Insights Blog

We’ve learned a lot and we’re happy to share the knowledge.

Google My Business

Are you managing your Google business listing? Google My Business ListingsBeing Featured in Local Business Searches Are you currently using Google My Business? Is your Google My Business optimized for local search? As Google My Business listings become increasingly...

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Why We Don’t Build Websites for a Flat Fee

We're doing things a little different: Our pricing method is unorthodox in this industry. We know this, but we feel it is the most beneficial method we can offer our clients. Our client base is most comprised of small businesses...

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Why We Use WordPress

I get asked from time to time questions like: Why do you use Wordpress?, What do you like about Wordpress?, or Aren't there better platforms than Wordpress?. Notice any common elements to these questions? I get lots of questions since I primarily use Wordpress for my...

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Free Non-Profit Website Design Opportunity

As we continue to grow our business, we have decided that it would benefit both ourselves and the community to offer at least one free website design/re-design for a non-profit organization every month of the year. We've got years of experience implementing solutions...

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Choosing the Right Client

Like many small businesses, I have learned the hard way the importance of choosing the right clients to work with. In the past, I would have taken nearly any job that came my way. Often times, this would include individuals or small businesses that wanted to take...

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Why Launch a New Web Service?

In the next month, you will see a new industry specific service offered by Marksman Media. It is with great pleasure that we announce "ChefSites.com" our new turn key solution for food industry marketing. The addition of this new service is just a continuation of the...

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Updating Your Website

As a customer of Marksman Media, you are empowered with multiple options when it comes to making changes or adding content to your website. It is our pleasure to make any small changes for our clients that have maintenance memberships, and if you aren't currently a...

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Getting Started with Google Analytics

As most web professionals already understand, website analytics data can be really informative for someone that is trying to run a website. In the following paragraphs, I'd like to take a moment to lay out how to get started using Google Analytics on a website since...

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Hosted E-Commerce Platforms

Self-hosted or cloud hosted e-commerce solutions...which is better? Selecting the correct e-commerce platform is an important step when a business decides to enter the arena of online sales. We are often approached by clients that have little to no experience with...

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Rapidan Baptist Camp

Camp Rapidan is a place for kids to have fun and learn about God's plan. They needed a new website that could both convey that message and serve as an easy point of camper registration. I built this site on the powerful CMS Joomla, and I integrated a custom shopping...

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A Study on Flat Pricing Websites

I have learned a few things the hard way while building a website design portfolio. One of which is involves learning which pricing models are actually terrible, and which actually work.More to come...

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