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As a leading Digital Marketing Agency, we’ve written a lot of articles about Web Design & Digital Marketing over the years. Our Blog exists to share all of our knowledge with you, in order to help you get a better grasp on how to grow your business. Feel free to browse our categories or scroll down to view all of our posts. Enjoy!

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 From the basics of inbound marketing to advanced digital marketing strategies and expert tips, these articles will help you learn everything you need to know about using the web to grow your business.

New Branding Tools from Google My Business

Branding is integral to everything we do here at Spade Design. Branding is vital because it’s how consumers know, perceive and recognize your business. It’s so much more than just a business name, logo or slogan, your branding is your essence. Branding material affirms your credibility, delivers messages succinctly and…
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Improve Success With Cross-Channel Brand Consistency

Right now, a percentage of your consumers are online, willing to be engaged. Much of what they see they’ll automatically discard. Some they’ll store away for later. Then, they’ll respond to a very small percentage of what they encounter on email, social media apps, through voice technology or other sources.…
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SEO Best Practices for Your Small Business Website

If you’re researching SEO best practices, it’s probably because you want your website at the top of Google’s search results. The problem is, search engine optimization is always changing. Google updates search algorithms with exhausting regularity, it feels impossible to keep up. There are more than 200 ranking factors, and…
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Web Design Trends in 2019

Web Design
This year marks the end of a decade full of drastic shifts. If you look back to the beginning of the decade you find flash-based websites with blocky shapes. Keypress navigation was considered cool and innovative. Some designers packed multiple columns on a page just because they could. Web design…
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The Critical Importance of SSL Certification

Web Design
You may have heard your business needs an SSL certificate and it slipped right by you. Someone always seems to be claiming you have to do such-and-such right now, or something bad will happen. You’ll lose all your customers to competitors. In the blink of an eye, your business growth…
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