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Canoe drummers

I’d be lying if I told you we always catch fish whenever we go fishing. More often than I care to admit, I simply write off the fishless days as pleasant outings and a chance to go exploring. More...

Posted 6/6/2013 10:27 PM

Give Your Website Some Personality

Giving your web presence a “fun factor” is no doubt beneficial to your business, no matter what industry you’re in. More...

Posted 6/18/2010 08:57 AM

A Tasteful Color Scheme

Color schemes can be tricky when building a website. There are just some colors that don’t go well together and it’s sometimes difficult to tell (especially if you’re designing and staring at the same colors for hours). More...

Posted 6/3/2010 10:51 PM

Registering your domain name

If you are searching for a domain name (website address), the first place you might want to try is Go- Daddy (www.godaddy.com). They’re easiest to use and have the most domains under management. More...

Posted 5/20/2010 06:50 PM

Different fonts carry different meanings

When building a website, do you consider the different font options available? While it may not seem like a big deal, it truly sets the mood for the entire site. So now you may be wondering, what are my options? More...

Posted 5/6/2010 08:41 PM

Fun with Google Trends

If you’re thinking about advertising with certain keywords or to specific geographical locations, it may be a good idea to take a look at Google Trends (www.google.com/trends). More...

Posted 4/22/2010 09:14 PM

Domain names – get creative!

When looking to register domain names from places like GoDaddy, you might find that availability for good .com’s is scarce (i.e. www.joespizza. com). More...

Posted 4/8/2010 08:37 PM

Improving your website's load speed & usability

In 2010, Google will be launching a new search engine algorithm to perform its search and display its results. More...

Posted 3/18/2010 08:56 PM

Sending large files over the Internet-without frustration

Have you ever received a large file from a friend or colleague that was over a few megabytes and jammed up your Microsoft Outlook or other email interface? Sending large files can be frustrating – both on the sending and receiving end. More...

Posted 3/4/2010 11:50 PM

Free solutions will make your PC snappy

Nothing is more frustrating than a slow computer. Since we basically live on the web, we need our PCs running at lightning-fast speeds at all times. Here are 3 solutions that we personally use to keep our computers quick, snappy, and full of pep. More...

Posted 2/19/2010 01:03 AM

Free photo editing software from Google

There was once a time where you might find yourself spending hundreds of dollars for a professional to edit your photos, or paying thousands of dollars for a complex tool that you can use to edit your photos. More...

Posted 2/10/2010 07:17 PM

Optimize your site to bring more phone calls

Editor’s note: This is the last Website Wisdom column we will be running, as Sean’s growing business is taking more of his time. We thank him for his contributions this past year! More...

Posted 6/24/2010 11:08 PM

Online Text: Keep It Simple!

When typing on the Internet, remember to keep your content easy and quick for the visitor to read. The Internet is fastpaced and people don’t want to waste time. More...

Posted 6/10/2010 10:00 PM

Bored beyond Facebook

We’ve all been there: at home, bored, on the Internet. Sure you can browse around, maybe go on Facebook, check out the news or just look for something interesting on Google. More...

Posted 5/27/2010 07:19 PM

Organize your online presence

Some websites are extremely captivating even though they have few visitors while other websites see little to no conversions with lots of traffic. The best way to think of your online store is to think of it like an offline store. More...

Posted 5/13/2010 09:37 PM

Online photos for your website, brochures, etc.

Quality photos and images are an essential part of any website. They bring character, class and creativity to what would otherwise be a normal page with text. However, quality pictures can get expensive   More...

Posted 4/29/2010 09:27 PM

Faster Internet browsing – yes!

Do you ever get frustrated with the speed of your Internet browser? Here are a couple of free “web browsers” that could help you get the speed you deserve – even with a slow connection. More...

Posted 4/15/2010 08:16 PM

A good (and cheaper) alternative to direct mail marketing

Are you still spending time and money on direct mail marketing? Now is the time to stop wasting time and money! Constant Contact is a much cheaper, more efficient and easier solution. More...

Posted 4/1/2010 06:58 PM

Tips on improving your website’s conversion rate

Having a website for your business is imperative. But how do you know that it’s working properly and capturing the attention of its visitors? More...

Posted 3/25/2010 11:48 PM

A free alternative to Microsoft Office

When getting a new computer, it’s frustrating to get it set up only to realize you don’t have a typing tool on your new piece of machinery. Or, if you do, it’s only a limited 60 day demo of Microsoft Office. More...

Posted 3/11/2010 10:13 PM

An easy way to use video to market your business

Did you know that video marketing is one of the fastest-growing trends on the Internet? Believe it or not, YouTube is the world’s second largest search engine. It receives more searches than Bing or Yahoo! More...

Posted 2/25/2010 08:51 PM

Keeping track of what’s happening with Google Alerts

Have you ever wondered if people are linking to your website? Or have you ever wondered what search terms are being used in your local area? How many people in your market are talking about your product or service online?   More...

Posted 2/12/2010 12:31 PM

Free and easy file sharing, backup, and more

If you own a small business, you might find yourself between computers – at work and at home. More...

Posted 1/29/2010 12:32 PM

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