In order for a business to successfully build brand recognition, trust and respect, it must offer its target audience relevant and useful information. However, it is also important that business owners listen to the information that their target audience provides to them.
There are many successful search engine optimization techniques that encourage interaction between site owners and audience. There is a lot of valuable information that can be learned through this type of communication.
This sort of open interaction gives potential customers the opportunity to better understand what a business has to offer and the business owner can learn more about his or her target audience.
Information like this can not only help a business run a better campaign, but run a better business too.
For example, many website owners don't consider the feedback that they receive in emails to be important, but they can actually be quite significant.
Anything that gives a business insight into how it is performing can be extremely useful. Compliments can let a business owner know what the company is doing right and complaints can highlight weaknesses.
Businesses should encourage feedback from their customers through blog posts and social networking.
When it comes to developing a successful website, as well as a successful business, website owners must give relevant information to their target audience. However, they must also know when to listen to and use the feedback that is given to them.
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dzine it, Inc. Hired to Create Mason Tenders' District Council Training Fund Brand Identity and Website
We are pleased to announce that The Mason Tenders' District Council Training Fund, an arm of the Mason Tenders' District Council of Greater New York and Long Island has chosen dzine it, Inc. to help them create their organization's brand identity, as well as an online presence for their organization.
The Mason Tenders' District Council of Greater New York and Long Island represents nearly 15,000 members including construction workers, asbestos and hazardous materials handlers, Catholic High School teachers, and recycling and waste handlers.
The purpose of The Mason Tenders' District Council Training Fund is to offer training that will, over time, allow a laborer to enhance his or her skills and become eligible for more job opportunities. New entrants join the union through an apprenticeship program that combines skills training with classroom activities and on-the-job experience.
As part of its contract with the Training Fund, the dzine it staff will transform the group's brand identity for consistency with the council and its National parent organization, Laborers' International Union of North America.
Our professional designers will embark on a complete redesign of the trading fund's logos, colors and other graphic designs for all of the group's print materials. In addition, dzine it will be creating a website that is specific to its training fund, which will compliment its new image.
The website will be an information portal for members to keep updated on news, events and training schedules. It will also offer member resource links and redirection to outside help and agencies. New and existing members will have access to educational tools, market-specific reference materials, access to various training sessions and exclusive access to a member's only area.
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We live in a do-it-yourself society, which is fine. Yet, when it comes to creating a successful business website, the DIY approach should never be an option.
Creating a business website requires technical knowledge and special design and development skills that the average business owner doesn't have.
It poses a great dilemma for many businesses because having a professional website has increasingly become a matter of necessity rather than a matter of choice. However, many business owners worry that they simply cannot afford to hire a professional website development firm, so they go it alone.
As a result, many business owners end up hiring either a person that has little or no website development experience or they purchase a cheap website builder and attempt to tackle the task on their own.
Everyone in the industry, as well as business owners that have made the mistake of trying to go it alone, agree that there are no do-it-yourself website building options that can equal the success of a professionally designed and developed website. The fact is, even though it may cost more than a business is willing to spend, hiring a website design and development firm with the experience necessary to create a successful online presence will pay off in the long run.
Businesses should consider taking a portion of their print advertising budgets to pay for the professional creation of an online presence.
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It is a known fact that keywords are important because they get the search engines to visit a website and understanding its content, in turn attracting visitors.
Business website owners spend a lot of time trying to use keywords to their advantage. Unfortunately, many website owners go about using keywords in the wrong way. Instead of using them only when relevant and suitable for the site’s content, they stuff as many keywords as possible anywhere and everywhere they can.
It is not uncommon for businesses to cram their web pages, articles, blog updates and press releases with keywords and, although this may be done with positive intentions, it is not an effective or productive way to drive targeted traffic.
Keyword stuffing is unethical and is considered a black hat SEO technique. Search engines have a responsibility to their users to provide them with quality results and are not able to do this when sites gain an unfair advantage over others because of keyword stuffing. Therefore, major search engines punish sites using black hat SEO.
Search engines have the technology necessary to identify keyword stuffing and punish those websites found to be participating in the practice. Low rankings and even being banned from the search results completely are common punishments that major search engines dole out.
Many times, particularly when a business hires a company oversees, they don’t realize that they are hiring a company that practices black hat SEO, until it is too late. Businesses should always do their homework on search engine optimization firms that they consider hiring and make sure that their optimization techniques are above board.
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A domain name says a lot about the business it represents.
A domain name is a business's online identity, built around the simple word, term or phrase that creates the name and any link that a business creates will contain that name, so it is important to choose the right one.
Having the right domain is still big business.
Recent studies have shown that Google favors domain names that contain the term being searched for in almost a third of all first page results. This should not come as a shock to anyone.
There is a good reason why Google and other major search engines seem to favor websites, with the search term in the domain name.
When someone searches for a particular company, they don't want to have to scroll through numerous results to find that company's homepage. Not only does that reflect badly on the business, but on the search engine as well.
To rectify such issues, Google has added weight to brand names.
Obviously Google cannot identify a business's exact brand in all cases, so it will use the information it has available to it, such as keywords, tags and the domain name. So, a business should always use its domain name throughout all of its content, Meta and titles. This will help Google identify a company's brand name and, before long, the website's rank will rise.
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