See what a website refresh can do for you

August 26th, 2014
See what a website refresh can do for you

You may have already heard about our new website platform called Phoenix. We're pretty proud of it. It's powerful, flexible and mobile responsive. And our team has been building beautiful websites on it.

Gone are the days of cookie-cutter templates.

HTTPS – a new way to rank?

August 13th, 2014
HTTPS – a new way to rank?

Last week, Google announced that encrypting the data on your website through SSL will now give your site a small ranking boost. But is it an avenue worth exploring? Let's look at the facts.

SSL is an encryption protocol that allows for secure communication between parties over the internet.

How does your site score? – Pronto takes a look at the stats

August 12th, 2014
How does your site score? – Pronto takes a look at the stats

At Pronto, we pride ourselves on offering improvements. So before a company becomes a Pronto client, we run their old website through a useful tool called Woorank.

Woorank crawls their website and pulls data from various sources looking for common SEO mistakes or other errors that could be affecting the performance of the site.

Customer Service Spotlight: Than Raskul

July 31st, 2014
Customer Service Spotlight: Than Raskul

Than (pronounced “tun”) loves being challenged. Often when a client requests something outside of what our platform is normally able to handle, Than is the one who steps in and finds the best possible solution. His background in engineering makes him perfect for this.

What is Local SEO?

July 29th, 2014

Many small business owners feel overwhelmed by SEO. It’s such a huge and daunting subject that business owners think they don’t have time to learn enough to effectively impact their search performance. However, most small businesses only need to focus on a smaller subset of the search industry - Local SEO. Although complicated in its own ways, the learning curve for Local SEO is much shorter and it can still have a big impact on search performance for small businesses.

What a $50,000 potato salad can teach you about marketing

July 15th, 2014
What a $50,000 potato salad can teach you about marketing

What does a potato salad have to do with marketing? Well, not much you may think. But there are some interesting lessons to be learned from Zack Brown’s Kickstarter campaign in which this savvy young man has raised almost $50,000 just to make a simple potato salad.

It’s time to upgrade your website

June 30th, 2014
It’s time to upgrade your website

When was the last time you took a good, close look at your website? If you haven't made any significant changes to your site in a while, your competitors could already be way ahead of you in terms of quality, usability and marketing capabilities.