Top 4 Website Features for 2021

What do some of the best websites have in common? They all utilize a combination of key website features to ensure perfection. In this blog, we will discuss 4 website features to properly build or rebuild your website. As a result, you will have a greater understanding of what you can do to perfect your…

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Online Presence in 2020 and Beyond – Does your business have one?

An online presence for your business in 2020 and beyond has never been more important than it is right now. As COVID shut down the United States, most people shifted their buying habits from in-store to online. As a result, businesses with a strong online presence flourished. Was your business one that flourished or were…

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COVID-19 Online Business Trends

Which trends are here to stay? COVID-19 changed the way consumers consume and retailers retail in 2020, but what are some of the key business trends influenced by COVID-19 and will they continue post-pandemic? Let us explore. Online Grocery Sales Despite the conditions, successful retailers found their way deeper into eCommerce to fill the demand generated…

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Stay Ahead of Your Competitors Online

Enhance Your SEO Ask yourself what are people searching for to find your business. Now optimize for those keywords through your pages and blog articles. SEO gets tricky since search engines like Google constantly update their algorithms to keep businesses on their toes. Strong SEO has become increasingly reliant and with every update, Google provides…

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5 Ways to Improve Local Online Traffic (Quincy, IL)

Search Engine Optimization or (SEO) Having strong SEO will help you build your online presence regardless of your location. If you want to target a specific market there are a multiple ways to do this. Start by including the city you want to target, such as Quincy, IL. This allows Google to scan and see…

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Can my business use WordPress?

As a business owner, time is valuable. You have lots of stuff going on from keeping your customers happy, ordering supplies, and all the other stuff in between. It would seem like the one area you would want to be hassle-free is your website. That is where using WordPress (and Barhop Design) can come in.…

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How Much Does an App Cost?

Apps are great tools we use on our phones. Most brands or companies have an app, hence the saying “there’s an app for that”. A few weeks ago we looked at how apps are made. (Check that out here.) In this article, we wanted to break down how an app cost is calculated and what…

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What is App Development?

Fifteen years ago, the word “app” was totally different than it is today. Apps were not really anything that we think they are today. In fact, smartphones were just starting! Now, years later, almost everyone knows what an app is, and has multiple on their phones. However, most people don’t realize what is app development.…

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Your Website Needs Attention!

New Design   It is 2019 and your company just got a great new website! This website is mobile responsive, SEO friendly, and has all the bells and whistles needed to really enhance your online presence. Now what? Yes, a new website is great, but that is just the start. In order for you website…

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How can a blog help my business?

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From personal blogs to general blogs by major companies and everyone in between, it seems that blogging has made a comeback. Blogging has become popular over the past few years because a blog can help grow your business by giving you a platform that helps expose all aspects of your business. Why did blogging make…

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