Google Pigeon: why is my ranking suffering?
In July 25th 2014 Google announced the largest local search algorithm update thus far. The main focus of the algorithm update is to provide better search results for local searches but this algorithm is still in its infancy. As the pigeon is just learning to fly there have been many businesses that dropped in rank (referred to as pigeon droppings). It is still too early to say if Google will clean up these dropped sites and return them to their previous ranking but most SEO experts are expecting this new update to be a permanent game changer. But Why? You may want to know, “why has my site lost its previous ranking?” The reason is that Google is looking to put more importance on location where before it was more on site value. It may be easier to understand it this way: other Google algorithms (penguin and panda) are designed […]
Top 5 Factors to Consider Before Buying a Website: Section 1
What exactly does having a website created to represent your business entail? Many companies try to streamline the process to make it as simple as possible, but that doesn’t mean you should go in blind. There are things to know and questions to ask before, during and after the purchase and completion of a website – a website should never be complete. With this article we hope to bring to light the fundamental concerns of website design as well as what expectations are appropriate to have of a design company. The 5 parts of this article will be published weekly to exemplify a particular internet marketing strategy which will be discussed in the section 5. Before moving onto section 1, here is a short list of the overarching ideas contained within this article. Some of the ideas will be clearly defined in a particular section, yet others will only become […]
Is your website infected with a virus? Not quite!
It is not uncommon to stumble upon a website that is filled with links that irritate us by showing random pop-ups when we hover over them, giving us unsolicited information and overall putting us off from continuing to explore its contents. Of course sometimes this information might be useful, but most of the times it is irritating, useless and overall annoying.
Everything you need to know about writing content for your new website!
When talking about web design, “content” refers to all of the text on your website that tells your customers about who you are and what services you offer. If you’ve just purchased a website from LinkNow Media, you have a site that already includes content created by our professional writing staff. However, many of our clients want to customize their content and make it a bit more personalized. This blog post is a quick guide to making the most of your website content. What is content for? Website content serves two purposes: the first is to give your website’s visitors the information they need to decide whether they want to purchase your products or services. The second purpose is to help Google and other search engines understand what your site is about so that customers can find your site in the first place. In the web design industry, making your […]
Making the Most of Your Website: A LinkNow Media Success Story
LinkNow Media is a family owned Montreal based company providing website design and online marketing services to North American small business owners. We have become one of the fastest growing design companies in the last 4 years due to efficient, cost-effective marketing services and the fastest web design turn around in the industry. In the past four years, we have accumulated over 5000 active clients located in Canada and the United States. We have certainly grown into a tour de force among website design companies with marketing and SEO packages to suit each client’s needs and budgets. Brian Holder, owner of B & M Builders in Colchester, Connecticut joined forces with LinkNow Media in September of 2012 to build a website and market his business online. With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Holder has built an excellent reputation for the finest remodeling services including kitchens, bathrooms, flooring, custom decks […]