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Tim Smith is a strategic marketing consultant who specializes in website design and helping clients generate leads using both online and traditional channels. He regularly blogs on website and marketing-related topics of interest to small business owners who want to grow their leads, revenue and reputation.

Strategically Sound Website

7 Steps to Developing a Strategically Sound Small Business Website Sonoma County website design specialist Tim Smith outlines the 7-step process his team uses to build small business websites that attract and convert customers. As a certified marketing consultant, I see web design as a strategic process. Your website is probably the most important marketing [...]

By |September 23rd, 2019|Marketing Strategy, Website Design|Comments Off on Strategically Sound Website

Blog Post Length

How Long Should a Blog Post Be? Considering a blog to boost your online marketing presence? Good move. Blogging can help position you as the expert you are in your field, which builds credibility. Plus, well—optimized blog posts provide search engine optimization (SEO) to lift your presence in search results. I am always asked, “how [...]

By |July 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Blog Post Length

Hide Youtube Related Videos

How to Make Related Youtube Videos Disappear! Ever wanted to hide related Youtube videos on your website? Boy, you are not alone! If you are a website owner and have any videos on your website, chances are they are Youtube videos. And, if you ever noticed what happens when your video stops playing, it’s not [...]

By |June 23rd, 2019|Website Design, WordPress websites|Comments Off on Hide Youtube Related Videos

Voice Search

Four Strategies to Optimize Your Site for Voice Search When Siri was launched as a virtual assistant for the iPhone back in 2008, its natural-language user interface was far from perfect. It was a brand-new concept after all. Over the years, however, Apple’s Siri and other machine learning-backed voice recognition technologies such as Google’s Assistant, [...]

By |May 29th, 2019|Search Engine Optimization, Website Design|Comments Off on Voice Search

Page Load Speed

Web Page Loading Speed: What Will Your Website Speed Test Show? What the heck is web page loading speed? Most small business owners don’t know much about it. Yet, you should know what page loading speed is. More importantly, you should know how it impacts the flow of visitors to your website. Why? Faster websites [...]

Overhaul Your Website

5 Reasons to Overhaul Your Website If you’re in business today, you know that a good website is critical to the success of your business. So, build a good one, launch it and you’re done, right? Wrong. Websites are not monuments. Times change, the market changes, your competition changes, Google changes. And, if you want [...]

By |September 1st, 2018|Mobile Websites, Search Engine Optimization, Website Design|Comments Off on Overhaul Your Website

How to Hire a Web Designer, Santa Rosa…

Want to Know How to Hire a Website Designer, Santa Rosa? Advice from a Santa Rosa web designer… A woman called me recently to discuss her website. I was horrified to hear her tale, and thought business owners might benefit from hearing this. She had given a sizable deposit to another Santa Rosa web designer [...]

By |June 13th, 2018|Mobile Websites, Website Design, WordPress websites|Comments Off on How to Hire a Web Designer, Santa Rosa…

Website Call to Action

9 Tried and True Tips to Writing an Effective Website Call to Action Are you missing a compelling website Call to Action (CTA)? It matters, whether your goal is to sell something online or just to sell someone on getting in touch with you. A strong CTA often makes the difference between prospective customers acting [...]

By |May 13th, 2018|Marketing Strategy, Website Design|Comments Off on Website Call to Action