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The Business Owner’s Guide to Hosting

Let’s explore the factors that comprise web hosting, what your particular website requires to run optimally, and what services are available to help you make the most prudent choice for your customers and for your bottom line.

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Google Translate Sample Page

This is a page to show how the Google translate widget works on a website. Google no longer provides new access to Google Translate for websites. They prefer you utilize the chrome translation function. If you’re thinking about using the Google Translate widget, you can implement it by going to the Google Translate page, clicking […]

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Why Your Nephew’s Friend’s Cousin Isn’t Your Best Bet for a Web Designer

There are a lot of people out there with at least a little knowledge of how to get a website up and running. Many can do it on the cheap — and if you’re family, they may even do it for the incredibly low price of free. They may be able to hook you up […]

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HTML, CSS and Other Web Design Jargon Business Owners Need to Know

The features your website offers will determine how much professional assistance you’ll require to create your presence on the Internet. Even if your website is entirely a leave-it-to-the-experts job, you’ll want to have a basic understanding of the terms used in web design. As Web developers, we often throw around terms in meetings that our […]

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Staying Up to Date on Web Design

What You Need to Know and What Your Designer Will Handle As a business owner, you can’t afford to focus all your time and energy on web design: you’ve got to hustle to find customers, handle your accounting and manage all the different parts of your company. That doesn’t mean that you can get away […]

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5 Tips to Changing Your Brand Without Losing Customers

Redoing your website and print branding can refresh your business’ image and help you attract new customers — but such changes can be less beneficial for your existing customers. When you’ve invested time and money into creating a brand, updating it can make your business less recognizable to your clients, as well as lead them […]

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4 Ways You Can Help Your Customers Trust Your Website

A website makes an immediate and lasting impression on customers as to a business’ overall mission, personality and trustworthiness. A website that makes customers feel safe and welcome is a champion for a business’ reputation. Does your business website foster a sense of trust in your customers? Whether your business is represented by your website […]

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Getting Your Employees on Board with Your Social Media Policy

It’s not just the marketing staff who can reach out to customers these days: any one of your employees may have a Facebook account, a blog or a presence on various sites out there. Depending on your employees, that can be a very good thing or a very bad thing. The Problem with Social Media […]

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5 Ways to Spot a Social Media Trend You Can Safely Ignore

Everyone is excited about the power and influence of social media. Technology has facilitated a way for people to conduct real-time conversations from across the room and across the globe. Social media represents the opportunity for you to spread the word about your business to a huge and interested audience with ease and at your […]

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PowerConnect Video

PowerConnect allows financial professionals to search through multiple transcripts simultaneously, making their jobs more efficient and allowing them to easily track changes from one transcript to the next, across multiple companies and quarters. We created this video to provide a high level overview explaining the concept since the idea is new to many people. The […]

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Mobile Traffic: 3 Questions Business Owners Need to Ask

For most websites, the number of visitors using mobile devices — smart phones, iPads and similar gadgets — is on the rise.

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5 Ways to Cut Web Costs Without Cutting Results

The thought of paying for all the bells and whistles that go along with having a website can seem painful, but there are a few things that you can look at to help save money in the long run.

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Enterprise Hosting at WalkerTek

We believe in providing the best possible hosting service at WalkerTek. To accomplish this we have an enterprise infrastructure which provides the best possible performance for your site. Below are some of the steps we take to ensure this performance.

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Getting Newsletter Sign Ups in Person

An email newsletter can be one of the most effective methods of online promotion — but you have to get names on your list for a newsletter to be truly useful.

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