Building a Website Yourself vs. Hiring a Professional

If you have decided that you need a website, whether for personal reasons or for your business, you have 2 basic options. One, do the work yourself and save some money, or two, hire a professional and ensure that everything is done properly. In this article we will go over the pros and cons of […]

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How small businesses can use social media to grow

  The consumers and ‘passive marketing’ Today’s businesses now rely on social media for marketing for several reasons. Budgeting is one of the biggest reasons, since traditional marketing can sometimes cost more than expected. But, it’s not just about money. It’s also about reaching the consumers. Today, plenty of consumers rely on their social network […]


How important is a website for my business?

Opening up your online business can be a daunting task. Certain bigger websites that instantly pop to mind, ebay or amazon for example, fail to provide any real vision of your brand or any real information about your business outside of an individual product. The natural conclusion is often to default to social media in […]


Website Design and Small Business

If you are a small business owner and you are not using the internet to the fullest capacity than you are losing a big chunk of potential business. The reality is the world is turning to the internet for every service or product that they are interested in. Having the right website design is imperative. […]


A fundamental misunderstanding of Twitter

Few people understand Twitter. It actually took me quite some time to fully grasp what Twitter is and why it’s different from any other social media site or anything else on the Internet. In fact, I was a Twitter user for several years before I fully understood what it meant and what it could do. […]

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What does mobile-first mean and why should I care?

We’ve all seen them. We’ve all had to struggle with them. It’s usually at the worst possible time. We are out and need to get some simple piece of information. That restaurant’s menu, or that store’s business hours.  So we pinch and we zoom, we scroll, we get frustrated and finally we either get the […]


I have a Facebook page, why do I need a website?

We have businesses say this to us from time to time. Our answer is simple: would you rent your store without a lease with a landlord that could kick you out without notice, tell you what you can and can’t sell and increase your rent whenever they want? Here are some of the issues we […]

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Why Hire A Small Business?

We’ve been online a while now and thought it would be a good time to start up our blog and see if we can help small businesses and individuals get online.  In this first post, I would like to talk about why we feel hiring a small business for web services is important. We’ve all […]