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How to add a manager to your Google Business listing

How to add a manager to your Google Business listing

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Adding someone to help manage your Google Business listing is an easy process By adding someone who is knowledgeable in the forever-changing google machine to help you manage your Google Business page can help you save a ton of time. If you hire a pro it can be the difference when a customer chooses you…
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How to access & evaluate your freshly designed website

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Website Development Complete Enter; Evaluation Phase First off, congratulations on your newly designed website! We strive to design and develop each Idea Swell website with the absolute most advanced tech and fully custom graphics. Evaluation & Feedback Prior your site going live to the public we want to make sure you have been given the…
St. Petersburg Fl SEO and Web Design Discount

St Petersburg, FL SEO & Web Design *Discount*

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$100 Off SEO & Web Design for St. Petersburg, FL Residents Why Give Only St. Pete Residents a Discount on Web Design and SEO? Born in Miami but raised in St. Pete, FL, Clayton Mayo, founder of IdeaSwell graduated from Lakewood High off 54th Ave S. in 2002. If you’re Lakewood Alumni; Idea Swell, LLC….

Too busy to update our portfolio!

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As we balance the scales of time management on a huge application development project (our own app!) & client projects we haven’t had the time to update the IdeaSwell portfolio. We also just completed a huge three video + webpage project & an e-commerce store, however, neither are live to the public yet so we…

What exactly is ‘Responsive Design’?

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Fundamental to user engagement & conversion rates Every user who visits your site needs to be visually entertained and intrigued or they won’t stay much longer than a second. If your site isn’t mobile-friendly you’ll be missing out on over half of the potential leads coming through your website. “Once your page loads, users form…

Google maps, ads & service consulting

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Get a head start on the competition with professional Google services consulting Google Maps Assistance Specially vital for the success of marketing campaigns for service companies with a local target market, Google Maps and Google Plus page creation and optimization are services we offer. We have worked with several such companies and quickly brought each…
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Website & Domain Name Transferring

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Strategic, surgical, and careful transferring of your domain or website. Different Elements First off, please be aware that these are indeed two different elements. Your website’s domain name might be hosted with company ‘X’ while the website itself is hosted with company ‘Z’. This can be done by modifying the DNS records and is quite…

How to create a post/article on your website

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First thing first Write your post in a text editor such as notepad or MS word. When writing your post directly on the website you risk losing your work in the event of an internet or site glitch. Securely log into your website’s admin panel Login to your website via the login page. For your…

Hurricane Irma Worst-Case Scenario for Pinellas County, FL

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How would this ‘Worst-Case’ Scenario affect the Pinellas County area? Project Phoenix The “Tampa Bay Catastrophic Plan: Project Phoenix”, a worst-case scenario plan developed in 2010 by The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council and multiple other contributors included FEMA has laid out the following outcomes of a fictitious storm dubbed “Hurricane Pheonix”. Day 1, Landfall…

Volkswagen, sponsor my big US road trip!

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Dear Volkswagen, I am currently planning a thirteen thousand mile road trip encompassing the USA in my VW GTI. The trip will be kicking off in June of 2017. I plan to film the entire trip and have six years experience as a videographer and editor. I have filmed and edited over 30 full length…
Gravity Forms Entrees

How to view your Gravity Forms entries

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Step 1 Log into your account. Step 2 Click “Forms” Step 3 Click “Entries” Step 4 Near the top of the page, click the small arrow. This will release a new option. You will then need to again click the drop down arrow on the element that has been made visible. Step 5 Select the…
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Divi Builder: Global Elements Management

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How to manage your Divi Builder global elements (modules and sections) Divi makes it easy! Instead of using PHP directly, the Divi Builder lets you manage elements that may be utilized in different pages of your site, without having to go into each page to edit those elements. A: This is a global section. To…

Layer Slider – Flashing Screen on slide transitions: Version 6.2.2

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Since updating to the most recent Layer Slider (Version 6.2.2), my sliders are flashing in between transitions. Highly annoying. Tested on two sites and both are having the same issue. Current work around was to create timed layers on a single slide but that is an awfully time consuming job. I will post an update…
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How to manage your restaurant menu with the Divi builder

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No viable plugin solutions for a restaurant menu with WordPress After a thorough search for a plugin that would allow for easy updating of the restaurant’s menu and only finding either highly expensive options or basic, $30 a year type plugins of which I was not a fan of any. Some had not been updated…
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How to edit Visual Form Builder Pro: required fields

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First up, navigate to visual form builder pro by selecting “VFB Pro” on the left side nav menu in your WordPress dashboard. Next up, click directly on the title of the application you wish to edit. Click on the arrow to the far right of the element you wish to edit.  This will open the…
Google gives SEO boost for https

Google now gives a boost to secure (HTTPS) websites

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As of January 2017 Google Chrome, the majority leader in web browser usage (73% of the total market, according to W3Schools) will be giving websites with an SSL installed a boost on the page rankings (source. Although they are not technically penalizing non-SSL websites, this practice could easily cost your website ranking positions as SSL…