How To Use Facebook And Twitter To Market Your Small Business

Charles Daniels - Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Using Facebook and Twitter to market your small business in Michigan.In today’s world you are part of social media whether you choose to be or not. This is especially true for any business – whether you’re a multinational company or a local corner store. Your customers are talking about you on the web. Experience with social media notwithstanding, there is vast potential to be tapped online. 

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Setting a User Friendly Facebook Fan Page URL Address

Charles Daniels - Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Make easy URL addresses for your Facebook fan pageHave you ever tried to tell someone to go check out your Facebook fan page? It's easy to get to, just go over to Facebook.com/pages/My-Company-Name/169686739752012 and say hi! Oh wait, how is anyone ever going to remember all of that? They won't, and that is why you should set a user friendly Facebook URL. So I can tell someone to enter Facebook.com/ajacwebdesign and they're at our page in a jiffy. Making life easy on your potential clients should be objective number one. Luckily the process to set a custom address for your Facebook fan page is extremely easy to do. Just follow these steps: 

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Seeing your Facebook fan page likes - 2013

Charles Daniels - Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Facebook fan page likes 2013Facebook fan pages can be confusing to manage. Simple things can sometimes turn into time consuming tasks.   I was recently trying to add an administrator onto a Facebook fan page that I was managing.  The person I wanted to add had liked the page and I was trying to find the list of likes so that I could select them.  It took quite a bit of maneuvering so I thought I'd make a quick blog post to save the next guy some time.  So here we go: 

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Keeping a website theme across multiple platforms

Charles Daniels - Monday, September 24, 2012

Screen capture of the new PsychSystems P.C. websiteWe recently completed a site re-design for PsychSystems P.C. of Wayne, Michigan.  They provide behavioral health services for areas in Michigan and Ohio.  It was a large project with a site re-design, a WordPress blog integration, and a Facebook fan page as well.  The challenge was keeping the theme consistent across the different platforms to develop branding for their on-line presence.  This blog post will describe the steps we took to keep the same feel when dealing with very different applications.  Follow along with us as we walk you through the process. 

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What is Facebook fan gating? Working examples of fan gating

Charles Daniels - Monday, September 10, 2012

Blog image for Facebook fan gating working examplesFan gating is a technique used on Facebook fan pages to only display certain pieces of content when someone has 'liked' your page.  A Facebook fan gate is great to lure in and capture a like from a visitor who is looking to get some kind of fan only content on your site.  A free video, free images, coupons for your page, et cetera.  Afterall, why by the cow if you can get the coupons for free?  Facebook fan gating gives you the control of making sure you obtain a like before giving up the goods. Follow along as we describe how to set up fan gating and show some working examples of it currently in use. 

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Heating and Cooling Coupon for Livingston County, Michigan

Charles Daniels - Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Website snippet image of the Country Air LLC home pageWe recently completed a website for Country Air LLC who provide heating and cooling services for the Livingston County area.  The client had an existing website that he felt was cluttered with too much information and he was looking for a complete revamp to streamline the page and make it more user and search engine friendly.  We pared everything down to the essentials and really tried to focus on what the business was really about:  

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3 Ways to Bring Together Social Media and Local SEO

Charles Daniels - Monday, August 20, 2012

Blog post image social media for local SEO
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Canton Michigan Web Design

Charles Daniels - Monday, July 09, 2012

Canton Michigan welcome signIf you are looking for Canton Michigan web design we would like to introduce ourselves to you.  ajac Web Design is a local firm offering full web design and development services for  the Canton, Michigan area.   We are a local business who understand the mood and culture of the city.  Canton is a vibrant and bustling community with a great local atmosphere. If you plan on creating a new website using a development team from the area will let you harness that look and feel for your new web page. 

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A chalkboard theme website

Charles Daniels - Monday, June 04, 2012

Chalkboard theme website image for blog postWe recently finished a website for The Pet Emporium of Ann Arbor, Michigan for which we created a functioning chalkboard theme.  There weren't many examples of a fully embraced chalkboard theme on-line so we decided to showcase how we pulled it off.  This post will detail some of the finer design points that helped us in keeping the theme universal throughout.  From the main page to the custom blog, it's all one big chalkboard.  It wasn't always easy, but hopefully our example can help others looking to do similar creations. 

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QR codes for your Michigan business. Part 2: Putting QR Codes to use.

Charles Daniels - Tuesday, April 24, 2012

QR code link to the ajac Web Design siteIn part 1 of QR codes for your Michigan business we talked about what QR codes are and the functions they can execute.  Here in part 2 we are going to talk about putting those codes to use for your Michigan business.  Quick response codes can be a valuable tool in your customer point of contact marketing and also in your on-line and off-line campaigns.  Here are three real world examples of how to incorporate QR codes: 

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