Category Archives: Social Media

Social media, talk, tips, how to, and news.

Start Social Media Profiles, small business websites, market online, free, KO Websites

Does My Micro Business Really need a Full Website in 2018?

Or is there a more cost effective way to market online for small business?

Where to Start? What do I need to know?

If you’re a business in 2018, you must build an online presence. This does NOT mean you must have a website, but you cannot survive on word-of-mouth and recurring customers forever. A constant stream of new customers is the only way to insure longevity. New potential clients and customers find services needed almost 100% online now, so you must be present online in some form. Here are some simple, low-cost ways to do so. Continue reading

KO Websites Rated Highly for Marketing Services by Online Review Site Clutch

We have received a top rating from the online marketing services review site Clutch in five categories that support the business success of our clients. Clutch is an independent review site that does not accept payment for their analysis, so we are very excited to have been selected as a top agency by them, for the following marketing services:

Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing encompasses all the digital channels through which a business reaches consumers in 2018. Here is the shortest definition we have found, from Dave Chaffey’s book Digital Marketing: Strategy, Implementation and Practice:

“Achieving marketing objectives through applying digital technologies and media.” Continue reading

How & Why: Claiming Your Google My Business Listing

google my business claiming and benefitsClaiming and verifying your business’ Google local search listing is one of the most essential tenets of proactive online reputation management and local search.

As an owner, one of your biggest goals is to guarantee to your customers, that they are receiving the very most recent and accurate information related to your business’ location, hours, and contact information when they search for your business online. Continue reading

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

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?”

Continue reading

Three Common Mistakes Businesses Make With Their Websites

Thinking about a new website design? Don’t bother unless you follow these 3 key steps

San Francisco Website Design

Avoid these website mistakes!

With the importance of social media and the increasing use of mobile devices, businesses are heavily investing in website design improvements to keep up with their competition. Make sure you avoid these common mistakes:

Continue reading

Three Common Mistakes Businesses Make with their Websites

Is your website making one of these online marketing mistakes?

With the importance of social media and the increasing use of mobile devices, businesses are heavily investing in website improvements to keep up with their competition. Make sure you avoid these common mistakes:

Continue reading

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