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Blog image: Tips Defining Your 2022 Digital Marketing Strategy
The future of digital marketing is now. Companies that plan ahead and strategize for success in 2022 will be the ones reaching their goals, but many businesses are still scrambling...
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Blog image: Where SEO and ADA Website Compliance Overlap
Your website should be accessible to everyone, including search engine optimization “crawlers.” ADA compliance will not only help you reach the 1 in 5 Americans with disabilities (which in turn,...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches Newly Designed David Lawrence Centers Website
FORT MYERS, FLORIDA – September 30, 2021 – Atilus, a Fort Myers digital marketing and web design agency, is celebrating the launch of the newly redesigned website for David Lawrence Centers for Behavioral...
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Blog image: ATILUS LAUNCHES NEWLY DESIGNED KOVA COMPANIES WEBSITE
FORT MYERS, FLORIDA, October 12, 2021 – Atilus, a full-service digital marketing agency in Fort Myers, Florida, is celebrating the launch of the newly redesigned KOVA Companies website. KOVA Companies...
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Blog image: Digital Advertising for Driving Brand Awareness
Digital ads are a useful way to drive brand awareness but the type of digital advertising you use depends on your marketing goals. Google Display ads, YouTube ads, and Facebook...
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Blog image: The Top 3 ADA Website Compliance Mistakes You’re Probably Making
One in five Americans has a disability. Without an ADA-compliant website, you could potentially be losing out on one-fifth of your market and risk legal consequences. Ensure equal access to...
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Blog image: Are You Listening to What Your Customers Are Saying Online?
As a business owner, you must monitor and nourish your online reputation. Responding to your customers' feedback shows you care about them and that you are willing to go above...
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Blog image: In-House vs. Outsourced Digital Marketing
Ready to ramp up your marketing efforts? Before you post a job for a Marketing Assistant and start reading resumes, consider outsourcing your marketing needs to a Florida digital marketing...
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Blog image: Custom Website vs. WordPress Templates: Part II
Once you’ve decided to move forward with creating a website, it’s time to make the choice between a custom or template site. We previously wrote about the differences between the...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches Web Portal to Help Connect Collier County Talent to Local Employers
The Leadership Collier Foundation, part of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, launched a new web-based portal to connect local students and Leadership Collier Alumni to job opportunities in Collier...
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Blog image: Why Are Facebook Ads Important?
In its infancy, Facebook was used to connect college students to one another. I remember when you used to have a school-affiliated email address to join! But now, Facebook is...
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Blog image: What’s the Difference Between SEO & AdWords?
Digital marketing encompasses a lot of activities that have a common goal: to help a company get more traffic and leads online. Two of the most well-known online marketing terms,...
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Blog image: Tips for Selecting a Digital Marketing Agency
2020 taught the world just how important digital marketing is. If you're like most small to medium-sized companies, you likely don't have an in-house team of marketing experts to help...
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Blog image: LOCAL DIGITAL AGENCY PARTNERS WITH AMERICAN MARKETING ASSOCIATION TO HOST DIGITAL MARKETING WEBINAR
FORT MYERS, FLORIDA, February 10, 2021 – The American Marketing Association’s Philadelphia Chapter has partnered with Atilus to host a webinar presentation on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. Titled “Digital Marketing...
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Blog image: 5 Quick Facts about ADA Compliance for Websites
As of early 2021, ADA is a well known term - especially for those that own or manage a company website. If you're here, you may be wondering about what...
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Blog image: Tips for Vetting & Hiring a Good Florida Web Design Company
2021 is upon us and a new year often brings about the idea that it's time for a fresh start. And given the emphasis that has been placed on virtual...
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Blog image: What is the Most Effective Strategy for Local SEO?
One question I get asked a lot is "how is local SEO different from regular SEO?" And my answer is always the same. Search engine optimization is a broad umbrella...
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Blog image: Atilus Video Q&A: Preparing for 2021
2021 is right around the corner and it's time to start thinking about your marketing plan. In this video, we discuss things you can do right now to prepare for...
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Blog image: Atilus Video Q&A: Marketing Budgets & Common Roadblocks
Struggling to understand why your PPC campaigns aren't performing? What about how to set your digital marketing budget? Listen to this video from Kristen and Gaby from Atilus, a Florida...
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Blog image: 5 Simple Instagram Marketing Tips for Business
A digital marketing strategy often includes social media. The most common social media platforms out there are: Facebook Instagram Twitter LinkedIn Pinterest The networks you decide to use will depend...
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Blog image: Atilus Video Q&A: ADA Website Compliance
In this month's Video Q&A session, we discuss the importance of ADA website compliance. We'll review some key discussion points about the Americans with Disabilities Act and how that impacts...
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Blog image: Are Google Ads Worth It?
Google AdWords (now "Google Ads") used to just be for PPC campaigns (also known as pay-per-click). Nowadays, Google offers a full suite of advertising services for businesses of all sizes....
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Blog image: Atilus & Boat Marketing Pros Hosting ADA Compliance Webinar With MRAA
We’re excited to partner with the Marine Retailer Association of the Americas to bring their members together and inform them about ADA compliance. Ask the Expert: How to Make Your...
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Blog image: Atilus Hosting ADA Compliance Webinar with the NARPM
We're excited to share that we've partnered with the National Association of Residential Property Managers to bring their members a webinar about ADA compliance. BEFORE You Get Sued: Make Your...
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Blog image: Introducing Boat Marketing Podcast by Atilus & Boat Marketing Pros
We are happy to introduce, Boat Marketing Podcast brought to you by Atilus & Boat Marketing Pros! Are you a business owner, general manager, or marketing manager in the marine...
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Blog image: Should You Adjust Your PPC Strategy During COVID-19?
The COVID-19 pandemic has been affecting the world for a few months now, and business owners and marketers are still trying to adapt to the new business landscape it’s created....
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Blog image: How Businesses Can Communicate to Customers During COVID-19
The COVID-19 outbreak is affecting businesses all over the world. Depending on the state, many businesses are being forced to shut down or adjust their operations due to shelter at...
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Blog image: COVID-19 Opportunities Webinar
As a small business ourselves, we see how COVID-19 is affecting small local businesses. While we can’t do much to solve this health crisis, Atilus wants to help you stay...
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Blog image: Google My Business Guide for Healthcare Providers
We all know the internet, particularly Google, is one of the first places a person goes when looking for a product or service – which is why it’s important for...
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Blog image: Covid-19 Resources: How To Access Google & Facebook’s Small Business Ad Credits
During the COVID-19 crisis, many small businesses are struggling to stay afloat and are uncertain of what adjustments to make to their marketing plans and budget. Google & Facebook, which...
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Blog image: Work from Home Tips from a Digital Agency
Since many people are taking precautions and social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic, working from home is now more popular than ever. We are very lucky to have technology that...
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Blog image: Supporting Small Businesses with Google Reviews During COVID-19
As we grip with the realities of the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, we must all stay strong and continue to push business forward. The reality for a lot of us is still...
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Blog image: COVID-19 Update From Atilus
We want to give an update on Atilus in the COVID-19 health crisis for all our valued clients. We hope you are doing well and staying healthy and safe. Our...
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Blog image: How to Use Digital Tools to Define Your Target Audience
Your audience should be the driving force behind everything you do in marketing your business. Every word of copy, every design choice, and where you choose to spend your budget...
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Blog image: Atilus on Bonita Chamber Chat – What Does A Website Cost?
Jenn, our Director of Sales, and Sydney, our Digital Marketing Engineer at Atilus recently recorded an episode of the "Chamber Chat" podcast with the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce....
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Blog image: 5 Sources Where You Can Learn More About SEO and Digital Marketing
Whether you are a professional already immersed in the digital world or a beginner trying to grasp the skills that are so popular today, we always have something new to...
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Blog image: Atilus Hosting Ribbon Cutting Open House in Collaboration With Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce
After 14 years of operating in Bonita Springs, working with several clients in Naples and Collier County, we have soldified our involvement in the  Naples business community by becoming members...
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Blog image: Why Digital Marketing Fails
I’ve been in this industry for a little over 7 years now. I’ve seen and learned a lot during my time creating digital marketing campaigns, managing projects, and managing clients....
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Blog image: Annoucing: Atilus Joins The Greater Naples Chamber Of Commerce
We are very excited to announce that Atilus has become a member of the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce! Our office is located just north of Naples on Old 41...
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Blog image: Do You Need a Podcast? What to Know About the Latest Marketing Trend
I recently wrote a blog about how creating effective content marketing is a great way to grow your business. When people think content marketing, they often think primarily of blogging,...
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Blog image: 6 Easy Steps to Market Your Local Event Online
Event marketing is a tricky business. I don’t claim to know how to put together an event from A-Z, and I commend those who are able to pull off events...
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Blog image: How to Create Effective Content Marketing
If you’re looking for ways to grow your business online, content marketing is a great place to start. You may have heard the words “content marketing” as a buzzword around...
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Blog image: Are The 2020 Presidential Candidate’s Websites ADA Compliant?
The 2020 election is quickly approaching & as I was researching the candidates that are currently running, I noticed that some of them lacked basic web accessibility compatibility. I thought...
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Blog image: Overcoming Website Fears
In the spirit of Halloween, this month I want to tackle some of the spookiest subjects that clients encounter when looking to build a new website. Starting a new website...
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Blog image: Press Release: Atilus CEO Appointed To USF’s Advisory Committee On Cybersecurity
ATILUS CEO APPOINTED TO USF’S ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON CYBERSECURITY FOR EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATION BONITA SPRINGS, FLORIDA, October 22, 2019– Owner and CEO of Atilus, a Bonita Springs digital agency, Harry Casimir...
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Blog image: Choosing the Right WordPress Template
WordPress has an overwhelming number of themes to choose from. You can spend a couple of weeks just looking though thousands of themes, only to select one and later figure...
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Blog image: The 3 Search Engines You Should Know About – Besides Google
When it comes to the conversation of searching online, Google is king. With over 90% of the search engine market share, over 63,000 searches per second, a market value of...
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Blog image: Press Release: Local Digital Agency Appoints New Director Of Sales
LOCAL DIGITAL AGENCY APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR OF SALES (BONITA SPRINGS, FL, October 2, 2019) – Atilus, a full-service digital agency in Bonita Springs, has appointed a new director of sales,...
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Blog image: How to Make Your Social Media More Accessible
If you’ve been to our blog before, you’ve probably seen several articles about ADA website compliance and accessibility. Here at Atilus, we advocate and promote web accessibility internally as well...
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Blog image: Bonita Springs Web Design & Marketing Agency Celebrates 14th Anniversary
Press Release - Bonita Springs, FL (September 17th, 2019) - Atilus, full-service web development, and digital marketing firm, will be celebrating its 14-year anniversary on September 21, 2019. Atilus was...
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Blog image: How to Know When it’s Time for a Website Redesign
Websites are a lot like vehicles. They are created and then often require ongoing updates, maintenance, and care. Eventually, a vehicle runs its course and it’s time for a new...
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Blog image: Mobile 101 – How to Make Your Website User-Friendly for Mobile Users
Since 2016, mobile internet usage has surpassed computer usage. Ever since the rise of smartphones over the past decade, mobile devices have become an essential part of everyday life. From...
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Blog image: Expectations vs. Reality: When to Expect Results from a Digital Marketing Campaign
Digital marketing is an exciting endeavor to embark on to grow your business. We’ve worked with companies of all sizes in all industries and one of the most common questions...
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Blog image: What Does a Website Cost? Web Development Costs for 2019
The web design and development industry has been around for quite some time now, but we’ve found that pricing in this industry continues to be scattered across the board. When...
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Blog image: Elements of SEO in 2019
As digital marketers, we aim to always be on top of the latest trends and news in the digital world. I personally subscribe to many different newsletters and blogs to...
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Blog image: Commonly Used Web Terms: A Glossary for Speaking Web
When talking about your company's website, your web company might bring up some terms your not familiar with! Even if you know a little bit about web design and development,...
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Blog image: Google Search Console Emails & Error Codes
You’ve ever gotten a mysterious email from “Google Search Console” that looks something like this You’re probably wondering, what is this email? How do I fix these errors? Does this...
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Blog image: “Why Aren’t My Ads Showing?” – Everything You Need to Know About Google’s Ad Rank
Recently, I sat down and completed the Google Ads Fundamentals & the Google Ads Search Certification Exams. As the Digital Marketing Engineer at Atilus, one of my main responsibilities is...
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Blog image: When and Why to Use a Staging Environment
If you’ve worked with a web development company before, you’ve likely experienced working with a “local” or “staging” environment first. What is a Staging Website? A local or staging website...
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Blog image: Common Pitfalls in Web Design Projects and How to Avoid Them
Atilus began as a web design shop in 2005. We’ve been in business nearly 14 years and during that time, I’d say that we’ve seen many different scenarios arise during...
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Blog image: What is the Browser Cache and Why Do I Need to Know?
When you run into issues with a website, often the first response you receive from support staff is “have you cleared your browser cache?” Perhaps you’re already familiar with the...
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Blog image: Does My Real Estate Website Need to Be ADA Compliant?
If you’re a real estate agent, broker, property manager, or anyone in the real estate industry – your website is probably one of your most important marketing tools. We know...
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Blog image: Should I Make my Website ADA Compliant?
Weighing the Costs of ADA Website Compliance & Potential ADA Website Compliance Lawsuits ADA website compliance is a relatively new concept to the web industry. Most who manage government organization’s...
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Blog image: Perform an Email Marketing Audit
Email marketing is one of the most effective, yet time-consuming, ways to get your prospects to engage with your product or service. The more time you put into your email...
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Blog image: Why Should I Invest In Digital Marketing?
My customers are coming from everywhere else, why would I spend any money on digital marketing? YES!  That's the point I'm trying to make. To reach the vast sea of...
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Blog image: The Importance of Regular Auditing for ADA Website Compliance
ADA compliance has now taken center stage in the world of web design and development. Lawsuits are circling in every state, in every industry, and in all kinds of businesses....
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Blog image: Get Your Business Ready for Voice Search
Back in December, I wrote a blog about what the use of voice search means for digital marketing. In that blog, I shared some helpful tips like considering conversational keywords...
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Blog image: The Top 10 Most Notable ADA Website Compliance Lawsuits (Updated for 2019)
ADA website compliance is a hot topic among any business that has a website (and in today’s world, that really is 99% of them). You’ve likely seen news stories about...
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Blog image: How to Review Your Website: a Guide
So, you’ve just gotten your development link from your web development company. Now what? There are so many things to look at, test, & review. Our guide will help you...
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Blog image: The Top 10 Reasons for Your Website to Be ADA Compliant
In the United States, 1 in 5 people have a disability. And yet, only 10% of the internet is web accessible. What’s the reason for the discrepancy? Many businesses think...
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Blog image: Are You Bungling Your Blog Homepage Design?
Written by Rachel Leist When you're first starting a blog for your business, it's easy to forget about its homepage design. You're focused on getting posts up on the blog...
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Blog image: What Is ADA Compliance and How to Achieve It?
If you keep up with digital or web development trends, you may have heard of ADA compliance. Maybe you’ve even heard about it in the news because of recent lawsuits...
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Blog image: How to Provide Feedback to Your Web Designer
You’ve made the decision to build a new website. Kudos to you! But once the excitement dust settles, the real work has begun. You’ve given your web designer or web...
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Blog image: How Much Does ADA Website Compliance Cost?
The American Disabilities Act has been around since 1990. It’s what gave us handicapped parking spaces, wheelchair ramps, and more. It allows the nearly 1 in 5 people in the...
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Blog image: The Future of WordPress
This past weekend, I attended WordCamp 2019 in Miami. WordCamp is a conference covering everything related to WordPress and is a 3-day conference. There are multiple events like this one...
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Blog image: Now Offering Discounts to Our Fellow Bonita Springs Chamber Members
We are excited to announce that Atilus is partnering up with the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce to participate in the Member-to-Member benefits program. This program was designed by...
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Blog image: How to Maintain ADA Compliance
So, you’ve created a website that is compliant to ADA standards. Congrats! By doing this, you are already ahead of the curve of many companies that haven’t yet realized the...
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Blog image: The Top 5 Things You Need to Know about ADA Compliance
If you’ve been keeping up with current web trends (or reading our blog in the past few months), you’ve probably been reading a lot about ADA compliance lately. This can...
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Blog image: How to Avoid an ADA Website Compliance Lawsuit
You are likely here because you’re researching about ADA and website compliance. You’ve maybe heard stories about big companies like Winn-Dixie, Domino’s Pizza, and more getting sued for something related...
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Blog image: Google’s New Shoppable Image Ads
It seems like every month we are discussing new features and changes happening in Google’s advertising offerings. As the dominant platform in the digital advertising space, they are constantly looking...
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Blog image: ADA Plugins vs. Live Audits
ADA audits are an essential part of making your website ADA compliant. If you are not familiar with ADA compliance, it is the process of making your website accessible for...
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Blog image: How to Read Your Website Report
It’s the first of the month (or the second, third, or fourth). It’s the time to clean up all the work from the month prior and start the dreaded reporting....
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Blog image: Don’t Ignore Amazon’s Digital Marketing Platform
When we talk about digital platforms for marketing, there are usually two major players that we reference: Facebook & Google. We have had numerous blog posts on the Atilus site...
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Blog image: How to Send the Perfect Marketing Email
Recently, I had the chance to attend a local digital summit and learn about new trends in internet marketing. One of the speakers at the event was from Constant Contact,...
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Blog image: Instagram Ad Targeting in Real Life
We’re a small team, so every day we have lunch, we gather in the conference room. Our lunchtime gathering often consists of YouTube videos, gameplay, or just catching up. One...
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Blog image: What Does Google Really Know About You?
A few weeks ago, the CEO of Google, Sundar Pichai, was questioned by Congress about political bias in Google search and other Google products. We’re not here to get political,...
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Blog image: 2018 Year-End Digital Marketing Roundup
Harry, our CEO, recently came into our conference room as we all ate our lunches. Out of nowhere, he says “I can’t believe we’re in December 2018.” And just like...
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Blog image: How Voice Search Affects Your Marketing Campaign
We recently asked our Facebook followers if they had used a device to complete a voice search or ask a question in the last 30 days. 43% of our followers...
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Blog image: The 3 Ways You Can Rank on Google
Once your business has a great website, the next step is marketing yourself so your target consumer can easily find your products or services. In our digital world, utilizing search...
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Blog image: Why It’s Important to have an ADA Compliant Site
Let's talk about ADA compliance and your website. 49.8 million Americans have been diagnosed with a disability - that's almost 20% of the population! If you owned a store & 1...
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Blog image: Happy Thanksgiving!
As the holiday season approaches, it's time for us all to reflect on the past year and be thankful for the good things that it's brought. For us at Atilus,...
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Blog image: Who Uses Bing?
We recently wrote a blog post comparing Google Ads and Bings Ads, and while we found that Google typically wins over Bing in click-through-rate, impressions, and conversions – there is...
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Blog image: 6 Hidden Gems on Your Company’s Facebook Page
Facebook has come a long way in offering businesses tools to promote their products and services. What once used to be simple “fan” pages has turned into a robust, almost...
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Blog image: 3 Things You Can Do Right Now to Get More from Your Website
A website is a huge commitment, from the time & resources put forth to create a beautiful site to the ongoing maintenance to keep your website up to date. But...
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Blog image: What is Influencer Marketing?
Influencer marketing is nothing new, but it has recently become a buzzword in the marketing world. Influencer marketing combines old and new marketing tools, taking the idea of a celebrity...
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Blog image: Bing Ads vs. Google Ads
Bing is often the forgotten search engine in the digital marketing landscape. Even during my attendance at the Digital Summit in August, Bing was mentioned only 2-3 times throughout 2...
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Blog image: The 3 People Who Should Run Your Website Project
Each client comes to us with a different reason for needing a new website. Sometimes the Director of Marketing comes to us looking to supplement a full rebrand or it...
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Blog image: The Rise of Vertical Storytelling
As the way people consume content and interact with brands becomes increasingly mobile, a new concept of “vertical storytelling” has emerged. Think about when you take out your phone to...
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Blog image: PRESS RELEASE: Atilus Celebrates 13th Anniversary
Bonita Springs, FL (September 24, 2018) - Atilus, a full-service web development and digital marketing firm, celebrated its 13-year anniversary on September 21, 2018. Atilus was founded in 2005 by...
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Blog image: Google’s Recent Algorithm Update & SEO
A lot goes on behind the scenes at Google but they recently broke the barrier of silence and let the world know that they were rolling out a "Broad Spectrum...
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Blog image: Top 3 SEO Myths
Search engine optimization (or SEO for short) is not a new concept, yet it continues to be one of the most misunderstood practices on the client side. We get a...
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Blog image: The 8 Kinds of Videos to Help Market Your Business
It’s no secret that in our digital world, video is an extremely powerful tool to communicate and capture an audience. From a marketing perspective, utilizing video in digital channels is...
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Blog image: Big Changes are Coming from Facebook Advertising
We’ve heard a lot about Facebook in the media thanks to Mark Z’s 11-hour testimony before Congress. Put that together with the public uproar of the #DeleteFacebook movement and we're...
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Blog image: Confessions of a Full-Service Digital Agency
We are Atilus Web Design... but we do much more than our name implies.  As a full-service digital agency, the array of offerings that we provide may even surprise some...
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Blog image: 3 Common Website Security Vulnerabilities
Wordpress is one of the biggest blogging platforms right now it's important to keep your website safe. Here at Atilus, we take the security of your sites very seriously and make...
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Blog image: The 6 Factors That Determine Your Instagram Feed
Instagram recently announced it hit 1 billion monthly users, up from 800 million in September. This makes Instagram the fastest growing social media platform since its launch in 2010. Studies...
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Blog image: How Content Marketing Can Help Build Your Business
Digital marketing is essential for any company to connect with customers – and technology has created many more opportunities to reach customers online. Therefore, it has become an umbrella term...
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Blog image: Stock Photos vs. Photography in Web Design
You’re probably here because you’ve decided on creating a new website. Congratulations! One of the next steps in creating your website involves choosing photos to display on your site. People...
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Blog image: What is the GDPR and how does it affect you?
Over the past few months, there have been countless news stories about how our data is being used online. Between Facebook, Google, and our devices – data is constantly being...
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Blog image: A Full Support Department
We’re excited to announce some new changes happening at Atilus. We're opening a Support Department to further cement our dedication to client happiness & success. With Atilus' year-over-year growth of...
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Blog image: 2018 FEDC Conference – Florida Economic Development
FEDC Conference 2018 Join us on May 22nd and 23rd for the 2018 FEDC Conference right in our backyard at the beautiful Sanibel Harbour Marriott in Ft. Myers, Florida. The FEDC...
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Blog image: 2018 PBExpo – Aviation Technology Innovations
PBExpo 2018 - Aviation Technology Innovations Join us on May 16th and 17th for the 2018 PBExpo at the Greater Broward Convention Center in beautiful Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The PBExpo is an annual...
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Blog image: Digital Marketing Best Practices for Events
Last weekend we were honored to be a part of another successful event at our client's downtown center and it got me thinking that a great post would be one...
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Blog image: Website RFP (Request for Proposal) Template
Awhile back I wrote a detailed post on Website RFPs. I lambasted and vilified RFPs. In hindsight, it was a little… ahem… emotional. I was jaded, we had just lost...
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Blog image: 5 Reasons All Businesses Need a Website & Digital Marketing
I recently received a print marketing piece titled “5 Reasons Start-Ups Need Print.” I read this, and it frustrated me. Are print companies still targeting startups to spend money on...
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Blog image: Local SEO: What it is & How to Properly Set It Up
Local SEO. A lot of people ignore it. What is it? What does it really do? Does my business need it? Here at Atilus, we’re always searching for new ways...
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Blog image: Responsive vs. Adaptive Web Design
With technology at our fingertips nowadays it is extremely important to translate your website to be mobile friendly. With that being said, I will dive into the differences of and...
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Blog image: Atilus Boosts Ties with FGCU
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. (Jan. 16, 2018) — Florida Gulf Coast University appointed Atilus Director of Operations Kristen Bachmeier to serve on the advisory board for the marketing degree at the...
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Blog image: Templates vs. Custom Built Websites
Have you decided to move forward with investing in a new website for your business? Once you have made the decision to move on, one question remains… Do I go...
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Blog image: Atilus Now Offers Conventional Marketing Services
Atilus Offers Conventional Marketing Services As a full-service digital design agency, Atilus has provided beautiful websites and effective digital marketing services to our clients for over a decade. So, what...
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Blog image: What makes a good website?
When it comes to building a website, it seems like almost anyone can make their own these days with online website building tools like WIX. But what some people don’t...
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Blog image: 17 SEO Myths you should ignore
There are a TON of SEO “hacks,” “tricks,” & “tips” out there on the internet. Some of them are great, where others…not so much. Check out these 17 SEO myths...
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Blog image: LinkedIn InMail Advertising
When it comes to social media advertising, LinkedIn is one of the leading B2B paid advertising platforms out there. Throughout this post I will break down two types of InMail...
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Blog image: How to Protect Your Business from Ransomware Attacks
The following post is courtesy of TeamLogic IT, and IT services provider in Fort Myers, FL. President of TeamLogic IT. Bob Roloff, shares his thoughts on ransomware and what you need...
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Blog image: What Does a Web Designer Need to Get Started?
Getting started on a web design can prove to be challenging if you don’t have the necessary ingredients. The most difficult part about website design is grabbing the idea from...
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Blog image: The Benefits of Creating a Marketing Calendar
Your organization’s marketing plan is important. You and your team (or your agency) have spent countless hours on researching, defining tactics, creating messaging, and most importantly, defining what all of...
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Blog image: 2017 Southeast Building Conference
Southeast Building Conference 2017 - Join us on July 27th and 28th for the Southeast Building Conference (SEBC) in Kissimmee, Florida. The 2017 Southeast Building Conference is one of the...
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Blog image: Successful Use of Popups
TOP COMPONENTS TO SUCCESSFUL POPUP DESIGN Marketing copy - Show personality, spur action, and create need/urgency Imagery - Visually grab attention, showcase products or services Branding - Match the pop...
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Blog image: DIY Nightmares of Web Design
Many people have heard of do it yourself (DIY) nightmares concerning homes, but many people don’t realize that websites often suffer the same nightmares. Below are some of the issues...
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Blog image: Atilus: We’ve Upgraded Your Domain
At Atilus we’re always trying to make things simpler for our clients, improve our own services, and of course help you grow your business online. In a quest for this...
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Blog image: The Benefits of Using Web Design Templates
When looking to get your own website, there are many factors to consider. How you will host your site, which CMS to use, and who (if anyone) you will hire...
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Blog image: PHP 7: A WordPress Upgrade
Very soon Atilus will be upgrading one of its hosting environments to PHP 7! PHP 7 has been released for quite some time, however, we decided to hold off on...
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Blog image: Communicating to End Users on a Website: Less is More?
Building a website is a very creative process and it’s one we’re constantly refining to help our clients best communicate their products/services and key differentiators to their clients. After all,...
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Blog image: Creative Focus: The Zone
Distractions. They can be quite a nuisance when trying to focus on your design work. Any designer knows that there is a certain special place where they must go in...
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Blog image: Four Holiday Branding Tips
It's crazy to think that Christmas is only two days away. Where does all the time go? During the holidays it's a perfect time for businesses of all sizes to...
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Blog image: Construction Marketing: Grow Your Reach & User Engagement
New Year, healthier you. Every year individuals and businesses alike take the time to think about the new year that's approaching and make resolutions that will set them or their...
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Blog image: Local PR & SEO – 10 Steps to Dominate Local Search Using Press Releases
SEO, and Local SEO, isn't a mystery. And we're peeling back the curtain so you can see just how we analyze, strategize, implement, measure, and refine our own local SEO...
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Blog image: What Makes a Good Password?
In the online world, everything is protected by a password. Email, Amazon login, your online bank account, and the list goes on. Your password is how you keep your accounts...
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Blog image: The Process of Designing a Website
I don’t want to give away all my secrets. But today, I will be sharing with you the process in my point of view on a normal basis with clients...
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Blog image: Taking the Spooky Out of Web Development
To be a web developer in 2016, you need to have a very specific set of skills. Among these, and the most important one: the skill of learning new skills....
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Blog image: Instagram Social Media Marketing | Do You Need An Instagram?
Do You Need An Instagram? When it comes to Instagram social media marketing, Instagram is the relatively new guy on campus (launched in October 2010). The photo sharing application has...
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Blog image: The Importance of Talking to Your Digital Marketing Agency
Digital marketing is a wonderful thing. The tools we have at our disposal to help our clients (and ourselves) are endless. Now, we have the ability to remarket to people...
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Blog image: Learn All About SSL & If You Should Be Using SSL
What is SSL? Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) is a security protocol used for transmitting information securely over a network. SSL encrypts the data being sent over the network that uses...
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Blog image: What Is An SSL Certificate And How Does It Relate To SEO?
SSL and SEO While browsing the web, it is likely that you’ve come across a site with a little green lock in the URL at the top of your browser....
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Blog image: Atilus Launches the FGCU 20th Anniversary Website
It started with land and a grand plan...the best is yet to come FGCU at 20 Project Overview: Atilus is excited to announce the launch of FGCU at 20, a...
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Blog image: You Need a Blog on Your Website. And Here’s Why.
I remember my pre-Atilus days. I’d see blogs on large company websites and think “why?” Why is there a blog on a website that has nothing to do with writing?...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches Collier Lee Real Estate Website for Golden Realty & Management
Collier Lee Real Estate Website Overview We are excited to announce the launch of Collier Lee Real Estate, a local real estate firm in Southwest Florida. The Collier Lee Real...
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Blog image: Exciting Upgrades to Our Domain Management Service
Exciting Upgrades to Our Domain Management Service Are you an Atilus customer that is currently enrolled in our domain name management service? If so, then this message is for you!...
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Blog image: PR & SEO – One “Old-School” Secret to Amazing SEO Results
PR and SEO, how one of the oldest marketing tools is breathing new life into the largest change in the last decade. Is your website "optimized," are you writing consistently, but not...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches the Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Council Website
Bonita Springs, Florida: Atilus launches the Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development Website. Atilus is excited to announce the launch of a new website for the Bonita Springs Estero Economic Development...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches A New Website For On Island in Sanibel, Florida
Your Island Guide: Discover THE BEST of everything from Sanibel to Captiva, Florida with On Island. Atilus is excited to announce the launch of a new website for On Island...
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Blog image: Tips for Working With Your Web Designer: The Circle of Revision
What I call The Circle of Revision can be "one of the most dangerous places for a client to enter.” From what you are about to read, you may think...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches a New Website for Joe Pavich, Jr.
Atilus is excited to announce the launch of a new website for Joe Pavich, Jr., a Naples luxury real estate expert.  Atilus has just launched a new website for Joe...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches Golf Real Estate SWFL Website
Atilus is excited to announce the launch of a new website for Golf Real Estate SWFL - Realtor and Owner, David Steele, a local Southwest Florida realtor and golf professional who...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches Ortho Naples
Atilus is excited to announce the launch of Ortho Naples - A Naples Orthopedic Specialist.  We are excited to announce the launch of a new website for Ortho Naples, a...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches Forensic Construction Consulting Website
Atilus is excited to announce the launch of the new Forensic Construction Consulting Website - A Florida Firm that provides Florida building owners and their legal counsel with critical support...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches a New YP Portal that Targets Southwest Florida Young Professionals
Atilus Announces the Launch of the YP Portal - Southwest Florida's first ever young professional portal with helpful information dedicated solely to business professionals under 40. It has been an absolute pleasure...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches Website For Gold Gerstein Group – Business Consulting Division
We’re excited to announce the newly launched website for Gold Gerstein Group’s Business Consulting Division! Gold Gerstein Group's Business Consulting Division provides business advisory services that will help get your...
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Blog image: Your Marketing Needs A Better Designed Website: Think Like the User
Have you ever came across a website that just made you laugh uncontrollably, not because of how funny the website was, but because of how poorly designed it was? There...
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Blog image: 5 Essential Elements Your Homepage Is Missing
Your homepage is unquestionably the most important page of your website. One thing to remember is that you never get a second chance to make a first impression so it’s...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches Website For Florida Advertising Services
We're excited to announce the newly launched website for Florida Advertising Services! Florida Advertising Services of Southwest Florida is a family owned business that strives to be the best at...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches Website For Community Cooperative
We're excited to announce the launch of a new website for Community Cooperative! Community Cooperative in Fort Myers was looking to eliminate hunger and homelessness in Lee County, while simultaneously...
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Blog image: Tips for Choosing the Right Web Development Company
I'll let you in on a little secret about me, I'm addicted to old, historic homes. If I could I'd purchase every condemned home and restore that home back to...
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Blog image: What is Google My Business? Tips for Building Your Google Business Listing
Whether you’re the owner of a small business or a large corporation, you’re likely a bit familiar with “claiming your business listing on Google.” You’ve received phone calls about it,...
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Blog image: Tips for Building a Membership Driven Website
You might be surprised by how many businesses we work with that are sustained solely by their members. Over time, they've built a following, and a correspondingly great website - in order...
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Blog image: What do you need for a great website design?
A layout that tells a story When a visitor goes to a website, they don’t want to have to wonder if they are in the right place. A good design...
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Blog image: Naples-Florida: The Happiest Town in the Country
Did You Know Naples, Florida Was Ranked the Happiest Town? Miles of white sandy beaches, unlimited rays of sunshine, cool ocean breezes, and clear blue waters is the definition of...
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Everything Builders & Development Companies Should Know about Web Design and Internet Marketing In 10 years a LOT has changed in our business. Smart phones are now the #1 way...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches Website for Empowered Global
We’re excited to announce another website launch for Empowered Global! Empowered Global provides residential and commercial electrical service work in Bonita Springs, Estero, Naples, and Fort Myers. Susi and Daniel...
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Blog image: 3 Professional Selling Tips for Beginners
As many of you already know, I recently joined the sales team here at Atilus (March 2015) – yes, I keep track. I’ll tell you first hand that I was...
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Blog image: 5 Tips for Remarketing
First, why do Remarketing? Remarketing is one of the most amazing things to come along in marketing/advertising in a long while – and even in the fast-paced, and ever evolving...
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Blog image: Top Elements for Real Estate Websites 2016
Early 2016 seems like the perfect time to talk about the top elements for the real estate websites. Real estate throughout the country is exploding, particularly here in Southwest Florida...
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Blog image: Atilus Launches New Website for Boxing Weekend in Tennessee
The Atilus team is proud to announce the newly designed website for the Ace Miller Memorial Boxing Tournament in Knoxville, TN! The Ace Miller Memorial Boxing Tournament is a philanthropic...
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Blog image: Google Font Pairings Made in Heaven
With this past year of 2015, Google has added tons of fonts to their web font gallery. I have scoured the web and experimented with many of the different kinds...
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Blog image: What is Google Knowledge Graph?
In the world of Web Development, creating a beautiful site is only the first step to growing a business online. In order for a site to be successful, you must...
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Blog image: Consumer Intent vs. Demographics: What Every Marketer Needs To Know
Marketers have been using demographics as an intermediary to classify people who may or may not be interested their product. Although I don’t disagree that demographics are a great way...
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Blog image: ATILUS NAMED DIGITAL AGENCY FOR THE PARADISE COAST
Atilus Tasked with National Internet Marketing Strategy for the Naples, Marco and Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau Bonita Springs, FL (January 26, 2016) Atilus, a digital agency specializing in web...
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Blog image: Firefox Developer Edition – A Browser Designed for Web Developers
Mozilla Firefox released a new browser this time last year. For the last year we've been using Firefox Developer Edition and if you're a web designer - or just someone passionate about...
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Blog image: KITSON & PARTNERS NAMES ATILUS DIGITAL AGENCY PARTNER
Atilus Implements Solutions for Local Real Estate Development Company Bonita Springs, FL (January 14, 2016) Atilus a digital agency specializing in web design and internet marketing, has been named digital...
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Blog image: Orchard Constant Contact Module
Fresh off the heels of our other Orchard Module release, the Orchard MailChimp Module, we're releasing  another module centered on email newsletter management - the Atilus Orchard Constant Contact Module....
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Blog image: Web Design Approval & Change-Order Process
Over the last couple months, we've written blog posts about our wireframe and sitemap processes to further educate our audience about web design and more specifically how we operate. Today,...
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Blog image: How to Optimize Orchard CMS for Microsoft Azure
At Atilus we realize that great web design and development is a balance of many disciplines and the web is a unique place where – what I do as a...
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Blog image: Introducing Free Web Design Resources!
Have you ever done a 1,000 or more piece jigsaw puzzle? How do you start? Have you ever wondered if you were missing pieces? I have always looked at projects...
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Blog image: Top 10 Pay Per Click Resources
Ever wanted to know more about pay per click and how it can help your business? Check out Atilus’ definitive list of the top 10 ppc resources for 2016. We've...
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Blog image: What is a Sitemap?
If you have ever worked with a digital agency, or been a part of the web design process, you have probably heard the term ‘sitemap’. Similar to a geographical map...
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Blog image: How Much Does a Domain Name Cost?
One of the more surprising looks we get is when we explain the cost of a domain name to a new or potential client. It's still, one of the most often...
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Blog image: Mobile Optimized vs. Responsive Websites
What is the difference between a dedicated mobile site (or mobile optimized site) vs. responsive mobile site? Before we jump into the technical difference between mobile and responsive sites: If you haven’t...
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Blog image: Construction Marketing Ideas for Southwest Florida Builders
Is Your Construction Firm Made for Mobile? Southwest Florida Builders need to plan ahead to meet their audience in the moment - they need to adjust to the new phrase...
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Blog image: Business Reviews the Future of Digital Marketing
Every month we do training. This last month we learned about some Responsive Design trends, and the world's profound shift to digital. Some shocking statistics include: On average people check their phone...
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Blog image: [Atilus] Google Partners Connect 2015
Join Atilus for Google Partners Connect 2015. This year Google's Marketing and Advertising specialists will be teaching businesses on how to grow their business online. The event takes place on...
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Blog image: What is PPC Marketing?
Do you struggle with advertising and marketing efforts? Are you looking to maximize your business efforts online? If so, Pay Per Click (PPC) Marketing might be for you! Pay Per...
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Blog image: Top 10 Internet Marketing Blogs
Top 10 Internet Marketing Blogs Are you constantly on the go? Do you need quality reading material but don’t know where to look? You are not alone. Blogs are a...
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Blog image: Keyword Match Types In AdWords
Maximize Pay Per Click (PPC) Marketing with Keyword Types As you may or may not know, most of all local transactions begin with a search online. 90 percent to be...
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Blog image: Top 10 Signs Your Marketing Agency Doesn’t Know Digital
A lot of companies say they do web design and Internet marketing. There are some tell-tale signs that they might not be as good as their (own) marketing implies. How can...
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Blog image: Why Website Cost Estimates Are Always Off
About once or twice a month I get asked to give a ballpark estimation for a project cost and timeframe, typically for a general business website or a web application...
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Blog image: What’s a Wireframe?
Is your web design company talking to you about wireframes? Want to better understand what's a wireframe and why it's important? This simple breakdown will help you better understand what's...
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Blog image: Bonita Springs Young Professionals “In Your Future” Summit
We are very excited to be a sponsor for the upcoming Young Professionals "In Your Future" Summit, hosted by the Bonita Springs Chamber. The summit details are as follows: Bonita Springs...
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Blog image: What Makes a Great Website
I was thinking here this evening about a post that would lay-it-all-on-the-table, that would speak to both devs, and non-devs, both creators of websites, and those about to possibly go...
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Blog image: Orchard Microsoft .NET Content Management System
Orchard a Microsoft .NET CMS (content management system) is our go-to framework and content management system here at Atilus. Today I thought I'd work with Bryan our lead-developer, and Harry to...
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Blog image: CBIA Naples Golf Tournament | Grey Oaks Naples 2015
[caption id="attachment_6903" align="aligncenter" width="300"] CBIA Naples 2015 Golf Tournament[/caption]   The Collier Building Industry Association is a not-for-profit professional association of dedicated industry professionals who are inspired to make a...
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Blog image: Welcome to All Stair & Florida Stair Works
We are very excited to announce our new client relationship with Florida Stair Works. Over the last couple months we've been working hard to redesign and optimize their nation-wide stair...
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Blog image: What is ReMarketing (ReTargeting) Advertising?
Have you been on the web searching for something, landed on a website, considered their product or service - only to become distracted and leave the website? Then slowly and...
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Blog image: What is Responsive Design? And what your business needs to know.
The topic of responsive design is coming up more and more. Clients are asking for a "responsive" website after reading about the topic on websites, in magazines, and learning about it...
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Blog image: Real Estate Agent Web Design Tips (10)
Being an agent is hard work. As busy as we are at Atilus, and as hard as all of us think our jobs are at times - in talking with...
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Blog image: Collier Building Industry Association – 2015 Real Estate Industry Panel
I recently attended the 2015 Real Estate Industry Panel hosted by the Collier Building Industry Association on Wednesday, May 27th at the Naples Hilton. The speakers were reputable Southwest Florida...
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Blog image: nopCommerce – Ecommerce Shopping Cart Breakdown
As a technology firm, much of our time is spent learning, re-learning, and researching. Actually designing and developing things is great, but if it's on an outdated platform, or is not...
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Blog image: Website 101 Introduction to the Web
We've recently started performing seminars locally to small businesses that are just starting out - or those curious about the web and how it can be used to help them...
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Blog image: Google Mobile Update & How it Affects Your Business
Google's mobile update has far-reaching implications for your website and business. Although the effects will be limited in the short term, in the longer term Google's making a clear statement...
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Blog image: Why Web Design Matters
Why is design needed? What purpose does it serve? Why does it matter? I will be answering these questions as I go along but they are a bit more complicated...
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Blog image: Understanding Website Hosting
What type of website do you have? A personal website for blog writing and photo sharing or a business website to help grow your company or sell products? If you have...
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Blog image: Why Your Website Doesn’t Bring You Business
Your website is a potential lead-generating machine. Whether you realize it or not, your website can hold the power to unlocking unfathomable business for your company. However, chances are, you...
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Blog image: Construction Marketing How to Turn Your Blog into Leads
 Construction Marketing Ideas for your Business Atilus started our firm amid the boom of construction that happened in South Florida. Between construction, financial planners, real estate and attorneys - we...
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Blog image: WordPress Vs. Custom Content Management System (CMS)
As the lead developer at Atilus I get asked to use all kinds of tools, and have built and used an array of tools to build a site, provide functionality,...
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Blog image: Local SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
... or how to get your business website to show up in Google. If you're a business owner or marketing manager familiar with the web you are probably familiar with the concept of...
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Blog image: ASP.NET MVC 4.5 Benefits
We need speed. Speed's what we need. Greasy, fast speed! And we don't need to go chasing chickens to get it either. In this post I highlight some of my...
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Blog image: Business Networking Tips for Introverts
Overcoming Your Fear of Business Networking Groups Business networking for some individuals can be difficult, intimidating, or a love-hate relationship (for me it's all of the above). Establishing connections with...
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Blog image: Working Efficiently: A Day in the Life of a Client Services Manager
I like lists. From a list of groceries to a list of personal goals to a list of my daily tasks, these ripped up pieces of paper (yes, I like...
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Blog image: Internet Marketing Logic – Bonita Springs Internet Marketing
Internet Marketing Logic Internet Marketing Logic has over 20 years of professional marketing experience, serving clients in almost every industry. Their clients reap the benefits of an obsession in search...
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Blog image: Managing Service Quality – It’s About Expectations
As a service organization we often ask ourselves how can we better manage service quality. The following are our ideas on bettering negotiating client and customer service relations in a...
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Blog image: Crossroads Treatment Center in Naples | Announcing Itself with a New Website
Working with non-profit organizations has always been a priority for Atilus. The owners, Zach and Harry, have served on numerous boards for non-profits for years and shown their further support...
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Blog image: Happy Holidays
For me the holidays are a time for reflection and for expressing gratitude. We've already started doing that with our blog series for our partners, and it's just as important to...
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Blog image: Community Web Award – Southwest Florida Grant Winner
Community Web Award Sponsored by Atilus, Southwest Florida Community Foundation and Board Management We’re proud to introduce the Community Web Award Grant finalist – a joint effort by the Southwest...
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Blog image: Gratitude – Thanking Our Partners
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving - the 10th Thanksgiving Harry and I will be celebrating at Atilus. I can't believe it! If you’re in the area you know it’s hard to step outside...
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Blog image: Search Engine Optimization IS Something You Can Understand
Over the years, our culture has become an obsessed media feeding frenzy, pouring over any information or content that we can devour. This has led to many quick judgments; celebrities...
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Blog image: Join Us at the 2014 Farm City BBQ!
We are very excited to announce the new website launch for Farm City BBQ! We've been sponsors of this event for many years and were very excited to redesign the...
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Blog image: Lighthouse United Church of Christ, Naples FL | Website Launch
Atilus loves working with friends! It is a special privilege when a close friend offers you the chance to work on their personal site. When Drew, owner of The Naples...
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Blog image: Should You Use Pinterest for Business?
I’m a huge fan of Pinterest (I’ll have you know that I just reached my 3,000th pin). I use it as a resource for a variety of things: recipes, new...
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Blog image: Advantage Adjustment Company | Website Launch
Atilus’ perfect target is a company that comes to us for their second, third or fourth website. It is a special treat when we get that second redesign request from...
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Blog image: PACE Center for Girls: The Success of Love That Dress 6!
You’ve seen us blogging quite a bit about the PACE Center for Girls’ Love That Dress! event and we’re pleased to report that it was a huge success! In getting...
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Blog image: Board Management – Board of Directors Software
We are excited to announce the release of Board Management - a board of directors management tool. Throughout the years we've worked to design, build and market all kinds of crazy...
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Blog image: PACE Center for Girls: Real Beauty
Everyone around me has something they don’t like about themselves. From the thigh gap trend to the “my life would be better if I could change ______,” the way we...
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Blog image: Seeing The Beauty Within You | PACE Center for Girls, Lee
  The Beauty Within: PACE Center for Girls, Lee Recently, I came across Megan DiPiero Photography and her blog post: Love That Dress Beauty Portraits, where she showcased some of...
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Blog image: It’s Back: The Allure of Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte
Ask any of my friends, family members, or coworkers what my favorite time of year is.  (I’ll wait here.) It’s fall! Since I live in Southwest Florida, the fall season...
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Blog image: Perfect Attendance | PACE Center for Girls
  Perfect Attendance At PACE Center for Girls: Lee County From kindergarten through high school graduation, I tried being one of those students that never missed a day of school....
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Blog image: Honesty and Integrity in Content Marketing
Despite my efforts to be the usual contrarian and find random and unknown examples to give a different look at things in the web development industry, I must admit that...
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Blog image: A PACE Volunteer | PACE Center for Girls, Lee
No matter the size, all organizations fundamentally need strong leadership talent to execute their strategy successfully. Volunteers have an enormous impact on the well being of communities and organizations worldwide....
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Blog image: Community Web Award | Atilus
Giving a non-profit the ability to enact change at a faster rate than they currently yield, than they may think is even possible, is important to us here at Atilus. If we...
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Blog image: What is a Pixel?
What is a pixel? How were they created? To what extent do we use them in our everyday lives? How would things be without them? These are just a fraction of some...
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Blog image: Secondhand to a Second Chance | PACE Center for Girls
  Secondhand to a Second Chance From nearly new to gently loved, secondhand dresses were once bought to cut costs; today women have bragging rights. The secret is out, and...
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Blog image: Wish List for the PACE Center for Girls
You may have seen us blogging quite a bit about the PACE Center for Girls’ upcoming Love That Dress! event in August (what can we say? We’re really excited). While...
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Blog image: Finding their Voice | Lee County PACE Center for Girls
Love That Dress-PACE Center for Girls Love That Dress, hosted by the Lee County PACE Center for Girls, is right around the corner. This event draws the community together, rallying...
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Blog image: Internet Use Among Seniors
This post has been updated for 2016.  It's now been many years since my grandfather died. He suffered from pancreatic cancer, and it finally won. He had already beat colon cancer, but...
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Blog image: Donate Dresses & Change Lives
This past March, I had the opportunity to watch one of my oldest and closest friends get married as her Maid of Honor. Having been a bridesmaid before, I know...
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Blog image: Community Building Continued | The Road To Greatness-Measuring Success
  Measuring Success In An Ever-Changing World Have you ever heard of a business standing on its own for millennia or even for more than one hundred years? If a...
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Blog image: PRSA Sunshine District Annual Conference | Atilus
Atilus, the Bonita Springs based web design and Internet marketing company is pleased to publicly announce their partnership with the PRSA Sunshine District. Here at Atilus, we recognize the importance...
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Blog image: Website RFP (Request for Proposals)
Website RFPs (Requests for Proposals) We just lost a bid for a website through the Southwest Florida economic development alliance. I'm not going to gloss this post over and pretend...
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Blog image: Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance | Jobs Driven By The People
Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliance Atilus, the Bonita Springs-based web design and Internet marketing company has been presented with the potential to design the Southwest Florida Economic Development Alliances’ website....
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Blog image: Community Building | The Power of Giving Back
Community Building “There are colonies of clonal trees that have lived for tens of thousands of years, but there's something majestic about a single tree able to stand on its...
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Blog image: Visit Us At The PRSA Sunshine District Annual Conference
The PRSA Sunshine District will be holding their Annual Conference this July and we're honored to be a part of it! As a sponsor for the event, we created an...
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Blog image: Alford Wildlife and Pest Management | A Website Upgrade Experience
It is Atilus’ special niche to work with a client that is on their 2nd, 3rd or 4th iteration of their website. Once a company tastes success with online marketing,...
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Blog image: Atilus Bitcoin Scholarship
Back in mid-December we started accepting bitcoin. It's been an interesting journey so far. We've had a couple clients pay in bitcoin, and a ton of contacts have been made...
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Blog image: The Game is On: Marketing Strategy for Quality Business Prospects
This blog article was written as a team project by Erica Castner of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce and Phil Stalnaker from Atilus Web Development and Internet Marketing....
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Blog image: LotsCashNow | Launching an Online Business for Fast Cash
As much as we would like to, Atilus does not do a lot of “first” websites for companies. The best thing we can do for a client is offer a...
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Blog image: How to Create a Great Website
Today we received an inquiry from a potential client in San Francisco who has been struggling with a dilemma. It's perfectly related to what I've been wanting to talk about...
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Blog image: Complicated Construction: The Stages of Web Development
So, I’ve been sitting at my desk for the last few minutes contemplating the professionalism of an old blog article I wrote back in 2010 regarding the correlation between websites...
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Blog image: Join Us at the 5th Annual Chrysalis Awards on May 15, 2014!
We're excited to be a part of the 5th Annual Chrysalis Awards Luncheon and Trade Show! This event, hosted by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and the Greater...
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Blog image: How to Deal With Troublesome Software Projects
I have debated the title for sometime. You can swap out "troublesome" for "bad," "crappy," "complicated." And I'd say most developers would swap out "software projects" for clients. But I...
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Blog image: The Web Design Process
At Atilus, we're always trying to get better. I've mentioned "process" so many times over the years that now when the "P" word comes out of my mouth, people roll...
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Blog image: “How Does Google AdWords Work?”
“How can AdWords help my business?” “How much does AdWords cost?” “People don’t search for my services/products online – how is AdWords different?” “How do I know if it’s working?”...
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Blog image: 5 Ways to Grow (and Maintain) Your Referral Network
At our core we're an Internet marketing firm. From the first moment we work with a client, through the implementation of code - we're worrying about how search engines are...
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Blog image: Business Partnerships: A Win-Win for All Parties Involved
One of the single most annoying things in this world are the times when I am hungry, but don’t know what I want to eat. The frustration compounds when, after...
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Blog image: What is Bitcoin? Why is Atilus Accepting Bitcoin?
What is Bitcoin? Why is Atilus accepting Bitcoin? Have Zach & Harry gone crazy jumping on to the latest Ponzi Scheme bandwagon? Atilus is the first Internet Advertising in the...
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Blog image: ATILUS IS FIRST AD AGENCY IN UNITED STATES TO ACCEPT BITCOIN
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Bonita Springs, FL, Atilus, a full-service web development and Internet marketing firm, has become the first ad agency in the United States and state of Florida to...
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Blog image: ‘Tis the Season for Giving…Even for Business Owners!
The holiday season is just beginning and although I am a staunch believer on NOT decorating or listening to Christmas music until after Thanksgiving, as soon as Friday came the...
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Blog image: Atilus Takes Stock in Children 2014
Atilus is once again proud to partner with southwest Florida sustainable design company Ensite to raise money for the 3rd annual Take Stock in Children “Strides for Education” 5k Run...
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Blog image: Choosing Colors and Fonts for Your Company’s Brand
Color is one of the most important decisions a company makes when determining its identity. There is a sort of psychology behind logo design. Choosing the right color is not...
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Blog image: Website Speed & Its Effect on Your Business
Your website's loading speed is one of the most critical (and often overlooked) factors in determining the success of your website (and business!). To understand the importance of something as...
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Blog image: The Power of Thankfulness | Do Your Customers Hear “Thank You” Enough?
It could just be the cold front coming through, but I feel something special in the air today. There is a freshness; a crispness to it that ignites imagination, commemoration...
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Blog image: Master AdWords Now – Watch This Video
I love AdWords. I first started using the AdWords system back in 2002. It was the tool that allowed me to begin my career as an Internet marketer. And back...
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Blog image: (2013) Letter From the CEO
It's the intention of this post to communicate to you - our friends, partners, fans and clients - what's been happening at Atilus and give you a taste for what's...
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Blog image: What is Remarketing?
I’ve been planning a trip to San Francisco for a few months and have kept a watchful eye on plane ticket options (ridden with anxiety, I might add – to...
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Blog image: 5 Chrome Extensions for Web Designers
If you are involved with web development or web design, you might be surprised at how browser extensions or add-ons can increase your productivity. As a web designer, I have...
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Blog image: The New Atilus: Brand, Logo, and Website Relaunch
Rebrand: to change the corporate image of a company or organization (thanks, Google).  When you’re taking the time to hone in on your company’s core message and identity, you can...
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Blog image: Expect the Unexpected | Lessons Learned While Planning a Business Event
Looking back at last week’s logo and brand launch day, I am sitting here at my computer with a bit of pride, but mostly severe exhaustion. I have planned and...
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Blog image: You’re Invited The Atilus Open House!
You are cordially invited to Atilus’ first-ever open house celebration! After months of hard work, we’re excited to gather our friends, partners, and clients for the unveiling of Atilus’ new...
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Blog image: Profit Redesigned | The Atilus Story
The name Atilus – adopted and changed after a short period from the founding name "Unique ID Web Design" – was a change implemented by necessity and fate. Out of...
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Blog image: Changes to Google AdWords: Keyword Tool VS. Keyword Planner
By constantly optimizing its products, Google proves to stay up-to-date on tech trends. The most recent update? Google AdWords’ new Keyword Planner. Here at Atilus (and specifically throughout the rest...
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Blog image: Google Grants: Helping Nonprofits Market Online
Running a nonprofit organization is a lot like running a for-profit business. Oftentimes, details of duties, expenses, and day-to-day operations overlap when comparing the two. That being said, there’s a...
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Blog image: How to Remove Bad Reviews
How to Remove Bad Reviews - Atilus' 8 step guide to minimizing the effects of negative reviews on search engines and retail websites, while simultaneously growing your business. This article...
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Blog image: Watching “Dunk City” Explode on Social Media
#FGCU #FloridaGC #FloridaGulfCoastUniversity #DunkCity – what do these terms have in common? All were trending topics on Twitter at some point this weekend. All were topics I’d never expect to...
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Blog image: Atilus Chosen to Host Exclusive Google Engage Connect Event
We’re very excited and honored to announce that Atilus has been chosen exclusively by Google to host a Google Engage live-streaming broadcast event, featuring talks from Google’s top thought-leaders, including...
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Blog image: Psychology, Marketing, & Web Design
Psychology is the study of the mind. Marketing is the study/practice of selling to consumers. Web design is creating an aesthetically pleasing website online. How can these things intertwine? It...
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Blog image: Internet Marketing: Why Paid Search & SEO Are Important
Think about the last time you searched for something online. Whether it was a local service or a product from your favorite national brand, chances are, you found what you...
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Blog image: Marketing Websites Using AIDA
If you’re familiar with the marketing and advertising industry, you know that the AIDA Model has been around for quite some time. My professors spent endless hours talking about this...
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Blog image: Pulling Your Business Through a Recession
2008 was not the best year to be a small business owner – the financial downturn caused the crumbling of businesses all around. Given that Lee County was one of...
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Blog image: Is There a Difference Between B2B & B2C Website Design?
Web designers, developers, and marketers can agree on one thing: websites are designed for conversions (conversions being purchases, email list signups, or any other goal that suits your business growth)....
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Blog image: 5 Tips on Measuring Your Websites Return
We've practically built this company on being the experts when it comes to web design pricing. Years ago, our sales director at the time - Scott - wrote the post...
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Blog image: An Object at Rest Stays at Rest… and Dies at Rest
As a business person in internet technology, I spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen and sitting down. There really aren’t very many alternatives to this...
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Blog image: Remote vs Co-Working Employee
Atilus is a technology firm that specializes in web development, internet advertising, and software development. We live in the "cloud". Our team is located throughout the state and we rarely...
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Blog image: 7 Things to Know When Setting Up Your Website
There are a few key things you should understand about the web, that combine the service you choose, your content, and some of the other elements we’ve already learned about...
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Blog image: 7 Rules for Working With an Internet Advertising Agency
Thinking about "getting into bed" with an Internet Advertising Agency? Want to hire a company for web design and Internet marketing, but not sure where to start or what will...
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Blog image: Kristen Bachmeier Joins Atilus Team
Kristen Bachmeier, a recent graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University joins Atilus as a Marketing Intern today. Kristen is a SWFL native and received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing...
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Blog image: Atilus CEO Achieves Highest Award From University
We are proud to announce that Zach Katkin has been named FGCU's Alumni of Distinction for 2012! This award is the highest honor that FGCU can bestow upon a graduate...
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Blog image: Is Pinterest Profitable for Your Business?
Pinterest is the hottest topic in social media trends today. At least in terms of bloggers jumping in to classify what it is and what this means. So, today I...
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Blog image: Atilus Director of Marketing Among New Board Members
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 26, 2012 THREE NEW BOARD MEMBERS JOIN THE LEE COUNTY COALITION FOR A DRUG-FREE SOUTHWEST FLORIDA Fort Myers, FL, Kevin Lewis, CEO of Southwest Florida Addiction Services...
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Blog image: Zincubate is Coming Soon!
Finally a Tech Website Built for Non-Techy Business Owners! Zincubate.com is coming! The mission of Zincubate is to help businesses learn and implement technology to grow, market, and run better....
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Blog image: Google and Wikipedia: Why You Need To Pay Attention to This Relationship
The genesis for this post came from doing some significant keyword research for one of our partner’s clients with SEOmoz' unbelievably powerful Open Site Explorer. Doing keyword research for relative links came...
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Blog image: AdWords Express, Here at Last!
Here it is at last! Google has made some changes that we think will benefit clients who are looking for advanced operability without even paying for (dare we say it)...
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Blog image: Best Ways to use WordPress to Optimize Your Website for SEO
The Wordpress platform is one of the best solutions for people who are interested in updating their own website and getting the best return on their efforts in terms of...
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Blog image: How to Setup Google Conversion Tracking
What do Dolph Lundgren, Thor, and Leprechauns have to do with Google Analytics' conversion tracking? Find out... learn more about how to setup google conversion tracking. Introduction to Conversions This...
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Blog image: Four SEO Strategies for Your Business
There are a million guides out there to SEO, but we've distilled four great SEO strategies to help you achieve your web and Internet marketing goals in 2012. 1. Determine...
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Blog image: Google & Mobile Internet Use
We received an email from Google yesterday and it's clear that they think Mobile is the direction to head in, in 2012. They've come out with a great big promotion...
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Blog image: Atilus Accepted to the Google Engage Program
Coming off the heals of our recent acceptance as a Google  AdWords Certified Partner, Atilus has also been accepted into the newly formed "Google Engage for Agencies" program. The newly...
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Blog image: Atilus Now an AdWords Certified Partner
Atilus is VERY proud and excited to announce that we have just been certified as an AdWords Certified Partner. Various members of our team have been certified AdWords Professionals, which...
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Blog image: Small Business Advertising – AdWords Express
I was on a call the other day with the owner and creator of one of the web's premier advertising platforms. The conversation bounced around, but one thing we touched...
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Blog image: USAJobs.gov & Atilus in Daily Caller
Last Friday after a long day and a drive from a clients' office for the launch of their new website, I received a rather strange email from a gentleman looking...
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Blog image: Atilus Celebrates its 6th Anniversary
Fort Myers FL ( October 10, 2011) Local web design and Internet marketing company, Atilus, is celebrating its sixth year in business. Atilus provides web development and Internet marketing solutions...
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Blog image: Atilus Sponsors Run for Reading & Cheers for Literacy
Atilus is proud to announce a donation of $200.00 to Literacy Volunteers of Lee County in support of two events - Run for Reading & Cheers for Literacy. The two...
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Blog image: 10 Things Web Developers Won’t Tell You
You shouldn’t be too ‘creative’ with the text and design. Too many times clientele think that the right way to catch a person’s eye is to have bright contrasting colors,...
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Blog image: Google Local Changing The Local Search Game
You may have noticed many new changes to Google. Over the course of the last couple of months Google has changed a large number of major features in how you...
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Blog image: Internet Marketing’s Best Invesment
There are all kinds of incredible and attractive Internet campaigns (ways to market your business online) you can get involved in. You may be a social media wizard or a...
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Blog image: 2011 Tech & Internet Bubble
There has been remarkably little published on this topic for the amount of conversation going on behind the scenes. Perhaps it is the fear that talk about it will make...
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Blog image: Money To Be Made In E-Education?
The recent economic woes and escalating unemployment rate has spurred a massive movement in education. The few employers that are now hiring are now demanding much higher qualifications than ever...
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Blog image: Books Are Cool Again
With the launch of products like Apple’s iPad and Amazon’s Kindle, ebooks are not only making reading cool again but are improving the effectiveness of advertising on the Internet. While...
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Blog image: Learning About Marketing Through the iPad
The new Apple iPad has certainly created a big buzz in the last few months, but how great is it really? There is no doubt that the iPad has been...
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Blog image: What Kind Of Facebook Advertising Is Right For You?
Social media marketing has certainly been the hottest topic in business over the last year or two. Entrepreneurs and start up businesses have been popping up all over the place...
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Blog image: How Much Does Hosting Cost?
Prompted by a few items I’ve decided to write an article on the cost of hosting a website. This article is in part a follow up to two articles we...
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Blog image: How Much Does a Website Cost?
Subtitle: Meditations on the cost of a website, addressing the developer community. How much does a website cost? Well… that depends. How much does a building cost? “Ballpark figure. If...
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Blog image: Atilus
Unique ID Web Design, LLC is now officially Atilus, LLC. First a little background. Unique ID, now Atilus, was started in late 2005 by Harry Casimir and me while we...
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