SEO and Internet Marketing Predictions

Search Engine Optimization and Internet Marketing are changing and growing so fast. Does your business find it hard to keep up with all the newest developments? In the first edition of our Metro Minute, two of our Internet Marketing experts explain the latest trends for SEO and Internet marketing in .....Read more >>
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Learn the Best Basic SEO Tips in Google from Crawlers to Content – How to Increase Your Traffic

A conversation about successful implementation of SEO internet marketing goes hand in hand with creating great content. SEO is a wide and diverse topic and this blog is going to help focus on some best tips and practices of applying Google SEO to your website which will help your business increase SEO, .....Read more >>
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Make Your Website Better In 2013

Simplify Your Homepage A beautiful homepage can get overrun by buttons, links and banners among others. With the start of a brand new year it's time to break some of those bad habits. Ask yourself if your newsletter really needs to link from the homepage. And if you truly think that clients won't .....Read more >>
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Reduce Shopping Cart Abandonment on Your Site

If your online checkout has a high abandonment rate, you’re not alone. Many online sites see a large percentage of dropouts during the checkout process. Minimize customer abandonment by understanding why they’re leaving and fixing the cause, if necessary. Why Shoppers Might Abandon Their Carts: High .....Read more >>
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5 Tips for Choosing a Commercial Photographer

PHOTO TAKEN BY METRO STUDIOS FOR METRO STUDIOS. Match Your Photographer's Expertise with Your Product Finding a photographer that is skilled at shooting your subject matter is an important consideration when choosing a photographer. Most photographers have specialties they excel at, be it portraiture, .....Read more >>
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Increase Your Email Click-Thru Rates by Investing in these 4 Areas

If you’re devoting time and resources into email marketing, make sure you’re getting measureable results from them. A few adjustments here and there can make all the difference when funneling down your conversions. Check out these four areas to make sure you’re converting the highest amount .....Read more >>
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Ways to Improve Your Site When You Can’t Afford a Redesign.

In a perfect world, every business could afford a redesign every two-three years. Ideal maybe, realistic, not-so-much. Whether it’s tight funds, a lack of investment from your company, or technology and timing, pushing for a redesign isn’t always an option. For those of you needing to pinch some .....Read more >>
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4 Ways to Increase Facebook Traffic

First things first. Generating good content that’s helpful, valuable and/or engaging is number 1 in keeping viewers coming back for more. So make sure you’re doing this before you make your first impression by inviting them to your page. Here’s an article by HootSuite.com that provides some ideas .....Read more >>
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Websites Chock-Full of Awesomeness

Things have been really busy in the Metro web department in recent months, so we have to remind ourselves from time to time that being busy is a very good thing! The most gratifying part is seeing the end result of a lot of hard work -- for us, as well as our clients. While we never truly consider .....Read more >>
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Featured: Peosta Cleaning Systems

We recently designed and developed a new website for Peosta Cleaning Systems – which sells a full line of Mi-T-M products, parts and accessories either online or at their Peosta location.  Mi-T-M is a leading manufacturer of an extensive line of power equipment such as pressure washers, air compressors, .....Read more >>
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