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3 powerful yet simple things you can do to improve your website

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 9:57pm by bradley.thomas
Your website is your business. Often, it's the first interaction people have with your brand. It's by far your most important selling tool. There are lots of things you can do to improve your website, but here are three important and simple things that business owners can do. read more »
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If you build it, will they come?

Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 3:53pm by jayson.peltzer
build it
The old "If you build it, they will come" line from the Field of Dreams movie doesn't really apply online. You can have the best looking website in the world, but if nobody knows about it, they won't visit it. Creating great content is important. Very important, but it's not where it ends. Today, there is so much great content out there, that in order to stand out - you need to make your content visible. You need to do your marketing and do it well. Many business owners expect that this recipe will work: read more »
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Get your business in Google's directory

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 6:08pm by amy.chamberlain
Google My Business
Ever curious as to how to get your business information to appear on the right side of the screen when it is Googled? It's really not as hard as you might think and it makes a huge impact on your findability. When potential customers are searching for you by name online, you need to make it easy for them to find you! read more »
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7 elements to professional business email

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 1:47pm by jayson.peltzer
7 key elements to professional business email
When you're in business, your email is often your main communication method. Here are 7 items to consider for a professional business email experience. 1. Use an address with your domain name When you're in business and you're sending emails from a Hotmail, Yahoo!, Outlook.com, or Gmail account instead of an address with your domain name in it like @example.com, you're not appearing as professional as you could be and it could create doubt in your business' ability to deliver. The recipient may wonder if this is a legitimate email address, if they are being pulled into a con, or if you are really in your business for the long run. read more »
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Boost your employee engagement through behaviour and technology

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 5:05pm by jayson.peltzer
Boost your employee engagement through behaviour and technology
So many organizations have yet to catch up and adopt modern web technology practices internally. We've all seen the power of social media, social networking, and user-generated content on the Internet, but how many organizations can say they are leveraging this power to bolster their bottom line? In fact, many organizational leaders still see the use of social networking as a negative addition to the workplace. They feel like employees will waste time and be less productive. When in reality, when used strategically, the opposite is true. read more »
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5 ways for your golf course website to stand out

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 4:04pm by bradley.thomas
5 ways for golf courses to stand out online
The golf market is very competitive. If you're in Canada or the U.S. you are usually within a short drive from a number of golf courses. It is becoming increasingly difficult to stand out amongst the many options available for golfers. Here are 5 ideas on how to help your golf course stand out online. 1. Use a "hero" image Does your course have a signature hole? Be sure to put the image that you want to define your golf course front and centre on your website. Make sure the picture is as epic as possible! The TPC Sawgrass website is a great example of a hero image done well. Their site features a shot of their iconic 17th hole. read more »
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Jump-starting New Year’s resolutions for your business

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 11:02am by bradley.thomas
New Year's 2016
The end and/or beginning of the year is the time that we look back on our personal triumphs and shortcomings from the past 12 months. Additionally, it is the time when we look forward to what the next year will bring and set milestones to achieve for it. It is also the perfect time to reflect on your business’s successes and failures an the time when we are the most motivated to make changes or improvements. Whether your business is thriving or struggling, U7 Solutions has a great, low-cost, no obligation service to help jump-start your critical thinking and brainstorming. read more »
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Is your website suffering because you're too busy?

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 1:22pm by jayson.peltzer
U7 on-demand content publishing
A stale and outdated website can hurt your business. Google gives more rank to websites that are up-to-date and regularly updated with new content. If you find you just don't have the time OR you just don't have the comfort level to update your website, then you'll be interested in this! We're finding that a lot of people need help publishing content to their website so we've set up a new service at an affordable price point for small businesses. It's called "U7 on-demand content publishing". read more »
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Tough on bots and easy on humans

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 11:52am by jayson.peltzer
We are happy to announce that we have just rolled out Google's reCAPTCHA service to ALL our U7 website customers! This service protects your website from spam and abuse while letting real people pass through with ease. It looks like this: Here's a very simple and clear explanation from Google's website: read more »
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Get rid of basic technology problems

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 12:16am by jayson.peltzer
Google Apps for Work
Let's talk about technology problems that many businesses face! Maybe you are experiencing one, many, or even all of these issues: read more »
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