How to Create Email Signature In Gmail

One important marketing tip you will hear over and over again is to include all your important contact information in your email signature. This would of course include your phone number and email address but should also include links to any of your relevant social media pages as well.

If this is something you’ve procrastinated on it’s probably something you should get on ASAP. Luckily if you own a Gmail account the process if quite easy and is demonstrated in the video below…

Video is created by Jeff Moyer a web design & internet marketing specialist in Calgary.

How To Quickly Check All The Broken Links In Your Website

When you own a website it’s important to keep it active and to continuously grow your content for your users. As your website gets bigger however it’s easy to lose track of how many broken links have started to pile up and doing a manual check of each page can be time consuming experience.

Luckily however there is a quick and easy to use online tool that will show you how to check all your broken links within seconds. This tool is completely free to use and is demonstrated in the below video.

Video By Jeff Moyer – Owner of The Calgary Web Design Network – Web Design & Internet Marketing Specialist.

Social Networking Sites You Should Be Using In 2013

socialmedia-lotsParticipating in Social Media and Social Networking websites have never been more important when it comes to marketing your website in 2013. Not only do they help you network with new potential clients and drive traffic to your website they also play an increasingly vital role in your SEO performance.

With literally hundreds to options to choose from however it’s tough to know which ones to focus on without spreading yourself too thin.  With that being said these are my top six personal choices for which social media/networking sites you should focus on most to maximize your online marketing efforts. If even six sounds like a lot however remember doing two or three well still has much better value then doing too many poorly. Continue reading

Adobe Switching to Subscription Based Service Only

For the few that may not already know Adobe is the industry leader in providing web and multimedia software to businesses around the globe. Aside from a few lesser known (or free open source) competitors Adobe has dominated the web software market for over almost a decade and counting.

Adobe currently provides companies everywhere with popular programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Flash and more which is software they either created or acquired from competitors. When Adobe purchased Macromedia almost 10 years ago in 2005 they all but eliminated the last of their true business rivals. Continue reading

How To Add YouTube Videos to Your Website

Youtube has become an increasingly popular way building your brand and bringing traffic back to your website. With new webmasters or people just learning about YouTube however they can sometimes be confused about how to add their Youtube videos into their actual website. Luckily it is a quick and simple process with WordPress (and almost any website) and a simple tutorial is provided below…

Written By Jeff Moyer

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Changing Your Linked In URL

LinkedIn has become the world’s largest business networking website and has joined the ranks of Twitter and Facebook as a social media platform your business shouldn’t be without.

When people sign up for a LinkedIn account however they are given a URL which contains a bunch of random numbers and letters. This default URL is not very user friendly when sending our your LinkedIn details to friends, colleagues and other associates.

Luckily changing your LinkedIn Profile URL is a quick in easy once you know where to go and what to do. You can watch our live video below to see how you can change your profile URL within a couple of minutes.

Jeff Moyer

Google Penguin 2.0 Update Effects

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The Google Penguin 2.0 Update Effected Business Websites Everywhere

If you are a website developer or website owner and have noticed a dramatic drop in your search engine rankings you may be a victim of Google’s latest update. In an effort to crack down on web spam throughout the internet Matt Cutts (head of Google’s webspam team) has announced the launch of Penguin 2.0 effective May 25th, 2013.

Simply put websites who have been associated with unethical or low brow SEO practices have been penalized in Google’s search engine rankings. This could include various spamming techniques such as automated linking schemes, blog spamming, low quality link exchanges and more. Continue reading

How To Improve Website Conversion Rates

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how to improve your website conversion rates to get better leads and sales

I don’t blame people for thinking this however as I thought the same thing until my company website ( hit #1 on Google and things, well….basically stayed the same. Make no mistake about it proper visibility in search engines is crucial to any site’s success but a high SEO ranking is merely getting your foot in the front door.

How your website performs once traffic finally gets to your website will determine whether or not you get the occasional call or more consistent business. A good website has the ability to convert visitors into sales which should be a focal point of your web strategy along with merely “getting hits”. Continue reading