About the author: Steve

Profile: Steve Hartley the founder of Hartley Web Design, a one man company that freelances in website building, Search Engine Optimization, and internet advertising.

 

Facebook business page is not enough

Why do I need a website, If I already have a facebook page?

If you only have a Facebook business page then your hurting your Google and Bing search results. I hear from customers that websites are expensive and they don’t want to constantly pay a website guy to do updates. They also want to make updates once and in an easy fashion. It is possible to dynamically […] Read more»

Is your website being penalized everyday by Google?

Google announced that it was going to favor websites that are mobile friendly. Which means if your website is not mobile friendly to Google then you are being penalized everyday. To learn more about what is Google mobile friendly read my post “What is a Google mobile friendly website” and take the Google mobile friendly […] Read more»

Hartley Web Design celebrating with fireworks

Launch of my new website

Welcome to the launch of my new website, June 1st 2016. I had 2 goals with this rebuild of my website. 1. To make it mobile friendly – responsive website 2. To add a blog My chooses included building from scratch using HTML/CSS, Drupal, or WordPress. So I choose WordPress for the rebuild because it […] Read more»

Hartley Web Design provides FL SEO Consultation for smartphones

What is a Google mobile friendly website?

The simple answer is can your website be read on a small mobile phone’s screen without zooming in? Are your fonts too small? Are your buttons too close together for people’s fingers? Is your website adjusting to show only small screen appropriate information? Why has Google made this change? Because Google says “phone and tablet […] Read more»

Color Logo for Google Hartley Web Design provides SEO Consultation for better Google Search Results

Google is penalizing websites that are not mobile friendly

Google has updated it’s search algorithm that gave mobile ready websites priority over non-mobile websites On April 22 2015, Google’s search engine update went into effect. This change gives websites that are mobile friendly a boost in ranking over non-mobile friendly sites. A mobile friendly site has a few minimum requirements including a minimum font […] Read more»

Do I need a website?

Google says “less then half of businesses have a website”. Having a website will put you ahead of your competition that doesn’t have a website. When customers are checking out a business / it is a website that forms that all important first impression. Help your customers find your business by adding a picture of […] Read more»

Hartley Web Design SEO Foundation

What is a Website Foundation?

Every website needs a good foundation which includes the following: 1. Mobile Friendly – Your website needs to transform itself for the smaller smart phone screens (Google insists on this) 2. Search Engine Registration of your website with the top Search Engines (Google and Bing) 3. Maps Registration – If your business has a location […] Read more»

North East Precision CNC

Implement SEO best practices into the existing website and manage website. Create & manage Google AdWords advertising campaigns. Updated website’s HTML to be responsive for tablets and cell phones (to avoid being penalized by Google) NorthEastPrecisionCNC.com Read more»

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