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Spring Cleaning Checklists for Websites & Content Marketing

Spring Cleaning Checklists for Websites & Content Marketing

Spring is finally drawing near, which means there’s not only fun holidays to look forward to such as St. Patrick’s Day and Easter, but also the less than fun (depending on who you’re talking to) activity: spring cleaning.We’re not talking about your home,...

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All About Grey Hat SEO Tactics & Why They’re Not Recommended

All About Grey Hat SEO Tactics & Why They’re Not Recommended

We have briefly touched upon grey hat SEO before in our blog, and here is that post in question. What we haven’t really talked about before is grey hat SEO specifically. Today’s the day we finally do that! Let’s go over together what this SEO tactic is all...

Does Every Business Need a Blog? (The Answer is Yes, and Here’s Why)

Does Every Business Need a Blog? (The Answer is Yes, and Here’s Why)

If your business has a website, it needs a blog. You may be wondering, “Does every business really need to have a blog though?” (In addition you might also be thinking things like “I don’t have time for that” or “It’s not worth it”—here’s why that train of...

The 5 Purposes of a Website’s Existence (And Why You Need One)

The 5 Purposes of a Website’s Existence (And Why You Need One)

Sometimes it’s a good idea to return to basics, especially if you’ve ever wondered about the why of a website’s existence, not just the when or how it’s going to be built. Each website we build for our clients is unique, but ultimately it must serve some...

How to Get New and Good Reviews for Your Business

How to Get New and Good Reviews for Your Business

Reviews are one of the best ways to grow your business and promote it in a positive light online. Negative reviews or comments are sadly inevitable with any business, according to _, but that does not mean you have to accept only those! Too much negative...

Responsive vs. Mobile Websites: The Differences

Responsive vs. Mobile Websites: The Differences

We’ve talked about mobile websites before, and they’re still very much valuable to your business. However, one thing we haven’t really discussed are responsive websites or mobile websites in greater detail.Is there a difference, you ask? As a matter of...

Design

Spring Cleaning Checklists for Websites & Content Marketing

Spring Cleaning Checklists for Websites & Content Marketing

Spring is finally drawing near, which means there’s not only fun holidays to look forward to such as St. Patrick’s Day and Easter, but also the less than fun (depending on who you’re talking to) activity: spring cleaning.We’re not talking about your home,...

The 5 Purposes of a Website’s Existence (And Why You Need One)

The 5 Purposes of a Website’s Existence (And Why You Need One)

Sometimes it’s a good idea to return to basics, especially if you’ve ever wondered about the why of a website’s existence, not just the when or how it’s going to be built. Each website we build for our clients is unique, but ultimately it must serve some...

Responsive vs. Mobile Websites: The Differences

Responsive vs. Mobile Websites: The Differences

We’ve talked about mobile websites before, and they’re still very much valuable to your business. However, one thing we haven’t really discussed are responsive websites or mobile websites in greater detail.Is there a difference, you ask? As a matter of...

Why Non-Profits and Charity Groups Need Websites

Why Non-Profits and Charity Groups Need Websites

Have you ever wanted to give back to your community and, potentially, the entire world? For all of the customers who have enough money or resources to do even the simplest things like buy groceries or have a roof to live under, there are hundreds and...

Why Business Owners Should Consider Pantone’s Colour of the Year

Why Business Owners Should Consider Pantone’s Colour of the Year

With a new year comes new upgrades and improvements, whether it’s to your diet or lifestyle or the website you have for your business. You might have noticed something peculiar: the latest colour choice in redesigns for websites, i.e. a coral hue with a...

How To

How to Get New and Good Reviews for Your Business

How to Get New and Good Reviews for Your Business

Reviews are one of the best ways to grow your business and promote it in a positive light online. Negative reviews or comments are sadly inevitable with any business, according to _, but that does not mean you have to accept only those! Too much negative...

Why You Shouldn’t DIY Your Business’s Website

Why You Shouldn’t DIY Your Business’s Website

We understand that it takes a lot of work, time, and money to build a website from the ground up, especially if you’re just not happy with your business’s website right now. It can be frustrating to watch your site do nothing but collect bot traffic and...

How to Choose a Design for Your Business’s Website

How to Choose a Design for Your Business’s Website

If you want a website for your business you can be proud of, you need to have the best overall design that suits it.  Many people will choose a WordPress template that is pre-made in the hopes that it will save them time and money.  Many times, if you want...

7 Things That Convert Website Visitors into Customers

7 Things That Convert Website Visitors into Customers

We talk a lot about websites (obviously!). One thing we haven’t really talked about though is how to make sure your business’ website not only attracts new customers but also creates returning ones. If this sounds intriguing to you, read on! Here is what...

Content Marketing Strategies for Autumn Worth Exploring

Content Marketing Strategies for Autumn Worth Exploring

Autumn is getting closer! This is a great time of the year for a lot of reasons. Yes, it unfortunately means summer is drawing to a close, but it also means goodbye to the heat and harmful bugs that come with the season such as wasps. Autumn is closely...

Security

Spring Cleaning Checklists for Websites & Content Marketing

Spring Cleaning Checklists for Websites & Content Marketing

Spring is finally drawing near, which means there’s not only fun holidays to look forward to such as St. Patrick’s Day and Easter, but also the less than fun (depending on who you’re talking to) activity: spring cleaning.We’re not talking about your home,...

Why WordPress Updates Should be Manual, Not Automated

Why WordPress Updates Should be Manual, Not Automated

Sometimes when it comes to tasks such as site maintenance, it feels easier to go the fast route by applying automatic updates to your website. If it’s a Wordpress installation, many of these updates are set to run automatically from the get-go; that’s how...

How to Identify Cyber Threats to Your Business

How to Identify Cyber Threats to Your Business

Top-notch security and site maintenance are services we are proud to provide at V3 Media for good reason. The biggest reason is we care about the well-being of every client we build and develop a website for. Unfortunately, we’ve encountered some cases...

6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Business’s Website from Cybercrime

6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Business’s Website from Cybercrime

Hacking. Ransomware. Malware. Virus. Phishing scam. All these words strike fear into the hearts of any business owner when they find out their website has been attacked by cybercriminals. The worst thing is that most of the time, these business owners are...

How to Identify, Monitor, and Clean Out Spammers

How to Identify, Monitor, and Clean Out Spammers

Spam. We all know what it is, and we all hate seeing it, whether it’s in our inbox or as a comment on your website’s blog. Today, it’s a daily struggle to keep spammers out of your life, and they’re getting worse – some of them will even send you text messages on your...

Humour

The Worst Websites of 2018 (& What We Can Learn From Them)

The Worst Websites of 2018 (& What We Can Learn From Them)

If you still haven’t updated your website, or looked into adding any online marketing strategies such as artificial intelligence, don’t worry too much about the latter (but do worry about the former, i.e. updating the website—here’s why). In fact, not every business...

How to Make the Worst Website Ever

How to Make the Worst Website Ever

*Please note that this is a satirical blog post for the sake of humour. Please do not do any of the following “tips” that we are about to describe. Sick and tired of being told you need a professional to help out with your website? Worry no more! If you want the easy...

The Klingon Programmer’s Code of Honour

The Klingon Programmer’s Code of Honour   Top 20 lines, likely to be overheard if you had a Klingon programmer on your software development team. All Klingons who develop software for the glory of the empire follow this “Code of Honour” and are so called “code...

If architects had to work like web developers

Dear Mr. Architect: Please design and build me a house. I am not quite sure of what I need, so you should use your discretion. My house should have somewhere between two and forty-five bedrooms. Just make sure the plans are such that the bedrooms can be easily added...

The 12 Bugs of Christmas – Software Developer’s Version

1. For the first bug of Christmas, my manager said to me: See if they can do it again. 2. For the second bug of Christmas, my manager said to me: Ask them how they did it and See if they can do it again. 3. For the third bug of Christmas, my manager said to me: Try to...

Social Media

Does Every Business Need a Blog? (The Answer is Yes, and Here’s Why)

Does Every Business Need a Blog? (The Answer is Yes, and Here’s Why)

If your business has a website, it needs a blog. You may be wondering, “Does every business really need to have a blog though?” (In addition you might also be thinking things like “I don’t have time for that” or “It’s not worth it”—here’s why that train of...

The 5 Purposes of a Website’s Existence (And Why You Need One)

The 5 Purposes of a Website’s Existence (And Why You Need One)

Sometimes it’s a good idea to return to basics, especially if you’ve ever wondered about the why of a website’s existence, not just the when or how it’s going to be built. Each website we build for our clients is unique, but ultimately it must serve some...

Google+ is Leaving! Here’s What You Need to Know

Google+ is Leaving! Here’s What You Need to Know

No, you did not read that headline wrong. Ladies and gentlemen, Google+ will be shutting down permanently in April 2019.We can already tell what some of your responses may be:“Finally!”“What’s that again?”“I never used it, so why should it matter?”(A few...

How to Be More Responsive Online

How to Be More Responsive Online

What is the goal of your business? It’s a very important question, for sure. However, there’s one of greater significance we need you to really think about: how do you want to accomplish your goal? One good way to fulfill said goal is to become more responsive online....

Pros and Cons of Video Marketing for Your Business

Pros and Cons of Video Marketing for Your Business

Video marketing was and still is an incredibly popular online marketing strategy for businesses big and small. Obviously, larger companies have the budget and means to spend all their money on commercials for TV and, nowadays, YouTube, so it may feel like...

Marketing

Does Every Business Need a Blog? (The Answer is Yes, and Here’s Why)

Does Every Business Need a Blog? (The Answer is Yes, and Here’s Why)

If your business has a website, it needs a blog. You may be wondering, “Does every business really need to have a blog though?” (In addition you might also be thinking things like “I don’t have time for that” or “It’s not worth it”—here’s why that train of...

The 5 Purposes of a Website’s Existence (And Why You Need One)

The 5 Purposes of a Website’s Existence (And Why You Need One)

Sometimes it’s a good idea to return to basics, especially if you’ve ever wondered about the why of a website’s existence, not just the when or how it’s going to be built. Each website we build for our clients is unique, but ultimately it must serve some...

How to Get New and Good Reviews for Your Business

How to Get New and Good Reviews for Your Business

Reviews are one of the best ways to grow your business and promote it in a positive light online. Negative reviews or comments are sadly inevitable with any business, according to _, but that does not mean you have to accept only those! Too much negative...

Why Non-Profits and Charity Groups Need Websites

Why Non-Profits and Charity Groups Need Websites

Have you ever wanted to give back to your community and, potentially, the entire world? For all of the customers who have enough money or resources to do even the simplest things like buy groceries or have a roof to live under, there are hundreds and...

7 New Year Resolutions to Make for Your Business’s Website

7 New Year Resolutions to Make for Your Business’s Website

Happy New Year from all of us at V3 Media! This is the time of year when everyone makes their New Year’s resolutions (or not—we prefer to make goals ourselves!). However you want to approach them, the tradition of resolving to change for the better in a new year is a...

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