7 Things You Better Have in Your Confirmation Emails


A visitor just submitted an inquiry via your website form. As per usual, they receive an automated confirmation email from you. Chances are, that email is ugly as sin and doesn’t make much of an impression. Here are 10 things you better have in your confirmation emails if you want to make an impact. A…

Generate Leads Through Your Website With LeadChat


As a website owner, you should be concerned with capturing the attention of each and every visitor to your website. Once that’s achieved, you need to quickly convert that “visitor” to a “lead”, and ultimately the “lead” to a “sale”. Unfortunately, most website owners put all their stock into a contact form and phone number….

Protect Your Website from Intruders


Here are some suggestions for securing your hosting operations. These recommendations are compliments of Rackspace network security techs and the image shows the final configuration moving forward. In addition to this, I suggest CloudFlare as a first line of defense. Websites/applications: On the topic of hacking, the code within a website or application is truly…

I Have Lots of Domain Names, Can I Forward Them All to My Website for SEO?


There’s no benefit in registering multiple domain names just to forward them to your primary website. Why? Well, automatically redirecting from one website to another, especially from a home page, is generally a no-no. It’s not considered a best-practice approach. If those extra domain names do not have a history (ie, they were once used…

Website and Server Security


As a website owner, it’s important to pay close attention to the health of your website and server to limit your risk of “getting hacked”. The number of website hacking incidents increases each year and even the industry’s best are having a tough time combating the issue. This post was created as a plain-English resource…

Don’t Ingore Your Online Reviews!


Online reviews found on websites like Foursquare and Yelp provide a quick snapshot of your business to visitors seeking your products and/or services. The problem is, most people who take the time to submit a review online are complainers – while the happy customers remain silent. The result is poor feedback and under-average ratings of…

Improve Your Website SEO WIth a Glossary


Take a look through your Google Analytics reports or use Google’s Keyword Tool and you’ll find evidence of an often overlooked but effective content strategy to help boost your website SEO. You’ll notice information-gathering keywords including “how”, “when” and “what”, often overshadowed by the “buy” and “find” keywords you’re already targeting. The answer to leveraging…