Mr. Cranky Talks Website Design – When Gorgeous Is Ugly

Mr Cranky's Thoughts

*+-    “Your web site sucks! It’s so ugly!” “Oh yours is very pretty! How many leads does it generate?” “Leads? Generate? Wait…. What? It’s supposed to generate leads?”     When Pretty is Pretty Ugly Hey folks pretty is good if you’re entering your website in an art show but if you’re running a […]

Growth Round-Up

Growth Round-Up April 20

*+-How to think like a homeowner when managing your businesses home on the web What you need to know to take advantage of the 2 newest referral networks Having a hard time connecting with new customers? Here’s a story of how a little innovation can go a long way. *The views of the author may not […]

Is Your Website Like a Leaky Roof?

How to Improve Your Website

*+-Is the Homeowner’s Association knocking on your door because you have that house on the street that refuses to upgrade your roof even though it’s leaking? Just as long as that leak is contained and can be caught in a bucket right? But is that anyway to live? A website can be thought of in […]

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Website


*+-So you’ve had a website for a while now but haven’t exactly generated the conversions you were hoping. Improving the look, design, and efficiency of your website can, arguably, derive from mild cases of narcissism, but that’s not the point here. A website is your digital selling platform — it’s your automated lead generator (assuming […]

Which Does Your Online Marketing Strategy Need More: Website vs. Social Media

Online Marketing Strategy

*+-Although there is no one-size-fits-all formula for a winning online marketing strategy, there are some general guidelines to follow that can help you determine where to invest your efforts. While ideally your company should have both a great website and the social media content to supplement it, it really comes down to knowing your business […]