Your Website’s Contact Page and Why It Matters on Your Website

Your website should be generating leads for you.Recently I have come across a number of cases where the information on the Contact Page of a website is lacking important information or simply incorrect.  The reality is that it is your CONTACT page.  So you want people to be able to contact you.  Here are some things that I saw and that I pointed out to the website owners if I was able to get in touch with them: Read the rest of this entry »

Meta Tags; Say What?

Meta Keywords

You cannot get high ranking with meta tags.

What is the fascination with the Keyword Meta Tag? In November of 2008 I wrote a blog about Meta Tags. I figured by now, clients would have stopped asking for “Keywords” or “Meta Tags”, or at least for the reason’s that they do. I find that people ask me about meta tags solely for the purpose of ranking high on Google. For some reason, perhaps just lingering rumor, folks think that meta tags help rankings, this is not the case. Let me restate that, “You cannot get high ranking with meta tags”. The primary reason for this is that Google doesn’t care about it. Even Google told us that in September of 2009. Here is a video from Matt Cutts of Google, you can see the proof for yourself. Read the rest of this entry »

So Much for the Field of Dreams – Red Sox Implosion and Your Website

Field of Dreams?

If you build it, they will not come! Remember that!

Look…you cannot count on your hands and feet (because you don’t have enough) how many times I tell people that you cannot just put up a website and expect traffic to show up. So what does that have to do with the Boston Red Sox and their EPIC Implosion during the 2011 Baseball Season? A ton! First, the Red Sox have the third highest payroll in the major leagues in 2011, behind only the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies. The Red Sox spent 160 Million Dollars this year on their payroll! I think if you ask them, even their front office of Larry, John, and Theo, they would tell you that no matter how much you pay someone, that person still needs to perform. I couldn’t agree more. Even Theo tells everyone here that they did this to themselves. Read the rest of this entry »