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A brief presentation on website design, branding, and SEO.

Is Your Website Up to Speed?

I recently spoke at the Harvard Club about how to improve your website. It was part of Welsh Consulting's business seminar series. We covered Branding & Messaging, Site Architecture, Website Design and Development, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Integration, and ended with recommendations on how to work with a website designer or an agency. You can download the presentation here. And if you're intereste… read more

Inbound14 and FutureM Marketing Conference

Inspired to Act

I was really looking forward to attending the FutureM / Inbound Marketing Summit last week - not really knowing what I was going to get out of it. I go to conferences to meet and re-meet people and to learn new ideas, but most of all, it's a chance to recharge. Sometimes we need that external force to make us look at things with a different lens. On Thursday morning, I settled into one of 8,000 seats near the front of the r… read more

Brand Messaging

Drive Sales with Three Messaging Methods

Common sense dictates that we know how to interact with our clients, partners and staff. Without clear communication, any effort to complete a task is destined to fail. Never is that more important when you’re building a business, sharing your brand mission and messaging and reaching out to buyers. While your visual image is important - mostly because people won’t even click your site if it looks like it was created in … read more

Amazing Website Design

What Makes a Website Design Amazing?

A lot of people don't actually know the difference between a poor website design, an average website design, and an amazing website design (besides the price.) At a minimum, a good website design should: • Set the right brand tone immediately • Funnel users to the content they want or need the most • Look attractive to your target audience • Have the right content in the right places • Use calls-to-action in th… read more

Branding Nightmare Before Christmas

Jack Skellington Needed a Lesson on Branding

The reason why it was such a Nightmare Before Christmas is simple — Jack didn't start with a brand discovery. He thought he had a great idea and barreled forward with it. And we all know how that turned out. Analyze your audience — Don't give a shrunken head for Christmas Clearly, if he had done a little research, he would have known that (most) kids don't want shrunken heads and severed limbs for Christmas. Stud… read more