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Why You Should Be Thinking About SEO Content

Search engine optimized content is one of the most misunderstood aspects of web marketing, but it is also one of the most important. SEO content makes a world of difference between abysmal and competitive ranking. When it comes to search results, keep in mind that Google puts the user first. Google is cracking down on […]


Smart Solutions Rebrands to Smartz, A Bend, Oregon Digital Marketing Agency

Bend, Oregon: Smartz is a premier digital marketing agency with over 25 years of experience located in Bend, Oregon. Recently, Smartz, formerly known as Smart Solutions, has undergone rebranding and has emerged with a fresh take on digital marketing. With its new look, Smartz offers decades of experienced digital marketing services and branding expertise. The […]


The Ultimate Facebook Graphic Sizing Cheat Sheet

Who doesn’t love special shortcuts to Social Success? As most business owners have discovered already, it is only the few and fortunate who manage to achieve overnight success. We can help you fight these undesirable odds! Here are the exact sizing choices you should make when crafting a social post. (Screenshots thanks to Facebook & […]


Google for Nonprofits and Ad Grants

Google is a strong supporter of nonprofit organizations and offers free resources that can help organizations connect to the people who matter most to help raise greater awareness. If eligible, the following Google services can be available for free with Google for Nonprofits: Google for Nonprofits is currently available in 50+ counties. Successfully enrolling in […]


Adwords Message Extensions – An Exciting New Tool For Marketers

Adwords message extensions are a new site link extension that gives ad visitors the option to send an SMS text message from their mobile device directly to businesses. With one tap, consumers are now able to contact advertisers to book an appointment, get a quote, ask for information, request service, etc. all very quickly without […]


Bend Brewing Co. Has Got a Whole New Look

Have you checked out Bend Brewing Co. in a while? If not, you should, because they’ve got a whole new look for their brewpub… and for their website. They’ve remodeled their front room to include an open-air bar, and they’ve remodeled their website to promote a better user experience. The only thing they haven’t remodeled […]


Smart Solutions Turns to Beer

In a long line of websites designed, developed and marketed by Smart Solutions, Deschutes Brewery is the latest. As Smart Solutions turns to marketing for specific industries, craft beer is sure to be one of them. Smart Solutions is equipped with experience developing and marketing many beer websites, including Crux and The Growler Guys. Smart […]


SWIVEL: A Website Conference for Website Owners

Do you own or manage a website? Then you should be at the Swivel conference in Bend, Oregon this October! Swivel 2015 is aimed at website managers and owners. This conference is built to bring energy to your website, inspire new creative ideas, and ultimately help you get the most out of your website. Promoting […]


Come Swivel With Us!

It’s that time again. Time for the Bend WebCAM Conference in Bend, Oregon. This year we’ve put a spin on the conference… and on the name. Swivel, formerly known as Bend WebCAM, is taking place in Bend, Oregon from October 12-13th, 2015. If you’ve attended in past, you’re aware of the benefits that this conference […]


The Facebook Bluetooth® Beacon: How this Small Device Can Bring You BIG Business

The Facebook Bluetooth® beacon recently became available to the public. The idea behind the beacon is to provide customized suggestions for places to go within one’s surrounding area. ‘Place tips’ are customized based upon one’s Facebook friends, upcoming events, and advertisements from businesses that have a Bluetooth® beacon. Whether a person is on vacation or […]