What Mobile-Friendly Web Design Means to Your Customers

You have heard hundreds of times by now that you need to have a mobile-friendly website to compete online in 2020 and beyond. However, there is some confusion amongst business owners about what that actually means. Is it enough to have a responsive website that adapts to mobile platforms, or is there more to the […]

Two Business Lessons from the Covid Crisis

Two Business Lessons from the Covid Crisis The coronavirus pandemic is less than two months old (at least in the U.S.), but it’s already obvious it will leave a lasting legacy. There are some parts of our “new normal,” like remote working and the recognized importance of hand washing, that will likely stay with us […]

7 Urgent Steps for Marketers in the Covid Economy

As the coronavirus has taken over first the news, then our attention, and finally the economy, clients have come to us again and again with one question: “what now?” The answer depends of course on the situation a business owner or executive is facing. For some, a Covid recession is a major event. For others, […]

5 Reasons to Upgrade Your Spam Protection Today

Recently, we have been reminding clients that our company has been offering state-of-the-art spam protection for years. In fact, we were one of the first creative firms in southern California to introduce inbox controls as part of our web design and hosting services. With unsolicited emails bringing bigger risks than ever right now—including phishing scams, […]

12 Online Marketing Tips for the Coronavirus Economy

12 Marketing Tips for the Coronavirus Economy As it becomes increasingly clear that the global coronavirus pandemic is likely to linger for several months (and possibly longer), topics like web design and online marketing might be the furthest things from your mind. However, this global health crisis is also putting the business world in a […]

COVID-19 Email Scams

During this rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, when we should be coming together as a people, others have decided to use people’s fear for their malicious benefits sending email scams. There have been clickbait emails circulating. Clickbait is designed to attract your attention and entice you to click on a false link which is very deceptive. […]

The Marcom Group’s CEO, Dave Plivelich, Talks Branding on Our Two Cents Podcast

At The Marcom Group, we know from experience that clients are best served when they can call one phone number for anything–which is why we own all of our own hosting equipment and have on-site staff ready to handle everything from design and development, to management and marketing, to the ongoing security maintenance and hosting […]

Why It’s Time to Upgrade Your Web Hosting

Web hosting is an easy topic for business owners to ignore. After all, most don’t really understand how it works, never see the computers where their websites are stored. Also most are easily bored by details like server speeds. So, rather than get into the technical minutia of different web hosting packages and configurations, today […]

Is Your Business Website Ready for 2020?

We’ve flipped the calendar to a new year, and that has a lot of business owners thinking about what’s ahead in 2020. Many are thinking specifically about their websites, which have become crucial to sales and marketing and our digitally-driven world. When you have a top-notch web presence for your business, you have an advantage […]

Is Your Business Website Mobile-Friendly, or Just Mobile-Compatible?

You have probably heard by now that more than half of all web traffic originates from mobile devices. Experts agree nearly two-thirds of us will access the internet primarily through phones and tablets in the next few years. We agree that Google factors mobile compatibility into it’s search algorithm. Many of the business owners and […]