Awesome Web Guy / Super Smart Marketing Strategy

Is Your Design Killing Your Website?

This is a guest post written by Wade McMaster. Wade is a professional graphic and website designer who started the website Design Web Identity, a blog about starting and growing websites. He writes tutorials and informative posts on design, social media, traffic and finding your voice. Check out his website for more information! More and […]

Read Post / October 4, 2014

Do I Need Multiple Websites?

Most people are told today that they should have a website for themselves or their business… but at what point should you have more than one? Is it better to put all your info on one, or have multiple sites that are each very specific? Let’s imagine you’re a knitting teacher and a freelance social […]

Read Post / July 16, 2014

Stop Wasting Your Time Looking At Your Website Traffic Stats

When I first started blogging I was obsessed with my website hits. I’d write a post, share with some friends, post links on other sites and blogs, and then constantly monitor the numbers. They’re very attractive. “Ooh look, 25 visitors today! That’s 25 people that like my stuff!” It’s gratifying feedback, but what does it […]

Read Post / July 8, 2014

How To Know If You Should Be Using Twitter

Common business advice for what to do online often consists of more tools and tactics than anyone can do alone. “You need to have a website, email list, blog, be on Facebook and Twitter, get Instagram, sign up for Pinterest, etc.” Eek! Most people are at least on Facebook. The main channel I’m asked about […]

Read Post / June 24, 2014

Build Your MailChimp Email List While On The Go

Quality email marketing is one of the most effective ways for you to develop a loyal audience. Building up your list isn’t always easy. You can email people asking to sign up, post links on social media, and have a sign up form on your website. But one often overlooked tactic is building your list […]

Read Post / June 17, 2014

What Publishing 30 Posts in 30 Days Taught Me About Blogging

One day I decided I wanted to blog more. But more isn’t an effective goal. A result and a deadline is required for great goal-setting, so I figured I might as well challenge myself. I decided to publish 30 articles in 30 days. I called it my Awesome Blog Challenge. And now I present to […]

Read Post / June 15, 2014

How Do You Spend Your Time Online?

Picture this: You have a task to do… You post about it on Facebook. Then you see you have new notifications. And a new message. And someone just posted a cool new article about a recent scientific discovery. You skim it. You go back, there’s a post from BuzzFeed with cute Corgi puppies. And then […]

Read Post / June 14, 2014

The Importance of Having A Mobile-Friendly Website

Have you ever noticed how much time you spend on your phone? If you’re like the average American, you most likely have a smart phone and spend an ever-increasing number of hours on it each week. The amount of web browsing on mobile devices is going up as well. When most people see a website […]

Read Post / June 13, 2014

My Favorite WordPress Theme

When building you’re own website, it can take some careful consideration to choose the right theme. But for me, the majority of the time there is one clear choice. That doesn’t mean that I make every site to look and feel the same… but having a framework that is familiar is a huge time saver. […]

Read Post / June 12, 2014