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We have more than 20 years of experience in digital marketing, but we’re still learning every day. With our In the Know blog, we’re happy to share that knowledge with you.

Google Eliminates Right-Side Ads for Desktop Searches

Google Eliminates Right-Side Ads for Desktop Searches

Google has eliminated AdWords from the right-hand side of Search Engine Results Pages (SERPs), and from now on will be displaying ads only at the top and bottom of pages. The new layout, which Google has been testing since 2010, was fully implemented on February 22.

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Why DIY Website Content is a Bad Idea

Why DIY Website Content is a Bad Idea

It happens all the time. Although Web Solutions offers a full complement of content creation and marketing services, many of our clients want to write their own content. So they go back to their offices to write and we go back to ours to wait …. and wait … and wait. As any writer will tell you, it’s not so easy!

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What's New in Website Design for 2016

What's New in Website Design for 2016

Web design is a fast-moving field, and this year's new design trends, best-practices and technology advances will create an online landscape so visually modern that even the least savvy visitor will stand up and take notice. Here's what you'll see if you decide to give your site a fresh look for 2016.

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8 Ways Content Marketing Can Deliver Real Results

8 Ways Content Marketing Can Deliver Real Results

By now you probably know what content marketing is. If not, here’s the short version: content marketing is a marketing strategy focused on creating and distributing valuable content to potential and existing customers. It can include everything from blog posts to videos, whitepapers to webinars; and can be distributed via email, published on a website, uploaded to a content management system, or posted on social media platforms.

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 5 Tips for Designing a Great Website Experience

5 Tips for Designing a Great Website Experience

Beautiful websites do little if not designed for the people using them. With over 86 billion web pages, it’s easy for users to get frustrated when trying to find the information or products they’re searching for. 

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Hey Siri: Find My Business!

Hey Siri: Find My Business!

How do your customers search for you? You may be top-ranked in Google and Bing, but what about Siri? According to a 2015 report by Pew Research, 64 percent of Americans now own a smartphone. As smartphone use continues to increase and voice search gets smarter, more and more people looking for local business recommendations are turning to Siri rather than a Web search engine, and if you don’t know how Siri’s search works, you could be missing out on valuable opportunities.

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Does Your Logo Need A Refresh?

Does Your Logo Need A Refresh?

If you’re in the process of redesigning your company’s website or marketing materials, now is the perfect time to review your logo, too. A good logo is timeless, but even the most iconic brands need some tweaking over the years.

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