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Greg’s blog is hosted at WebStoresLtd.com. This is a feed to his most recent posts.

  • Digital Marketing Update
    by GregJameson on September 23, 2020 at 6:09 pm

    The Covid pandemic affected nearly every individual, business, and industry in some way or another, so I thought it would be interesting to see how it impacted different digital marketing tools. Here is what I have found in my research. Podcasting Since podcast listening is strongly correlated to behaviors like commuting and going to the The post Digital Marketing Update appeared first on WebStores Ltd.

  • Beyond a brochure website
    by GregJameson on September 9, 2020 at 2:19 pm

    Every single minute, 1.1 million dollars are spent in online shopping in 2020. Yet most websites remain informational / brochure style sites only (unable to take online transactions). Less than 1 percent of all the websites out there are ecommerce websites, and fewer than 10 percent of those sell more than $1,000/year. Even though record The post Beyond a brochure website appeared first on WebStores Ltd.

  • Why am I teaching everything I know?
    by GregJameson on September 2, 2020 at 1:44 pm

    I often get asked why I am sharing all the things I’ve learned over the past two decades with business owners. The reason is simple: webstore owners MUST be able to run various aspects of their websites. They are simply more successful when they can do many of these things themselves. Here then are the The post Why am I teaching everything I know? appeared first on WebStores Ltd.

  • Search Results are Skewed
    by GregJameson on August 31, 2020 at 1:27 pm

    Do you know what the number one search term in Google is? Its “Google.” Yes, according to TheMarkUp.org, the number one thing people search for on Google is Google. Why is this important? Because Google thinks that when they type in the name of your website into the search field, that this counts as a The post Search Results are Skewed appeared first on WebStores Ltd.

  • How To Increase Brand Awareness With Employee Advocacy
    by GregJameson on August 20, 2020 at 8:04 pm

    Guest post by Lisa Michaels Brand awareness is critical to the success of any company. It helps sell new products, builds trust between the consumer and your company, drives repeat purchases, and increases your overall market share. In a competitive market, some companies have a hard time building brand awareness. Some try leveraging technology and The post How To Increase Brand Awareness With Employee Advocacy appeared first on WebStores Ltd.

  • Online Ordering and Curbside Pickup
    by GregJameson on August 19, 2020 at 12:51 pm

    I’m a fan of the plugins developed by Barn2Media. This is the company that makes the plugins that allow you to turn a WooCommerce store into a fully functional wholesale ordering platform. So when they recently released a new plugin in response to the Covid19 pandemic specifically for restaurant ordering, I was intrigued. I’ve had The post Online Ordering and Curbside Pickup appeared first on WebStores Ltd.

  • The Constantly Changing Landscape of Websites
    by GregJameson on August 12, 2020 at 1:08 pm

    Websites today consist of lots of moving parts: the database behind the website that holds all your cont, the content management system you use, such as WordPress, the ecommerce platform you are on such as WooCommerce, the programming software used to develop these tools such as PHP, server technology, SSL certificates, Google and other search The post The Constantly Changing Landscape of Websites appeared first on WebStores Ltd.

  • Remote Work And Tech Salaries
    by GregJameson on August 7, 2020 at 2:46 pm

    Guest post by Artur Meyster Mandated remote work probably went one of two ways for you-—you had six failed attempts to make sourdough bread or you were trying to find a quiet place away from your kids’ loud activities. Work from home is a different experience for everyone; your company’s response was probably also unique. The post Remote Work And Tech Salaries appeared first on WebStores Ltd.

  • Work Smarter, Not Harder
    by GregJameson on August 5, 2020 at 12:44 pm

    Working smart may be essential, but it’s only half of the equation, says Micahel Moroney for Entrepreneur.com. No successful entrepreneur or executive will tell you that it’s a substitute for applying maximum effort during every waking hour of the day. To reach the top of your field, you need to not only take advantage of The post Work Smarter, Not Harder appeared first on WebStores Ltd.

  • Is it really that simple?
    by GregJameson on July 29, 2020 at 1:17 pm

    I recently had the privilege of interviewing Guy Kawasaki on my 20 Minutes of Influence podcast. For those who don’t know, Guy Kawasaki was the was the chief evangelist of Apple and largely responsible for the success of the Macintosh computer. Today, he is the chief evangelist of Canva.com, the creator of the Remarkable People The post Is it really that simple? appeared first on WebStores Ltd.