What to know about Business Citations

A business citation is a mention of a local business on the Internet. The information listed varies from citation source to citation source, but commonly included items are: company name phone number location address website link business hours logo photographs a description of the business There are literally thousands of places where there are business […] Read More →

Why You Should Care about Backlinks

Getting Started: Search Engine Optimization and Backlinks If you have a business, we assume you have a website and want it to be found on Google.  Having your business listed on the top of search engine results is critical.  There are many factors that search engines take in consideration when serving up web pages upon […] Read More →

Pedro Pet Pals Looks to a Brighter Future with their Website Redesign

Here’s one of UmeWorks’ recent website redesigns: Pedro Pet Pals. Pedro Pet Pals is a local Los Angeles South Bay non-profit organization, dedicated to saving as many homeless animals as possible.  They raise funds to provide services and supplies for animals, many in the local animal shelters. We first sat down with Pedro Pet Pal Board members […] Read More →

Is It Time to Redesign Your Website?

Is it time to redesign your website? You’ve thought about it more than once… perhaps more times than you’d like to admit. But other things just seemed more important to do — or you preferred to do -– like running your business, taking care of your customers, or cleaning your sock drawer. That’s all good, but having […] Read More →

What is a Browser Cache? (And Why Should I Care?)

Can’t see updates to your website? “Did you clear your browser cache?” Has your website designer asked you that? Clients will ask me to make changes to their website, and when I let them know the changes have been completed, I often remind them to clear their browser cache to view the change.  Why? Because […] Read More →

Driving Cars ASC 1940 Presentation at Toyota Museum

Denise Shiozawa of UmeWorks was honored to be invited to the September Automotive Service Councils of California (ASCCA) Chapter 1940 meeting. The invitation was extended via UmeWorks client and Chapter member, Dave Carney of Hillside Auto Repair. Denise shared a presentation on “Building Car Count with Organic SEO and Content Marketing,” covering topics: Website basics […] Read More →