What’s a website builder?

What is a website builder, should you use one and if so, what one should you use? This article will attempt to answer those questions. While we are biased towards custom WordPress websites, we understand that not everyone can afford to go that route. This doesn’t mean that you can’t still have a decent website …

How to advertise on Facebook

Facebook offers an inexpensive way to advertise to a large audience. If you’ve already created a Business Facebook Page, it’ll be easy for you to get started. You can BOOST your posts for as little as $15. Use the instructions below to create an effective POST. We’ll then walk you through how to BOOST your …

Tips and Tricks

We’ve curated some of our best tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your website and take advantage of social media networks to grow your customer base. Marketing is all about staying top of mind until a potential client is ready to make a decision. It’s also an important part of …

Connect your Google Accounts

If you’ve claimed your Google My Business listing we can connect it to your Google Analytics account so you can see all your Google business information from one place. This form is used to connect your business gmail account with the Google Analytics account that we’ve set up for you. Your Google Analytics account is …

What is a Gif?

A “Gif” is a file format, similar to a jpeg, png or pdf, but like all file types, they have a specialty. Gif files support multiple frames, like a video, they are also “rasterized” content meaning they rely on pixels, also like a video file. But Gif’s also support transparent pixels. This is what makes …

How to use Instagram

  How to use social media to market your business Expand Use networks like Instagram, Facebook and YouTube as part of an organized marketing plan that includes your website and e-newsletters.   Facebook     MailChimp   Visit our Blog to learn more Instagram is the most popular way to share photos. Create an Instagram …

How to use the OVER App

Add text, your logo and other elements to images for posting on Social Media. OVER App Download from the App Store Everything shown here can be done with the FREE version of the app. More features are available with in app purchases. CREATE A POST USING AN IMAGE OR VIDEO FROM YOUR DEVICE PHOTOS Open …

All about File Types

If you’ve ever wondered what the difference is between a PDF and a PNG or a JPG and an EPS? Read on to find out all you need to know about standard graphic files types and their uses. File Type Software Required Recommended Uses Vector (Scalable) Rasterized .pdf Adobe Acrobat Reader most popular file type …

How to use your website to market your business online for little to no cost

Your WordPress website is the perfect platform from which to launch all your marketing. Follow our step by step online marketing guide below. You’ll see results from minimal effort and cost. This is our online marketing Golden Standard for providing the ultimate user engagement. 1. What you need to get started: A Blog section on …

All about Blogs

What is a Blog? Blogs are a great way to add a lot of content to your website in a structured and easy to navigate form. Search engines reward websites with well executed Blogs for these reasons. A Blog in it’s simplest form is just a group of posts or articles. Posts differ from Pages …

E-commerce opens new markets for Campbell River Businesses

On northern Vancouver Island and other rural towns across Canada it can be hard to locate specific goods and services. It’s the perfect atmosphere to generate sales for your Campbell River, Courtenay or Comox Valley business. Every business needs a website and every location should have a convenient online alternative for their customers. It’s never …

What is a responsive website?

A responsive website is one that adapts the content styling based on the users device, usually the screen size. With the popularity of mobile devices and users accessing the internet on a huge variety of platforms and screen sizes your website needs to respond. No more pinching and zooming or scrolling around and trying to use …

The importance of appearance

Appearance matters…a lot. Especially in business, your image says a great deal about the quality of your services. Professional marketing materials such as a logo, business cards and a website help establish your business’ credibility. Potential customers need to trust your company to provide high quality products and services. Campbell River, Courtenay and northern Vancouver …

Beware of telemarketers and spammers offering guarantees to get your website ranked number 1 on Google

No one can make this type of guarantee first of all, so that should make you very suspicious. If your business manufactures running shoes are they guaranteeing that your website site will outrank Nike? Not likely, they don’t even know what products or services you provide because chances are they haven’t even visited your website. …