blog, Uncategorized, Web Marketing

Car Dealer Rich Snippets

I have written two posts about rich snippets or schma for car dealerships (http://defoenet.com/2013/08/why-use-schema-for-products/ , http://defoenet.com/2013/12/schema-car-dealerships/).  Today there is a great post from Search Engine Land titled Google Tests Product Images Within Organic Listings.  As I get ready to switch the CMS that one of our dealership websites is on it has me once again wishing that there was a website provider in this industry that included rich snippets within the inventory pages code.  Perhaps the new CMS provider will give me the tools to be able to include my own code to make this possible . . . but I’m…

Uncategorized, Website Design

Advice For Website Success

Anyone who runs or works on a website is always looking for new ways and new techniques to get more traffic.  I have found it interesting that you can turn an average person into a statistics junkie just but giving them a website and setting up Google analytics. Because most of the information is the same and never changes it’s always great to come across a new voice that puts things into a short, understandable and usable format.  I mean really do we need a 3,000 word dissertation stating that good content and quality links help with SEO and site…

Uncategorized, Website Design

Google+ Brand Pages

It’s been talked about for a while and now it’s been live for about 48 hours.  Is it the hot new thing in Social Media?  Will it make your SEO efforts skyrocket?  Does the world really need it?  A Google+ Brand Page I have to say that I really like Google+ and having setup a brand page 24 hours ago I really like the pages.  They are clean and easy to use and understand. How much this will have an effect on Google search results will be seen.  I really hope that Google keeps the interface clean and the experience…

Uncategorized, Website Design

3 Months of Business Listings

It’s been three months since my son and I embarked on a project to get a website up and running.  Now that March is over and we both put in a very dedicated month I wanted to compare the Google Analytics.  When the site started my goal was to ad a business a day.  That goal wasn’t achieved until the middle of February.  In the middle of March we started posting 2 businesses a day and have seen the number skyrocket.  We now have over 100 businesses listed and I look forward to seeing 300 by the end of April!…