Are Your Web Leads Going Down a Black Hole?

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Web Leads Going Down a Black HoleDuring a recent remodeling project, my wife and I decided that we wanted to look into a frameless shower for the master bathroom. After doing some research, we discovered that many glass companies offer the product since it is a custom installation.

Since the internet has revolutionized the way people buy products and services, we took the typical route of looking for local glass companies that offer this product. I found three companies, looked over their websites and filled in the contact form on each one. All came back with a message that someone would be contacting me soon.

How to Link to Content on the Web with a Hyperlink

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Hyperlink SymbolA question I’m often asked, is “How do I link to other content on the web from my own website?”
While web developers do this in their sleep, it’s not so obvious and easy for those that don’t do it all the time. Here is a breakdown of the HTML command to create a hyperlink to other content. (Note: Your keystrokes are in bold)

We start out with the opening anchor tag: <a

Next comes the href attribute: href (This stands for hypertext reference), followed by the = sign to tell it what to reference.

Website 101

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Web DesignOne of the first things you should ask yourself is what you want your website to accomplish. Until you can answer that question, all else is a moot point.
Most would say that they want to ‘get more business‘ and while that may be the primary objective, there is usually more to it than that. You might use your site for any of the following purposes:

Which WordPress Should I Use?

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logo_500x500There are two different editions of WordPress available to develop your website. To this day there remains confusion over the two versions of WordPress, especially when starting out with WordPress for the first time. The differences between the two are substantial and you should understand those differences before starting out.

WordPress.com is your first choice and is a hosted version of WordPress