Today, April 21, 2015, is the day that Google flips the switch on its forecasted “Mobile-Friendly Update.” Today marks the official roll-out of a new Google algorithm update designed to make search results on smart phones, bring mobile-friendly websites to the top of the heap.
This mobile-friendly Google algorithm update has been dubbed by many across the Web as “Mobilegeddon.”
Just ‘Google’ the phrase “Mobilegeddon” and you will quickly discover that there is no shortage of articles from experts offering businesses advice on how to spring into action to save one’s website rankings from certain doom.
So what will change as a result of this Google Mobile-Friendly Update?
Continue reading “Is It “GOOGLE MOBILEGEDDON!” …or… Just a Mobile-Friendly Update?”
This month (March 2015) the World Wide Web officially turned 26-years-old! While the World Wide Web technically existed prior to 1989, it was a place dominated by now-archaic technology that only those who were technically savvy could navigate.
People who were ‘in-the-know’ were originally able to connect to the Internet through a bulletin board system (BBS), and could send emails or communicate in forums. But the Internet as we know it today was still a long way off.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee is credited with inventing the World Wide Web in 1989. A computer scientist in London England, and a fellow at CERN at the time, Sir Berners-Lee saw an opportunity to join hypertext with the Internet, saying, “Most of the technology involved in the web, like the hypertext, like the Internet, multifont text objects, had all been designed already. I just had to put them together.” Continue reading “The World Wide Web is 26-Years-Old!”
Net Site Marketing has been Chosen to Host the Following Event:
Asheville Google Connect for Business!
FREE ASHEVILLE EVENT!
October 15, 2014, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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Two top Google thought-leaders will discuss (via live broadcast) how to reach new customers through search advertising!
Are you an Asheville business curious about Asheville Google AdWords? Pay per click advertising is one of the most cost-effective, most track-able lead generation channels in the world! Continue reading “Google Connect Event 2014”
On July 24, 2014, Google released a new update to its search algorithm that Search Engine Land dubbed Pigeon, in light of no internal name being provided by Google. Just like a homing pigeon finds its way home, the latest algorithm update form Google is designed to show users more relevant local search results.
But what will it mean for your website? Continue reading “Has Google’s Pigeon Lost Its Way?”
This Father’s Day, we are revisiting the question that we asked on Linkedin about a year ago:
Who is the real “Father of Manufacturing”?
The question received quite a bit of attention, and led us to create the original Fathers of Manufacturing blog post in 2013. Long after Father’s Day, we continued to receive additional input from those in the manufacturing industry on who they believed made some of the greatest contributions to the development of modern manufacturing.
So this year, in honor of Father’s Day, we are continuing to add to our list of manufacturing fathers and recognizing the long lineage composed of fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers, who have contributed to manufacturing’s growth and development.
Continue reading “Happy Fathers Day – Fathers of Manufacturing”
Happy Mother’s Day to the Woman of Manufacturing!
A Salute to WWII’s Manufacturing Mothers
To celebrate Mother’s Day, it’s an ideal time to take a look back at some of the important roles women have played in the sustainability of the manufacturing industry. This time our focus is World War II.
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Regardless of whether you have locations nationwide, or only serve local businesses – all business-to-business operations should take advantage of the opportunity to establish a free Google Places for Business listing. Google Places for Business is the newest, free way to connect your B2B business with local buyers and to appear more often in Google search results nationwide.
Continue reading “How to Optimize Your Google Places B2B Listing for Maximum Exposure”
This article is aimed at helping B2B companies, industrial businesses and manufacturers understand the importance of Internet marketing and the impact the Internet will have in shaping the future success of their organizations.
Continue reading “Can Internet Marketing Really Help My B2B Business”
Interested in SEO but concerned you can’t afford it? Still have questions about whether SEO is truly worth the money and whether you will actually see results? Our Internet marketing experts work with businesses to address these concerns when they come up. Read below to see our answers to some of the most common concerns we receive, and see why there truly is no good reason your sales should continue to suffer from “LACK-OF-SEO.”
Continue reading “There’s No Good Reason for No SEO”
October 4, 2013 is Manufacturing Day! This Friday marks the second annual Manufacturing Day event.
All across America manufacturers are opening their doors to members of their community to help dispel misconceptions about what manufacturing is and is not.
Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) is a coordinated effort to help address skilled labor shortages by enabling manufactures to amplify their voices and take control of their public image.
Continue reading “Happy Manufacturing Day!”