Posts by Pete Perry

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Websites

7 habits of effective websites

Stephen Covey’s timeless self help classic The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, was really the start of so much of the coaching and self help industry. I can personally attest to the value of his teachings and the power behind his simple, yet effective, 7 Habits. Trying to keep them in focus is a…

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Basics of Sales Funnels

Sales Funnel for your Website

Figuring Out Sales Funnels Get Up To Speed On How Sales Funnels Optimize Conversions What business owner doesn’t want to bring in more sales? Who wouldn’t want to increase profits without having to increase their advertising budget? One of the most effective ways to do this in online marketing is to build a sales funnel. If…

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Search Engine Optimization For Dummies

Search Engine Optimization for Dummies

Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, is one of the most important things to consider when building or updating web pages. Why? Because it drives traffic to your site. And traffic drives sales. What good is a carefully thought-out, painstakingly designed website if no one visits it? The main function of SEO is to help people…

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5 Free Photo Sources for your Website

Free Photo Sources

Looking for an Alternative to Boring, Overused Stock Photos? To say a picture is worth a thousand words is so cliche it was hard to even type the sentence. But cliches are overused for a reason: they ring true. No one can deny the impact of a well chosen image. In a matter of seconds,…

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Blogging 101

Blogging 101

Blogging 101 Learn To Write Blogs That Get Read So you want to write a blog, eh? Or perhaps more likely, you’ve been told you need to write a blog.  “It’ll increases SEO for your site”, they say. “It’ll position you as an expert in your field”, they tell you. “It’s fantastic for customer engagement”,…

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a group of rockstars

therockstars-org

In late March I took a trip to Miami for a “MasterMind” session with the WP Elevation/RockStar Empires community. WP Elevation is a coaching program run by Troy Dean and others, which helps WordPress businesses succeed. It has grown into the leading educational community in the WordPress space. Troy also runs another business named RockStar…

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Tools We Use To Run Our Web Design Company

Tools To Run a Web Design Company

We run a pretty tight ship. Running a Web Design Company is no easy task.  To build a website you have to tap into creativity, technological know-how, and business acumen. And as most of you know, running a business is not just about offering the services or products, but supporting your clients, bookkeeping, advertising, marketing, taxes,…

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What is local search optimization?

local search optimization image

Not sure how local search optimization works? Let me give you some examples: What do you do when you’re out and about and need to locate the best local Chinese food, book store, nail salon or pharmacy? If you’re like most people, you pull out your smartphone and as my wife says “you google that…

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