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Why is having a blog better than an FAQ page?

Nov 29, 2018
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One of the most common pages on small business websites is a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. This page is reserved to answer a bunch of questions that a business owner gets a lot from their customers. Which is great as it helps answer your customer’s question quickly but having a blog to answer the…

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One Day Websites

Oct 30, 2018
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Does your small business take up almost 110% of your time? Yes, we know it is impossible to do more than 100% but does your business feel like its never ending? If this sounds like you, and you have an outdated web site or no website, then you’re a perfect candidate for our One Day…

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5 Compelling Reasons Why Small Businesses Need a Website

Aug 17, 2018
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Reason #1 A small business website will enhance your overall reputation. Small businesses often times put a lot of work making their brick and mortar storefront look nice, but often times forget to treat their website the same way. A professional website adds validity to any product or service a potential customer has heard about…

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What is Keyword Research?

Aug 9, 2018
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Keyword research is researching keywords on your website in which people are searching to find your site. When researching these keywords, we find out the volume of searches and the competition level.  The volume of searches and competition level determines how difficult it is to rank your site. This score ranges between 1-100 generally. Keyword…

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The Search Engine Optimization Process

Jul 17, 2018
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.Have you ever wondered why or how to get your content on the first few pages of Google? We all perform searches but how does Google decide how to show it? That process of helping Google show your content first or near the top of the results is known as Search Engine Optimization. Having a…

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What is Website SEO?

Jul 7, 2018
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.What is website SEO? It is a question that gets asked a lot. You may have even only heard the term SEO! The term SEO is an acronym for Search Engine Optimization. That means you optimize the content on your site so search engines like Google, can help it’s users find your site better. By…

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Five Things People Forget When Building A Website

May 5, 2018
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Building a new website can and should be an exciting time for a company! If it is a brand new first-time website for your company, it helps to add another dimension to your business. It could also signal a change in a company, or a brand refresh if this new site is an upgrade. However,…

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Why Use WordPress?

Apr 6, 2018
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We get asked from time to time, why WordPress? It’s simple really. WordPress offers the best Content Management System platform to build your website on! WordPress is the best because it has to keep up with the demand of its users. With WordPress powering over 30% of the internet, that is a lot of users!…

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What is Facebook Workplace?

Mar 25, 2018
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Facebook Workplace was created to allow businesses to utilize the great features Facebook has to offer, all while still keeping the employees personal Facebook personal. To start a Facebook Workplace, simply go to https://workplace.facebook.com and create your business group. Once you have created your workplace, simply add members of your team by typing in their email.…

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Hello World…Meet Barhop Design!

Mar 18, 2018
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Hello, world! That’s usually the first line of code that anyone learns to write. While we’re not writing code, we are the newest web dev shop on the block so it seems appropriate to introduce who we are, and what Barhop is all about! Barhop Design Co. is a full-service web design & development shop…

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