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Is Social Media Important for My Business?

Social media is an important part of getting your brand and message out to prospective and current customers. You’re probably aware of the marketing aspect of it, but did you know it can help with the SEO of your website? Google, Bing, and other search engines are incorporating more social media posts into their search Read More



Microsoft No Longer Supporting Windows 7

Beginning Tuesday, January 14th, Microsoft will no longer support Windows 7. After that, you will need to upgrade to Windows 10 to receive support from Microsoft. What Does This Mean for Users After Microsoft stops supporting Windows 7, users will no longer receive software updates. These include patches that can prevent hacking and other cybersecurity Read More



Team WTI Participates in GMS Career Fair

Eighth graders at Geneseo Middle School had the opportunity to learn about a number of different jobs – including digital marketing and web design – during a career fair in the school gym and cafeteria on Friday, Jan. 10. Team WTI members Holland Block, a digital marketing specialist, and Hunter Draminski, a web specialist, joined Read More



New Privacy Act Effective January 1st, 2020

Are you a business that is located or operates in California? Are you aware of the new California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)? The CCPA goes into effect on January 1st, 2020 and could impact your business. Companies that meet any one of the following criteria will need to comply with the CCPA: Annual gross revenues Read More



Do Image File Names Matter for SEO?

“A photo by any other name will help your SEO,” said William Shakespeare. Or at least, he would have said it had he not been busy writing about roses (and living in the 1500s).  Photo file names is an oft-forgotten aspect of SEO (search engine optimization). Too often, leaving the default straight-from-the-camera file name is Read More



Mythbusting: Can You Remove Bad Online Reviews? 

We all know how important online reputation is, especially to small businesses. While most bad online reviews that companies get are over very specific situations, they shouldn’t be ignored. According to a survey done by BrightLocal, 78% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations. If we were to look at 18-43 year Read More



Give Your Contact Page a Little Love (Part 2)

In my last post, I went over some suggestions to make your “Contact Us” page a little more robust. This post will go over some mistakes to avoid on your contact page. If a potential or current customer gets frustrated trying to contact you, they won’t stick around long. Let’s see if we can get Read More



Give Your Contact Page a Little Love (Part 1)

The little contact page is a vital part of your website. However, people tend to overlook it, not realizing they could be losing customers and conversions. Here are some tips from our Digital Marketing team to keep your “Contact Us” page healthy and effective. The “Must-Haves” Every contact page should have these basics. The company’s Read More



Google to Make Slow Sites More Apparent

We’ve talked before about the importance of site speed. If a website or page takes too long to load, the user (read: potential customer) will go to another, quicker site. By “too long”, studies show that this is about 3 seconds, so you don’t have a lot of time to play with. Slow sites can Read More



Is Online Reputation Management Important? 

When you want to try something new, where do you start? Maybe you are looking for a restaurant, a service company, or a hotel to stay at. Do you ask your friend or maybe you Google it? Did you know that Google receives over 63,000 searches per second on any given day? This means that Read More