Did you hear the news? (HINT: Follow us to be in the know.) RUNNER has won the Gold Hermes Creative Award in Web Design and Development for our work with Beaird Solutions and Honorable Mention for a website we did for another one of our clients, DSS Research.
Yes, With the Right Online Review Management Strategy
Almost every business has encountered online reviews about their products, services, or even employees. Whether good or bad, these reviews impact your bottom line. Everyone’s got an opinion, and now they’re all posted online for the world to see… wouldn’t it be nice to have some control?
HOW REVIEW MANAGEMENT PROMOTES BUSINESS GROWTH
It’s no matter of opinion: online reviews hit more than your ego; they impact your bottom line. A study published by Harvard Business School found that a 1-star increase in ratings can equal a 5-9% increase in revenue; adversely other studies have found a single negative review can drive away up to 30 potential customers on average. Harnessing praise and handling critiques takes a system and a strategy to steer it all successfully.
Hint: Google Ain’t Playin’ Around No More
After months of warnings, and most recently, mass email notifications, the October launch of Google’s fight against websites without SSL certificates is almost here. If you’re wondering what that means, it’s basically Google’s way of trying to make the internet a safer place by putting added pressure on businesses to encrypt their websites and provide more security for their visitors.
The awards keep coming in, and we’re humbled and honored.
Clutch.co has released its annual report on leading Search Engine Optimization (SEO) companies in Dallas, Salt Lake, and Philadelphia. The publication evaluates these companies on the basis of their level of focus on SEO services and client feedback about their work.
The top Dallas SEO firms of 2016 are: RUNNER Agency, Thrive Internet Marketing, Vizion Interactive,
Are all of the pages on your website mobile-friendly?
If you’re answering this question with “kind of,” “sorta” or “somewhat,” then you’ll be on the losing end when it comes to search results, according to the world’s largest search engine.
According to Google, starting April 21, your site is either optimized for mobile or it’s not. There’s no in-between.
And the penalty you can expect for not being mobile friendly is dire: reduced search engine rankings on mobile devices,