Category Archives: Search and SEO

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Award Winning LinkedIn Marketing

Inbound Marketing Service
for your Bay Area Company

 

KO Websites was able to get four of their clients in the top 10% and 2 in the top 5% at LinkedIn. This means that these accounts had some of the highest traffic to their LinkedIn accounts. Here’s how it was done.

Every smart San Francisco, Bay Area company and firm knows the importance of organic search engine marketing (SEM), also referred to SEO. Most companies are finding out the importance in participating in social media marketing as well. Social media can enhance and support their SEO efforts and also offers other verticals in which to enhance their inbound marketing reach. Continue reading

KO launches 3 new WordPress website

3 new great websites by a San Francisco Bay Area leader in WordPress web design

KO Websites, a San Francisco Bay Area web design company announce the launch of 3 new WordPress websites. Two of the new websites are Responsive web designs and one a non-responsive web design. All three use the WordPress CMS. All three sites are very smart phone friendly, particularly the two responsive web designs that look great on any mobile device, including Ipads and any other tablet. Continue reading

HTML5 Website for Bay Area K-12 School

HTML5 web design

Redwood Christian Schools (RCS) hired local website design and marketing firm, KO Websites, to build a new and improved website that will allow the school to better connect with students, parents, staff, and alumni. The new site can be found at www.RCS.edu. The website is built on a WordPress platform that offers a more user-friendly interface. The website serves several RCS schools and organizations operated by Redwood Christian Schools.

“Basically, we broke the website and content up into three sections,” says Ken O’Donnell, owner of KO Websites. Continue reading

A New Type of Marketing Agency is Here – Part II

This is part II of a blog about what new marketing agencies look like and why it’s smart to use them.

What does a new age marketing agency look like?

The new type of marketing agency still provides consulting, advice and helps identify potential markets. They also offer opportunities to co-op advertising opportunities, leveraging their client base to 3rd. party advertising channels. Additionally, they refine your brand and company message helping you to stand apart from your competition. Continue reading

A New Type of Marketing Agency – Part I

What does a San Francisco Marketing Agency look like today?

Marketing Agency San FranciscoBackground: Watch out what you blog about. Someone might actually read it!

I just got off the phone with someone who found us via our SEO website, www.seopro.PRO. She was a marketing coordinator for a upscale vocational school in San Francisco. I could tell she had spoken with several SEM (search engine marketing) agencies and heard and read just enough to start feeling like she understood the concepts and terms used in the Internet marketing industry. Aka Inbound marketing. Continue reading

Internet Marketing Merges with TV

YouTube on Direct TV?
Youtube on TV

I just stumbled on this today. I found my Youtube marketing videos on TV via my Direct TV box. I’m probably the last one to know about this, but just in case someone ells out there didn’t know, I thought I would share.

Why is this worth mentioning here? I had to search on Direct TV to find our videos. Mine came right up. Will yours? Yet another reason to pay attention to your SEO on social websitesSee our Web Design and SEO Channel.

Here are the instruction on how to check your videos on TV search.

Can I watch YouTube videos on my TV?
Yes. If you have an HD DVR receiver or a model R22 DVR receiver and it’s connected to your home broadband Internet network, you can access and watch YouTube videos right on your TV. Here’s how it works:

 

  1. Press MENU on your remote and select SEARCH & BROWSE
  2. Select SMART SEARCH
  3. YouTube videos matching your search words will appear as the last items in your search results. They will be marked “YouTube” in the right column
  4. To view, highlight the YouTube video using your arrow buttons and press SELECT and then select Play.

 

DIY- Low budget Internet marketing

Do It yourself Digital Marketing?

Marketing You Can AffordHow can a tiny company market online for free (or near free)? We’ll show you the must-have basics for effective online marketing that you will see results from almost immediately. With little or no investment, you can at least be found on search engines. Do I need a website to get started? No. There are places like Google and other companies that offer a “free” website, but we’re going to assume that you could not cope with the building of one or did, but it won’t show up on search engines (a common problem with free websites). In this article, we’re going to focus on just one thing – YOUR company getting found on the internet through ‘local search.’ Being found in local searches is absolutely, positively a must in order to survive these days . Local search refers to the local companies that come up on search results. Many times these local search results are not company websites, but rather online directories, listing services, or social websites. This is where you can capitalize! Get on these local listing, rating and social sites for FREE! We’ll give you a list of these further down. Continue reading

Award Winning Web Design Company

What Does an ‘Award Winning Web Design Company’ mean anyway?

About 8 years ago, I went to a meeting at a PC keyboard company in Oakland, California for a discussion about KO Websites building a new website for them. The meeting went very well, but was typical, in that there was one person who was trying to trip up the web guy, proving they knew more tech than the web guy did. I was used to this and survived well until the last question was thrown at me…It was, “so how many awards has your company won?” Continue reading