what they are doing. Google Analytics is a free service that delivers more information on your traffic then you will ever use.  Google Analytics gives you a code to place in your footer of your website so the code shows on every page. Once you have your analytics installed on your website you need to make … [Read more...]

Fix WordPress Version 2.8 Websites Goes Blank or White Page

If you are one of the unlucky bloggers who decided to upgrade your Wordpress blog to 2.8 you might have your entire site go blank or white. Don't Freak Out - It is Fixable That is good advice though it didn't work for me who is lucky I didn't break my fist after I upgraded and my entire site went blank.  If you are reading this then you know that I got it all back up. If you need solutions for fixing your Wordpress blog then go to HighTechDad.com's post where is goes through a bunch of steps on what you need to do. I want to thank Michael from High Tech Dad as he when above and beyond to help me get my site back. … [Read more...]

Two Things Your Company Should Have Online

With the present economy the way it is companies are cutting back on their marketing budgets.  One the biggest cuts is to internet marketing as most companies haven't gotten a firm grasp on the power of the web to market and increase sales. With less money to spend on marketing it is important to understand what is most important for your business.  An overall strategy for positioning and branding your company is more extensive than the information in this post, though the goal of this post is 2 things that your company should have online. Your company should have one blog.  A blog is a great way to interact with your customer on a more direct way.  The … [Read more...]