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Can our Facebook page initially serve as our website?
By Rob McLaughlin | 35 Answers | Last Activity on November 09, 2015

I have seen a few companies using their facebook page as a website and sending potential customers there. If I only have some basic information to provide, is this ok? It makes it easier than...

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What factors affect website traffic?
By Zack Lombardi | 13 Answers | Last Activity on October 05, 2015

I want to increase traffic to my website. I've already installed Google analytics and just hired a freelance SEO and blogger to help rank the content on our site. What are other factors do I need to...

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How can I get people to view my website and comment on their user experience? SurveyMonkey does not allow website views.
By Kat Bourgeois | 15 Answers | Last Activity on September 27, 2015

I have a website that provides job search resources and sells a job search plan. While I get around 5,000 visitors a month from Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, and have for over 6 months, I still...

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Does anyone have any feedback or direction on how I should update my website?
By Carli Gannone | 16 Answers | Last Activity on September 23, 2015

My website is horrid and I'd really like to update. I am looking for a cost-effective way to update it. I am using WebHosting Hub and their 'do it yourself' but I have no experience in creating...

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I launched a new website, announced it on LinkedIn to my vast network - how do I drive more traffic to my website which could lead to potential sales?
By Stan Radomski | 32 Answers | Last Activity on August 12, 2015

I am currently consulting. I created and launched my own website so I could obtain more clients. My website announcement got many hits from my network but hasn't resulted in any business...

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What is the best way to drive traffic to web sites?
By Sheena Douglas | 13 Answers | Last Activity on July 29, 2015

I would like to get a better strategy that will allow me to generate traffic to websites. I use a lot of different avenues but I would like to be able to have a set of applications and or plugins...

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What would you consider to be the best web hosting company 2014?
By Angela & Charles Perry | 30 Answers | Last Activity on July 20, 2015

We have been in search for the top web hosting company and wanted to know what others experience has been with certain companies even non familiar companies.

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Google Analytics vs. Adwords Certification, which one is more important to start with?
By Zack Lombardi | 12 Answers | Last Activity on June 29, 2015

Right now, my small film business has neither. Which option makes sense to start with first when we've only just started to establish our business. I've always thought that the certification doesn't...

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What is the best way to speed up queries in big data? MySQL?
By Bradley Moulder | 5 Answers | Last Activity on June 19, 2015

I need to speed up queries that are being run from web applications. These go through many records to pull the correct data. I would like to limit this to only look into the past 3 months, or from a...

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Do you prefer to use WordPress (to not lose time) or code it yourself?
By Jack Kemper | 22 Answers | Last Activity on June 13, 2015

Coding yourself allows you to add details and subtle elements that make the site stand out. However, it is much more time consuming. I'm curious to hear what other's reasoning are for choosing one...

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Can you recommend a good alternative to Sitemeter as an adjunct to Google analytics?
By Fred Pagano | 4 Answers | Last Activity on June 08, 2015

I like the tools Sitemeter offers, but lately I've been dissatisfied with it, as it seems to have gotten inaccurate. I already use the webmaster tools from Google and Bing. What would be a good...

Advice
How did you build your website?
By Jared Gold | 19 Answers | Last Activity on May 29, 2015

I have a web business but would like to better understand how startups and small businesses are approaching building their own website. 1. Did you do it on your own or hire someone? 2. What was...

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Are new websites as relevant to consumers now that social media is so prevalent?
By Justin Allen-Jones | 43 Answers | Last Activity on May 24, 2015

I'm starting a business called Green Hawk Audio that focuses on original compositions for media. It is also a music technology research and development company. Do I need a website if I have a strong...

Advice
I'm looking to launch a website. Where should I start?
By Lynn Jean | 49 Answers | Last Activity on May 19, 2015

I want start a website for my wedding Planner business, to get my business out and in the open so that every one can see. What should i do first?

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What is the best platform to create a few simple landing pages?
By Jack Kemper | 17 Answers | Last Activity on May 08, 2015

I am in the process of validating my idea and want to create a simple website and some landing pages to get feedback. Should I use Wordpress, Wix or something more like Unbounce?

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How do I explain coding to beginners?
By Jack Kemper | 11 Answers | Last Activity on April 30, 2015

I've been asked to do a webinar demonstrating the basic fundamentals of coding. How do I explain this in the simplest form to an audience that has never seen or wrote code before? Anyone have...

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How can I register a website domain for my new company?
By Sarfraz SA | 20 Answers | Last Activity on April 22, 2015

Hello, I would like to know the best way to become an owner of a website URL relevant to my company name. Am I able to own it for lifetime? Thanks in advance for your answers!

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How much value do you put in Alexa Ranking for websites?
By Sunoop Balaraman | 21 Answers | Last Activity on April 13, 2015

How many of mosaicHUB members value Alexa Ranking for websites? If your answer is no, then which alternative tools do you use to check the ranking of your website?

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How do I get started with online advertising?
By Bruce Hickey | 16 Answers | Last Activity on April 13, 2015

I would like to update my website design myself. I have one now that a friend created for me, but it is outdated and I can't make changes to it. I don't have a lot of money to invest. Is updating my...

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What platform works best for a information based website?
By Santosh Kateja | 12 Answers | Last Activity on April 04, 2015

We want to create a website that includes all local business related services information. We are in tourism sector. Which platform is best suitable for this type of information based website?

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What is the best way to learn WordPress quickly?
By Lynn Hamilton | 16 Answers | Last Activity on April 04, 2015

I volunteer for a non profit that has an existing WordPress website that was set up a few years ago. We are looking to train additional volunteers to maintain and enhance the site. The website...

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What is the best way to learn the in's & out's of Google Analytics?
By Kimberly Lombard | 14 Answers | Last Activity on March 17, 2015

I know the basics of Google Analytics but there are so many functions that I can't even begin to understand (i.e. goal setting). Do you know of any good tutorials or even just have good advice on...

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What is the best way to prepare code samples?
By Jose Torres | 4 Answers | Last Activity on March 02, 2015

What are employers looking for when they ask for code samples and how should I prepare them? I am particularly interested in a Rails position where a code sample is required. I usually link to my...

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How can I launch a classified website with a bang?
By Suraj Raut | 9 Answers | Last Activity on February 17, 2015

I have created a classified website that I am planning to launch in March 2015. Initially to start, my target audience will be in India and then the rest of the world. The website will list schools...

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How much does it cost to start an online website that isn't attached to another wesbite?
By Artea Wright | 13 Answers | Last Activity on January 21, 2015

I want to start a website that allows people to purchase products off the website, share videos, leave comments, have businesses advertise on, and one that I can manage and upload videos to. I want...

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How would you prioritize Website Design/Structure and Content when launching a new website?
By Govind Rai | 12 Answers | Last Activity on January 13, 2015

I have launched a website but there are still a lot of aspects that need to be worked upon, including the content and design/structure of the site. I have made a fair amount of progress in both. I am...

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Where is the best place to buy a domain name?
By Zack Lombardi | 31 Answers | Last Activity on January 12, 2015

Are some websites better/more cost effective than others? Should I buy multiple domain names?

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How much of a role does website design play in bounce rate for a site?
By Colette Hamilton | 14 Answers | Last Activity on January 09, 2015

The bounce rate since we launched our website has been relatively high and consistent. My web developer has recently fooled around with some product changes to see if we could get the bounce rate...

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Do you think that a website is a must for every person as a profile?
By Haroon ur Rasheed | 17 Answers | Last Activity on January 07, 2015
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How do I automate a response to live chat when we don't have a representative online?
By S. Thomas Warden | 9 Answers | Last Activity on January 07, 2015

Looking for ways to improve customer service and I think adding a live chat to our site would be a great way to do this. We just don't have the manpower to have an online representative 24/7 or even...