Social Media Networking – Have You Heard?

So what does this mean?
Well,. for starters.. get more fans! ..lol

It actually affirms the notion most of us have about what a Facebook page for your business is worth, but what that doesn’t say is the actual stores that are popping up on Facebook daily. Also, we cannot be meek or vague when it comes to any type of Social Media Networking.. often the only means of common reputation management.

So what did we learn?

If we take the same model and apply our knowledge of Facebook traffic, and website traffic, one begins to wonder.. am i thinking backwards? should i be using my website, as a meer landing page for my Facebook business page? and direct visitors there instead? FMBL has expanded to accommodate stores, information outlets, information newsletter sign-up and on.. and on. and the numbers for actual daily visits around the globe are in the millions, and not just for a minute or two, it’s for hours.. it is the place to get recommendations & visits from people who will read the latest actions of a wall and see if the comments are recent, and whether they can engage with you and get singled out? or just blend.. <- tip.. make sure your wall is full of stuff and the integration is with a number of people,.

Cheap Websites To Under-Cut The Under-Cutters!

Our Answer to the Cheap Website

When i started this game back in the early 90′s there was no such thing as a cheap website.. website design was an art.. and a lot of work..

Then came MS FrontPage.. Dreamweaver.. and other cheap website programs that will code, align, and upload entire websites to hosting solutions without any real need to know any programming languages.

You know what i did after the launch of FrontPage 98?. I Quit!

I had thought that there’s really no point offering services for a few thousand dollars,. when the job can be done by a complete amateur in the comfort of his or her living room for the cost of a silly program and the time it takes to drag and drop a few tables and images.

It was only 2006 when i started to see the decline of cookie-cutter Cheap Website with terrible designs and security holes big enough for an adolescent to “hack” his way into some sensitive data.

Then came user cheap website resources like WordPress, Magneto, and Drupal.

Funny that these platforms do much the same [create websites out of thin air in a few minutes] and give the opportunity for more “hacks” to try their hand at designing some custom sites.

But there’s a bit of a difference.

Dynamic Data Manipulation, CSS, JQuery and SEO

Although FrontPage did have some cheap website tools that would allow the interfacing with a few different databases, adding tables and what not.. WordPress runs on a dynamic content driven .php to SQL relation platform so basically the hacks can make a site.. but they need a programmer with .php and css expertise to code these static sites into recurring templates with dynamic, data driven content. Then on top of that,. they need to know how to import, manipulate and edit these sites at the whims of the client.

So for the last few years we have done pretty well.

Lots of sites,. lots of work,. lots of fun. but recently we began to see another shift.. this time,. the global economy.

There are more unemployed developers now in the world then ever before – even after the dot com bubble burst in early 2000

And with the sudden influx of developers to the many freelance sites all over the world labor is cheap website design and development companies are popping up all over the world. – i actually lost a client a few weeks ago to a 18 year old kid in India that offered to do his whole site for $35! – Really! how are the rest of the developers in developed world economies supposed to compete with that?!

When billy gates came out with frontpage i thought it was a bad sign.. now i think it was more of an bad omen.

Well.. i did the only thing i could think of.