Micro Tech Systems March 2019

Visit Us Online! 4 Steps to Spring-Clean Your Company Website

When was the last time you updated your website? Not a full overhaul with a new logo or a dynamic interface — when was the last time you checked for broken links or updated your blog? Your website is an important tool to help convert prospects and reach old and new clients, and it should be properly maintained. Here are some simple tips to keep your website fresh. Update Everything Do you have a team members page on your website? Does everyone listed on that page still work for your company? It’s easy to overlook how often your company changes.

size of your website, you could check all links manually or run Google Chrome’s Check My Links extension. However, if you have a larger website, it’s wise to invest in a professional tool, like Semrush. What’s New? Blogs, social media widgets, and news pages make your website feel active. But if you aren’t updating these sections, it can make your site — and your company — look and feel abandoned. If you haven’t posted a new blog since 2016 or left your What’s New page totally blank, it’s time to make a plan to regularly update these sections or scrap them entirely. Double-Check Your Domain Don’t let your website domain expire. At best, clients will be taken to some unclaimed page when they type in your website. At worst, someone can snag the domain out from under you. It can happen to anyone. Even Google has had problems with

Update your team members page, check that the contact information is accurate, and add any new products or services. Also, make sure your website matches today’s version of your company rather than the company it was when the website launched. Check for Broken Links There’s nothing as unprofessional as clicking a link on a website only to be brought to a page that doesn’t exist. Beyond being an annoyance for anyone visiting your site, broken links are also bad for your SEO. Depending on the

expired domains! Check the status of your domain, set reminders to renew your plan before it expires, or set up auto-renewal so the domain is paid for automatically.

You don’t have to redesign your whole website to make it feel fresh. Taking the time to dust off the cobwebs and open the windows can make a world of difference.

WIN $5,000! Introducing Our New Referral Contest

4. Fix Something Has your water heater been on the fritz? Does your door jam unexpectedly? Take your $500 from referring a signing customer to MicroTech Systems and improve your home or office with some much-needed updates. 5. Travel Plan a vacation on us! Winning $500 can make the cost of a plane ticket or hotel stay significantly lower, allowing you to spend your hard-earned money on a fun excursion, local delicacies, or souvenirs. A $500 prize can go a long way in helping you meet your goals or do something fun, but imagine what a $5,000 prize could get you? A trip to Paris, new technology for your office, or maybe a down payment on a new car — your options are endless. What you have to do to get there is easy. Refer a customer. Get $500 if they sign up with us. Become 1 in 15 people in the running for a $5,000 prize. Visit MicroTechBoise.com for more information and prepare for your prize money!

Do you like prizes? We all do, and in 2019 we’re hosting a raffle that offers everyone a prize. The concept is simple: If a customer you referred to us signs up for our services, you get $500 and one of our 15 raffle tickets for a chance to win $5,000. Now, $500 may not seem like a lot, but there are plenty of ways you can stretch that cash. Here are some ideas: 1. Have Fun This is basically free money! While it’s always smart to save money, it’s okay to have a little fun too. Buy that smart TV you’ve been eyeing or upgrade your phone with your $500. 2. Pay Your Loans Student, housing, business, and personal loans can weigh on you as you work to achieve your dreams. A cash flow of unexpected $500 can go a long way in lowering how much you owe to creditors. 3. Invest Making an investment — whether it’s for your retirement or in a business — can be a fruitful choice. And, should the investment go sour, you’re not worse off than you were before. You have nothing to lose.

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