Mobile & Responsive Design

Does Clicking on your Google Local Listing improve your Ranking? - YES

Does Clicking on your Google Local Listing improve your Ranking? - YES
Michael Kramer // Dec 10, 2015

Google Employee Wrote, "Search history: In the past how many times has the listing been clicked on by users searching with the keyword."


There are 4 top critieria Google improves your Google Local, Google+ and Google Maps ranking...

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Santa Barbara Nonprofits - Hearts-Felt Thanks!

Santa Barbara Nonprofits - Hearts-Felt Thanks!
Michael Kramer // Jun 09, 2015

Ameravant Web Studio would like to thank Hearts Therapeutic Equestrian Center "Hearts" for being our nonprofit partner in the 2015 Polo in Paradise Party and Fundraiser.

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Learn Email Marketing Strategies - Optional LinkedIn Bootcamp June 24th

Learn Email Marketing Strategies - Optional LinkedIn Bootcamp June 24th
Michael Kramer // May 19, 2015





This is a two part workshop... The first session is free and will cover Email Marketing Strategies. The second session is a 3 hour paid bootcamp ($30) and will cover how to use and improve your LinkedIn personal profile and build a LinkedIn Company Page.





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Client Appreciation Party and Fundraiser at Polo Fields May 31st

Client Appreciation Party and Fundraiser at Polo Fields May 31st
Michael Kramer // Apr 27, 2015

Celebrating over 450 clients, including 70+ nonprofit organizations.

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Mobile Friendly Website Developers - Google Announces Higher Ranking for Mobile Friendly Websites

Mobile Friendly Website Developers - Google Announces Higher Ranking for Mobile Friendly Websites
Michael Kramer // Apr 03, 2015

Google Posted an article on February 26, 2015 announcing they will be giving mobile friendly websites higher Ranking in the Search Engine Results, beginning April 21, 2015

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Where Should I Spend My Media Dollars - 4 Year National Averages

Where Should I Spend My Media Dollars - 4 Year National Averages
Michael Kramer // Sep 25, 2014

Where should you be spending your marketing dollars?

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Mobile Site Redirects - Google Recommends Responsive Design Over Redirects

Mobile Site Redirects - Google Recommends Responsive Design Over Redirects
Michael Kramer // Jun 18, 2013

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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Responsive Design Makes Your Website Mobile-Friendly

Responsive Design Makes Your Website Mobile-Friendly
Michael Kramer // Jan 03, 2013

Virtually every business needs a website, but these days the web isn't just about what you see on a computer screen. People are using the internet on an increasingly diverse array of devices, from smartphones to gaming consoles. Some experts predict that by 2014, most web traffic in the U.S. will be on mobile devices.


The trouble is, most business websites are still designed with only a desktop or laptop computer in mind. When you view a typical business website on the browser of mobile device, it usually requires pinching, zooming and scrolling just to see what's on the page. And interacting with the site via a touchscreen can be clumsy at best.

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Why 2013 Is the Year of Responsive Web Design

Why 2013 Is the Year of Responsive Web Design
Michael Kramer // Dec 11, 2012

2012 has been a very unusual year in the PC market. For the first time since 2001, PC sales are projected to be lower than they were in the previous year.


So which devices are consumers buying? Tablets, for one thing.


Tablet sales are expected to exceed 100 million this year.


Tablet sales are expected to exceed 100 million this year. Their sales numbers may top notebooks next year. Smartphones, of course, are also a hot commodity -- according to Nielsen, the majority of U.S. mobile subscribers now own smartphones, not feature phones.


Meanwhile, the shift to mobile is happening at an extraordinary speed. Today, 30% of Mashable's traffic is mobile. By the end of next year, this may exceed 50%.

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