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Choose Best Web Professional For Your Website Design and Advertising

Lets face it. There are many very important decisions to make when you start a new business. Making the right decision on a web professional will determine the success or failure of your online advertising campaign. Before you choose your web design company and decide on how you are going to advertise your business online, here are some essential tips on how to choose the right company.

 

Will You Own Website?

 

Many people assume that because they choose a web professional to design a website, that they own the website. Unfortunately, in many cases this is not true. In some cases internet advertising companies will only offer ownership of only the domain name. Others will offer partial ownership, meaning that you wouldn’t have exclusive ownership of the design. These business owners are disappointed to find that other businesses around the country have an exact copy of their website. Be sure to ask you company if you are getting a custom website design, and if you have exclusive rights to the site.

 

How Does Their Website Rank?

 

If a company is offering to design and promote your website, you should consider if you like that companies marketing efforts. The most important factor to look for is if they are ranking on Google for their business name. To find out if this is the case, simply go to Google and search for the name. If the company that you are considering to advertise your business is not on the first page, do not allow them to build your website. If you are competing in a more competitive market, search for their keywords in their city. If this is a seo company, search for seo advertising and their city. For example, if the company is located in Atlanta, GA search for seo advertising Atlanta!

 

Are Previous Clients Performing Well?

 

When you are looking to hire a new employee, you require 3 references from previous employers. Requesting references for your web professional is just as important. While a company is doing their presentation with websites they have designed take notes. Write down the name of the business and consider keywords for their business. Do a search for these businesses on Google for their name and keywords in their city as you did for the company.

 

Can You Add Content To Your Website At Anytime?

 

Being able to add content to your website is very important in the competitive market of online advertising. There are questions that your customers ask you every day that may be the information that a new potential customer needs to know to make a buying decision. When you get a question like this from your customers, you should be able to easily add an article to your website. Content Management Systems like Joomla, Word Press, and Drupal make it very easy to add content at any time

 

Definite time for completion of project?

 

Depending on how many features are in your website design will determine how long it will take to complete your site. An experienced web professional will be able to take all of these features into consideration and give a timeline on design. Ask for a timeline on completion of design, as well as, possible lead generation.

 

Choosing the right website design and web professional is a very important , and can be very challenging. Hopefully these tips will put you one step closer to the right website design for your business.

 

If you need internet advertising in Atlanta, GA call (770) 766-5600, or browse our website for more information on seo advertising. Are you interested in seo and internet advertising but want to know how much it cost? Take a look at our internet advertising prices.

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Do you need customers? Do you need more phone calls from individuals inquiring about your services from the internet?
There may be customers looking for your business on the internet everyday that can’t find you. To come up with an effective solution to this problem you will need to determine an effective local search advertising strategy. Fortunately, there are many affordable solutions to this problem:

  • Google Maps – Free
  • Yahoo Local – Free or Enhanced
  • Bing Local – Free
  • Internet Advertising Companies
  • Free Directory Listings
  • Blog and Article Writing
  • SEO
  • Pay Per Click Advertising

Local Search Advertising

 

Many people don’t know that all three major search engines Google, Yahoo, and Bing offer great free local advertising products. All three of these appear as a map and can be found on top of organic search results for major keywords that may be related to a specific industry. They offer local information for people who may need service in their area.

Local Search Results

There are two main criteria used to determine if you qualify for local search results.

Location – Are you located in the city of the search query?

Relevance – Does your website provide quality information related to the search?

Maps account for about 5-10% of clicks from major search engines. The best thing about these services is that they are absolutely free to set up, and you never have to pay for a click. Another great thing about map listing are that they are the easiest way to get on the first page of search results of these search engines. To sign up, simply create a listing with your exact business name(Name, Address, Phone), choose the categories of your business, and authorize your business.

Add Your Business To Google PlacesFree

 

Add Your Business To Yahoo – Yahoo offers a free(basic) or and enhanced listing.

 

Add Your Business To BingFree

 

In many cases it is just that easy to rank for your categories, and create visibility for your business. However, for more competitive industries or major cities, keyword research is needed to know which keywords to target to generate the highest return. In this case some businesses may consider hiring an online advertising company to assist with optimizing their map listing. If you search for your service in your city and your business is not listed in local search on Google, Yahoo, or Bing, than there may be an opportunity for free online advertising .

 

Internet Advertising Companies

 

There are many affordable internet advertising companies that may assist you with getting customers in your local area. They will help you with the entire process including:

  • Building a Website
  • Marketing In Local Area
  • Building Brand Name
  • Social Media
  • Link Building
  • Pay Per Click
  • Search Engine Optimization

Based on your needs, an internet advertising company will greatly improve your visibility online and help you get customers in your local area.

 

Free Directory Listings

 

There are hundreds of good web directories that offer free listings for your business. However, these two have very strong presence in major cities like; Atlanta GA, New York NY, Orlando FL, Seattle WA, and Chicago IL. These are some of the most highly competitive cities on the internet, yet these directories get first page exposure on Google in as fast as 15 minutes.

Hot Frog is the local search directory that gets great local visibility all around the US. A business may add their information for free and use multiple tools including an “Add My Products & Services” tab that creates a page that is optimized to rank for those products and services. Hot Frog gives a follow link for your website to associate your website with those keywords as well.

 

Merchant Circle is another great local search directory that offers a free listing that will rank on the first page of search results of Google, Yahoo, and Bing in major cities. Merchant Circle’s “Promote my Business” tab has a “Create/Manage Blog” tool that gives you the ability to publish your products and services to search engines and appear in search results in as fast as 15 minutes. These blog articles offer a follow link to your website to give you credit for the article as well.

 

Thank you for taking the time to read my article. Local search advertising can be competitive depending on your industry and location. Contact a search engine optimization companyfor more information on your industry in your area.  For online advertising in Atlanta call (770) 766-5600. For questions or comments, please contact us.

Internet Advertisng Atlanta, GA

Elite Web Professionals, an internet advertising company in Atlanta, GA provides expert search engine optimization(SEO), and web design to help you advertise your business online. Many business in the Atlanta area are trying to find the answer to their marketing needs with different advertising mediums. Elite Web Professionals uses the world wide web, and major search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing to help you increase your visibility online.

 

Online Advertising

 

Online advertising can be very difficult in a very competitive market like Atlanta, GA. For this reason it can be very expensive to create a presence. Elite Web Professionals will help you to gain a relevant internet presence, in some cases, with a very small budget. Depending on your competition, the cost of online advertising can be as low as $100/month or as high as $5,000/month for the entire Atlanta Metro Area. For a business that has used all other advertisng mediums, the internet can be a good resource for local visibilty or a great way for national branding.

 

 

Rank on the front page of Google for your local area for a fraction of the cost of a Yellow Page Ad.

 

In todays market, advertising strategies that have worked for years are starting to loose steam: Yellow Pages, newspapers, magazines, and other print mediums have all changed in recent years. In some cases, they have gone from double digit growth from year to year, to over 10% loss of usage. Many analysts believe that this is due to consumers using the internet to make their buying decisions.

 

When trying to decide on the best way to invest in your business, check the trend of the market. Our internet marketing consultants will walk you through the entire process:

  • Researching your industry.
  • Locating your competition.
  • Determining an effective online strategy
    • Local Marketing
    • Regional Marketing
    • National Marketing
  • Providing Analytics & Tracking
  • Optional Advertising Consulting

By hiring an expert from Elite Web Professionals, you invest in your own internet guy. Any question you have about the internet, or online marketing will be answered with your best interest in mind.

 

For expert internet advertising in Atlanta, GA call (770) 766-5600, or browse our website for more information on online advertising.

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