Author: zeddigital1

mobile view
26 Jun

What were the Consequences of the Google Mobile Update?

It’s been over 2 months since Google updated its algorithm to rank responsive websites higher in search results. Google stated that the update would be rolled out over the course of the week so we should be able to analyze the effects. Sure enough, some websites that didn’t convert to a responsive website in time saw their mobile rankings drop precipitously.

cyber attack
28 Apr

Security Vulnerability on WordPress Websites

This past week, there have been increased incidences of hacking on WordPress websites and is likely to continue for several more weeks. If hacked, your website may be unavailable for use until restored.

Anyone using a WordPress website should take certain immediate actions to ensure their websites are secure.

What should I do?
google template
24 Apr

New Google Update Favors Responsive Design

Google announced, starting April 21 2015, mobile-friendly websites will rank better on mobile devices. This announcement means your website traffic could drop significantly unless you have a mobile-friendly website. This shift obviously has an impact on your website strategy. A website that is user-friendly on multi-platform devices such as smart phones and tablets is vital. This is where responsive web design comes into play....

digital marketing strategies
30 Mar

Digital Marketing Strategies that Work

When a company decides to redesign their website or build a new one, there are 3 factors that often get forgotten:

  1. Website strategy. Many companies decide they want a new, prettier website and don’t stop to think about how it will be utilized to add value to their business.
  2. How much you’ll have to spend to see a return on investment. In order to develop a website that will generate leads and sales, you have to commit to invest time and money into the website.
  3. How long it will take to see a return on investment. Even great websites typically don’t grow your business right away. It can take years before your investment starts to really pay dividends.
win prizes
19 Feb

Win a Free Website and Other Prizes Valued at $30,000

  Interested in increasing your bottom line, improving the image and visibility of your business, and doing it all for free? Read on!   We’re having a contest and if you’re a business owner, you have a chance to win big! To celebrate our recent rebranding and 17 years in business, we’re giving away a free business website, custom mobile app, and other prizes valued at $30,000. Our websites are designed to boost your business’ success online – view case studies.   It is an easy 3-step process to enter the contest. All you have...

zed training
12 Jan

ZED Launches Training Initiative


There is a growing need among small businesses in Ohio for better training programs to help them navigate the fast-changing Internet world. The strength of the business economy today depends increasingly on their online presence. A Gartner Group survey published in 2014 predicts that the Online Marketing industry will reach maturity in just 2 years and businesses need to be prepared to compete effectively when this happens.

web design tips
22 Dec

2015 Web Design Tips

As 2014 comes to a close, we want to take a look ahead into what web design will have in-store for 2015. If you are a small business looking to grow your online presence, here are some tips that can really increase conversions from your website.   The first is to create a responsive website which: Allows your website to respond to the size of your screen (adjusts size according to device and orientation) Is designed to give users a better experience Provides easier navigation and flow through the website from a mobile...

Blog cover tips
16 Oct

13 Unusual Blogging Tips


At Zed Digital, we sometimes find it difficult to come up with creative content. Like many bloggers, inspiration can just run dry some days. When we’re running out of ideas here are some tips and tricks we fall back on. They might be a little out of the ordinary, but these tips can help you find the inspiration to continue creating amazing content.