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10 Missing Pieces on Local Business Websites [Free Guide]

Puzzled about what your site needs today? Trying to sort through all the advice about what your small business website needs can be frustrating. Our short guide “10 Missing Pieces from Local Business Websites” will show you where to start putting the pieces together to win new business on: Mobile Search engines Social media Directory sites […]

Building a Website Correctly Isn’t Child’s Play

These days, building a good looking business website is easy. There are a ton of DIY options out there (we suggest you don’t go that route) or you can hire a professional. No matter what your choice, you’ll probably end up with a good looking website. The hard part really comes in when you’re trying […]

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How to Market a New Business Online

Did you just start a new local business? Congrats! You’ve made the first step toward becoming a successful small business owner. But the next step can be the hardest: how are you going to market your new business so people know you’re out there? Here are some simple suggestions about how to show your local customers that you’re “Open for […]

Why Professional Designers are Better than DIY Tools

Why professional Web Designers are better than DIY tools

Creating a website for your business is the best way to market to as many people as possible – which will ultimately increase your brand recognition and sales. The challenge? Making a GOOD website is difficult, and to build a successful one, you need all the right skills working together in just the right way: […]

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The 30-Minute Business Turnaround

When you’re running a small business, marketing can seem mysterious. It has its own language, and it always seems to be changing, and it’s way too complicated to try to keep up with all that mumbo jumbo. Right? Except that effectively marketing your business is the path to more customers and more revenue. So, if you […]

Celebrate Administrative Professionals Day by changing your business website

For over 60 years, there’s been a holiday in the U.S. recognizing the hard work of Administrative Professionals. It’s one day of the year when we stop and acknowledge the tireless contribution these professionals make everyday. Their titles may have changed over the years, but one thing that hasn’t changed is the fact that most […]

Game of Phones Part 1: Mobile Web Design Starts at Home

A lot of people think a “mobile-friendly website” is one that “looks nice” on a small screen. There’s actually a lot more to it than that. In fact, if you’re only focusing on how your mobile web design LOOKS on a phone or tablet, you may be losing the battle to get ahead of  your competition when […]

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How Healthy Is Your Business Website?

Websites are sort of like food. There’s a big difference between a business website that’s healthy and good for your business, and one that’s the digital version of junk food or cotton candy — all fluff and no substance. Even a great looking site can fall far short when it comes to having all the necessary […]

After your new Hibu Website goes live…

So your new Hibu Website is live online! …now what happens? Launching a new website for your local business can be a lot like opening a new location. You hang your new sign, admire your name on the window, cut the ribbon out front and…wait. Just like with a brick and mortar shop, you know […]

Customer Showcase: The Downtown Grill

When the new owners of The Downtown Grill took over, they knew they wanted to carry on a lot of the restaurant’s tradition, like community hot-wing challenges and the best old-fashioned burgers in town. They challenged hibu to create an appetizing website that presents that continuing comfort and neighborhood charm, but also showcases the bold, hot, new flavor […]

Is your website mobile?

If your site doesn’t look great on a phone… your customers could be calling your competition. In fact, with over 50% of all searches now being done on a phone or tablet, having and prospects. Did you realize… 90% of Americans now have cell phone – 68% have smartphones 94% have searched for LOCAL businesses […]

Customer Showcase: All Purpose Locksmiths

When you want to unlock the full online potential of your business, the key is having a website that is optimized for search engines. And of course it also helps if the site looks good. All Purpose Locksmiths of Ohio wanted their current and future customers to be able to find them effortlessly online. We […]

Customer Showcase: Floralsmart Inc

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for ways to get your business to blossom – searching for the best way to arrange your sales pitch to plant the right seeds with customers and prospects.  A well written, professionally designed website can be the difference between growing your business and having it whither on the vine. We built Floralsmart, […]

The Marriage of Site + Search

The Marriage of Site + Search

Valentines Day Special Report: The holiday season has just barely ended and Valentine’s Day is just days away, so chances are you know someone that just got engaged or is about to. The first quarter of the calendar year is actually called “Bridal Christmas” by the wedding industry. Of course, there’s a lot of planning […]

common website issues part 2 - your site isn't growing your business

Common Website Issues Part 2: Your site isn’t growing your business

So you paid someone… other than hibu… to build you a website. Your site may look good at first glance, but many business websites have a wide range of issues that can have a negative impact on your business. Download our FREE Guide: “10 Biggest Mistakes on Small Business Websites” Just fill in the the […]

Common website issues part 1 - you have a DIY site

Common Website Issues Part 1: You have a DIY Site

If you’re like many small business owners, you may be using a website for your business that you created on your own. There are certainly enough DIY site options available. Unfortunately, a majority of DIY sites suffer from a lot of glitches, big and small – built in issues that could dramatically hurt your business. Download […]

Look Super On Desktops, Phones & Tablets!

Look Super On Desktops, Phones & Tablets!

Your customers are lined up online… they snap out their phones… they run for your website… but your site fumbles the visit. If your website isn’t mobile-friendly – if it’s hard to use on a small screen or just won’t load on most phones – you could be dropping prospects and customers every day. And, Google could penalize […]

Building a Better Website Experience

Building a Better Website: Experience

You have a lot of options when it comes to getting a website for your business – everything from one of those DIY options to your nephew who built one at school. When you’re choosing a marketing partner to build your business a website, don’t underestimate the value that comes from years of experience and expertise. You want […]

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Customer Success: Nirvana Pet Spa

It’s good to be spoiled every now and then with a day at the spa. But don’t your pets deserve a relaxing getaway as well? How long has it been since your dog or cat had a stylish trim or a calming massage? At Nirvana Pet Spa, dogs and cats alike will enjoy a soothing rejuvenation by […]

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Attorney Websites: 3 Seconds to Make Your Case

92% of online adults now use search engines to find information on the web… And almost 60% of adults use the web to find information on local businesses. It’s probably no surprise to hear that people looking for an attorney today begin their search online. In addition to the statistics above, studies show that 75% […]

Series: Setting Your Sites On ’16 – Must Be Mobile

  The new year is here – the ball has dropped… now it’s a good time to make sure you’re not dropping the ball on your digital marketing — and MOBILE is the perfect place to start. All those millions of people in Time Square on New Years Eve had one thing in common — I’ll […]

Websites Designed to Deliver Customers

The right design draws people in When it comes to your business website, what you show is as important as what you say.  See how hibu’s professional Web Designers create your site in a way that helps keep your site visitors focused, delighted, and driven to do business with you. Does your business need a new website? […]

Is FLASH Making Your Website Invisible?

WARNING: If your website is still running FLASH, 94% of mobile users can’t see critical content on your site – and they may see nothing at all. CAUTION: Most of the major browsers – Chrome, Safari, and Firefox – have trouble with FLASH or don’t run it at all. BEWARE: Google has started encouraging visitors […]