What are my options for setting up an online store?

Short answer? Get a PayPal button! Assuming you already have a website, adding a standard-account PayPal button can be a simple solution for basic transactions and invoice payments. PayPal is considered safe and legit by most online shoppers. For a more robust online store (with shipping, invoicing and tax options) consider a PayPal Business account. …

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How much does a website cost?

The name: $25 / year The name: The name of your website is the ‘domain name’. Your domain name should be something that is easy to remember and easy to spell (and your name should explain who or what you are). My domain name is “FreelanceWebsiteManager.com” A domain name must be registered and managed by …

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What does a freelance website manager do?

update your website content (images, text, graphics…). update your website for use on mobile devices. help you get “found” on Google. keep your website secure and working well. keep your domain name and hosting arrangements up to date. perform updates and upgrades to your Content Management System. Keep your CMS, Themes and Plugins up to …

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Google’s Test Your Mobile Speed

Here’s a great new tool from Google. Here’s the link – https://testmysite.thinkwithgoogle.com Just type in your website address and Google will test your website for load time (on a standard 3g connection) and mobile compatibility.  It will also test how your website looks and handles on mobile devices (font size, layout, etc…). Google will show …

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Should you put money into SEO or SEM?

To successfully stay at the top of search pages, you’ll need both SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and SEM (Search Engine Marketing) working together. Search Engine Marketing (SEM) covers the paid listings that appear at the top of most searches. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) works at getting your website to show up in unpaid search results (organic …

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Top Five Reasons Why Your Website Is Failing

#1. It’s so slow. Your website visitors expect your site to load in less than 3 seconds. 45% of visitors will actually leave if it takes more than 3 seconds. #2. It doesn’t work on my phone. 60% of “visitors-from-searches” are on their phone NOT a desktop PC. #3. I can’t find what I’m looking …

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The wrong street address is showing up in my AdWords ad

Here’s how to fix it! If the wrong street address is showing up in your AdWords ads, it could be because Google is mixing up one of your account addresses with your campaign address. In your AdWords dashboard… Check “Ad extensions” in “Campaigns” and select the appropriate “Campaign extension” from your list of “Account extensions”. …

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