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Your Official Website To-Do List for the New Year

Your Official Website To-Do List for the New Year

Happy New Year! We hope your year is already off to a great start! Now is the time to really take a closer look at your business’s website. If you haven’t already updated it, or you’ve been putting it off on account of the holidays, there’s no better time...

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If You’re a Medical Professional, Here’s What Your Website Needs

If You’re a Medical Professional, Here’s What Your Website Needs

Let’s say you’re trying to get hold of a doctor—not an emergency phone call (that’s really simple, dial 911!!) but a doctor to diagnose if your sore throat is just that, a sore throat, or a possible sign of something worse. You think, maybe they have the...

The Top 5 Reasons to Have a Blog Schedule for the New Year

The Top 5 Reasons to Have a Blog Schedule for the New Year

Do you want to know a secret? The best small business blogs you may be following online don’t just post their stuff willy-nilly—they have a schedule they stick to. Some of the best blogs also only post the content monthly, but the quality of the content...

5 Online Marketing Strategies that Will Last into Next Year

5 Online Marketing Strategies that Will Last into Next Year

With the New Year fast approaching, many are asking these questions: which online marketing strategies are worth keeping for my business? Which strategies should I throw away? What’s working? What’s not working? Likewise, everyone is pumping out what they...

Top 5 Lies about Content Marketing You Need to Stop Believing

Top 5 Lies about Content Marketing You Need to Stop Believing

Creating great content is a must for anyone who owns a website and is looking for success in the long-run. The best kind of content includes positive reviews that satisfied customers leave online; blog posts that are not only shared and read repeatedly but...

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Your Official Website To-Do List for the New Year

Your Official Website To-Do List for the New Year

Happy New Year! We hope your year is already off to a great start! Now is the time to really take a closer look at your business’s website. If you haven’t already updated it, or you’ve been putting it off on account of the holidays, there’s no better time...

Frequently Asked Questions that We Answer about Websites

Frequently Asked Questions that We Answer about Websites

We’re asked a lot of questions about us and our jobs here at V3 Media. Some of those questions tend to crop up repeatedly to the point where we thought “Hey, why not just make a post about this?” We’ve pared it down to these six big ones you need the...

The Truth & Lies about Website Design

The Truth & Lies about Website Design

We’re sure you know this already, but there is a ton of information out there about website design. There’s so much info, in fact, that it’s grown tough to tell which fact about web design is legit versus facts that are more or less out of date with...

10 of the Best WordPress Plugins for Your Website

10 of the Best WordPress Plugins for Your Website

We love using Wordpress at V3 Media! It’s one of the most flexible and handy platforms to use in website development and design. We have standardized our WordPress development using the Divi theme, but we’d like to discuss something we hear a lot about,...

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If You’re a Medical Professional, Here’s What Your Website Needs

If You’re a Medical Professional, Here’s What Your Website Needs

Let’s say you’re trying to get hold of a doctor—not an emergency phone call (that’s really simple, dial 911!!) but a doctor to diagnose if your sore throat is just that, a sore throat, or a possible sign of something worse. You think, maybe they have the...

5 Easy Content Strategies for Your Ecommerce Website

5 Easy Content Strategies for Your Ecommerce Website

’Tis the season of online shopping! Naturally, we tend to go to Amazon when it’s time to shop, but if you own an ecommerce website yourself, now more than ever is your chance to stand out above the crowd—even above the ecommerce giants—or prepare to be...

How to Promote Your Website (Even When You Really Don’t Want to)

How to Promote Your Website (Even When You Really Don’t Want to)

I’d like to start this post with a question: what is it that makes people choose one business’s website over another? What is it about someone’s promotion that gets people interested in their product or service? The success of one’s website boils down to a...

How to Optimize Your Web Pages—Even the Tough Ones

How to Optimize Your Web Pages—Even the Tough Ones

When it comes to optimizing a website, some web pages seem to get less work done compared to the others. We’re not only talking about the blog posts (and if you don’t have those going on, why not? Get on with it already!). We’re also talking about certain...

Security

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...

A Checklist of Mandatory Website Management Tasks

A Checklist of Mandatory Website Management Tasks

When it comes to owning a website, taking care of it somehow seems to always fall between the cracks. You have enough to worry about when it comes to your business, whether it’s big or small, but you don’t want to let your website go unnoticed either. That’s why...

Nobody Can Guarantee Search Engine Placement

Nobody Can Guarantee Search Engine Placement

There are many companies out there that make claims and promises to get you on the first page of Google, or to get you in the top 3 spots on Google.     I've even seen such far out claims as a guarantee of the number one position! The truth is, nobody can guarantee...

Why Can’t I Send Email?

When you've been actively in business in an industry for over 23 years, things can change.     But when that industry is about 23 years old and is one of the fastest changing and evolving industries in the world, you are guaranteed change - a lot of it! In that 23...

Spam Protection and Blocked Email

From time to time (and especially recently), we will get a call or an email that someone isn't able to receive email from a particular person because their email is being blocked.      The reasons for this are usually pretty simple and can be narrowed down to one of...

Humour

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...

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