10 Deadly Website Sins to Avoid When Creating or Redesigning a Website

The first rule of web club is not to irritate your visitors. Whether you’re creating a new website or redesigning a current site, there are certain things that are major no-no’s. Metro Studios knows what works. But you can learn from the mistakes of other webmasters so you can avoid these 10 deadly .....Read more >>
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6 Steps To Ensure Your Website Looks Good And Functions Properly

Your website looks marvelous, darling. It would be perfect in an art museum. The design is fresh to death. The photos are stunning. And the colors are gorgeous. So why is your website such a flop and a failure? Well, it’s because users want to do more than admire your site; they want to actually .....Read more >>
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Are Facebook Ads Right For You?

Facebook is big. Facebook is powerful. Facebook is an online giant. Need proof? Check out some of these staggering stats. Facebook has: More than 1.3 billion monthly active users More than 890 million active daily users More than 70 percent of adults who visit every month. As a small .....Read more >>
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The Spiders Have Spoken

Bet you didn’t know that Google changes its search algorithm more than 500 times each and every year. That’s a lot of updates. Sometimes these changes are a blip on the radar; sometimes the updates affect search results in major new ways—remember Pigeon, Penguin and Panda? Google has the power .....Read more >>
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Social Media Marketing

When to Use a Social Media Agency When your car goes on the fritz, where do you go? Take it to your trusted auto mechanic. If you have appendicitis, whom should you see? You should see your doctor, STAT. When your pipes burst, whom do you call? Call a plumber ASAP. If you need to fly somewhere, .....Read more >>
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Website Redesign by the Numbers

Take a good, hard look at your company website. Is it everything you want it to be? Is it older than two or three years old? Are all your products and services up-to-date? Off the top of my head, I can think of loads of reasons you should redesign your website. An effective web redesign can: Make .....Read more >>
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Holiday Wishes Through the Power of Social Media

For more than 20 years, Metro Studios has created a fun, entertaining annual holiday video, featuring employees and clients. With the growth of our social media clients, we decided that a different holiday approach was in order. After a lot of brainstorming and hard work, the team hit upon a great plan. Our .....Read more >>
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Determining Your Marketing Budget & What To Expect In 2015

What’s YOUR marketing budget? “The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself.” - Peter F. Drucker Marketing is critical for your business. No matter what form it takes—social media, videos, ad campaigns, inbound marketing, .....Read more >>
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How to Get to the Top: SEO Tips for 2015

Numero uno. Leader of the pack. Top dog. King/queen of the castle. Round one draft pick. No matter what you call it or how you say it—when it comes to web search—everyone wants to be on the first page at the top of the rankings. That’s why it’s critical you know as much as you .....Read more >>
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Why Video Banner Rocks

How can you capture the attention of customers in a sea of brands and businesses? What’s the best way to get noticed? How can your company stand head and shoulders above the rest? Use well-defined, well designed, quick loading, and beautiful website video backgrounds. Print is fine. Radio is .....Read more >>
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