With all of the changes in how search engines rank websites in search results, most business owners have not been able to keep up. To stay competitive, you can test your website fast - and free!

Online marketing helps promote your business to a larger market and connect with a wider audience.

As you're planning your marketing strategy, there are some new and exciting features in search and social media to consider.

Search Engine Optimization is an important part of how websites get higher rankings in Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc.

Every other Friday, Marcie Wolf is offering hands-on training for social media management, creative marketing, updating your WordPress website, and more!

Mobile first indexing means Google considers mobile friendly websites first when ranking content. If Google is taking mobile websites more seriously, you should, too!...

We have officially moved our website design and video production business to Petoskey, just in time to spend the holidays in our favorite place in northern Michigan!...

Abuzz Creative will be moving our website design and video production business to Petoskey, Michigan in the next few weeks - just in time to celebrate the holidays in our new place - and we couldn't be happier!
As the Internet quickly became a place for doing business, lawmakers realized that persons with disabilities faced new obstacles. The Internet was an unwelcome place to individuals with various disabilities.
Your organization most likely has a web presence, but most websites are incredibly outdated which might be making it hard to find new customers online. Is it time for a website redesign?
We've seen the commercials. "Build your own stunning website in just a few minutes!" Wix, Squarespace, and Weebly let you build your own cheap website. But is it worth it?
The July 2018 release of Chrome is now marking all HTTP sites as “Not Secure” in the browser window. How do you remove the "not secure" message when visiting your website?
You know it's important for your business to have a website. You also know there are a lot of free or cheap options available for building a website. Why would you need a pro?
In July 2018, Google warned website owners that if their website is not secure (http not https), website visitors will see a "Not Secure" message. We take Google's warnings seriously!
Supporting local business in our community is what drives our local economy. We see trickle effects when people choose to make local purchases instead of online or at big-box chain stores.
WordPress is a robust platform for developing a highly professional website where Squarespace is an online site builder for basic sites. Is one better than the other for your business?
If your business was a person, who would it be? Your business is made up of humans, but is your method of communication using corporate speak that not everyone understands?
In the world of creative services, every agency is a little different in how they bill for their services. Some bill hourly while others price by the project.
I am a web designer and have worked in website development for more than twenty years. I am in business to do something I love and am good at, and have always been paid well for the services I provide. So why do I always question what I am charging?
We design websites with WordPress for the great visitor experience and easy update options for our clients. WordPress is user-friendly for website users and those maintaining content!
I used to spend hours giving away my valuable expert advice because I just want to help people. I want everyone to find success. Then it occurred to me that I've invested time and money to learn what I know, and my knowledge is extremely valuable. I decided it was time to stop giving expert advice away for free!
Marketing your business online is an essential part of your marketing strategy, but knowing where to begin and focus your efforts is a daunting task for any business owner.
Why rent a basic website from Wix, Weebly, or SquareSpace when you could - and should - own your business website? Plus, these online site builders do not support a local business.
At this point, your business has had a website for quite some time. Have you made sure your website is optimized for mobile visitors?
We get calls from business owners whose websites are not performing well on Google. Sometimes the answers are quite easy, but most often the problems are more complex.
The photos on your website are an essential part of telling your story visually, and great images will help you really stand out. Blurry images, bad lighting, and poorly staged product shots just won’t give the first impression you're looking for. 
Most small businesses create a website and expect leads to start flooding in. They sit back and wait - yet nothing happens. Every business needs SEO!
Social Media is a powerful tool for marketing your business and reaching more potential clients, but should a Facebook Page take the place of a Website for your business?
Your number one marketing piece is your website. It's the digital storefront of your business which should be appealing in design and mobile-friendly in layout.
Your website is the front door to your business online. Your videos might be someone's first impression of you. Your online content needs to help build credibility. Why hire local? 
Creating a website should be first on the to-do list for any new company. A website gives your business credibility and shows people that you're ready to do business. If you don't have a website, how would people even know you exist?
People search the Internet with mobile devices more than desktop computers so a mobile-friendly website is no longer an option - it's a requirement!
A lot more goes into your website than just creativity, planning, and coding. Applying psychology to web design can give your business a competitive advantage and improve engagement by website visitors!
Today, more and more consumers use the Internet on their mobile devices to search for the products or services they need. If your site is not mobile-friendly, potential customers will go to your competitors to find what they need.
On Saturday, September 12th, Marcie Wolf and Eric Davis will get married at their home in Harbor Springs and celebrate the day with friends and family. The theme is more about the party with friends with a few wedding vows thrown in.
The chamber of commerce is a group that’s dedicated to protecting and promoting the local business community. The chamber helps business owners network and grow. If your primary goals are to build local B2B relationships or to grow a local business, the local chamber of commerce is a good place for you.
Your website might be the first impression potential customers or clients have of your business. It should represent who you are, what you do, and be personality-driven while giving a great first impression.
Responsive Web Design allows website visitors using different types of devices to view your site effectively. Your website looks the same - or similar - on all devices including desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and smart phones.
Every business is trying find success with their online marketing, but if your site is giving such a bad first impression that it drives people away - and you're losing potentials sales - how can you possibly recover from that?