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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
Information about T. Brooks Web Design and my website, online marketing, social media and related services
Google Search Ranking Factors
Some important factors that Google Search considers when ranking websites...
Search Engine Ranking Secrets
Helpful tips about search engine ranking, including why being on "Page One" of Google may not always be feasible...
Ranking for Multiple Services or Products
You can't rank for ALL services/products you offer unless your website has separate pages for each service/product...
Ranking for Multiple Cities, Counties or Regions
You can't rank for ALL cities, counties and regions you serve unless your website has "landing pages" for each area...
Ranking on Page One of Google Search
How I Get Clients to Rank on Page 1 of Google Search...
Is Your Website Search Friendly?
The best looking website is pretty much useless if search engines can't find it...
What is Google Search Console?
What is Google Search Console and why does your website need it?...
What is Google Analytics?
What is Google Analytics and how can it help your website's search ranking?...
Websites
How Much Does a Website Cost?
Includes links to other websites where you can calculate average price...
How to Find a Good Web Designer
Issues to consider when shopping for a website designer, and what you should look for...
Is Your Website Designed Properly?
Find out if your website is designed properly in terms of visual aesthetics, navigability and organization...
Reasons You Don't Want a New/Better Website
Here are some reasons (excuses?) you might come up with for not wanting or needing a new or better website...
Should You Get a WordPress Website?
WordPress is very popular as a website platform, but has many disadvantages, including security, SEO and maintenance issues...
Is Your Website Outdated?
If your website is outdated, it may display incorrectly, hurt your search engine rankings, and drive off prospective customers...
Is Your Website Text Really an Image?
Text is required on a website for SEO, but some websites contain images "pretending" to be text. How can you tell?...
Optimizing Photos for a Website
Blurry, distorted, pixellated or "bitmappy" images on your website? A good web designer knows what to do...
Website Email Contact Forms
What is an email contact form and why should you have one on your website?...
Domain Names and Web Hosting
Website Domain Names and Web Hosting
Every website requires both a domain name and web hosting, and often other related services as well...
Lost Domain Name or Web Hosting Password
Can't find your domain name/web hosting account password? Or your web designer won't give you access?...
How to Get Your Domain Name Back from Your Old Web Designer
Is your web designer holding your domain name hostage or refusing to give you back your domain name?...
Domain Name Theft
Domain name theft is a lucrative business. How can you protect your domain name?...
Domain Name Service Scams
Got a bill for domain services, renewals or listings? Find out if it's legitimate or not...
Online Marketing
Dex Media, Thryv, DexYP and Hibu
Are you a DexYP/Thryv (Dex Media/SuperMedia), Hibu (YellowBook), Yext or Yodle customer, or considering becoming one? Read this first!...
Detailed Explanation of Your Thryv/DexYP (Dex Media) Contract
Read this before signing up with Thryv/DexYP (Dex Media), and find out EXACTLY what you're agreeing to when you sign their contract...
How to Cancel Your Thryv/DexYP (Dex Media) Contract
Want to cancel your Thryv/DexYP (Dex Media) services? It's difficult, but not impossible. Here are some steps you can take...
Google Ads (Pay-Per-Click)
Learn about Pay-Per-Click (PPC), pros and cons, and pitfalls that may make you want to think twice...
Free Online Advertising
Can your company get by with only a free online presence and no website? Maybe! Find out how...
Online Marketing Scams
There are lots of Search Engine Submission services (including Yext), many of which are scams (like those annoying phone calls you get from "Google")...
Small Business
Stand Out By Providing Exceptional Customer Service
Provide great customer service to differentiate your business from your competition. But what does that entail?...
Customer Follow-Up
Following up with leads and customers is a key component in your marketing strategy. Why is this important?...
Customer Reviews
Online customer reviews are crucial to your business. Find out how to get them and where to show them...
How to Deal with Negative Reviews
Almost every business has had to deal with negative reviews at one time or another. What can you do?...
Miscellaneous
Construction & Landscaping Trends in New Jersey
If your NJ home improvement or landscaping related business has slowed down recently, it may not be just you...
Facebook Page vs. Facebook Profile
What's the difference between a Facebook Page, Profile, and Group? And what is the best option for marketing your business?...
How to Get Facebook Page Likes
The more likes your Facebook page has, the more people will see your Facebook page posts. But how do you get more "likes"?...
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