Posted on Feb 22, 2013 in Tips
By installing a few choice apps on their smartphones, small business users can manage their time better, improve their productivity, share and store files more quickly, exchange business card information with greater ease, and in general do business more conveniently and more effectively. And what’s great is that all these apps work with both iOS and Android devices, and are free.
• Bump for Networking (iOS, Android) [Free]
A business card scanner is a must-have app for a small business user, and Bump is probably the best free one available. It enables you to exchange business card information with new contacts just by tapping smartphones together. Only the information that you want shared will be shared.
Posted on Dec 21, 2012 in Tips
If you have something worthwhile to offer, whether it be content or products, visitors will flock to your website during the holiday season, provided that you do the marketing well. Here are some marketing tips for getting more visitors.
• Market yourself on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and other major social networks
Distribute through social sites special content related to the holidays, subtly marketing your products and services. It’s important though that your status updates, posts, photos and videos, and tweets all carry the spirit of the holidays. Don’t just post the same content that you’ve posted all year.
Posted on Oct 22, 2012 in Tips
Professional translation services can help you increase your search engine ranking for searches done in a specific country, as well as to make yourself better understood on the Web.
Unlike free translation tools available online, website translation services make sure that the message of your content is preserved. Using translation tools might help you get the facts translated, but not the essence of the content, which is really what moves people. Automated translation tools have difficulties in converting idioms and longer expressions from one language to another – it will likely take years before they will be capable to rival with a human translator.
Posted on Jul 31, 2012 in Tips
For many sites, website translation is not a priority, and is often considered less important than search engine optimization. That’s understandable, since all Web users know enough English to get around. But there’s more to website translation than meets the eye, and website owners who understand that can thrive.
Why Is Translation into Other Languages Important?
Whether you have a personal or a business website, translating it into other languages using professional translation services means reaching out to new users. Website translation makes sense even if your website is intended for an English-speaking audience. Did you know that about 1 in 5 U.S. residents speak a foreign language at home? Those people can read in English, but they might prefer to read in Spanish, or French, or Italian, or German.
Posted on Apr 23, 2012 in Tips
After the Google algorithm change known as Google Panda, introduced in early 2011, many low-quality sites have been blacklisted, simply because they contain many ads and little to no valuable content. If you think you’re at risk, add high-quality content to your website, and do it fast.
There are many other reasons why a website gets on the blacklist, besides low-quality. Here are the most common reasons.
Posted on Apr 1, 2012 in Tips
Avoiding Google penalties for your website is easy, provided that you focus on high-quality content and that you rely on organic SEO techniques.
Here are some tips that will help you avoid Google penalties.
• Do not overuse keywords for your website’s content. While a keyword-based SEO approach is recommended, the keywords you use should appear naturally. High keyword densities are no longer as important as they once were.