Content is King, But Useless Without a Call to Action

- Monday, January 12, 2015

Content is a means to an end, which is conversion. As Bill Gates pointed out, “For the Internet to thrive, content providers must be paid for their work.”  


How We Saved A SEO / Inbound Marketing Client $1800 In One E-mail

Charles Daniels - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Saving money through SEO / inbound marketing servicesWe offer monthly SEO / Inbound Marketing services to our clients that involve the normal steps for success in the search rankings. Website optimization, on-line citation management, social media work, blog content creation, and pay-per-click marketing are normal parts of our standard packages. All of these are very important to having a business that thrives on-line, but they are not what I consider to be the most valuable thing you get when working with our company. The thing I make sure to emphasize when sitting down with a new potential client is that they will get this:  Access 


Charles Daniels Speaking On SEO and Inbound Marketing at the IADT

Charles Daniels - Thursday, February 13, 2014

Charles Daniels of ajac Web Design Our very own Director of Operations Charles Daniels will be guest speaking at the International Academy of Design and Technology on Thursday the 27th of February. Charles will be talking to the marketing students about search engine optimization and inbound marketing in 2014. The presentation will be followed by a Q & A session where the students will be able to ask questions on search, on-line marketing, entrepreneurship, or business in general. Charles is a serial entrepreneur with experience in affiliate advertising, content marketing, and brand building. The 1 hour seminar will cover the following: 


Using Google+ For Business | 3 Reasons To Get Listed ASAP

Charles Daniels - Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Michigan Google+ for business usesWhy is it important to set up your Google+ Local page for a business? There are a few VERY good reasons to take a few minutes (I promise it’s simple and easy) to get your business listed. A well optimized Google Places local listing can have a drastic effect on traffic to your website and customers in your doors. 


An Easy Tip On Fast Content Indexing Using Your Google+ Page

Charles Daniels - Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Google+ screen capture for ajac Web DesignWhen you complete a blog post or update a website the first thing that you want is for Google to crawl the new content so that you can start drawing that delicious organic traffic. Sadly Google works at their own pace and  it can take days or sometimes even weeks before their spiders get around to indexing your site. Who wants to wait that long? Here is the #1 tip we use for fast indexing from Google... 


Local Search Tip Video - Using

Charles Daniels - Wednesday, September 11, 2013



7 Ways To Improve Your Google Places Search Ranking

Charles Daniels - Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Image for blog post on how to increase the ranking for your Google Places listingGoogle is in the process of switching over from Google Places to the new Google+ Local, but I still get asked often about how to improve your local listing in the search results.  It's a good question to ask.  Without a doubt it is the most important thing you will do when it comes to your local search traffic.  Here are 7 quick and easy tips to give yourself a better chance of ranking high in the local results.  I'm sure these suggestions will still be viable down the road.  So here we go:  


So What Exactly Is Inbound Marketing?

Charles Daniels - Sunday, August 04, 2013

Michigan inbound marketing services from ajac Web DesignWe are an active SEO providing company. I get contacted all the time with questions regarding our search engine optimization prices and plans. I almost always begin by telling them about our inbound marketing services. Which inevitably leads to the question: "What the heck is inbound marketing?" Inbound marketing is replacing search engine optimization in regards to driving targeted traffic to your site. As Google and the other search engines have evolved it has turned into more than just structuring your keywords properly and building as many links as possible back to your site. There are so many factors involved now that the generic SEO term just wasn't cutting it. What has come to replace it is now referred to as - Inbound Marketing


The Pitfalls of Do It Yourself SEO

Charles Daniels - Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Pitfalls of DIY SEOAs a web design firm that specializes in local search engine optimization we run across a lot of sites where someone has taken a shot at 'optimizing' their page.  Most times when someone has intentionally tried to fortify their on-page content it's done incorrectly.  Not executing your optimization  properly can lead to search engines placing a penalty on your site.  Your attempt at improving your ranking will actually bury your site in the SERPS (search engine results page).  Here are the top three mistakes we run across when doing SEO site reviews: 


Why you should be using Google Analytics on your website

Charles Daniels - Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Google Analytics LogoGoogle Analytics is a free service offered by Google that monitors traffic and other interesting information for your website.  It supplies you with a vast array of statistics that are both easy to interpret and simple to locate.  It's by far one of the most important steps you should be taking in tracking the success of your website. If you would like to learn more then follow along and we will explain some of the great benefits you could be enjoying by using the FREE service.