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    [VIDEO] Healthy lifestyle blog needs a site redesign

    Posted by Lisa Kirschner

    Oct 4, 2016 9:36:04 AM

    Julie Elliott shares information about healthy recipes, eco-friendly living, essential oils and more with her readers in her engaging healthy lifestyle blog,Treehuggerlife.net. She asked Lisa Kirschner to provide an evaluation of her blog to help her identify areas in need of improvement as she begins to think about a web site redesign

    Check out the video below for helpful tips about how simple changes can really go a long way toward increasing usability and user engagement.

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    Topics: web site, redesign, web site evaluation

    How to Drive More Traffic to Your Website

    Posted by Marissa Kasarov

    Apr 16, 2015 11:39:00 AM

    Traffic is essential to a website's success, whether it is a stand-alone ecommerce store or a complement to brick-and-mortar operations.  Web traffic creates exposure for your brand and in many cases, it also drives revenue. 

    The elusive piece of this puzzle, however, is how you should go about attracting visitors to your site. There are countless ways to do this, some of which are not always ethical or productive. So before you purchase website traffic or consider any other similar desperate measures, give these tried-and-true methods a try:

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    Topics: traffic, web site, website

    [WHITE PAPER] 10 steps to turn your site into an inbound machine

    Posted by Julie Lyons

    Sep 18, 2014 2:30:00 PM

    Does your web site help you meet your marketing goals, such as attracting more traffic, generating better leads and converting your visitors into paying customers? If not, you should learn more about inbound marketing.

    How your web site looks is important, but how it works is even more important! When the two work hand in hand, it's a recipe for success.

    Our new "10 Steps to Turn Your Web Site into an Inbound Marketing Machine" white paper will show you ten simple steps that you can take to make sure that your web site PERFORMS. Don't skip these steps during your next redesign or web site development project.

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    Topics: web site, Inbound Marekting, redesign, white paper

    Top 5 Ways To Generate Low-Cost Traffic

    Posted by Lisa Kirschner

    Mar 8, 2012 2:45:00 AM

    Ever wonder how large sites generate traffic and attract visitors? Sure, they do have big budgets for advertising and promotion, but they also know that there are several low-cost ways to attract users to their sites. We've listed a few of them below.

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    Topics: article marketing, flair interactive, traffic, Online Marketing, generate, content strategy, low cost, Miscellaneous, web site, newsletter, lisa kirschner, link exchange

    How to Convert More Website Leads

    Posted by Lisa Kirschner

    Jan 24, 2012 3:00:00 AM

    In the B2C environment, most customers tend to do a bit of online research before actually placing an order, and the same is equally true--if not more so--with B2B customers.

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    Topics: leads, Online Marketing, flair, interactive, Miscellaneous, web site, lisa kirschner, convert

    Gilbane Group Offers Cloud Computing White Paper

    Posted by Lisa Kirschner

    Feb 3, 2011 4:57:00 AM

    Check out this interesting white paper from the Gilbane Group, "Taking Online Engagement to the Cloud."

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    Topics: Content Management, flair interactive, gilbane group, cloud computing, Interesting and Useful Sites, CMS Tools, Miscellaneous, web site, web development, lisa kirschner, website

    Joomla! 1.6 is Here!

    Posted by Lisa Kirschner

    Jan 12, 2011 4:39:00 AM

    Hooray! Joomla 1.6 has arrived!

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    Topics: tableless, Content Management, flair interactive, open source, CMS, development, joomla 1.6, Interesting and Useful Sites, CMS Tools, content strategy, Miscellaneous, web site, lisa kirschner, website

    Flair Introduces Web Hosting, Do-It-Yourself, and Custom Web Packages for SMBs

    Posted by Lisa Kirschner

    Dec 18, 2009 6:32:48 AM

    I'm very happy to announce our new web hosting, Do-It-Yourself, and custom design and development packages geared at small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). You can learn all about our small business solutions at:

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    Topics: flair interactive, DIY, flair, web design, do-it-yourself, SMB, CMS Tools, small business, Miscellaneous, web site, web development, hosting, custom design, E-commerce

    Taxonomy Boot Camp

    Posted by Stephanie Bach

    Nov 18, 2009 8:01:40 AM

    Still Time to Register for Taxonomy Boot Camp 2009!

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    Topics: meta data, taxonomy, Content Management, flair interactive, Online Marketing, flair, content, Interesting and Useful Sites, CMS Tools, content strategy, Miscellaneous, web site

    How Much is Too Much Content?

    Posted by Barb Conway

    Oct 12, 2009 4:32:00 AM

    It's always great to have lots of fresh content on your Web site and you want to be sure you give users as much information as they need, but it's also important not to go overboard.  How can you tell when you have just enough content or when it's too much?  Here are a few tips to help you decide:

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    Topics: content development, flair interactive, CMS, flair, content, content strategy, web site, strategy


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