10 Lessons Learned in 2010 Before Jumping into 2011

There were lots of lessons learned in 2010, and rather than beating myself up for what didn't get accomplished, I'm going to salute the high points, feel good about what I did, what I learned, who I met, and use it as a jumping off point for 2011. Don't you think that's better than the usual New Year's resolutions? In no particular order......more

Social Networking and Business Expansion

Most sales and marketing articles these days will tell you to take advantage of social networking sites in order to expand your business. While this advice is great, an important question that remains unanswered in most How-To articles is just how can you use social networking websites to your advantage? The answer lies in understanding social networking etiquette and is something I personally continue to revisit to refine my own approaches as an individual in business and for my overall business....more

My use of social networking sites is just that...social! I want to chat about what you are ...more

MyBlogHer Newbie Newly Registered Welcome Herself in BlogHer dot.com

Yes, I'm new and I would like to welcome myself. "Welcome Me".  Forgive me world for creating such a long title with no conclusion if introduction would be appreciated by a wide audience. For so many blogsites across the web, I doubt without a real doubt if this blog would be recognize or even read by fellow bloggers. To make this too long, I would tell you a bit about everything about myself....more

Copywriting with a Bite to Hold Your Reader’s Attention

By Bob Speyer, Web Success TeamEvery website owner is competing for the hearts and minds of their visitors. Keeping their eyeballs transfixed to your site can lead to more business and increased revenue. Making that important good first impression is the result of great direct response copywriting. Your content must engage the visitor within the first 15 seconds, giving them reason to stay, read and navigate through the site....more

How to Prevent Scope Creep from Ruining Your Projects

There is the old adage that two things are certain in life, “Death and Taxes.” With business you can also add Scope Creep. Every business has experienced it, some more dramatically than others. It is one of those gremlins that attaches to projects and wreaks havoc with proposals and client relationships.Read more here: http://www.websuccessteam.com/WSTblog/?p=2010...more

New Facebook Feature Increases Interactivity Between Friends

Facebook is constantly adding new features and applications to allow people to be more interactive on the web....more

Prep Your Site to Be Mobile Ready

Switching your desktop site onto a mobile device is one of the biggest moves companies are making everywhere. Embracing mobile is one of the fastest growing segments in the web world, and if done correctly, could be extremely beneficial and profitable to your company. The mobile system is so diverse with various browsers, screen sizes, connections etc— it’s a major change, and one that your site needs to prep for. To master this viral shift, we’ve listed a few tips to keep in mind when making your site mobile friendly: ...more

Creating a Better First Impression for Your Website Visitor

Visitors come and visitors go, but rarely do they leave without forming an opinion or making a decision. It’s the first impression of your website that’s your foot in the cyber-door. The most important component in putting your best foot forward is to make that lasting impression to motivate them to contact you and take it to the next level in the sales cycle. ...more

Web Success Team-When Good Intentions Create Bad Web Results

The goal of any website is to engage the visitor, give him a positive first impression, and motivate him to learn more. Unfortunately, sometimes the opposite effect takes place. Many websites overpower the viewer with clashing colors, distracting flash videos, inappropriate music, and much more. People react to clarity, organization, benefits, overall composition and readability. They are focused on their needs and search accordingly. Anything distracting is annoying and gives them a reason to leave — so don’t give them that “excuse.” ...more