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4 steps to Creating a Content Strategy for a Website that gets found on Google

4 steps to creating a content strategy for a  website that gets found on Google In today’s digital landscape, everyone leaves a digital footprint whether they like it or not. Luckily for small businesses and brands, it can be a very good way to boost visibility and marketing capabilities without breaking the bank.  One of [...]

Why Businesses Need Market Research To Build A Great Website

Size doesn’t matter. Businesses NEED market research to build a great website whether the company is large or small. Creating or redesigning a website involves a multi-step process that assesses the business’s goals, needs, customer base, competitors and budget. In previous blog posts, we overview all the steps to create a custom website. We also [...]

Web Design Discovery Phase: Why Information Gathering is the Most Important Step in Web Design

Most business owners recognize the importance of having a website. Websites are a useful tool for gathering new customers and deepening relationships with existing customers. But, simply having a website may not be effective enough. Many are using their websites as an electronic business card. Think for a second about how people use business cards. [...]

COVID-19 Disaster Relief: A Resource Guide for Small Business Recovery in Texas

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is sweeping through the United States. It’s claiming lives and forcing us into an economic recession. Because businesses have to responsibly follow stay home orders, many have temporarily closed their doors. We’ve put together this resource page for small business recovery information to help Texas businesses survive and fight back from [...]

What is a Custom Website & 7 Ways Your Small Business Will Benefit from Having One

If there’s any chance you did not appreciate the value of having a website, you probably do now. The COVID-19 stay home orders that forced customers indoors and businesses to close should have changed your mind. Government orders to enforce social distancing put a halt to most small businesses in big cities like Houston, Texas [...]

10 Tips For Writing A Blog That Converts Readers Into Leads

In 2020, blogging is an inexpensive opportunity for businesses to build brand awareness, drive traffic to their websites and attract more customers for the ultimate goal of increasing sales. But, not all blogs are created equal. Some get little to no traffic and don’t boost company sales. In the wake of this year’s COVID-19 global […]

How to Generate High Quality Leads on a Budget

Every business needs to generate good leads to grow, but every budget has different limitations. The good news is, you don’t have to spend any money at all to start getting leads immediately. All you need is a willingness to be a little outgoing coupled with a touch of creativity. What Does It Mean To [...]

5 Steps to Get Started on Email Marketing 

Just in case you’re on the fence about whether email marketing is worth the time or money, let’s get you off of it. To a staggering degree, email marketing is a worthwhile investment! How’s a ROI of 122% sound? That’s right, companies are seeing an average return of $1.22 for every $1 spent on email [...]

Is Rebranding Right for Your Business? How to Identify the Signs

Before we jump into rebranding, let’s review what branding is. Branding, at its simplest, is a marketing concept that involves establishing a distinct image and voice for your company. In our previous article, "Branding 101: Understanding the Process, Benefits and Costs", we discuss all the important aspects of branding a company. If you’re not 100% [...]

Branding 101: Understanding the Process, Benefits and Costs

Starting a new business is so exciting! For many, opening a business is the most exciting part of the journey. You choose your company’s name and create your logo. You’re inspired by your mission statement and, perhaps, you’ve launched a website and social media pages. It’s all so exhilarating, but, in all your planning & [...]

Are Zillow Agent Websites a Smart Investment?

Zillow is a dominant online real estate platform. Zillow.com is frequently visited by approximately 36 million visitors per month! Due to its enormous popularity, it launched Zillow Premier Agent Websites, giving local agents an easy way to create their own websites. In this digital age of real estate, agents must have websites, but more importantly, […]

Why 8 Out of 10 Real Estate Agents Fail & How To Avoid the Pitfalls

Several scary statistics loom on the internet regarding the extremely high failure rate of real estate agents. The rate at which agents quit varies, depending on the source, but the overwhelming average tells us that every 8 out of 10 real estate agents will walk away from the business within their first five years. If […]

5 Proven Real Estate Referral Sources & How to Use Them to Get Leads

Real estate agents survive off leads. Without a consistent flow of leads coming in, you won’t be able to generate business. To improve your chances of success as a Realtor, you need to cultivate several referral streams to feed your business continually. There are many referral sources available to agents, but we will dive into [...]

Building your Real Estate Business with Strategic Partnerships (Part II)

In Part One of this series, we discussed the criteria that defines what makes an individual or company a good partner. In review, to be considered a well-matched partner, each business should meet the following criteria: 1. They are non-competing 2. They share the same target audience 3. They have a good reputation Weighing in […]

Building your Real Estate Business with Strategic Partnerships (Part I)

Building your Real Estate Business Part I 50% No man is an island, especially in the real estate profession. To give your real estate business the best chance to thrive, put some time and consideration into building your network with strategic partnerships. To do this effectively, you have to remember that this is a strategic [...]

How Much Do Real Estate Agents Make in Texas?

Are you considering a new career in real estate? Starting a real estate business as an agent is exciting, but it takes a fair amount of preparation before getting started. New agents must build their businesses from the ground up. That means that you will have to invest in yourself and be patient as you […]

Choosing a Broker: How to Find Your Best Match

Selecting a broker is a necessary step in every agent’s career. The state of Texas requires all individuals who hold an agent’s license to have a sponsoring agent. This must be registered with the Texas Real Estate Commission. If an agent is not sponsored by a broker, his or her license will be deemed inactive [...]

How to Become a SUCCESSFUL Real Estate Agent in Texas

A Guide for Budding Entrepreneurs If you want to be a rockstar agent, this guide is for you! We will take you through the entire process of becoming a licensed agent and give you sound steps to successfully launch your career. No matter where in Texas you live, all aspiring real estate agents must take [...]

Connect with New Clients:4 Effective Digital Market Tools for Realtors

Experienced real estate agents know that word of mouth referrals is one of the best ways to get new clients. However, the growth in technology and its increased mobility is changing the way buyers & sellers are looking for properties & agents. According to the National Association of Realtors’ most recent report on Real Estate [...]

Inbound Marketing: What It Is and Why You Need It Now

If you’ve been googling ways to drive traffic to your website and grow your small business online, chances are, you have seen the term inbound marketing or lists of its strategies. Understanding inbound marketing, its phases and techniques can be overwhelming if you’re like the typical small business owner. You know your business, but how [...]

5 Home Staging Trends for 2020

As we enter a brand new year, most people are looking for ways to reinvent themselves or make personal improvements. The new year is also a great time to embrace fresh trends in home decorating and design.  Home staging helps potential buyers to see a space as their own. It is especially useful in helping [...]

Future Trends For Mobile Apps In Healthcare

The healthcare and medical industry have shown real promise and growth in the past decades. The field has made great strides in finiding cures for diseases, and provisioning basic medicine and relief materials. We can thank the medical practitioners for the increased life expectancy that we humans enjoy in this day and age. Today medicine [...]

Things to Know About Healthcare Marketing

The goal of health systems management is to make sure that optimal results are achieved in health care business. They make sure that every department in the facility runs smoothly. Management is there to make sure that the clinic or hospital's resources are being utilized in a way that mutually benefits all departments. What is [...]

10 Vital Features Every Medical Website Needs

A medical website brings quality medical assistance to their clients. The correct mix of digital advertising and search engine optimization can lead to more patients to the site. For any medical website to run successfully, the following factors are essential: A distinct value scheme in the headings: The value proposition put up on the website [...]

15 Web Design and UI/UX trends for 2019

This year has been off to a great start – which makes this a perfect time to discuss the hottest design trends for this year. Let's get down to reviewing some of the more popular trends in user interface designs that are making waves in the inter-web right now. 1. Full-screen background images 2. Several [...]

I need a web designer to create a website! Can anyone help?

A web designer is a person responsible for visual appearance, usability and the designing of layout of the website. Both technical as well as graphic skills are necessary for a good web designer. Web designers use a lot of tools, but their basic idea of implementation remains the same. A web designer helps in creating [...]

Web Development Versus Web Design

Website development and designing give a close representation of one another, although they are vaguely alike. Web design refers to the usability of the website while designing deals with the functioning. Let us look further into these two topics. Web Designing: Web designing inculcates various principles and disciplines into the maintenance and production of websites. [...]

Is Google Web Designer Good for Creating Websites?

What is web designing? Web designing often refers to the creation of the front-end of the website, i.e. the interface that is visible to the public with which you interact to perform functions. So web design Houston includes all the graphics, information, ads and other multimedia that you see on a webpage. Web designers often require a [...]

Twitter Ain’t Quite Bitter; Reconsider!

Twitters from the Birds The agility of Twitter can be intimidating yet captivating! By providing access to the mass of individuals swiftly, you will be soaring to new heights! Confession Time This post comes late due to Twitter blocking me until the date of my birth was confirmation I exist and of age to use the [...]

Thinking Again About LinkedIn

Using the Other One As a professional networking outlet, LinkedIn ranks as one of the highest. Yes, LinkedIn is comparable with Facebook. However, LinkedIn is the more serious of the two. People use LinkedIn for business matters more than Facebook. LinkedIn provides qualified paths of discovery and communication (ESPECIALLY LOCALLY)!!! By incorporating this social media [...]

Networking Businesses Around Social Media

AS I WAS SAYING MONDAY! Social Media web platforms presently provide businesses with the networking opportunities that will benefit their company with growth. I may provide information in this post that you are already familiar with. Allow this to be a refreshing post for yourself and perhaps add your own comments or responses for us to share. [...]

Social Media Marketing: Monday Topic Mention

This afternoon my post will be a short announcement for Thursday's upcoming blog post based around Social Media Marketing! What Social Media Is To begin, if any of y'all have yet to be involved with the hype, social media basically involves multiple web platforms centered upon socializing with others. Social Media has been around for quite [...]

Allow Yourself an Intro to Web Development

Good afternoon to y'all! Today I have the pleasure of providing simple, basic material based on the Importance of Web Development in the Realm of Business. I will try to my best to keep thoughts organized, informative, and beneficial to your time and effort to read (and hopefully apply). Web Development If you are thinking [...]

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