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WordPress
January 11, 2017

WHY WORDPRESS?

Choosing a Content Management System (CMS) can be a daunting task. Between Joomla, ModX, Ruby on Rails, Drupal, Concrete5, DotNetNuke, Umbraco, TinyCMS, and WordPress, among others, there are certainly plenty of options to choose from.   In this article we discuss why we build a vast...
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Blog Headline Analyzer
December 27, 2016

How To Improve SEO Rankings Today

How to improve your rankings today with these three simple, proven SEO tips. I am always telling anyone who will listen, that there are now shortcuts with search engine optimization that will boost your search position in Google or improve your organic website traffic. One thing I’ve learned working with websites...
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December 16, 2016

Website Development Process

Here at Iceberg Web Design, we are always striving to make our web site development process as easy and painless as we can for our clients.  A huge component of a successful web development project is clear communication between all parties involved and often times a...
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Google Analytics
December 9, 2016

Google Analytics

Driving new business is a must for any company that is serious about their online presence. Consistently getting qualified leads, phone calls and walk-ins is a great indicator of the health of your website, but it is important to dig deeper. The industry standard to...
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Pay-Per-Cick
December 2, 2016

The Basics of Pay Per Click Advertising

The definition of Pay-per-click is (on the internet) a business model whereby a company that has placed an advertisement on a website pays a sum of money to the host website when a user clicks on to the advertisement source.   Pay per click (ppc)...
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Fixing funnel
November 28, 2016

3 Easy Ways to Fix Leaks in your Sales Funnel

Optimizing the way in which your customers move through you’re sales process to being a customer is of the utmost importance.  There are many ways that potential customers may get lost while moving through the Sales process.  These are often referred to as cracks in...
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November 23, 2016

Maximizing Your Online Presence

We’ve been listening to our customers, and they’ve been asking us how they can maximize their online presence beyond just their website. We’ve created this 5-part blog series specifically to answer those questions, and we’ve broken the process into manageable pieces so you can get...
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The Sales Funnel
November 15, 2016

Building Your Sales Funnel and the Use of Retargeting

A sales funnel is a V shaped diagram that represents the journey potential customers go through to becoming customers. There are a series of steps they go through before they are turned from a prospect into a client. Moving from noticing your business at the...
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November 9, 2016

Instantly Improve Your Marketing With These 5 Free Simple SEO Tools

Working on my last home improvement project, I realized I always end up working the fastest and smartest when I have the correct equipment and tools in my arsenal. It’s seriously ridiculous how much faster and efficient a project gets finished with the right tool in...
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Google introduces mobile-first indexing
November 5, 2016

It’s Official: Google Won’t Let You Get Away With A Non-Responsive Website Any More

In our ever-changing, technology-driven world, most business owners have accepted the fact that smartphones and tablets are now leading desktop for online searches. People are looking for products and services from their phones, people are making financial decisions based on mobile content, and small business...
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May 20, 2016

Iceberg Web Design Celebrates 11 Years in Business

A sincere Thank You for your support What started out as a hobby and passion for a 24-year-old recent college graduate turned into a career, and a thriving business in the Twin Cities, Minnesota area. How It All Began Jessi Gurr, owner and lead website developer...
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Is your website answering the questions your customers have?
April 28, 2016

Does Your Law Firm Website Answer These 3 Pressing Questions?

Prospective clients visit your website to learn three simple things: Are you located near me? Do you handle cases like mine? Can you resolve my legal issue? You want to ensure that your law firm website speaks to each of these questions clearly and succinctly....
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Your website is your business's online welcome mat.
April 26, 2016

How Valuable is a Professionally Built Website to Small Business Owners?

Do you know how valuable a welcome mat is to your small business? We’re not talking just the welcome mat in front of your office or storefront. Your small business welcome mat extends well into your small business, as your team of customer service professionals...
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Blog
April 20, 2016

10 Statistics That Prove it’s Time to Add a Blog to Your Law Firm Website

You have a law firm website that you’re proud of—the design is fresh and responsive, and the copy is current and compelling. But no one is finding your site. With little traffic comes minimal leads. One way to turn this around is to add a...
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The importance of color in website design
April 4, 2016

The Importance of Colors in Website Design

If you have enjoyed The Wizard of Oz, one part of the movie clearly defines the importance of colors not only on a movie set, but also in web design. The black and white scene of Dorothy descending the sky in a house conveys an...
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Professionally written SEO Law Firm website copy can make all the difference.
March 29, 2016

It’s Time to Hire a Professional to Write Your Law Firm Website Content

You have decided to turn over the reins of your website to a developer who knows how to design and code a site that will help you compete in the online marketplace. Fantastic! But, as a lawyer, you have spent your whole education and career...
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March 17, 2016

How Often Should Your Law Firm Revamp Its Website?

The average business complete redesigns its website every two-to-three years. But a law firm is not an average business. It is a referral and lead-based business that relies heavily on its web presence—especially its website—to bring in leads and to act as online brochure for...
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January 14, 2016

Social Media: Your Website’s Phase Two

On average, customers require at least 10 content pieces before they take action. Most small business websites present less than 10 pages of content. Therefore, a small business website typically does not meet the content needs of potential customers. Ideally, your small business website should...
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professional website photography
January 12, 2016

The Difference Between a Mediocre Website and a Good One

After a bustling holiday season, most businesses have returned to devising marketing strategies for 2016. We start the discussion about enjoying the highest return on your website development investment by going back to Black Friday and the onset of the holiday shopping season. Did you...
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December 3, 2015

Up and Coming Website Trends for 2016

We’re in the last quarter of 2015, and it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming year. So much has changed in terms of web technology. Have you heard of “Mobilegeddon?” Besides technology, design standards are rapidly changing. People’s opinion of what looks good is evolving....
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