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Meta description tag blog image of a cat with attitude.

Consider ad copy that’s full of hyperbole such as “this is the greatest cat bath ever” or “you won’t believe your eyes”. Most people see such claims as marketing excess and pass them over. Search results work the same way. When a result pops upRead more

Apollo lift-off of the Saturn V rocket, photo from NASA

…one giant leap for small business websites Welcome to the new AIM website. Previous visitors will notice the fresh presentation and new branding focus, but some of the biggest changes will be found on our Services page. AIM has always tried to deliver small businessRead more

Jetpack WordPress plugin logo

The Jetpack plugin from the folks at WordPress includes (as of now) 15 modules to extend the control, presentation and reach of your WordPress website. The most recent addition—Custom CSS—adds one of the most useful features for designers and webmasters who have some CSS (CascadingRead more

A Lunapic poster, created at Lunapic.com

Like PicMonkey and Photoshop Express, LunaPic (at Lunapic.com) is a free online photo editor with some impressive features. In fact, if you compare features between these three web apps, LunaPic wins hands down. With LunaPic you can edit photos and images, apply filters and effects,Read more

Google takes flight as the main image for an AIM post about Google

Many SEO companies like to make search engine optimization seem highly technical or even a bit magical. But as Google continues to refine its search algorithms and ranking methods, one thing is clear. Old-school SEO link-building is a bad tactic that will likely backfire onLearn more about SEO

Twin Owls image for Two blog posts are better than one at AIMBIZ.com

People love previews: we love previews when we go to the movies; we love previews of books, apps, TV shows, music. If we could preview important events in our lives, such as getting married or seeing what our kids will be like as teens, we’dRead more

Google Analytics logo for the AIM blog post linking to the tutorial: How to install Google Analytics on a WordPress blog.

Metrics are the often-overlooked part of managing a website, but knowing who is visiting the site, where they are reaching the site from and what they are clicking on when they reach the site are the keys to creating a website that is best-suited toLearn more about using Google Analytics

Photo of a hamster disguised as a lemming in a post concerning the use of WordPress tags for SEO

In the search for extra terrestrial life, NASA uses a “follow the water” strategy while in creating a sound search result on the Internet, Google uses a “follow the links” strategy. When links from one page link-through to a separate page with related content, GoogleRead more

AIM blog demonstration photo of what you can do with PicMonkey.com

Picnik—the online photo-editor that pioneered the genre—is officially out to lunch (and it’s not coming back), but hold back those tears long enough to say hello to PicMonkey. PicMonkey.com offers many of the same features once found in Picnik, and that isn’t surprising since theRead more

Welcome sign photo for AIMBIZ blog post, Unwelcome Web Welcomes

Why are key messages so important? On the Internet, people are looking for answers to questions and they are comparing services based on their web pages. If they don’t find what they’re looking for within a few seconds of arriving on a site, they leaveRead more

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