Working & Playing: It’s All the Same

Working & Playing: It’s All the Same

(This was written a while back but never posted… until now 😄) Here I am at 10,000 feet, writing on my Macbook Pro. I have some time to kill, so I am “working”. Except it’s pretty difficult to work when you’re on a plane. Your arms are squished in at weird angles and there’s not enough room to open the top of your laptop all the way. A few years ago when I jumped ship from a good job to go freelance, I never thought I’d be working from a...
Small, Local Businesses Can Get a Lot With Simple Website Updates

Small, Local Businesses Can Get a Lot With Simple Website Updates

Hey, what’s up! My name is John Monahan and I started out WebCore Internet Solutions in 2013. I designed it with SEO in mind as the primary way for local businesses to gain more prominence and get more business. I noticed so many companies using their websites as an afterthought, slapping something together quickly and not ever updating it. I totally understand this though. You have a company and you’re busy running it. You’re working your butt off and you don’t have time to update your website, much less spend a couple grand creating...

Is SEO Expensive? Why Should You Pay For SEO?

We talk a lot about how great SEO is and how everyone how runs an online business should be doing some form of SEO. But to the uninitiated, it may seem like a waste of money or way too much money to justify. It’s not a lot of money though. Just think about how much you might pay for advertising versus the cost of an SEO. You can spend any amount on SEO – from $30 a year to thousands of dollars a...

How SEO Helps Your Website/Company

It boils down to one word – one word that everyone likes to hear: profit. But how does SEO help your profits? Ahh, now that is the big question! In the very simplest form, with SEO, your site ranks higher in Google (or other search engines) so more people click the link to your site. The higher you are in the search rankings, the more clicks you’ll get. Pretty basic stuff, right? SEO is all about sending traffic to your site, but not just any traffic; relevant TARGETED traffic for your desired...