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Small Business Website Design Elements

Small Business Website Design Elements

 

When you’re setting out to build a small business website it’s often hard to know where to start. There are so many possibilities exist plus a huge range of designs to choose from. And it feels like everyone is offering a different piece of advice, from what platform to build the site in to the type of website hosting you need, to the best domain name. Then there is the question of what and how to place the content on the site.

 

Think of these things as the basic building blocks of your website – not technical building blocks but rather business building blocks. These are the things that will make your website work for your business.

 

20 Low budget businesses you can start online

20 Low budget businesses you can start online

 

Starting a business without much money is possible. Starting a business and expecting immediate success is not. Nor is starting a business and expecting an easy ride. So, here are 20 low-budget businesses you can start online. All of them require dedication and hard work. As long as you are prepared for that you can start them all today and you don’t need much money. In fact for some of them you don’t need any money.

 

What is an LLC, S Corp C Corp LLP and why would a small biz incorporate?

What is an LLC, S Corp C Corp LLP and why would a small biz incorporate?

 

If you are self-employed or run a small business you might think it’s crazy to incorporate. You might think your profits are not high enough, or you don’t have enough staff, or that it costs too much. And for some people and businesses, you might be right – incorporating is not the best approach. But for others there are benefits, regardless of the size of the business.

 

Before going any further, it’s important to point out that this article is not legal advice. We are experts in website hosting, domain registration and everything else that helps small businesses get a presence online. We are not attorneys but you should speak to one before making any decision on changing the legal formation of your business.

Creating your First Logo

Creating your First Logo

 

If you’re about to start the process of creating your first logo then you are in a better position than any small business owner who has come before you. This is because there are almost daily additions to the range of software, services or platforms that are designed to help. But with so many options, it’s hard to choose the right path. Here are some of the best to help you make a decision.

 

Hold on – there is some prep work to do first

 

Before you get into the design process it’s important to do a bit of research and preparation work first. This will help you get the right logo and it’ll ensure you don’t make common mistakes.

 

Web Analytics Tools for Small Businesses

Web Analytics Tools for Small Businesses

 

Imagine you were able to get a report about the last brochure you created. The report would tell you how many people read it, how long they spent reading it, which parts they read, where they were when they were reading it, and whether they went on to buy the product after reading it. You could even learn which part of the brochure convinced them to make the purchase. That would be invaluable information, right?

 

You can’t get this information for printed brochures. But you can get it for your website. And best of all: many of these web analytics tools for small businesses are free.

 

SEO Goes to the Zoo – What is Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird?

SEO Goes to the Zoo – What is Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird?

 

When Google changes the way it delivers search results, real things happen. Sometimes companies go out of business and jobs are lost while for others success and riches beckon. So what happens behind that simple white screen with a search box matters. The biggest updates in recent years were named after animals. So this article will help to explain: what is Panda, Penguin and Hummingbird?

 

Google Apps You Did Not Know Existed

Google Apps You Did Not Know Existed

 

You probably already know that Google is much more than a search engine. You may use its email platform Gmail or its social media network Google+. And if you watch the news you will have heard about some of the exciting new technologies that it is working on, including Google Glass and the Google car that doesn’t need a driver. But while those developments are for the future there are other things that you can start using today - the Google apps you did not know existed - and these are some of the best.

 

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Not Every Startup is HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and Why It Should Not Be

Not Every Startup is HBO’s “Silicon Valley” and Why It Should Not Be

 

It’s natural to look at a new television show based on a particular part of society and ask the question: is this realistic? That has certainly been the case with the new sitcom from HBO, Silicon Valley. It has been a topic of conversation for those involved in launching or running new tech companies as well as those who don’t. The general consensus is that startup companies are not like the one depicted in Silicon Valley.

 

Marketing and Productivity Apps for Busy SMBs

Marketing and Productivity Apps for Busy SMBs:

 

Are you always on the go with no time to sit down and complete the ever increasing list of administrative and marketing tasks for your small business? Do not fear, as they say, there is an app for that! Compiled here is a list of must have apps to make you more productive on the go or in the office.

 

Learn From these 10 Hot Internet Startups

Learn From these 10 Hot Internet Startups

 

There has never been as good a time as now to start a business. New technology and the power of the internet have opened up the door to entrepreneurship for people from all walks of life all over the world. If you are one of these people or if you hope to start something soon here are some companies that will give you some ideas, inspiration, or both. They are on the road to possible success, which is why we can learn from these 10 hot internet startups.

 

Hot Internet Startups

 

 

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