WordCamps – Our Trip to Waukesha, WI

WordCamps – Our Trip to Waukesha, WI

Last month Becca and I took a road trip to Waukesha, WI so I could speak at a WordCamp there.  For those that do not know, WordCamps are sponsored by the WordPress foundation and are educational weekends for people who want to know more about how they can use...
Do you Need Local Customers?

Do you Need Local Customers?

Now that Google is emphasizing geography in its search results, and customers are increasingly turning to web directories instead of printed Yellow Pages guides, finding local customers is easier than ever with online marketing. And yet, we occasionally meet with...
Why Website Maintenance is Good Insurance

Why Website Maintenance is Good Insurance

Sometimes, when we talk to web design clients about ongoing web maintenance, we can almost see them roll their eyes. It’s as if they’re thinking: “First we have to pay for the website, now you want us to pay to keep it, too?”   That’s certainly one way to look at it —...
The Hard Truth About SEO

The Hard Truth About SEO

There is a lot of information out there about search engine optimization, but not a lot in the way of great advice. Let me explain: there are plenty of experts willing to teach you about tags, keyword density, page titles, and inbound links. They’ll happily take your...