Ecreativeworks Weekly Roundup: February 27-March 3 2017

March is upon us, which means that really, honest-to-Gump spring is just around the corner. It’s been unseasonably warm in our neck of the woods—hopefully you’ve been enjoying nice weather wherever you’re at, too! The warm, sunshiney weekend beckons, but before you head out the door, take a gander at our weekly roundup. You just […]

Ecreativeworks Weekly Roundup: January 30 – February 3, 2017

February is already upon us. Twenty Seventeen is really flying by—here we are on Friday afternoon again already! Before you skedaddle for the weekend, check out the articles below. They’re some of the best and most informative writing on SEO and adjacent topics that we’ve found this week. You just might learn something! Enjoy! Search […]

What to Do When Your Website Has a Scary, 90s Look

In the digital world, a 90s-style website is the equivalent of the haunted Victorian house: scary and outdated. Only the bravest dare go inside.   A bar, restaurant or hotel that has classic decor from a bygone era can get away with holding on to the same look for the duration of it’s existence. But […]

Ecreativeworks Weekly Roundup: January 4-8 2016

Happy New Year! We hope you had a splendid holiday season and wish you naught but the best in 2016. It’s probably the first at-work Friday of the year for most of you, and you’re likely itching to get out the door and start the weekend. Before you go, take a gander at some of […]

Ecreativeworks Weekly Roundup: December 14 – 18

It’s the last Friday before Christmas! Most of you are probably taking off early, but before you run home to hang stockings and dance with sugar plums, check out this week’s most informative content. 1. SEMRUSH: Website Redesign Checklist: Redesigning your site? Ignoring SEO during a redesign can be disastrous for your site. This checklist […]

Ecreativeworks Weekly Roundup: December 7 – 11

Happy holidays, and happy Friday! It’s dang near quittin’ time, but before you book it out the door, take a gander at our favorite articles from the past week or so. Timely and informative stuff across the board. Enjoy! Search Engine Land: The SEO Advent Calendar: 24 Tips for Local SEO Success: Two dozen totally […]

Top 5 Most Annoying Bits of Feedback You Can Give to Your Website Designer

What’s the secret to getting the website of your dreams? Lean in close and I’ll tell you: it’s the ability to give solid, constructive feedback to the people who design and build your website. A lot of people don’t realize that giving feedback is a skill. Anyone can offer an opinion, but offering feedback that […]

How-To Guides for Industrial Sites

Last week, Graham Carlton at Search Engine Watch wrote about how-to guides. Carlton says that how-to guides are “an effective content marketing tactic for online retailers.” The article uses companies like Home Depot and Nordstrom as examples, but B2C websites aren’t the only ones that can get a boost from how-to guides. How-to guides can […]

The Secret to Attracting Millennials to Manufacturing? YouTube.

    If you want to reach the “millennial” crowd, you have to use YouTube. That goes double for manufacturers. To defeat the misconception that manufacturing jobs are boring, you need to use videos to show just how cool and cutting-edge manufacturing can be. The Numbers The manufacturing sector is facing the possibility of a worker […]

What’s the Best Way to Offer Quick Answers on Your Site?

Flying Questions, Question Boxes and Chat Boxes Users want quick answers to their questions. Some websites use chat boxes to give lightning-fast answers to curious customers, but is that the best option for you? A chat box is only useful for companies that can afford to have a person run it 24/7. If a customer […]