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What Features Should My Website Have In 2019

2018 was big for the world of web. We experienced many big innovations in the industry to both old and new ideas. So the question going into 2019 is: What features should my website have? From artificial intelligence to advanced cyber-security measures – we have you covered in this weeks TSM blog post! Voice Interface…

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How To Do Email Outreach Without Making It Look Like Spam

Last Friday morning I received an email from Andrew. This email was very much like any other many of us receive on what seems like an almost hourly basis. A shameless attempt at getting a link shared because “your readers would really enjoy it” without any real benefit to you. The funny part is that these…

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Search vs Social Media – Who’s King Of The Blog?

Search vs Social Media – the clash of the century! One of the hardest things to do as a marketer is decide where to spend your valuable time and money. Especially when it comes to content marketing and blogs. Search engine optimization and social media are two of the most popular traffic generating techniques available…

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5 Tips To Improve Your WordPress Site Speed

Time is money, seriously. Page load times are a BIG DEAL. If anything, page load speed should be at the top of your list when it comes to optimizing your website. Studies show that the longer your page takes to load, the more likely your new visitor is to abandon it. And rightly so! I…

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Best Above The Fold Optimization Practices For 2019

The debate between putting content above or below the fold is still raging in 2019 – believe it or not! So what are the best above the fold optimization practices to focus on? We must first ask this question –  how important is “above the fold” content? With marketers everywhere trying to gauge interest in…

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Why Does (Image) Size Matter

Recently I was hanging out in one of my favorite Facebook groups for web design, and there was someone in there having trouble finding information on what image sizes they needed for their site. Here’s the question: TLDR: “If there’s a 1600px wide slot, do I have to use a 1600px wide image to fill…

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SEO Basics: How To Improve Your Search Rankings

Having a hard time get your site ranked on Google? Don’t worry… we have all the SEO basics to help make your site into a traffic generation machine! I understand how tedious it can be to get your site ranked on Google… especially getting to the first page! That’s why we have created this basic…

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Top 10 Best Apps To Get In 2019 for Android And iOS

Every year we see the release of more intuitive apps that help us entertain, educate, and control our lives in a better fashion. That’s why we have come up with this list of the top 10 best apps to get in 2019. See what different apps have been released or updated in the last year, and how they…

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Why You Need A Responsive Website To Have A Competitive Edge Online

Hello and welcome to the Top Shelf Media weekly blog post. This week, our designers have worked hard to create an infographic that helps illustrate the benefits of Responsive Web Design. So without further ado… here is why you need a responsive website! Making your site look good on all sorts of devices can be…

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Which Hosting Company Is Right For Me In 2018?

Are you wondering which hosting company will be right for you? With so many companies out there to choose from, it can be quite the task! In this week’s blog post, wer’e going to talk about some of the good & the bad companies out there. Learn what to watch out for and what works…

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