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Taking a step past general SEO campaigns: Organic Online Marketing (OOM)

When simple content and keyword changes just aren't enough then you know its time to step up your game for client acquisition. One could write a whole book in the process but lets just keep this simple.

Organic Online Marketing (OOM)

  1. The first step to proper OOM is to create valuable content for your website so search engines will index your online presence with specifically targeted language. With every new properly written article or content piece, you've increased your online presence and keyword quality scores.  
  2. In addition to quality content such as case studies, practice areas and how to pages; adding relevant photos and video will add additional value to your web presence. This is essential to help convey to your clients the professionalism and knowledge your company has on the topic, leading to a higher conversion of the potential clients that visit your online presence. 
  3. Clients now recognize the value in additional functionality; such as secure user areas for communication, helpdesk, FaQ, chat, online diagnostics, tools or other such features; over a "simple website" with a list of services and a form of contact. 

Call 507 536-9556 if you're looking to take your web presence to the next level and I will be happy to discuss with you how your web presence can rise to the top of this ever changing marketing venue. Our clients generally see a 7/1 ROI from marketing campaigns created and managed by us.


Shawn Hyde is the Owner of Area51.mn, a Minnesota based IT, Internet marketing and design firm founded in 1998.

Avocado Spicey Dip; Avocados, Red Bell Peppers, Olive Oil, Pepper, Tomatillo Salsa & Cheese.

The Hyde families favorite organic salsa dip that I make for them; avocados, Red Bell Peppers, Olive Oil, Pepper, Tomatillo salsa & cheese.

Quite possibly the worlds best chip dip :)

Instructions,

  • Mash one just ripe Avocado
  • Dice one red bell pepper
  • Add 1 Table spoon of olive oil
  • Add 1/2 cup of Tamatillo Salsa or make your own
    • Tomatillo's
    • Garlic
    • Onion
    • Chili peppers
    • jalapeno peppers
    • chopped fresh oregano
    • salt
    • ground cumin
    • water
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese of your choice

Tastes great with the yellow organic corn chips from Target.

How to show/hide a asp.net sub element with jquery

This method allows you to show/hide a form element without making another request against the server. It also works when the show/hide element is required by the asp.net code behind.

You can use any type of sub element under a dropdown with this script. You will need to use a CDN or download and host your own jquery-1.3.2.min.js file.

SCRIPT

<script type="text/javascript" src="/js/jquery-1.3.2.min.js"></script> <script type="text/javascript"> $(function() { $('#<%= Dropdown1.ClientID %>').change(function() { if (this.value=="My Value") { $('#<%= Element1.ClientID %> ').css({ visibility: 'visible' }); } else { $('#<%= Element1.ClientID %> ').css({ visibility: 'hidden' }); }}); }); </script>

 

HTML

<asp:DropDownList runat="server" ID="Dropdown1" class="required" >
<asp:ListItem Value=""> none</asp:ListItem>
<asp:ListItem Value="My Value">Some Text Here</asp:ListItem>
</asp:DropDownList>

<!-- place any element here with id="Element1" -->

text-shadow not working in chrome, css tricks

Here is the sample,

Text Shadow

And with no further adieu, here is the code:

for chrome:

  • text-shadow: -3px 3px 2px rgba(0,0,0,1);

For MS Browsers:

  • text-shadow: -3px 3px 2px 1px rgba(0,0,0,1)

For Both:

  • text-shadow: -3px 3px 2px rgba(0,0,0,1)
  • text-shadow: -3px 3px 2px 1px rgba(0,0,0,1)
Since CSS is read top down you can just place the version needed for crome above the general use/preferred method.