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Why Mobile Is Taking Over the Internet

Mobile usage is no longer a trend. It is a staple in today’s highly competitive market. According to Statista, global data traffic is projected to increase sevenfold by 2021, and they base that projection on some pretty bold statistics. For instance, according to Jan 2018 data, the mobile population is up to 3.7 billion (yes billion) users. American and Europe …

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Google Mobile First Index Is Rolling Out. Are You Ready?

As more and more searches continued to occur in a mobile manner, it became inevitable that Google would shift from desktop to mobile-first indexing. What this means is that Google will now start to use its mobile version of the web as its primary search engine index, creating and ranking its search listings based on the mobile version of content. …

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All-Inclusive Digital Marketing Packages for Every Aspect of Your Advertising

Today, the digital marketing landscape is constantly changing. Hosting NSB is here to give you solid footing on this rocky road, and to help you gain a substantial edge over your competition through digital marketing. Effective digital marketing is more than just having a responsive, dynamic website, although Hosting NSB has mastered the art of creating successful, enticing websites. It …

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Social Media Is Changing Fast & It’s Hard to Keep Up

You think “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” is hard to watch? Just try to keep up with the changes in social media. Social media is a powerful marketing tool that is constantly evolving to meet the ever- increasing needs of consumers and businesses. Whether or not you gain a significant edge over your competition through your social media efforts is …

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Blogs Are Great for Improving SEO Ranking and More!

An important concept to remember is that fresh web site content boosts search engine optimization and, subsequently, increases your web traffic. Blogs are a great way to add fresh content to your site. It basically works this way…the more blogs you post, the more leads you get. The more leads you get, the more sales you get. And everyone wants …

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Why Keeping Your Social Media Updated Can Improve Your Business

In this day and age, it is not just enough to have a company profile and tweet once in a while. Keeping your social media account active and up-to-date can improve your company’s visibility and increase your business. Keeping your social media plan on target can get you better rankings. The higher number of social signals you gain from Facebook …

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Net Neutrality and What It Can Mean for the Internet’s Future

Net Neutrality, created to present a level internet playing field, prevents internet service providers (ISPs) from prioritizing, slowing or blocking content. Net Neutrality opponents see it as over-regulation. In any event, there are current rumblings of a Net Neutrality shake-up. The Federal Trade Commission (FCC) Chairman’s current proposal includes letting internet service providers voluntarily promise to uphold Net Neutrality principals …

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Hosting NSB Performs Daily Back-Up and Site Checks

Hosting NSB has been serving New Smyrna Beach and Volusia County area for over 15 years. Our team of highly qualified professionals works diligently to ensure that our clients maintain a safe and secure web presence. Stuff happens. Information or data on your site can be lost or become corrupted or infected. That is why any information that is important …

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Word of Mouth Is Paramount to Hosting NSB

Word of mouth is the absolute best form of advertising. It’s a third party – often someone trusted implicitly by your potential customer – endorsing your products and/or services; as opposed to you just saying so yourself. The one essential element required for word of mouth to work well is a stellar reputation. People only recommend things that they know …

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Your Website Is as Good as the Content You Provide the Web Designer

A good web designer has an innate knowledge of the area to which you are marketing; is up to date on all of the latest design trends; has a solid familiarity with the core elements of design; possesses marketing know-how; and is must be sincerely invested in the success of your business. A good web designer can make your site …

Hosting NSB Performs Daily Back-Up and Site Checks

Hosting NSB has been serving New Smyrna Beach and Volusia County area for over 15 years. Our team of highly qualified professionals works diligently to ensure that our clients maintain a safe and secure web presence. Stuff happens. Information or data on your site can be lost or become corrupted or infected. That is why any information that is important …

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Hire a Web Designer Who Cares about the Growth in Your Business

There are two kinds of web designers: order takers who just make things pretty, and then there are web designers who truly care about driving business to your site…and who know just how to do it. Sure, your web design should be visually appealing. The eye candy is often what draws people in, but content is just as important. You …

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How to Profit from Google Ads and PPC

Put simply, Google Ad Words is Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising on Google. Basically, it works this way…People choose keywords to search for what they need. You, as an advertiser, try to determine what those keyword might be, relating to your business. If any of your keywords match their keyword/s, BAM, your ad will appear next to or above their …

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Check Your Web Designer’s Portfolio before You Hire Him

A website is a highly effective and affordable way to compete with any size company anywhere in the world…IF it is well done. In today’s market, you have seconds to grasp someone’s attention with your graphics and content, so you can’t trust your website development to just anyone. Before you hire a web designer, check his portfolio. A good web …

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Adding Social Media Sharing Buttons to Your Blogs Can Expand Your Audience

In today’s dog-eat-dog highly digital business climate, you need to build and engage a social audience to remain competitive. One of the best ways to do that is by adding social media sharing buttons to your blogs. Your blog is the hub of your media presence and adding social media sharing buttons there will boost traffic to your content, create …

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Why Using a Website Builder Can Affect Your Status Online

Okay, so website builders such as top-rated Wix do have some positives, but the negatives seem to far outweigh them. Let’s talk positives. So take Wix, which seems to be the best ranked website builder and just see what we think. In the past, Wix has updated its tools regularly, so if it continues to do so, your website can …

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How Is Linking to Other Pages Helpful to Viewers

Just one of the many SEO strategies that Hosting NSB uses to help search engines and viewers navigate your site more easily is linking to other pages. You know that page you want Google to recognize the most? Well, recognition of that page is the most important part of this beneficial linking process and something that will definitely occur after …

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Problems Creating Your Own Website vs. Going to a Professional

First impressions are lasting and, in today’s market, your website can’t merely be an online business card. Today, a well-oiled website has to quickly grab someone’s attention, maintain their attention with easy navigation and quality content oozing with customer benefit, and then expertly convert them from prospect into customer. A website is a highly effective and affordable way to compete …

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Contemporary Web Designs with Videos Are a Growing Trend

On any given day, we get hit with hundreds, if not thousands, of advertisements – on billboards, television, in print media and online. If those ads aren’t unique, or if we don’t immediately notice something relevant within them that causes us take pause, we are blind to them. Before you can wow your website viewers with tantalizing customer-driven content, you …

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Using Social Media to Increase Traffic to Your Website

Your website is a major way your share information with your target market. Tying social media to your website can improve upon your web presence ten-fold. Social media can not only help drive your target audience to your website, it can create more brand awareness and, ultimately, increase response to your website. One of the most important benefits to social …

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Benefits of Using a Local Company for Hosting and/or Web Design

A local web site design company knows the area, so they know what works and what doesn’t work there. Big companies that aren’t familiar with the area just can’t compete. Local website and hosting companies are also dedicated to local business because they are a local business themselves. Unlike companies that aren’t local, they understand the marketing that is unique …

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How to Handle a Bad Review on Google or Facebook

Positive reviews on Google or Facebook can encourage new business. Conversely, anything negative that is written about your product or company is definitely not a good thing. None of us want our sterling reputation affected by a few words, so what do you do if you receive a negative review on Google or Facebook? First of all, keep in mind …

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Entice Potential Customers through Video Marketing

YouTube receives over 4 billion views per day, and online video accounts for 50% of web traffic! It’s no wonder more and more companies are utilizing visuals to capture their audience. People are overwhelmed today with marketing messages so, as a marketer, you need an effective way to gain their attention within the hustle bustle of the Internet world. With …