Your Website Reflects Your Business

Written by Tia Scott

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A Miracle Worker Beware of web designers who make promises they cannot keep. A web developer’s failure to live up to his/her promises will more than likely hurt your website, which in return can hurt your business image. Let’s take a search engine such as as an example. plays by their own rules that web developers cannot control, only abide by. A web developers promise to get you in #1 spot forrepparttar keyword “shoe” is almost impossible. There are some people who will result to measures that are against policy, to make you think you’ve reached that #1 spot. Keyword spamming, url spoofing, keyword hiding, to name a few. Resulting to these measures will make your site look unprofessional and get you banned from A One Service Provider You shouldn’t have to shop in ten different locations to create your website. This will lead to ten different levels of quality. For example, if you have to hire a graphic designer forrepparttar 147916 graphical layout, then a programmer forrepparttar 147917 shopping cart, and a writer forrepparttar 147918 content; if each professional isn’t onrepparttar 147919 same thinking page about your company, it will be evident. A Lazy Bum A good Web Design Professional isn’t willing to cut corners if it means sacrificingrepparttar 147920 quality of your online presence. This includes, but not limited to: search engine preparing, content management and research, information placement, programming and more. If your web developer slacks on any of these issues, your website will show it. What A Web Developer Is •A Solutions Provider •A Consultant •A Fast Learner A Solutions Provider You deserve a web developer in tune to your business needs and who understands how your website effectsrepparttar 147921 image you are trying to create. The Developer should be able to provide many, if not allrepparttar 147922 resources available to complete your website from start to finish, or knowrepparttar 147923 correct people who can. A Consultant You should feel confident asking your web developer questions and confident that you’ll receive answers. A Fast Learner More than likely, your web developer will be alien to your industry of business. He/She should know how to research information related to your business and how to implement it into your website. The Science of Information Placement And last, but certainly not least isrepparttar 147924 science of information placement. This is simply knowing what information you want your customers to see and in what order. For example,repparttar 147925 first place a user focuses onrepparttar 147926 majority ofrepparttar 147927 time when they first visit a website, is whatever is inrepparttar 147928 middle ofrepparttar 147929 screen. This will be where you want to put your most important information, or sales niche. This isn’t where you want to put your lengthy sales agreements and contract information. Conclusion The first impression you want to give your potential customer is that you are qualified to deliver what they need and how they need it, better than your competition. The more time they spend on your website trying to come up with those reasons,repparttar 147930 more that potential customer is slipping away. We want to close that sale as soon as possible. Your website reflects your business inrepparttar 147931 way it is ran,repparttar 147932 products it provides, and how it treats its customers. Make sure that first impression isrepparttar 147933 correct one!

"Ignore what other people think you like and listen to your heart, it’s your passions in life no one can rightfully criticize."

Tia is CEO of Client Centers, LLC, an internet and graphic service business based in Florida since 2000. She also runs and maintains

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Dealing with Digital Disease

Written by Sean Felker

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So be careful with what you download. Read product reviews and find out if other people got headaches from using it.

• Visiting ad-heavy sites

If you visit a site and you’re immediately bombarded with pop-up ads, leave immediately. You might click on an ad that activates an automatic download of malicious software to your computer.

Here is a list of activities which you should be doing instead:

• Invest in good antivirus software. Going online withoutrepparttar protection of antivirus software is like going out naked inrepparttar 147822 snow. That’s just how vulnerable an unprotected computer is.

• Most antivirus software packages include an internet security program (also known as firewall). A firewall acts as a barricade between you and unwanted content fromrepparttar 147823 internet. When buying antivirus software, it’s better to shell out forrepparttar 147824 internet security as well.

• Once antivirus software is installed in your computer, keep it updated always so it can recognize and remove newly released viruses.

• Whatever browser you are using, check that its security settings are all in default unless you really know what you are doing.

• Periodically delete files that you no longer use.

• Download spyware- and adware-removal tools and run them at least once a week. Be warned that many of these removal programs are a scam, so make sure that what you download is reliable. You can easily search for product reviews to check ifrepparttar 147825 program is legitimate or otherwise.

• Back up all your important files allrepparttar 147826 time.

• If possible, have two computers at home. One will be used to connect torepparttar 147827 internet, andrepparttar 147828 other should not be connected at all.

The second computer will act as storage of all your important files so that even ifrepparttar 147829 first one crashes, your life won’t be in ruins.

Don’t be dependent on removal tools and antivirus software packages, though.

Sean Felker is the publisher of the very successful and popular Work at Home and Making Money on the Internet blog:

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