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Top Reasons to Hire Internet Consultant Don Powell in 2018

Here are the top 9 reasons to hire Don Powell as your internet consultant in 2018

These points apply to small businesses, professional practices, large corporations, municipalities, non-profits and religious organizations. I use “business” to describe them all.

1. Mobile Responsive Upgrade
In 2018 virtually every website should now be fully mobile responsive. I use the term “mobile first,” as more people are now using mobile devices to access the internet than they are using desk-top computers. If your website doesn’t perform beautifully on mobile devices, that this is the most important next step in online development. Mobile responsiveness is now a key element in your search rankings, and critical component in giving people a good experience as they visit your website.

2. Technical Internet Footprint Audit
Most businesses have accumulated a sizable online presence. This happens whether purposeful effort is made, or no effort is done. Your internet footprint grows as though it has a mind of it’s own, yet few know of its size and shape. A thorough audit will identify problem areas so that corrective action can be taken, and discover opportunities to exploit.  It’s not uncommon to discover a mess of things made over the years by various vendors and the business itself. An internet audit should be done every year or two to insure a clean and accurate online presence.

3. Strategic Website Audit
How long has your website been sitting without updates and upgrades? Or how long has old outdated pages been accumulating on your server? An old stale website that people see says much about your business, but outdated pages and other content can be a significant detriment to Search rankings and overall performance. A strategic website review incorporates an evaluation of your website as it’s seen, and the accumulation of files on your server.

4. Social Media Strategy
Having a Facebook is not a strategy. All to often businesses end up using their social media as another platitude rich advertisement platform, or as a customer service portal. Neither will generate the buzz you seek or deserve. I will help create an effective social media strategy that your team can own and operate, or my team can be your Community Manager and operate your social media on your behalf.

5. Growing your Internet Footprint and Reviews
Regular expansion of your online presence, and growing reviews will leave your competitors in the dust. This is the elusive magic sauce, but it must be done using “white-hat” techniques. All too often well intentioned Internet marketers engage in practices that are harmful due to inadvertent “black-hat” techniques. As your internet consultant I will make sure your Internet footprint exists in a state of perpetual growth using safe practices.

6. Statistical and Operational Review
Having an effective strategy involving your Internet presence must include complete understanding of your digital history and command of the present in terms of your website server statistics, social media metrics, and overall online history. My research and analysis tools often uncover nuggets of gold presenting opportunities which have been hiding in plain sight. I know how to find them. I also often uncover problems, inaccuracies and errors that sometimes are inhibiting your business in ways you never knew.

7. Social Media Monitoring
Knowing what’s being said about you and your business in social media is very important. A negative review left without rebuttal or response will fester like an infected wound, and glowing happy mentions are opportunities not to be ignored. As your Internet consultant or Community Manager I will make sure problems and opportunities are addressed immediately.

8. We are Team Players
You may have a good relationship with your digital vendors, or employ in-house personnel to manage your website, digital marketing and social media. Having an outside expert come in and evaluate their job performance and critique their work can be a recipe for trouble if an inclusive approach is not used. My method is to engage and support your team, to empower them with new information and techniques to help them be more effective. If they are truly deficient beyond reasonable measure, I will subtly report this back to the executive (he or she who hired me).

9. Accurate Google Ranking Analysis and Monitoring
Just because you see your website ranking well doesn’t mean everybody else sees the same results. The fact is that Google serves up customized results, and your searching history will effect the results you see. I will give you an truly unbiased appraisal, and set up ongoing monitoring with accurate results.
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