Training For Web Design

July 25th, 2014

The Good Courses – Design and Market A Website

Thumbs UpDo you love to learn? Do you regularly get into any type of training that interests you? Are you a life-long learner?

I am. I know that about myself. I love to learn, I love to try new things, I love to discover things, and I have no problem admitting it.

What I do have a problem with is the fact that my thirst for learning has led me to paying way too much money for training and courses that are sub-par. There has been times (too many times) that I have paid for the opportunity to learn only to be thoroughly disappointed when the information is not what it was claimed to be. Or not very well put together.

That is very frustrating to say the least.

And a big waste of my time and money.

As a result, I have become very sceptical when someone touts their training as the best that there is to offer. I guess you can say I’ve become jaded when it comes to such claims.

These days, I am extremely careful when buying any type of course. I need to have some sort of proof that it is all it claims to be, that it is what it claims to be, that it is good and worth the money I’ll spend on it, and it should be recommended to me by someone that I know and trust.

It’s sad that it has come to this but when you are bombarded on a regular basis with “the one and only training on the subject that you will ever need”, “how to make mad money in this or that field”, and such – it’s not a good thing.

In fact there are very few really good training products these days – at least in the field of work and interest that I am in – Online Marketing.

Many people that have had marginal success in this field seems to think that they are an expert and needs to create a course for training their way and sell it to people with the claim that they’ll have the same success. In the majority of cases the training is poorly done, is only good for a select few people that have the same personality or circumstances as the author, and/or is a fluke that is likely not to be repeated.

I’m not saying that there aren’t any good sources of information available – there are. The problem is that the good ones are hard to distinguish and find amongst all the rubbish.

As a result of my connections and acquaintances that are in the same field of work that I am in, I’ve been very lucky to have come across some really good courses.

For this reason, I decided to revamp one of my websites for the purpose of publicizing the good and great internet marketing, SEO, web design training, and graphic design courses that I have personal experience with.  In the process, you’ll also discover some of the best wordpress themes. I’m doing this in the hopes that it will save you the frustration that I’ve experienced for the sake of learning.

 

 

 

SEO North America

May 27th, 2014

SEO For British Columbia, Canada And Beyond

Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, Okanagn Valley, British Columbia (BC),
Canada, and North America – Search Engine Optimization

SEO for BCOur primary business is SEO for the North American market. Although we are situated in the beautiful Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, we work with businesses throughout North America.

The closest cities to us and these are cities that we have done some business and website optimization work are Kelowna, Penticton, and Vernon.

If a business wants to succeed in today’s online world, search engine optimization is necessary. As website optimization can be a full-time job, it is in your best interest to hire someone to do this work for you. It takes a lot of time and effort to do it the right way, and to keep up-to-date on all the changes to strategy and procedure that occur numerous times throughout the year.

Search engine requirements are much more demanding these days than they were just a year ago. As they become more sophisticated, so does the need to do it right. When you try to use last years techniques, or you don’t know what you are doing, you risk having your website penalized or banned. Both of these scenarios are very difficult to recover from, which means that you have lost revenue while you figure out what went wrong, how to fix it, and then apply the new plan.

Optimizing a website is not quick when done the right way. Depending on the type of business and the keywords that are associated with your business, it could take anywhere from a few weeks up to many months to rank. Patience is important. If you rush things, you will not of ever-lasting good results.

Choosing a great company.

There are many search engine optimization companies to choose from but few have the necessary skill and information to implement a strategy that will get you the results you need and to keep you at the top of the rankings.

One very good indicator of a company or person that you should avoid is if you are told that they can rank your business within a very short time-frame. That is usually an indication that they are using a strategy that will ultimately get your website flagged with an issue by search engines – that is not a good thing.

A good website optimizing plan takes time and your goal should be for good rankings that will stand firm. Your goal should be to get to and remain on the first page of Google (the other search engine rankings usually follow).

One thing that we at Okanagan SEO stress is that when you have a good plan, it could take awhile to see good results but when those good results take effect, they are typically in the top rankings for a very long time. It doesn’t matter is you need an SEO expert for Kelowna, Penticton, Vernon, in British Columbia (BC), Canada, or any other location throughout North America – we are the company you would want. Our rankings speak for themselves.