2016 was an exciting year for us at TheeDesign. We celebrated our 12th year in business, had an amazing Halloween and Pumpkin Carving party, hired some pretty amazing people and worked with amazing new and current clients. The biggest event was moving into our new office in Bent Tree Park on Strickland Rd. We’re excited about what’s to come in 2017.

But before we ring in 2017, let’s do a quick review of the top blog posts we wrote in 2016. We authored a number of informative posts that help you become a little smarter and give you the insights you need to succeed online with your business.

TheeDesign’s Top 10 Digital Marketing Blog Posts of 2016

10. How to Master Content Marketing in 2016
Remember that funny cat video you just watched on YouTube? You found it by someone sharing it on Facebook right? That is a perfect example of content marketing. As we go into 2016 with Content Marketing at the forefront, you need to ensure your marketing company understands how to maximize content marketing for your brand. Read this post ->

9. How to get Positive Reviews for your Local Business
When it comes to doing online business, your customers can be one of your biggest marketing tools. Roughly 70% of online consumers are more likely to trust a product or brand that has positive reviews. Read this post ->

8. Top 10 WooCommerce Plugins for Small Business Owners
WooCommerce can be upgraded using plugins to give you even more functionality for online success. We recommend 10 plugins for small business owners to use that can increase your WooCommerce site’s revenue. Read this post ->

7. Website Design and Marketing for your Target Audience
When designing your website, It’s important to “start with the end in mind,” and know who you’re talking to, what they care about, and what functionality the website may need to offer said audience(s). How can your web design and digital marketing team work with you to identify the right segments? Read this post ->

6. We’ve Moved to a Brand New Office!
We’re designing websites and creating digital marketing strategies out of a new web design office! Read this post ->

5. 2017 is the Year of SSL and HTTPS for Websites
Having an unsecured website from this point forward could give you more issues than just Google. Your visitors may no longer trust your website. Learn why now is the time to secure your website and how we can help. Read this post ->

4. Why is my Website not Ranking in Google?
Ranking in the top spots of Google’s search results takes hard work, determination and a few trade “secrets.” Find out how you can boost your website ranking by following a few of these Google ranking factors. Read this post ->

3. Is 2016 the Year of Google Accelerated Mobile Pages (Google AMP)?
In February 2016, Google will release Accelerated Mobile Pages (or AMP for short), a new code-type that will deliver lightning fast web pages to smartphone users. Read this post ->

2. What are Backlinks and do they Still Matter?
Quality content and backlinks could quite possibly be the two most important ranking factors in a search engine optimization strategy. Read this post ->

1. How to Create a Google Review with the new G+ Layout
Want to give your customers an easy-to-use link to get more Google Reviews? Lisa Arrington shares step-by-step instructions to link directly to your Google Review page! Read this post ->

In 2017, we plan to continue writing about search engine optimization (SEO) and WordPress web design. With the new talent we’ve hired and the expertise they bring to TheeDesign, you will begin to see more about Ecommerce, marketing automation, email marketing, Google AdWords and search engine marketing, social media advertising and online reputation management. In addition, you will be sharing insights on business topics like management operations, sales, and customer service. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter below to get them as soon as they are published.