Online review sites are becoming more and more vital to consumers as they research businesses and products online. Sites like Yelp and Google Local allow customers to post their reviews for others to read, making them a powerful influence in consumer buying decisions. According to the MIT Technology Review, for every one dollar U.S. consumers spend online, another five or six are going to off-line purchases that are influenced by online research. In fact, 97% of Internet users in the U.S. gather shopping information online. Yet many business owners still have not ventured into the world of online reviews, even though their customers are researching them and making purchasing decisions based on the online reviews they find.
Here are some tips to help you get started and take control of your online reviews: […]
Spader’s RV Center, of Sioux Falls, SD, has launched a new website using NetSource’s exclusive dealer website content management system, EZ-Site. The website is mobile-enabled, allowing visitors to browse the company’s inventory of RVs, as well as the rest of the website, from modern mobile devices. […]
Central Trailer Sales, of East Bethel, MN, has launched a new website using NetSource’s exclusive dealer website content management system, EZ-Site. The new website is mobile-enabled, allowing visitors to browse the company’s inventory of trailers, as well as the rest of the website, from modern mobile devices. […]
Are the walls of your business overgrown with mildew and crusted with old paint? Does the receptionist’s desk proudly display an “Employee of the Year” photo of somebody who retired in 1997? Do you keep inventory space in the warehouse reserved for products you haven’t carried for the last five years?
I hope not.
Your place of business needs to make a good first impression when a potential customer walks in the door — that’s just business basics. Your company’s website should also make a good first impression. Even more importantly, it needs to accurately reflect what your company does and how you do it. […]
Social networking can be a time-consuming endeavor, so the temptation to cut corners is big. There are tools, techniques, and add-ons available that seem like a great idea to help you streamline your social media strategy and save time… until they start to undermine your efforts to connect in a real way to your customers. Here are 4 things you should avoid: […]
Backlinks are links from related websites to your site, and they continue to be one of the most important elements in search engine rankings. Search engines consider websites with lots of backlinks to be “authorities” or “popular.” Unfortunately, getting backlinks from valuable website relevant to your keywords and search terms is one of the most difficult parts of search engine optimization (SEO). Here are some major DOs and DON’Ts to help you build your backlinks.
Auto Boss, Inc. of Mesa, AZ has launched a new website using NetSource’s exclusive dealer website content management system, EZ-Site. The new website is mobile-enabled, allowing visitors to easily browse RVs and the rest of the website from modern mobile device. The animated header highlights the picturesque Arizona scenery enjoyed by their camper customers. […]
So you’ve heard that YouTube is the second largest search engine in the U.S., second only to Google (who owns YouTube and includes YouTube search results in Google SERPs as well), and that 20 million visitors search YouTube every month. A savvy web marketer would jump on the opportunity to corner search results on YouTube. But just uploading a digital version of the commercial the cable company produced for you will probably not result in more website visitors and increased sales. Follow these steps to create and promote effective online videos that generate business. […]
Search engine experts and online marketers agree that the key to attracting search engines and customers to your website is useful, unique, relevant content that can’t be found elsewhere. Therefore, content creation is the most important task for all website developers and owners. Unfortunately it is also the most difficult. It is very tempting to recycle content available elsewhere on the web (like manufacturer descriptions of products), or to provide bland, dated material that doesn’t engage your website visitors. However, there are a few content types you can focus on that will drive engagement, higher search engine ranking, and conversions on your website. […]
Time to get into the Christmas spirit! Our NetSource designers have created another set of desktop wallpapers to celebrate the season of giving. They are free to download and share, so make sure to download as many as you like, and gift them to all of your friends and family!
Cyber Monday has already come and gone, and the Holiday shopping season is well under way. Typically, online retailers should be working on their Holiday strategy some time during the summer, making necessary additions and changes well in advance and planning SEO, online marketing, promos and campaigns beforehand. However, there are a few things you still have time to take advantage of for some quick boosts. […]
NetSource Technologies, central Florida’s premier web design and hosting company, is pleased to announce the launch of a new website at www.southeasternstoneandtile.com, an online catalog that features quality imported stone and tile products at wholesale prices. […]