Increase Your Small Business Internet Presence

I’ve been telling people there are five important things that Google looks for with regards to where they put company’s in their organic or native search results area. One of the five things is that your company needs to be bigger on the Internet than just your Website.  At that point people go.. huh??? So … Continue reading

Hippo Eats Dwarf – Amazing Story

Ok, so how many of you actually believed this story? Come on! It’s on the Internet so it has to be true. Right? This story first appeared in 1999 and has since been widely spread across the Internet. If you want to read more about this fabulous farce check it out on snopes.com For those … Continue reading

A Relatively Inexpensive Way to Drive Traffic to Your Website and Get Leads

I tell people all the time that one of the things that Google really likes is a busy Website site. The more traffic your Website gets, the better it will do in the search result areas. A relatively inexpensive way to get traffic to your Website is to just pay for it. YOU DO NOT … Continue reading

Part 1 – How to Make Google Love Your Website Video

Just a short video with some information about what it takes to make Google love your Website. I had my friend Scott Skibell from http://www.SkillCasting.com make this for me. Chris Nastav 913-908-5642 KC Web Specialists, LLC. Experts in how business gets done on the Internet. http://www.kcwebspecialists.com

Article Published In KC Small Business Magazine

Yeah, I’m now published. LOL!. Ok, so it’s just a local business magazine. At least it’s a start. Check out my recent article in in the January online issue of KC Small Business. Chris Nastav 913-908-5642 KC Web Specialists, LLC. Experts in how business gets done on the Internet. http://www.kcwebspecialists.com

The Most P.C. Holiday Greeting Ever

You know, I’m just going to lay it out there. I don’t care what the politically correct way it is to wish people holiday greetings. I’m just going to state it out loud right here, right now…….. Please accept with no obligation, implied or implicit, my best wishes for an environmentally conscious, socially responsible, low-stress, … Continue reading

Google Has Changed Again! Why?????

Well folks, looks like Google has decided to tinker around with their search results screen. Again!!!   Apparently they are not making enough money (all employees got a 10% raise and $1,000 bonus). What they felt they needed to do was make the sponsored link or Pay Per Click areas even more prominently displayed.   Before … Continue reading

Social Media Catch-22 – I Don’t Know the Answer. Do You?

Ok all you savvy business social media users out there, please help me out with this riddle. Social media etiquette says – “Don’t be on social media trying to sell your products. It’s called social for a reason! No one is out there to be sold to.” So, for example, if I own a carpet … Continue reading

Ten Ways to Make “Some” Potential Customers Hate Your Website

As most of you know I have some pretty strong opinions about what should or should not go on a Website. But you know what? The only opinion that really matters, is what you the business owner of the Website want. Correct? Well actually, no! The only opinions that really matter, are what your potential … Continue reading

Would Your Facebook Friends Burglarize Your Home?

You hear it on a daily basis, “Don’t reveal too much personal information in Facebook”. “Don’t tell people when you are not at home.” Check out this CNN story about a couple that was burglarized by one of their Facebook friends while they were at a concert. A concert they had just posted on Facebook … Continue reading

Google Places – A Great Information Source for Business Owners

As a business owner would it be of value to know how many people saw your company listed on that little map at the top of a Google search? Would it be even better if you could tell how many of them actually clicked your site from that list? Or even better, what words did … Continue reading

Do People Owe Your Business Money? – Should You Hire a Mobster? No!!!!!!!

Most businesses today have clients that are good people, who want to pay their outstanding balances, but they just can’t seem to pull enough cash together to write that check. What should you do? No, do not hire someone like Luca Brasi. Something much simpler (and legal) is to use a tool like Pay Pal, … Continue reading

Why Google Loves Blogs

Content is king! Change is Queen! Google loves companies that put lots of content on the Internet and change it often. Google finds the technology/database/language that blogs are based on, very easy to understand and index. So what you have is a technology tool that is easy to index, it’s content rich, and change focused. … Continue reading

How Do I Get More People To My Website?

How can you get more people to your Website? As always I like to keep my answers simple…. The best way to get more people to your Website is to spend time or money getting them there. Sorry, but there’s no magic to it. Just create a detailed plan of how you are going to … Continue reading

Social Media Consulting Company’s Use Scare Tactic Marketing??

Are you considering hiring an online social media consulting company for your business? Before you do, evaluate how they are approaching you about their services. Are they trying to scare you into buying their services? Here are a few questions to consider when evaluating online social media consulting companies. 1. Are they using scare tactic … Continue reading

KC Web Specialists Nominated for Award

Great News!!! KC Web Specialists was nominated for the KC KS 2010 New Small Business of the Year Award. Stay Tuned for More Details.

Does Your Website Support Your Sales Staff?

They’re out there on a daily basis, toiling the phones, beating the street, flying the skies, meeting and greeting, chasing the buck, etc, etc.  How well does your Website support sales representatives needs? Have you asked them lately what do they think of your Company site? One simple thing like a photo gallery of updated products … Continue reading

So do you Bing? Do Others?

First off, let me explain what Bing is? Bing is the third largest search engine out there. Number 1 is Google, number 2 is Yahoo, and then comes Bing. Bing used to be called MSN Search, but Microsoft wanted to shake up the name and establish a better search engine brand so they upgraded the MSN search engine and … Continue reading

Why Doesn’t My Web Developer Call Me Back?

I have this discussion almost on a daily basis. People really liked their Web developer when he/she first built their Website a few years back. Since then though it’s been a constant up hill battle to get updates done to their site. Why is that, they ask? It’s really a pretty simple business reason. Web … Continue reading

Pepsi Banking On Social Media, Not SuperBowl

Hmmm, Pepsi has decided not to spend $3 million dollars on SuperBowl commericals this year. Instead, they are going to launch a $20 million dollar social media campaign. From Time Magazine – – “Pepsi plans to give away $20 million in grant money to fund projects in six categories: health, arts and culture, food and shelter, the … Continue reading