Look out – it’s another Brain Dump!

Time for another brain dump!  I have various random thoughts in mind and wanted to share them all with you.  Don’t spend any time looking for the connection – there isn’t one!  It’s just a bunch of stuff I thought [...]

By | May 20th, 2013|Online Marketing, SEO, Social Media|11 Comments

5 Website Usability Tips for the Professionally Helpful Site

We recently had the chance to surf the web and gawk at the type of sites out there. To tell you the truth, it reminded the team of the olden days – not necessarily the days of annoying, ugly websites, [...]

By | June 25th, 2012|Branding, Content Development, Online Marketing|133 Comments

Happy Holidays from the Level343 Team!

Happy HolidaysFor the first time since Level343 opened its doors in 1998, we're closing for the holidays! There won't be a blog Thursday, but don't worry. We'll be back with fresh content, updates and general mayhem, Monday, January 2, 2012. In the meantime, we've started a quarterly enewsletter (first installment went out early this morning). We invite you to view the email in your browser and click on the subscribe link.

By | December 26th, 2011|Branding, Social Media|0 Comments

Is Your Blog’s Comment System Inviting or Pushing Away?

Today, we’re going to take a look at how YOU are inviting people to comment on your blog. The big question is, is it easy? Can they just comment, or do they have to jump through hoops, give you their first child or sign over their house to comment? It’s time for some tough love, people. There’s no other more off putting action than telling them they have to sign up to comment. When you get ready to comment on someone else’s blog, how willing are you to go through the song and dance you’re putting your readers through?

By | October 13th, 2011|Content Development, Online Marketing|155 Comments

Inbound Marketing Works – If You Work Inbound Marketing

If you own a business and want it to succeed, you have to market it. That’s just Business Basics 101. Traditional marketing – direct mail, newspaper ads, t.v., radio, etc. – does the job, but it’s expensive and generally isn’t cost effective for small businesses. There are aspects of inbound marketing, however, that any business owner with a little time can do. – But why bother? What’s the value here?

By | October 3rd, 2011|Online Marketing|0 Comments