Interview with link building expert Brian Dean

As a website owner, you've almost certainly been spent spam messages by someone trying to sell links and promising top rankings in Google for all of your keywords. We definitely don't recommend working with any of those spammers, but it is important to understand why links are such a crucial part of any SEO strategy and what you can do to help improve your site's performance.

Video: Why links are important for SEO success

Link building is hard. The days of article spinning, comment spamming and automated tools that quickly drop thousands of links for you are over. With the crackdown on webspam that Google has made over the last few years, link building today is about hard work, developing content assets that are worthy of links, thinking creatively and building real relationships.

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Pronto’s creative evolution continues

The most effective businesses are constantly evolving to meet the needs of their customers. Just as fashion changes so do your customers’ habits, not to mention technology. No longer happy to see static pages of content on a website, customers want more variety; they want bigger and better sites; they want something that is new and different; and most of all, they want truly engaging online experiences.

The life of an intern: Pronto makes summer awesome!

Traveling has been a large part of my life since I was a little girl. Being Italian, my family and I (when I was much younger) took trips to Italy as well as toured around Europe, and I believe this is what sparked my love to explore new places. In the last year alone, I have been blessed and incredibly fortunate enough to have lived in multiple countries.

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Video: On-Page SEO Tips and Strategies

A few weeks ago, we covered some of the basic aspects of Search Engine Optimization. In this video, we'll get into the details of on-page SEO including page features that search engines use as ranking factors and strategies that you should employ to give you webpages their best chance of appearing in search results.

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Customer Story: EB Color Consultants

At a glance: EB Color Consultants
EB Color Consultants specializes in providing architectural color consulting services to homeowners and businesses in the greater Seattle region. By working with Pronto, they successfully realized the value of Internet Presence through a cost-effective, pleasurable process.

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Video: The 4 basic components of SEO

SEO is a huge and complicated subject. You can dedicate years of your life to studying it and still not be able to fully grasp everything. In this video, we'll briefly go over some of the major aspects of SEO to give you a rough idea of the type of work that goes into optimizing a website.

Pronto partners with Kaia F.I.T. to help boost their Internet presence

Over the past few months Pronto has been working tirelessly to bring our Internet Presence Management services to the health and fitness industry. We aim to help business boost their online presence and provide the support they need to grow. As such, we are proud to announce a new partnership with Kaia F.I.T.

Founded by Co-Owners Nikki Warren, Sharon Kassity and Kristen Loos, Kaia has a simple, yet powerful mission—to create strong bodies, powerful minds and healthy habits that last a lifetime.

Telling the Pronto Story

We’d like to share with you a short two minute Intro to Pronto Marketing video we recently added to our Pronto website home page. We’ve always struggled with how we can best share the story of what Pronto does for small business, and a video has turned out to be a great way to do this.

3 Totally Awesome Facebook Timelines

Our Design Team has been going gangbusters on Facebook Timeline cover photos for the past couple of weeks. With over 100 cover photos to design, they've probably started dreaming in Photoshop layers. Their designs are starting to roll off the production line and they have been hitting some home runs - is centuries the correct analogy for those of you in the UK and ANZ? Sorry, I don't understand cricket.

Pronto Achieves 99% Satisfaction!

Edit: We've started building a new tool to help Pronto and other small businesses gather satisfaction feedback. The project's called SimpleSat - check it out!

Zendesk, a SaaS (Software as a Service) provider of help desk software, has released a new report on how their customers are doing on user satisfaction.