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Is a Flash website better than a non-flash website?

Is a Flash website better than a non-flash website?
By Michael Kramer on Mar 27, 2014 at 04:48 PM in SEO and CMS

"Flash" is a technology owned by Adobe. Many websites use Flash to show animation on their webpages.  Flash is most commonly used to display photos in a slideshow.  What most don't know is text in a Flash website cannot be read by Search Engines.  If your website was developed with Flash, Google only sees a 1-page website with no content, just an embedded Flash file. 

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Responsive Web Design and Content Management Systems - Why a “Mobile First” Perspective is the Future of SiteNinja CMS

Responsive Web Design and Content Management Systems - Why a “Mobile First” Perspective is the Future of SiteNinja CMS
By Dave Myers on Mar 04, 2014 at 02:45 PM in SEO and CMS

Responsive web design and mobile first are two concepts that have been receiving a lot of attention from the design community. While everyone’s talking about the progressive enhancement approach for designing themes, there’s been a surprising lack of talk about it from the CMS Administration end.

Recently, I was having a conversation with my girlfriend about replacing her old 13” Macbook. It’s getting up there in years and is still running Tiger OSX. Initially, she was planning on replacing it with a new 13” Macbook Pro.

“Do you think I should just get an iPad 3 instead?” she asked.

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How Do I Get My Site on Google - Success Using the Campaign Approach

How Do I Get My Site on Google - Success Using the Campaign Approach
By Michael Kramer on Mar 04, 2014 at 02:21 PM in SEO and CMS

What does it take to get Top Ranking on Google? Let's start with some proven successful results.

Seeing proven successful results, like in the Google Searches you see below, gets me excited about sharing with you how to get top ranking in Google Searches.

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Using Motion Graphics to Increase Your Click Through Rate

Using Motion Graphics to Increase Your Click Through Rate
By Ameravant Web Design on Oct 09, 2013 at 01:48 PM in Social Media and Blogging

What Are Motion Graphics?

Motion graphics refers to various types of graphic movements, including 3-D elements, cell animation, stop-motion animation, digital video, film and many others.

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Wordpress Hacked - How to keep your small-business site secure, on a budget

Wordpress Hacked - How to keep your small-business site secure, on a budget
By Michael Kramer on Aug 26, 2013 at 10:23 AM in Small Business Website Design

It’s a small-business owner’s worst Web nightmare: A customer or business partner calls up and says your website seems to now be an ad for Viagra pills from China or just infected them with malware. You’ve been hacked.

In recent weeks, a wave of hacks have hit small business around the Tri-Counties. The Business Times reached out to Web developers around the region for advice on how small-businesses can keep their websites more secure. Experts say that even without a huge budget or a full-time webmaster, small firms can take a few easy steps to protect themselves from some of the most common hacks and recover quickly if an attack does happen.

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The Big Brand Theory: How Is Social Media Reshaping Pfizer?

By PaulDunay on Aug 12, 2013 at 08:59 PM in Social Media and Blogging
I had a chance to sit down with Bob Libbey, head of Digital and Social Communications at Pfizer, to discuss some of the topics that you will see at the Social Shake-Up Conference. Pfizer uses social media both to communicate within the company with MyW...
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Social Media Strategy - When Did Social Media Lose Its Way

Social Media Strategy - When Did Social Media Lose Its Way
By Ameravant Web Design on Jul 10, 2013 at 10:56 AM in Social Media and Blogging

When the business world first found social media they it was a place where they could connect with their consumers at a personal level. Consumers were happy about the new communication channels as well. However recently businesses have reverted to outdated marketing stragies, such as broadcasting their message, loosing the one to one connection and distancing customers. Hubspot found:

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Social Media Branding - Use Shareable Images in Your Branding

Social Media Branding - Use Shareable Images in Your Branding
By Ameravant Web Design on Jul 01, 2013 at 04:40 PM in Social Media and Blogging

Images are incredibly important when it comes to marketing your brand through social media. Just posting images is obviously not going to be enough to generate interest. As Stephen Shepherd said on Marketing Profs, you need to select sharable images and track the progress of your images.

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Mobile Site Redirects - Google Recommends Responsive Design Over Redirects

Mobile Site Redirects - Google Recommends Responsive Design Over Redirects
By Michael Kramer on Jun 18, 2013 at 04:11 PM in Mobile & Responsive Design

Pressure has been put on sites with what Google is calling "faulty redirects". These occur when a user on a mobile device requests a desktop page linked to on Google and is instead redirected to the site's mobile homepage. According to Brian Klais, CEO of Pure Oxygen Labs (a mobile marketing firm), retailers with faulty redirects will suffer in their Google rankings.

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SEO Reporting & Metrics: How to Prove Progress

SEO Reporting & Metrics: How to Prove Progress
By Ameravant Web Design on Jun 07, 2013 at 08:38 AM in SEO and CMS

It's the beginning of the month and it's again time to report to your clients or your boss on the SEO progress made last month. It's time to justify your SEO strategy, your efforts and yourself. Sound familiar?

With the challenging landscape of SEO comes the challenging landscape of SEO reporting, and I'm not just talking about merging SEO data sources into one Excel file and adding a logo to try to make it look professional, presentable, and understandable.

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