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Doug Williams has been providing SEO services since June 2002. Doug has an MBA and 22 years of top management experience. What began as SEO on his own business consulting practice, quickly grew into a SEO business and then into 15 person Internet Marketing business providing SEO services, website design, Internet marketing consulting, database programming and hosting.

Doug has worked helping the client companies of organizations like Anthony Robbins, Chet Holmes International, ITX Corp and ThinkBigSites.com get more traffic and increase their conversions.

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Case Study: Rebranding After 10 Years in a Franchise

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Miller’s Heating is a Vancouver, WA based HVAC company that has been in business since 1947. Ten years ago Miller’s joined the One Hour  Franchise. Last year they made the decision to leave the franchise and needed complete rebranding of their company and all their marketing materials. They had to…

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A Study on How Much Mobile Traffic is going to Small Business Websites

I found the actual traffic from mobile to be 29.1% when I checked 20 of our client websites for Q1 of 2014. This is up from 22.4% for Q1 of 2013. These mobile numbers include mobile phones and tablet visits. I wanted to answer the question how much of the…

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3 Easy Steps to Gain Followers on Twitter

3 Easy Steps to Gain Followers on Twitter If you are using social media chances are there is a specific reason you decided to join. I’m willing to bet, if you are a business owner the reason you created an account was to leverage it to make money in your…

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Developing Your Digital Branding Strategy

Your digital brand is the online perceptions, memories and experiences that people have of your products or company. Your digital branding strategy is more than making your brand memorable; it is about creating a connection and an expectation that you provide the best solution. What is the difference between digital…

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Use the Website Strategy Pyramid to Plan Your Website

The website strategy pyramid that allows you to ask the right questions to develop an effective website.  A website that doesn’t produce tangible results is merely and expense. Start with the results you want the website to produce for your organization.  Then answer who you most want to reach and…

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How Facebook Made Me Money

I used to work for a small family owned jewelry store. The owner is an immigrant, who does everything the old fashioned way and still refuses to enter a receipt in the computer and instead wrote his out by hand. It shouldn’t be surprising, that even though he has been…

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Google Webmaster Tools Allows You to Track 8 Key Metrics on Your Website

Google Webmaster Tools gives you valuable measurements on the SEO health of your website. It shows what is working well and provides tools that will uncover the sources of a problem. If you are not using Google Webmaster Tools, you should be. This is a free Google tool and is…

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Website Planning Begins With Your Business Objectives

Website planning is a methodical process that takes your objectives for your website, develops them into strategies and then creates a blueprint for building your website. Start by asking the question why are you building this website? What is the website’s purpose? What should this website achieve if it is…

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Marketing Strategy Vs Design Which Is More Important

You are planning your new website for your business. Where do you place your priority? Should you invest in building your marketing strategy which includes positioning, crafting the message and creating an irresistible call to action? Or should invest in creating a knock your socks off design that will make…

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Website Strategy Planning Model

A successful website takes planning and strategy. Website strategy should be a central part of your marketing effort developing leads and sales. A website that doesn’t produce leads is merely an expense. Internet marketing is much more about marketing than technology. It is much more about the “why” than the…

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