Improve Your Online Presence!

Get the most out of Google

  1. Go to: https://www.google.com/business/
  2. Follow the instructions!
  3. It’s pretty much that simple!

Build your own low-cost website

  1. Check out: http://www.websitebuilderexpert.com/website-builders-comparison-chart/
    1. Squarespace: $192/year for the professional package
    2. Weebly: $96/ year for the professional package
  2. Do some research and find out which provider is right for you.
  3. If needed, get a tech-savvy friend or relative to pitch in. It won’t take that long.
  4. The least you need:
    1. Your business name
    2. Contact information and a map
    3. Hours
    4. If you don’t have a storefront, where can customers find you?
      1. Prarie du Chien Farmer’s Market on Saturday
      2. Ferryville Farmer’s Market on Saturday
      3. Gays Mills Farmer’s Market on Wednesday

Do some basic search engine optimization

Search engine optimization is the process by which you can move your website up in the search results without paying for it. You want to be the highest-ranked “Joe’s Flower and Guitar Shop” on the internet! Your website builder should help you with this!

Resources:

21 Essential SEO Tips & Techniques

Search Engine Optimimization Starter Guide” by Google

“The Beginners Guide to SEO” by MOZ

Questions? Contact me!

Will Cronin

Community Resource Development Educator

UW-Extension, Crawford County

will.cronin@ces.uwex.edu

608-326-0223