Grading Our 2018 SEO Predictions

At the start of the year, we highlighted a couple of trends that we thought would be at the forefront (see what we did there?) of digital marketing strategies. Let’s go through the list to see how we did. 1) Cybersecurity & Trust As predicted, this was a big issue in 2018, and we even…

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2019 Digital Marketing Checklist

1.) Don’t Neglect Your Social Media Presence Another year has come and gone, and many companies have failed to pull their social media accounts off the back burner. If you’re looking to improve your company’s brand through digital marketing, a good place to start is by creating or updating your social media presence. How often…

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The New Old ForeFront Web

  “In this world, you’re either growing or you’re dying so get in motion and grow.” – Lou Holtz A (Very) Little History A few years after college, I landed my first job within the technology sector. For a lifelong geek during the dawning of the Internet age, I couldn’t have been happier. I spent…

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What Makes ‘Em Tick, What Makes ‘Em Click

Understanding User Intent Will Improve Your Conversion Rate (And SEO) To get more conversions, you have to take a step back and see the world through the eyes of your target audience. This requires checking the ego at the door and, in some cases, dumbing down your industry knowledge – at least for a little…

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Different Types of SEO Strategies

Foundation & Fluid SEO

Two Different (But Equally Important) Approaches to Search Engine Optimization Prior to 2018, you could watch an old, slow and spammy website with no mobile optimization regularly stomp your super-fresh site in the organic search rankings. This year, however, we’ve watched as giants fell and those that rested on their laurels lost big. Why were…

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Writing Engaging SEO Content for Websites

The Writing’s on the Wall

The Impact of Strong Writing & Personality In Your SEO Efforts Maybe it’s a set of keywords you want your company to rank No. 1 for. Maybe it’s a strategy to improve the number of terms your being indexed for in general. Maybe it’s a concerted effort to work in more internal links, more SEO-friendly…

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The Website Design Process

Follow our progress as ForeFront Web Builds Our New Site Behind the curtain – all the gritty details! I’ve mentioned this before, somewhere in the dusty basement of this blog – the hardest site we ever build is the one for our own company. We overthink, we suffer from paralysis by analysis and we backshelf…

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How Russians Hacked the Election Digital Marketing

The Great Russian Electoral Catfish

How Russians Used “Good” Digital Marketing to Disrupt the 2016 Election On February 16, Special Counsel Robert Mueller indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies for their alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The primary charge was “Conspiracy to Defraud the United States” – which is, coincidentally, what these entities would consider…

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How Much Does a Website Cost?

2018 Version! We’ve been building websites for more than 17 years, and this question has been posed to us in a number of ways. In this day and age, it’s more commonly presented as, “what kind of budget range are we looking at – we won’t hold you to anything.” Such a simple question, but…

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2018 SEO Tips

SEO in 2018

Welcome to the Era of Cyber Security, Review Generation & (Of Course) Content Creation As things change, the more they stay the same – which is the name of the game for SEO in 2018. Google has crafted and amended its algorithm to reward web resources that present the best information, offer the greatest user…

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