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Why Fake Reviews Will Sink Your Company's Reputation

As we recently announced our Customer Reviews service earlier this month, we thought it might be helpful to share some addition information for the "do-it-yourselfers" out there. This is an article original found on Manta, bu[...]

Don't Take My Word for It! The Power of Customer Content and Testimonials

Do you know what your customers are saying about your business? Are they even saying anything? Valid, frequent customer testimonials are one of the most effective tools in your marketing arsenal. Your perspective customers are becoming more and more aware of your business's reputation, which plays a major role in their buying decisions. <h3 [...]

What the heck is going on with my website?

Ever wonder how many people have been visiting your website, what pages they looked at or, more importantly, how they found you? Being in the dark can be scary, whether literal or figurative. When it comes to your website, we think being in the dark about your site's statistics is not frightening, but it could be costing you money...daily[...]

What is the Difference Between Mobile-Friendly vs Responsive Web Design (RWD)

We've seen instances where these two terms are interchanged when discussing viewing websites on mobile devices, but it is important to know they are vastly different. In this article, we will explain, in easy-to-understand language, the essential differences between them both. Let's being with "mobile-friendly".<div class="r[...]

The Benefits of Having a Responsive Website

First, let's assume you have absolutely no idea of what we're talking about. Perfect! And, for you smarty pants out there who do: nicely done! Put simply, responsive web design takes into account the website may be viewed by desktop and mobile devices. It further provides that some features that work on a desktop browser may not be supported by [...]

5 Reasons Why Your Social Media Marketing Isn't Working

Can't get customers to engage with your social media posts? Here's why you aren't connecting - and what to do about it.If you're dutifully posting content on social media sites but you still aren't making much headway, you might be accidentally hamstringing all your hard work. Your isn't to post lots of content or even get lots of like[...]

5 Reasons to Create a Lead-Driving eBook

A downloadable PDF for your small business website is an easy way to reuse existing blog content and build trust with potential customers.As a service provider—whether you remodel homes or do people’s taxes—you have a lot of knowledge that may not always get shared with customers and clients. That knowledge is what makes you[...]

Houston Web Design Company Gets New Name and New Brand

Siteboxpro Web Design Becomes Sitebox Group Though Siteboxpro had a well established name in the web design world, we realized our name didn't reflect our complete identity. It might have seemed weird for someone go to a "Siteboxpro Web Design" and ask them to print some busine[...]

The Sitebox Story

Eight years ago Siteboxpro was born to provide businesses and individuals with really cool web design and a user friendly way to update their websites. In 2011 we expanded our capabilities to include much more than just web design and hosting. We realized that our clients were looking for more broad capabilities and marketing services and, in [...]

Is Your Site Lost in Mobile Searches?

There is a pretty good chance that you are aware of the importance of making sure your website is "mobile-friendly", but there is a chance you may not be aware of the main reason to do so, here goes..."Over a month ago, the <a target="_blank" href="[...]

Sitebox Group Moves to Houston

Since our inception, we've battled the notion that we can't serve Houston clients because we were in a suburb. Many Houston companies would rather do business with someone with a Houston address. We held off for several years, because we wanted to stay close to a smaller city feel. But in October of 2016, w[...]

Houston Marketing Company Finds Fresh Vision

As we offer all-encompassing marketing services to our clients, they can focus on doing what they do best and trust that we will produce a product that is consistent with and enhances their brand and story. Over the past year, we've gro[...]

Infamous Tech Industry Predictions and Quotations

The computing industry is fuelled by prediction and gossip. Before the patent became the carefully guarded weapon it is today, chip engineers from competing companies would often share an astounding amount of information on an informal basis -- not just with each other, but with the wider consumer audience as well.As an accelerated timeli[...]

'Spam King' Sanford Wallace Sentenced to 2 1/2 Years for Facebook Scheme

Sanford Wallace, the self-proclaimed "spam king" who has bedeviled Web users since the dawn of the public Internet two decades ago, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison and ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in restitution for bombarding Facebook users, according to court records. Wallace, 47 - also known as "Spamford"[...]

Another Reason to Stop Using 3rd Party Email

I am fairly certain that we have discussed this topic in the past, but a new announcement from some heavy hitters in the 3rd party email game has prompted me to bring this topic up once again.What is 3rd Party Email?Put simply, it is any of the free email services such as GMAIL, HotMail, AOL, etc. These types of accounts are very[...]

Thinking about a DIY website? Think again!

Small business owners and startups typically work with tight budgets. Each dollar must be spent wisely and owners must look for creative ways to save money whenever possible. Typically, one of the line items that gets the short end of the stick is website development. The idea of spending a couple thousand dollars is daunting, particularly when [...]