Recently, one of our website and hosting clients typed in the brand name of one of the products he sells and found his competitor at the top of Google’s search engine results page (SERP). Why wasn’t his shiny, new CleverOgre website in the top spot?
Ever hear clients say they tried to call you on a disconnected phone number they found online? Need to make sure Google Maps sends traffic to your front door instead of a competitor? Want to know when someone leaves a bad review of your services so you can respond promptly?
Every once in a while, we hear a potential customer voice concern over our use of WordPress. We’re here to set the record straight on why WordPress is our CMS of choice for security, functionality and ease-of-use.
We Ogres love working with high-resolution, high-quality, original website photos in our projects. Sure, we can build a site with those tiny, out-of-focus snapshots you captured on your old flip phone eight years ago, but what is that saying about your organization?
Richard Aycock’s company, Widget Avenue, was growing and he decided it was time to redo his website. He had heard people talking about SEO, keywords, quality content, site maps and crawlability; he just didn’t know what all that stuff meant.
Good things are coming, and you should start to see all kinds of good advice and random musings in this section in the upcoming weeks. Heck, we may even have some sort of new website for ourselves sometime… maybe.
There was a time, and you might remember it, when experts recommended stuffing every possible keyword into a website to improve search engine ranking. Titles, body copy and meta tags were filled to the brim with pretty much any word that could be remotely connected with the topic or product on the website.