Is It Time for a New Website? Your website is much more than just an online yellow pages ad for your business. It is the central hub for your online presence. Take a moment and honestly ask yourself: Does my business website accurately reflect the quality and dedication that I put into my customers and […]

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For a small business website to remain healthy, it requires ongoing maintenance. This maintenance consists of updating existing content, adding new content, blog post creation, WordPress/theme/plugin updates, and regular backups of your site. By keeping the content fresh you give your visitors something new each time they browse your site. Updating WordPress and performing regular […]

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What Is Reputation Management and Why Is It Essential? Did you realize the reputation of your business can now be defined as the sum of all that is being said about it on the Internet?  Sometime in the last year we quietly crossed over the line that separated the need for online reputation management into […]

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Introduction: Selecting the right website host has never been more important. Simply choosing the cheapest hosting plan is no longer an option for your business. With the need for faster website load times, consistent and dependable server stability, and an ever-increasing need for security, it is important to choose wisely when it comes to deciding […]

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At Michael the Tech Guy we push the importance of online review and recommendation management to all of our customers; both current and prospective. The speculative ship has passed when it comes to a successful businesses taking a proactive approach to their online reviews – it is docked in the harbor and is here to […]

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Why We Use Lynda.com At Michael the Tech guy, we realized continued education had to be built into the foundation of our business. The two main obstacles we faced were class affordability and flexibility. After some trial and error, we have found lynda.com to be the perfect training solution for our website design business.   […]

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Discover the hidden treasure in Google Calendar Google Calendar is a great free application offered to anyone with a Google account. It can keep your schedules straight, your projects coordinated, and on time to all of your meetings. On top of all the built-in functionality, Google Calendar offers even further customization with something they call […]

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At Michael the Tech Guy we recommend BlueHost for all of your web hosting needs.  My friend, and President of Expand2Web, Don Campbell wrote a wonderful article that clearly spells out why.  Below is a re-posting of that article. Why BlueHost For WordPress Hosting? I use and recommend BlueHost for WordPress hosting. Watch the video to see why: […]

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Why is SEO important to my small business site? | Michael the Tech Guy

Why should I care? One of the most important aspects of your small business website is how well it ranks within the major search engines like Google and Bing.  You may have read articles that compare the process behind great search engine rankings to an ever evolving bag of industry secrets and tricks shrouded in […]

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Michael the Tech Guy | Why Every Small Business Needs a Website Part 1

Why it is imperative your small business has a website. In today’s competitive digital market a small business has to have an online presence. And while most companies today have some form of digital representation somewhere in the halls of social media – being listed on Facebook and posting to Twitter is not enough. Every […]

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