Category Archives: KO News

News about KO Websites. New products, people and other tid bits.

Yelp Ads: Helping customers find and connect with great local businesses, like yours.

Yelp Business AdsAll local businesses understand the importance of building a strong and favorable reputation among their consumer base. The main question lies in this: how should a business best go about raising awareness to bring people looking for great local experiences through your doors? The answer: Yelp Ads. Yelp Advertising drives users to your business listing, converting them into customers and eventual brand evangelists. In fact, according to Nielsen, Yelp’s 108 million monthly visitors rank Yelp as the #1 review site for finding local businesses, playing a major factor in the final purchase decision. Continue reading

2017’s Top Web Design Trends

San Francisco, Bay Area, website designIs Your Website Ready For What 2017 Has to Offer?

Technology and web space is rapidly evolving every day. New technologies are on the horizon that will render more freedom while designing the interaction and interface of websites. 2017 is no different. This year, we will witness some entirely new website design patterns that can truly revolutionize your web space. In the following section, we have assembled some of these emergent patterns. Continue reading

Expertise Ranks KO Websites Among SF’s Top 20 Web Designers

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KO WEBSITES RANKED WITH THE BEST WEBSITE DESIGNERS IN SAN FRANCISCO

First, we’d like to say we’re honored Expertise ranked us in their list of top 20 web designers in San Francisco. The funny thing is, we’ve been ranked and won awards before, but normally we are notified by the source beforehand or at the time they release it. In this case, we had no idea! We received a call from a prospective client and we asked as we normally do, “how did you hear about us?” This person says, “I saw your company on that top 20 article by Expertise.” We were like, “What??? Where is this article?” And then to our delight, we saw this awesome ranking that Expertise put together. Continue reading

KO Websites Wants Your Local Business Found

Local Search Results a Surprise to Digital Marketing Agency


Here at KO Websites, we enjoy our food! In fact, one day we decided to place a lunch order from a local restaurant. We wanted to look at their menu – online, of course! No one on our digital marketing team could remember the name of the local business, but we knew the type of food it served. Imagine our surprise when we did a Google search and didn’t see the restaurant in the search engine’s results! This local eatery is within walking distance from our office and wasn’t listed online. We wondered, “How many other small businesses in our community have this issue?”

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Mountain View Music Shop Launches New Website

Heaney Violins Responsive Website

Mobile-friendly Website Design For Easy Navigation

Local Mountain View purveyor of fine stringed instruments continues to deliver a great customer experience with a new and improved website. The string-playing community can access trustworthy and up-to-date information about the sales and service for violins, violas, and cellos – all at their fingertips.

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Northern California Home Inspection Company Launches New Website

HomeGuard Mobile-friendly Website Homepage

Website Design Services At The Highest Standard

Having been in business over 28 years, HomeGuard knows exactly what it takes to succeed amidst the unique and high demands of the Northern California real estate market. That’s why it needed a new, mobile-friendly website that could keep up with demand and the company’s high standards.

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KO Websites Launches New Website for Bay Area Metal Fabrication Machine Shop

Homepage For UMEC Machine Shop WebsiteHayward Machine Shop’s Site Has Responsive Website Design

United Mechanical & Metal Fabricators, Inc. (U-MEC), one of the very few ‘woman, minority owned’ precision metal machine shops in California, launched a new company website this week. From their old, non-mobile html website, U-MEC’s new, full screen, mobile responsive WordPress website is easier to read and faster to load. Continue reading

Bay Area Moving and Packing Company Launches New Website

Walnut Creek Moving Company’s Site Goes Responsive

Mobile Devices with Responsive WebsitesRealizing that more website visitors were coming from mobile devices, Magic Moving & Storage – a professional moving company specializing in local and long-distance relocations – decided it was time to enhance their website. Working with KO Websites, Inc., this Bay Area moving company launched its new mobile responsive website this week.

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Why Clients Stay With KO Websites

Staying current with web design, tech and SEO

ROI results are the bottom line!

A local Bay Area B2B business service company explains why they’ve been working with KO Websites for over 12 years. Our clients have a lot of choices and design firms to choose from here in San Francisco.” “Why do they stay with us?” “Watch this short video testimonials to find out why.” Ken O’Donnell, President at KO Websites.

“Tech and web design trends change, but quality services from your vendor doesn’t have to.” Ken O’Donnell, President at KO. Continue reading