Posts in the Frontpage category

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

AIM Team on the radio

Eric Boettcher, CEO and Scott Pelland, President of Applied Imagination Media, along with Kirk Davis of the Small Business Development Center at Green River Community College, were guests on BizTechTalk, a local radio talk show covering business and technology topics on KLAY AM 1180. YouRead more

Stop Spam on the keyboard image

Monty Python sang about spam. Campers eat spam. But when it comes to your website, spam is no laughing matter and when you get a ton of it, it’s pretty hard to digest. How to identify spam on your WordPress business website New WordPress businessRead more

a snowman represents how social media snowballs in The Social Media Snowball Effect post on AIMBIZ.com

Snowballs are famous for getting big fast. Start with a lump the size of your fist and before you know it you’ve got something that could squash a Volkswagen. The snowball grows quickly because you keep expanding the surface area, which means that every timeLearn more about social media

The image of a marble block relates to the post, Michelangelo's Chisel at AIMBIZ.com

Michelangelo stepped back from the nearly finished and almost perfect statue of David and remarked: “Thanks to the magic of my chisel, I have created a work worthy of standing at the right hand of God himself.” And with a mighty laugh he set downRead more

Web design for Kent WA and Issaquah SEO test results: A man searches a lakeshore just as people search the Internet.

Testing the effectiveness of various SEO tactics is part of what we do at AIMBIZ, and it’s something anyone can do using free tools such as the Google Keyword Adwords tool, Twitter, HootSuite and a WordPress website. Recently, we began a test to optimize several

Online writing is reflected by the image of books and writing for the AIMBIZ article about the importance of writing for web design.

Good web design is about good writing; don’t buy any nonsense to the contrary. The online experience is primarily a reading experience. Why? Users want information fast and reading short messages is far faster than watching video. Text loads faster and, when written effectively, communicatesRead more

Fishing image for What's most important for web design blog post.

It’s not what you think. It isn’t search engine optimization…although good SEO is important for most businesses since advertising is so expensive. And it isn’t graphic design; unless the design is so awful that all communication is lost in the mess. It isn’t the markupRead more

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