Picture this: It’s 2013, an art major turned accidental entrepreneur, armed with a passion for graphic design and web development, jumping headfirst into the chaotic world of business. I mean, what could go wrong, right? As I dabbled in building websites with my husband while producing ad campaigns for colossal global brands, I couldn’t help […]Read More >
Businesses of all types know that promotions and marketing needs to connect to people at the right place and time in order for them to take the next step in their sales journey. How do you get that timing just right? By tying your promotion to the events or holidays that your customers care about. […]Read More >
Digital advertising has revolutionized small business marketing. How? It makes reaching a new audience and customers easier than ever before. If you are brand new to digital marketing it can feel like learning a whole new language. In this comprehensive glossary of digital advertising terms, we’ve compiled a list of essential words or phrases you […]Read More >
This summer we gained a shiny new competitor for Twitter: Threads. Owned by Meta, Threads is a Twitter-like, text-focused social media platform that is directly tied to your existing Instagram account. So, what is the difference between Threads and Twitter? And do you really need another social media platform? Let’s dig in. You Didn’t Forget […]Read More >
When planning a digital marketing strategy for your business you’ll need to decide on your approach: PPC, SEO, or both? With the ever-increasing importance of digital marketing for small businesses, it’s critical that clients old and new are able to find you online. But the internet doesn’t always make it easy. No matter your industry […]Read More >
An accessible website isn’t just required by law, it’s simply the right thing to do. But an accessible online presence is also good for your business’ bottom line. Roughly 26% of adults in the US report having a disability that could affect how they interact with your website and social media. Providing an accessible online […]Read More >
New Orleans has no shortage of professional networking groups that can help inspire, teach, and grow women in business. As a woman-owned company, we know first hand just how helpful these professional organizations can be! In honor of Women’s History Month, and International Women’s Day we asked leaders of womens’ networking groups in New Orleans […]Read More >
Researching a business online before making a purchase is part of our day to day lives. Think back, when is the last time you bought something without looking it up online first? We browse through Yelp before picking restaurants, we scan articles before buying new tech, we’ve all made it a habit to look up […]Read More >
We know it’s not actually feeling festive yet, but the earlier you make holiday marketing plans for your business, the less stress you’ll feel as the holiday season approaches, trust us. Holiday planning is one of the most enjoyable times of the year for us at Get Online NOLA as we get to reflect on […]Read More >
The time when a business could get by without a website, or with a just-okay website is long gone. Now businesses of all shapes and sizes need to have a strong online presence to get (and keep) customers! Building a website that converts is an art and a science, and one that we are pretty […]Read More >
What Is My NAP Score And Why It Matters Googling a local business has become so commonplace that we don’t think much about it! But, there is a seriously complicated algorithm that kicks into gear each time you make a search. Getting your preferred search engine to display your information is a science, and one […]Read More >
Social media is beneficial for any and every business. Whether you’re increasing brand exposure, making a sale, or generating leads, an active social media presence can help you connect with your customers. But, social media can be a huge time expense especially if you’re single-handedly running a small business or you are part of a […]Read More >
According to Google, 97% of consumers use the web to search for local businesses.* With the increase of people’s dependence on technology, we all expect to be able to find a fully-functional website with all the products, services, and other information about your business in just a few clicks. This means that having an online […]Read More >
The elusive social media algorithms keep changing, making it more confusing and harder to reach your audience every day. One thing we know for sure is that staying consistent and posting as often as you can helps your audience connect with you online. But, that doesn’t mean it always happens, especially for busy small businesses! […]Read More >
A month. A quarter. A year. It all depends… As web designers, “How long does it take to build a website?” is one of the most common questions we get. Building a custom website from the ground up takes time. Though most professional web designers and developers know roughly how long it will take them […]Read More >
We won’t lie, the UX Design process is complex. Creating pages for your website doesn’t always produce the results you want if you don’t start with a clear plan. So before you design your new website, product or app, you should know your user and their intent. Understanding the difference between user flow vs user […]Read More >
HTML, CSS, SEO/SEM not your forte? Trust us, we get it! Previously to create a website, you needed to know how to code, or pay a coder to make a website for you. Today, you can use a website builder to build a website from scratch without all of those skills. But, choosing the best […]Read More >
46% of Google searches are seeking local information.* Do you want to rank your local business on search engines like Google and Bing? In today’s market, the success of your local business relies on the success of your local SEO strategy. To help optimize your business for Local SEO, we’re breaking down the best practices, […]Read More >
Warmer weather means it’s officially festival season. Event marketing is a great resource for businesses to get their product or service in front of both locals and tourists. Marketing at an event does take quite a lot of planning, however! To get the most out of your budget and to foolproof your operations, keep on […]Read More >
When you’ve just had a great idea to start a business, it can be tempting to run full steam ahead! The excitement of a new venture can be a great motivator for getting things done, but we always advocate for taking a breather, stepping back for a second, and taking the time to make informed […]Read More >
Over time, more and more of us do our shopping online. Everything from groceries to bespoke goods can be purchased in just a few clicks! Proponents of online shopping all say that the time savings and greater scope of options online are why they prefer to shop digitally. Online shopping is a huge benefit to […]Read More >
Inspiration has struck and you’ve just dreamed up the next big thing! Way to go! As a small business, we love when new businesses are getting started. It’s hard work, but ultimately so worth it. We know that building a business, or expanding your current business is super exciting! Not to burst your bubble though, […]Read More >
Not a mood swing. Not a mood ring. It’s a mood board. A mood board is basically a “visual brainstorm” that is used as a starting point in the design process. It allows the designer to gather their thoughts and begin to develop their concepts. A mood board is typically a collage that consists of […]Read More >
To stand out in a digital world, you need great business branding. Especially for businesses with digital products (Hi there! That’s us too!) having an established branding guide is essential. It’s more than just keeping your colors and fonts consistent. Your branding touches every component of your marketing including promotional gear and other physical goods […]Read More >
The website buzzword of the year is SSL Certificate. Most people who have a website have probably heard of the term SSL but may not know why is it important all the sudden. Suffice to say that when Google lays down the law about something on the web, it’s a good idea to follow along […]Read More >
If we were the betting type we’d wager that nearly every single one of your clients has an email account. Not all of them will be on Facebook, fewer on Instagram or Twitter. But odds are they have an email address that they check regularly. In fact, there are more email users than Facebook and […]Read More >
The sales cycle is 22 percent longer now than it was 5 years ago. Why? Because in 2018 people are taking the time to research online before they buy. The days of buying almost anything without researching it first are long gone. This change affects nearly every business, including low-cost, low-risk products, as well as […]Read More >
As a small business, marketing can be particularly tricky. If you’re going at it yourself with a small budget, it’s critically important that your resources are used as effectively as possible. One of the most helpful tools that we use every day in marketing for our clients is the customer persona. We use customer personas […]Read More >
Website best practices checklist for a healthy website: Your website is your number one marketing asset, so a well made website is integral to the success of your business. Check out our website best practices checklist and give your site a check-up! 1. Have a Clear Call to Action Your audience won’t likely sit down to read […]Read More >
All relationships (including business relationships) start with an introduction. Making sure you nail that first interaction can help you become memorable to the person you just met. Fumbling for words, or not being able to succinctly explain who you are and what you do can not only make for an awkward interaction, but can reflect […]Read More >
Because of the overwhelming popularity of our Coworking Spaces in New Orleans post, we’re highlighting the top Coworking Spaces in Lafayette! There are so many benefits to working in an open office space. With the increasingly popular trend of working remotely, entrepreneurs often find more productivity in greater numbers, feeding off of the creativity and motivation […]Read More >
Let’s be honest, life is stressful. April 1st is one of the only days a year where you’re allowed to let loose and have a little fun with some April Fools Office Pranks. The pranking tradition is globally celebrated, with the first correlation between foolishness and the date April 1st in Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, written in […]Read More >
Self-employment is on the rise. According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics by 2020, about 65 million Americans will be entrepreneurs, freelancers, independent contractors and temps – and they will make up 40 percent of the workforce. As telecommuting and freelancing become more common, coworking spaces in New Orleans are turning into a viable alternative to […]Read More >
Deciding where to invest your marketing dollars is a decision you can’t take lightly, especially if you are a small business owner. You need to attract new customers and keep your existing clients coming back, but you can’t afford to invest time or resources into something that isn’t going to deliver the results you expect. For small businesses […]Read More >
The hassle of managing passwords is a side effect if the digital revolution that I could do without. Password problems have long been on my mind, and yesterday’s “catastrophic security breach”of internet security due to a bug called Heartbleed is just the kick in the butt I needed to tighten up my passwords. Read on for a tip that will help keep your passwords strong, secure, and memorable.Read More >
Websites That Glow
Your website is always “on” so you don’t have to be. We make sure that it reflects the right message.
You need a reliable website that makes your business shine, even when you’re off the clock. Whether you have an established business that’s ready for custom website design or a start-up that needed a website yesterday, we’ve got a digital solution for you!
Be Seen in the Search Results
Search Engine Optimization (otherwise known as SEO) ensures your website is in tip-top shape to make it to the top of the search results. To put it simply: SEO makes your website look great to search engines, so you can show off your business to potential customers.
Let’s get started so you can get to that number-one ranking!
Your Brand New Look
Branding is so much more than just a good logo (though we do make great logos). We’re here to design your full branding package – logo, style, attitude, and all. Having cohesive branding encourages customer trust and helps keep your business on the top of consumers’ minds.
First impressions count – make yours spectacular.
Big Results in No Time
Want to reach the right audience at the right time? Digital advertising is how you do it. From social media advertising to Google Ads we make sure your message gets through to customers old and new. From increasing reach to increasing sales digital ads are how you cut through the online noise.
Ready to reach your new favorite customers?