Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! Are you ready to hire a web designer to build your small business website? If so, you’re likely shopping around. Perhaps a friend or associate has given you the name of a contractor or web design firm they’ve worked with. Or, you may be searching the web for a designer […]
Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! Our little company, Solas Web Design, is located in the Sonoma Valley of N. California. Technically, we are inside what is known as the Bay Area. This incorporates big cities like San Francisco and Oakland, commuter towns like San Rafael and Santa Rosa, and tiny rural villages like Inverness and […]
Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! Well, it’s another tepid evening in N. California, and I’m feeling driven to write this post because in the course of a day’s work, I have again come across the use of the word ‘grow’ on at least 4 different websites in a way that really gets to me. Here […]
Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! Who would we love to work with? At some future point, I intend to blog about specific companies we’d enjoy taking on, but this post will be a little more general. We’ve gotten to work with companies in some extremely interesting fields over the years, and from time to time, […]
Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! This is just a heads up regarding Rand McCarley’s stellar post What’s Wrong with Sales? The recap of his post is that while he is perfectly eager to promote sales of products people actually want, he parts company with fellows who want to ‘persuade’ people into buying things.
Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! Just a short post to let folks know that Bill Slawski, the wizard of Google patents, has written a wonderful post in response to our own discussion of how compound words may be viewed by both human and search engine visitors.
Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! Matt Cutts of Google recently posted an entry on his blog that seemed to make sunshine come out of my monitor. I love this post! It again affirms to me that Google’s outreach to the web development community is unparalleled by their Big 4 contemporaries – Yahoo! MSN and Ask. […]
Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! Are you a jack-of-all-trades and doing your small business’ own web work? Do you keep hearing the term SEO but really aren’t sure what it’s about? Or, are you thinking of hiring a web designer to create or redesign a website for you, but aren’t sure how to pick a […]
Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! As some of you may know, I am a lifelong student of philology. One of the aspects of this basically means I enjoy studying HOW people use words to communicate with one another. This pursuit has come into active play for me in my work as an SEO and content […]
Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! A client requested that I write a post about the very basic terminology she encountered when she started researching having her own website. Because we deal primarily with small businesses, we try to be always mindful of the fact that everyday words for us sound like Greek to people who […]
Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! My husband and I visit a lot of SEO blogs and forums each week, trying to absorb new ideas that will improve and expand our skills. When we first began doing these rounds, we realized that, in a sense, we were outsiders. We came to understand that the majority of […]
Greetings from inside the SEOigloo! We have recently taken a poll over on the stores’ message board at eBay. Because eBay store owners are not only vendors, but also consumers, this seemed like an ideal demographic to glean this survey from. If you are a small web business owner, knowing what your customers want most […]
Greetings from Inside the SEOigloo! The recent eBay fee hikes have lead to us having a very full inbox over the past month or so. Solas Web Design’s Ebay store is one of our graphics-oriented side ventures, and we’ve come to like and respect many of the people who are selling their wares via an […]