Tablets Changing eCommerce: Plan Ahead for the Holiday Shopping Season

iPads, Touch Pads and Smartphones Are the New Shopping Carts There’s no question that smartphones and touchscreen tablets have changed the way people work, but they have also changed the way people shop. The reason isn’t just because of the convenient internet access either. Both phones and tablets have downloadable gadgets supplied by many retailers that compress the experience into … Read More

The New Cellular Telephones Make SEO More Important Than Ever

With the advent of the web-enabled, larger screen cellular phones, such as the Blackberry line, it is now possible to do these little quick searches for information, locations, or actual shopping right from your telephone.  The newer phones have both touch screen and a larger, slide-out QWERTY keyboard for ease-of-use, but the Torch keyboard slides out in the narrow direction … Read More

A WordPress Web Designer Can Save You Money

Content Management, Vital to Search Engine Success, Done with WordPress A WordPress web designer can show you how efficiently and economically you can manage the content on your website. WordPress, like some of the brilliant software created by Microsoft or Apple, has its fans and its detractors; however, there are many more tasks made simple in WordPress where it takes … Read More

Landing Pages: freshen your site and pay back your marketing programs

Web designers can help you find new ways to improve your interactive business.  The untrained may equate “landing page” with the website’s “home page.”  However, a landing page can be any page you create for a special purpose.  Like a home page, a great deal of thought, care, and design should go into the construction of a landing page.  Here … Read More

An Arizona Internet Marketing Firm Can Make Your Headline

Arizona Internet Marketing Firm, Thrive Marketing, believes that your first step in web marketing should be one of your best steps.  Nothing can substitute for an effective headline at inviting a potential customer into your marketing efforts.  There are numerous opportunities and methods for creating effective headlines and getting the most out of that first, big step.

Pay-per-Click: Do-it-Yourself or Interactive Agency?

Once you have a Pay-per-Click (PPC) campaign set-up, why would you need an Interactive Agency to  maintain the campaign for you? Isn’t it simple enough to maintain yourself? Protect Your Investment Because you are spending money each time someone clicks on your PPC ad, you want to make sure you are attracting the right traffic with each click– and not … Read More

What if you built the best website ever and nobody came?

An online advertising agency is an important and integral portion of your website efforts.  Without a knowledgeable online advertising agency, there are many wrong turns and pitfalls you may not even be aware of, and following 9 simple rules can make a lot of difference in getting the right people on your website.

Video: Social Media and Online Dating

Here’s a creative little music video that demonstrates how socializing and dating has changed since the Social Media Revolution (did you know that 1 in 8 people found love online last year?!). The movie, He’s Just Not That Into You, also speaks to  this phenomenon of dating online in 2009. Drew Barrymore’s character laments to her friends (paraphrasing): “He MySpaced … Read More

Video: Is Social Media a Fad?

Are social media and networking sites (Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, etc) just a fad that will go out of style, just as quickly as it came in? Or is it the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution? Watch the video and decide for yourself.

Few Teens Tweet on Twitter

Image via CrunchBase Think Twitter is just a Teenage thing? Surprise, only 5% of Twitter users are teens. They’re even less likely to use Twitter than Baby Boomers who are over the age of 65!