Making a website, whether for personal or business reasons, takes time and careful planning. Without proper search-engine optimization, structure, layout, and much more, visitors may never find your site, or write it off in the first few seconds if it doesn’t meet their expectations. While there are an increasing number of free programs that allow … Continue reading Cheap Websites – You Get What You Pay For
Along with the many updates we have performed this month to your website, we have also reconfigured your site for increased speed (see “Compression” below). We also have some exciting news about a new system that allows the owners of websites to update their sites themselves, with nothing more than a smart-phone or tablet (see … Continue reading We’ve Sped Up Your Website
Imagine being able to update your website in just a few minutes using nothing more than your smart-phone, laptop or tablet. All you would have to do is simply write an email, press send and in minutes visitors to your site can see news updates or limited specials going on at your business. On top … Continue reading Castlewood Remote Posting
Castlewood Adds 24 hour Monitoring to Your Website As another added service to you, our partners, we have been testing a new monitoring service to help us stay on top of any hiccups for all of our clients’ websites. Castlewood will absorb any extra cost associated with this new service so it will not affect … Continue reading 24 Hour Monitoring
Google calendar is a part of Google’s free email service “Gmail”. At Castlewood, our business could not run without Gmail and Google Calendar. I can’t image any business that could not improve efficiency by using it. Let me give you real world examples of how we use Google Calendar around here. For example, when we … Continue reading Why We Love Google Calendar
Something Special Coming For Castlewood Partners We have some very exciting news coming soon for all website clients of Castlewood Inc. Everyone who has a site managed by Castlewood will get a special FREE listing, link and a snapshot of your website on another site that has been designed to promote Lebanon and mainly the … Continue reading Lebanon Partners Get Something Extra
Here is a tip contributed by one of our clients, Speedy’s Auction Service. A great way to reach your customers via phone to let them know about upcoming sales, promotions or just informing them of changes in something is to use a service called VoiceShout (http://www.voiceshot.com/public/outboundcalls.asp?ref=VoiceBroadcast_voice+broadcasting ). Voice Shout is an Outbound Voice Broadcasting Phone … Continue reading Automatic Phone Billboard
Email marketing is one of the most effective tactics for driving sales. Here a few of the interesting facts that we discovered: 77% of consumers prefer to receive permission-based marketing communications through email than any other way. (ExactTarget) 44% of email recipients made at least one purchase last year based on a promotional email. (Convinceandconvert.com) … Continue reading Use Your eMail to Quickly Gain Customers
How Important is a Website? If You Don’t Have a Store – Your Website is Your Store If You Don’t Have a Sales Force – Your Website is Your Sales Force If You Don’t Have a Receptionist – Your Website is Your Receptionist If You Don’t Have a Customer Support Division – Your Website is … Continue reading How Important is a Website?
Everyone knows the Internet is ever changing and evolving. It is a full time job just to stay on top of these changes. There is always a lot going on behind the scenes concerning your website in which many of you are not aware. For example, as a Castlewood Partner, we updated your website approximately … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of Your Website.