The Capital Area Network is a business networking group
in the Washington, DC Metro Area.
Recent Posts From Capital Area Network Members
Top Website Development Trends for 2020
by Gabriel Seiden on February 7, 2020 at 11:34 pm
Each year new trends and technologies are adopted by website owners and developers. Some of these trends have more to do with advances and changes in design and others have more to do with advances in technology. Over the past few years, the dominant website trends have been WordPress, static sites, mobile responsiveness, video content, The post Top Website Development Trends for 2020 appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.
Ten Things Your Website Should Have in 2020
by Gabriel Seiden on February 6, 2020 at 8:09 pm
If you own or manage a website or are planning to develop a new website, there are ten things that your website should have in 2020. The website is the fastest and (often) least expensive way to build and boost credibility. If you already have a website, take a look at it from outside eyes The post Ten Things Your Website Should Have in 2020 appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.
2020 is Here. Are Websites Still Relevant?
by Gabriel Seiden on February 6, 2020 at 4:37 pm
The average American spends 5.4 hours a day on their phone. Millennials spend slightly more time on their phones (5.7 hours). Most people check their phones 58 times a day! In 2018, people spent 20% more time using Apps than browsing the web through browsers from their phones. These numbers reveal major challenges for 2020 The post 2020 is Here. Are Websites Still Relevant? appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.
How to Stop Comment and Contact Form Spam
by Gabriel Seiden on February 5, 2020 at 11:16 pm
Comment and contact form spam is a total waste of time and there are few things more annoying than sorting through junk mail to filter out varying degrees of junk email. And if you don’t take the time to clean up all of the spam submissions (and figure out a way to ultimately stop them) The post How to Stop Comment and Contact Form Spam appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.
Best Online Password Managers
by Gabriel Seiden on January 24, 2020 at 5:11 pm
Many people make the mistake of using the same password for all of their accounts, risking having them all hacked if the credentials of just one are hacked. Many people also keep track of their passwords in a document on their computer or on a piece of paper in their office. What happens if your The post Best Online Password Managers appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.
Alternatives to Password Managers
by Gabriel Seiden on January 24, 2020 at 5:11 pm
Password managers are software applications that automatically fill-in your passwords on websites, e-mail accounts, and portals that you use. With a password manager, you typically only have to remember one master password or passphrase to the application, rather than all of the individual passwords to your accounts. Password management apps include: LastPass Dashlane Keeper Security The post Alternatives to Password Managers appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.
Inaccurate Business Information Is Not Good For Your Business!
by Gabriel Seiden on April 10, 2019 at 8:48 pm
In 2019, having consistent and accurate business information across the internet is critical for your business. With the ubiquity of internet service and devices, most people search for products and and services online. If you’ve never done this before, it may seem like an obvious and trivial thing – how hard could it be to The post Inaccurate Business Information Is Not Good For Your Business! appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.
When Is Paid Online Advertising (Google AdWords) Particularly Effective?
by Gabriel Seiden on April 2, 2019 at 4:01 pm
Advertising online isn’t always effective. There are certain parameters and trends that make paid online advertising particularly effective. Review each of the following points and if you find yourself saying “that’s my business!”, you should seriously consider paid online advertising – Google AdWords – as an integral part of your marketing and communications strategy. 1) The post When Is Paid Online Advertising (Google AdWords) Particularly Effective? appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.
10 Mistakes Websites Still Make in 2019 – You Need To Fix These Now!
by Gabriel Seiden on March 29, 2019 at 12:08 am
It’s 2019 and many websites are still making the kinds of mistakes that have had a huge negative impact on internet presence, search results, authority, brand image, and the bottom line. These mistakes directly lead to lost business opportunities and money. Thankfully, these are all things that can be fixed. Some take more time than The post 10 Mistakes Websites Still Make in 2019 – You Need To Fix These Now! appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.
10 Reasons Why Websites Still Matter in 2019
by Gabriel Seiden on March 28, 2019 at 10:24 pm
In the age of Instagram, Facebook, Yelp, and Google Business, it’s easy to come to the conclusion that maybe you don’t need a website anymore. As a business owner, you have may be thinking that the website is a waste of money and time and it makes more sense to focus efforts exclusively on social The post 10 Reasons Why Websites Still Matter in 2019 appeared first on Connect4 Consulting.
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