An industry design veteran who has successfully conquered both coasts, Drew Stauffer combines innovation with web standards to bring a blend of usability and creative vision to every project. As Director of Development for Wildfire Productions and CEO of Alibi Productions, Drew leaves no development stone unturned. He has published many articles on web standards and has been featured on WebProNews and Google News, and his companies count The Hyatt, BMW, and Michelin among their many satisfied clients.
Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Whether you’re a designer or developer; mom and pop store or Fortune 500 company, you need to optimize your website in the proper fashion. The days of designing a website and seeing where the chips land are over. If you want to be successful online, you need the proper optimization.
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2006
Search Engine Optimization is more important now than it has ever been, but this advanced Internet marketing technique is still in its infancy. Many companies are beginning to realize that their website needs to be optimized in order for it to have any sort of presence on the Internet. SEO is still regarded as relatively uncharted business territory; however, many companies feel they can complete SEO without enlisting a professional. This is a big mistake. SEO and your business’s exposure is not something you should take lightly. You wouldn’t decide to take on the responsibilities of all of your marketing yourself, so why would you decide to optimize your own site?
Posted on Saturday, August 19, 2006
Drew Stauffer, a co-founder of Wildfire Productions, is becoming better known for being an authority when it comes to web standards and usability. Along with John King, Drew Stauffer and Wildfire Productions continue to develop cutting edge websites with Search Engine Optimization being first and foremost. Drew has written many articles on web design and development, and one of his most recent articles, “Your New Website is Inside,” is now featured on Google News.
Posted on Friday, August 04, 2006
I ran across a new post at Search Engine Roundtable and I definitely think it is worth mentioning here. Matt Cutts, one of Google’s main guys, put together a list of videos on specific SEO topics. You can view all of Matt’s videos here.
Posted on Monday, July 10, 2006
Why is it that when companies think about developing a website they always think about design first and SEO second? In today’s Internet environment, your business must have a substantial online prescence to achieve maximum visibility and sales. The only way to achieve a strong identity on the Internet is to invest in good SEO. I see many business who want to get their website up and running first, and then they start to think about how they are going to market their website. In actuality, you should decided how you want to market your website before the designing begins. Just like in any other business…you decide on a business strategy and then move forward.
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2006
SEO changes almost everyday, making it nearly impossible for the average users to keep up with the Joneses. Many successful web development firms that offer SEO have an entire department devoted to studying new trends and techniques. Think about SEO like this: Rebuilding a car engine isn’t the most complicated process on the planet, but it’s always better to have it built by a professional. Sure you can go out and buy the repair manual, all the parts, and over a year or two slowly piece everything together. Once you add up the man-hours and headaches, was it worth it? You might have saved some money, but how reliable is the result? SEO is an expensive business service, but if done correctly, it can also be the most effective part of your web campaign.
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2006
The Internet is getting to the point to where it isn’t as scary as it used to be. 10 years ago everybody knew about the Internet. People knew if they searched long and hard they would be able to find what they are looking for. It really served more as a specific resource center. It was easier to find out about the “rare African Ant Eater” than general animals in Africa.