Is it legal to download and use internet photos?

We hear this question from our clients often. The answer is almost always NO! You cannot download and use photos from the internet unless the site specifically states that you may download photos and specifies the exact conditions under which you can use them. For instance, you may be given permission to use a photo for personal use. Placing that …

Too Good to Pass Up

Did I miss the SEO Boat? Just got off the phone with a fast talking sales rep from a company that swore they were a Google partner and could “guarantee” first page ranking in Google for my website. I must be crazy because after arguing with this guy for a half-hour I turned down his fantastic promises, unsubstantiated guarantees, and …

Facebook Fan Page vs Standalone Website

A client recently asked us if a Facebook business account or a stand-alone website works best. Since we are in the business of creating both, the client probably thought we had an answer. After stumbling and mumbling, I confessed to having no absolute answer.