WordPress: What are the advantages of using a CMS like WordPress?

WordPress: What are the advantages of using a CMS like WordPress?

I created my first website in 1996 using Macromedia Cyberstudio (which was bought by Adobe and  parts were infused into Dreamweaver). When I discovered the power of WordPress in 2008, I never turned back. I didn’t inhibit my design abilities at all, but added functionality beyond my wildest dreams. Here’s why I continue to be a […]

A man trying to find his way in an ever-changing world

A man trying to find his way in an ever-changing world

I grew up in a world without computers and smart phones. As a kid, I was always drawing, painting or writing. As a young man I began my college career in Fine Arts. But in my 2nd year at Kent State, I discovered Graphic Design and I really took to it, because I loved that […]

How much should my dental practice spend on a website?

How much should my dental practice spend on a website?

It’s all about Return On Investment (ROI). It’s always about ROI. Here’s how you can estimate approximately what your dental practice can expect in return for your investment in your online marketing efforts. Note that I said, “online marketing” and not simply “website”. Let’s start here. A website by itself may get you part way to […]

What are the most important marketing strategies for a web startup?

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in Web Design and Marketing | No Comments

I answered this question on Quora, 6-22-16 — Barry Edwards I just answered a question very similar to this under “How do I build an effective marketing strategy for my business?” You may want to check it out. Marketing a web design start up I think you first need to decide how you want to position […]

How do I build an effective marketing strategy for my business?

How do I build an effective marketing strategy for my business?

I answered this question on Quora on 6-22-16 –Barry Edwards It completely depends on what type of business that you own. Is it B2B (Business to Business) or B2C (Business to Consumer)? For the business to consumer start up I’ll just summarize as the question is too broad, but if it’s B2C, like an e-commerce […]

Should I buy a modem or rent it?

Should I buy a modem or rent it?

A few years ago I decided to buy my Zoom brand modem that my cable service provider recommended (Time Warner) rather than rent it for $10 per month. The modem/router combo cost $130.00 for me to purchase outright. A school of thought may be to let the service provider to retain responsibility for it and […]

Lake County Small Business Expo Special Resources

Lake County Small Business Expo Special Resources

The attached PDFs and Power Point presentations are premium takeaways for the knowledge seekers that attended our seminars at the Lake County Small Business Expo on June 3, 2016   Digital Marketing – How to Email Market Like Its 2016 presentation by Mark Tennant & Barry Edwards Click image to download Power Point presentation >> Audio files […]

A Slice A Day #183 – Never Run Out of Blog Post Ideas Again: 25 Resources for Content Marketers (Kristi Hines)

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Web Design and Marketing | 2 Comments
A Slice A Day #183 – Never Run Out of Blog Post Ideas Again: 25 Resources for Content Marketers (Kristi Hines)

  As marketers many of us have to do our fair share of writing; either for our own blogs, our websites, for clients, etc. There’s the brain storming, the creative process and the soul searching we all go through trying to find that ever elusive topic of what to write about. For some, it’s easy […]

SEO: Top 25 Business Directories for Backlinks

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in SEO, Web Design and Marketing | 2 Comments

As part of our online toolbox for those DIY business developers, we’re providing you with a high quality list of directories that you can sign up for and receive all-important backlinks. With just these 25 backlinks, many businesses will surge ahead of their competition in search engine results. If you’d like to understand more about […]

HH Recap 32: Ending the debate over backlinks

HH Recap 32: Ending the debate over backlinks

We are streamlining our format to get you busy business developers this critical online marketing information quicker and more concisely. You can get these videos and our premium content right to your inbox by subscribing at Happy Hour Recap. In this 5 minute video, we’re going to: de-mystify what backlinks are… and their importance in SEO […]