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Unexpected Audio On Your Website Why You Should Rethink Having That Auto-Play Music or Sales Pitch

SallySally was at work. The job was boring and the piles of boring work heaped upon her never seemed to end. She decided a little break was in order. She logged onto her Facebook account, even though that was not looked upon well with her employer. Among the usual status updates and friend activities she noticed a link to a website that looked like it might be interesting. She clicked on it and was immediately greeted with music. It was loud, for she had recently watched a training video related to her work. Panic overcame her as she scrambled to turn off the sound, but it was too late. The boss peered over the edge of her cubicle wall and she knew she was in big trouble.

Jim was a skinny guy. He was sitting in his favorite chair in the living room one evening, laptop in lap, surfing the web. His wife wouldnt be considered skinny, but Continue reading Unexpected Audio On Your Website Why You Should Rethink Having That Auto-Play Music or Sales Pitch

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Let’s Get Over the WWW Thing

No WWWOkay, enough already. The WWW in Internet addresses is not needed, so why do some companies insist on perpetuating this waste of typing time? We all know by now that it’s called the World Wide Web. Maybe the makers of W keys are hoping for more business. More likely we are just stuck in the WWW rut and are having a hard time getting out of it. Here are some of the reasons:

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How to Make Your Website Social Media Friendly

In my last post I talked about the importance of making your website social media friendly. Now it’s time to tell you exactly how to do it. In essence, what we are trying to do is make it easy for site visitors to be able to share your pages into the social media realm, for when your enthusiastic friend adds your site to their social stream, their friends will surely take notice.

Fortunately, it’s very easy to add this functionality to almost any website. There are two great and free services that make this a snap: AddThis and Add To Any. I personally like to use the AddThis button. You’ll see one to the left of this post in the blog. Hover over the button and a menu will pop up with a plethora of sharing options, plus many more with an extra click. All the visitor has to do to share your web page is to click on the social media venue of their choice. Go ahead and give it a try. It even has email to a friend and page print capability. Continue reading How to Make Your Website Social Media Friendly