Your Web Site in the Era of Facebook and Social Networks

Social Media Marketing

Recently, we’ve often been asked an important question by business people we meet:

Is it important to have a web site if I already have a Facebook page that reaches a lot of people or a LinkedIn profile, Twitter account or Instagram or Pinterest or a mix of these?

The answer to this question is unequivocally YES! Here’s why…

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Get Peace of Mind with A WordPress Maintenance Package

WordPress Sites Maintenance Plans

Your web site is the cornerstone of your digital branding strategy. It’s a powerful tool that works for you 24/7. A quality web site is also a significant financial investment. So it becomes very important to protect that investment and make sure that your web site gives its visitors and your potential clients the best first impression at all times… Your digital branding success depends on it! Why an Annual …

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Enter The Zone…

Zone W3 Media Design: a Web design and branding agency. Webfocus Design and AMTC Vision Design are now working together to serve you better! With over 23 years of experience, we’re putting our vision, creativity and expertise together under the Zone W3 Media Design banner. Our creativity and expertise are fueled by a team of professionals that share the same goal: To maximize your business’ growth! We offer a complete range …

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Why You Should Keep Hosting and Domain Name Registration Providers Separate

Web Servers

Here’s another short article about Web hosting that I wrote following several instances in the last few months where I had to help clients take back control of their domain names. The reason this was necessary in the first place is because they were using the same provider for Web hosting and domain name registration services and these providers had registered my clients’ domains in their own name…

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Webfocus Design Attending WordCamp Montreal 2011

WordCamp Montreal 2011

For the second time, I’m very excited to be attending WordCamp Montreal this year which takes place on the weekend of July 9-10. I loved my experience there last year as it enabled me to discover the Montreal WordPress community and to learn a ton of things on the Content Management System that has become the cornerstone of my Web based service offerings. The Montreal WordPress community is both enthusiastic …

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The Mysteries of Web Hosting Part 2

Web Servers

In the first article of this 2 part series, I gave an overview of what Web hosting is and described the two main types of hosting (shared and dedicated). In this article, I’ll describe the basic features you should look for in a hosting plan as well as the essential qualities and services a good host should have in order for you to make the best possible choice. Let’s start with these.

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5 Important Criteria for Choosing Your Web Designer

Finding a good Web design professional is not easy. It’s a very competitive arena where it an be hard to pick out the real professionals from those who jump into this complex field without mastering the craft. You have to be wary of offers that seem too good to be true… they often are! The creation of an effective Web presence requires more than just technical skills and more than the mere ability to create “pretty things”. It requires serious planning and creative and technical skills that are up to par with standards that are constantly evolving.

Whether you choose to do business with a studio or agency or with a solo professional like me, there are certain selection criteria that you should be evaluating carefully in order to take the best decision possible for your business. This article describes 5 of the ones I consider most important.

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Webfocus Design Now Powered by WordPress

WordPress

I just finished the conversion of this Web site to WordPress. The visuals have not changed much but the site will be a lot more functional for me now and much more useful to you…

I will be able to start publishing articles with tips and tricks to help small business, orgs or micro-companies stand out and build an effective Web presence. I have many ideas for new articles and I’m excited to start working on them again.

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