I’ve Gone Standing Desk

This weekend was the first weekend in a long time that my wife and I spent the weekend at home. Doing nothing but sitting around and relaxing. It’s been a long long time since we’ve had a low key weekend on the couch.

I noticed Sunday morning that my left hip was hurting, but this is nothing new and seems to flair up when I do an excessive amount of sitting down for work. So I wasn’t looking forward of a whole work week of sitting in pain.

That’s when the lightbulb went off that it might finally be time to convert to being a Standing Desk worker. [ Continue Reading... ]

Setting Up Google Analytics Ecommerce Tracking

Do you sell products online? Do you know how much product was sold to a customer that found your website from a Search Engine? A banner ad? Social Media?

If you answered “no” to any of these questions then you need to set up Google Analytics ecommerce tracking right now. With a correctly set up ecommerce tracking script you can obtain a very detailed overview of your revenue and how customers found your website when purchasing products.

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Learn the Basics of SEO

Everyone would like their website to be found. Whether it’s your business, your personal blog, or anything in between; one of the most important ways to be found is through Search Engines. Why is that so important? Imagine your business sold Vacuum Cleaners and someone went to a Search Engine with the intent to buy a Vacuum.

You’d want to be the first in line when they made that search wouldn’t you? Visibility to qualified visitors is key to any businesses success online. Search Engine Optimization is the practice of optimizing a website for maximum visibility in a Search Engine. Whenever you create a new page on your website there are some key elements you want to address to maximize your exposure.

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A New Chapter

A new website design usually follows a big change in my life. This time around it was a career change. Back in February I left my position at HostDime and spent A couple months figuring out what I wanted to do next.

I started with HostDime my Junior year in college so up until this point I have known nothing else and I left that position with many new skills and a ton of experience. There were a lot of different directions I wanted to go with all the new skills I developed but I had no idea where I was going to end up. Then I was offered the opportunity to interview with a company that does SEO and marketing, specifically within the web hosting industry and needed a Strategist. I couldn’t think of a more perfect position for my skillet and I am happy to report that I am now a Strategist for Northcutt!

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