Should You Design Your Own Website? The question should you design your own website is becoming more common with the advent of DIY tools like Wix, Squarespace and Weebly, among others. These tools can absolutely help the untrained and inexperienced create a functioning website easily and inexpensively. Drag-and-Drop and WYSIWYG editors have come a long way over the last few years making website building accessible to everyone. The problem is most micro and small business owners don’t seem to understand [...]
Step-by-Step Instructions: How to Perform Your Own Website SEO Audit Create Your 2018 SEO & Content Strategy Report 2018 is here and it is time to do a thorough website seo audit. Now is the time to review your website to determine what your current strengths and weaknesses are, identify potential challenges, and plan for world domination. A Website Audit and SEO & Content Strategy Brief should include a comprehensive strategy to improve the overall search rankings and results for your website. [...]
Top 5 SEO Myths SEO MYTH # 1: More links are better than more content. In the past, ranking by building links was all about quantity. Building links is still an important ranking factor. As a matter of fact, it is one of the top 5 ranking factors according to a study by Searchmetrics, a company that provides SEO analytics and reporting tools for large enterprises. Now, it is important to focus on link quality, rather than just [...]
Chip Evans, Owner of Evans Design Studio, Atlanta WordPress Website Designer Cumming, Georgia Website Designer Chip Evans began his career in the late 90s as a print designer with Lenz Marketing in Decatur, GA. Like most designers at small design shops before the internet, he handled a wide range of desktop publishing and graphic design projects including branding, corporate identity, brochure design, annual reports, magazines, books, advertising, billboards, tradeshows and product design. With diligence and [...]
Broken Links Suck for Everybody We all know what it is like to get to a website....see something cool...click on the link and NO JOY. Up pops a page similar to the one below. There are few things more frustrating and few events that will more quickly drive visitors from your site. Google strives to return the best results for the people that use its search engine. That said, please understand that Google notices sites with a large number of [...]
Start Focusing on Content Marketing and SEO Now for 2018 - PPC ROI is questionable and Google's Mobile-first index is coming soon, I don’t really know if there is a disruption coming but it feels like it. If that is the case then organic ranks could be up for grabs, especially in niche and local searches and that makes Content Marketing and SEO more important than ever.
WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system. WordPress is used by over 14.7% of Alexa Internet's "top 1 million" websites and as of August 2011 manages 22% of all new websites. WordPress is currently the most popular blogging system in use on the Web, powering over 60 million websites worldwide.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2017 Best Marketing Agency Award Cumming Award Program Honors Evans Design Studio CUMMING, GA August 30, 2017 -- Evans Design Studio has been selected for the 2017 Best Marketing Agency of Cumming Award by the Cumming Award Program. Each year, the Online Local Cumming Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through [...]
These are the Best SEO Tools for 2017 You went through the trouble of building a website because you want it to be seen. Search engine optimization is how you make that happen. It is the most important strategy for business owners trying to drive traffic to their websites. Here are 6 important free seo tools for small business! You might be a seasoned businessman with no SEO experience or a small business with more time than money. Regardless of [...]
Image: Foul Mouthed Kid Red Glasses What is Search Engine Optimization? You know Wikipedia has something to say: The search engine optimization definition (SEO) is the process of affecting the visibility of a website or a web page in a web search engine's unpaid results—often referred to as "natural", "organic", or "earned" results. In general, the earlier (or higher ranked on the search results page), and more frequently a site appears in the search results list, the more [...]