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Make Joining launchSITE Your New Year’s Resolution

By Vanessa Keen
IF YOUR NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION INCLUDES TAKING YOUR ONLINE MARKETING EFFORTS TO NEW HEIGHTS, ACCELERATE YOUR EFFORTS BY BECOMING A LAUNCHSITE MEMBER.

Are you a brand new business ready to put yourself out there for the first time?

An established owner who just taken interest in their digital real estate?

Or are you just motivated to blow the doors off the competition?

At webSMART, not only do we understand what you need to do to kick it into gear and follow through with continued maintenance, but we also built a hub—launchSITE—to address your needs and evolve with them.

launchSITE: marketing help for small businesses

No matter what stage you are in, if you’ve been putting off improving your web presence, now is the time to take matters into your own hands. Call it a kick in the pants, an excuse, divine intervention…it doesn’t matter. launchSITE is what you need to make your web presence your priority is your New Year’s Resolution.

Rocket your business to success by becoming a launchSITE member in 2019. In addition to receiving access to an abundance of How-to Guides, Fill-in-the-Blank Templates and Customized Data and Analytics, we’re fostering a community of like-minded business owners and operators to share invaluable ideas and information.

Cyberspace is vast, but space at launchSITE is limited. We’re opening our digital doors to motivated, hard-working professionals who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get to work on optimizing and maintaining their digital presence.

WEBSMART has been amazing so far! Top notch service! They have helped us understand important data regarding our website, and how to use it to take advantage of this data and improve! Definitely a service I would recommend everyone to have to meet your short and long term goals for your companies growth. -Kenny Segers, Special Places of Costa Rica

Make Your New Year’s Resolution Your New Routine

launchSITE was created for business owners by business owners. We have deep roots in small business and entrepreneurial endeavors, and we are all too familiar with the challenges our peers face— limited time, money and resources are often at the core.

Until recently, business owners could get by with minimal marketing efforts: relying on word-of-mouth referrals, loyal patrons, and prime real estate to sustain themselves. But just as you can’t live in the past, you can’t expect for those methods to keep your business afloat. If you haven’t invested in your digital real estate, then at best, you’re missing out on a new source of customers, and at worst,  you’re leaving room open for competition to pursue your patrons.

New small business marketing routine

Like it or not, what goes on online directly influences behavior offline. Review sites dictate who’s the “best” in the area and influence the decision making. Competitors with inferior products and services can pay to be found easier.  Moreover, the internet is full of ruthless, faceless predators that take advantage of those who don’t understand how to protect themselves.

You can either A. bury your head in the sand and ignore it; B. pay professionals an expensive monthly retainer; or C. join launchSITE’s community and gain the knowledge, perspective and insights needed to excel in the online arena. With technology and trends constantly evolving, our hub provides everything you need to consistently maintain and update your web presence in one, convenient place.

If any or all of the following New Year’s Resolutions ring true with you, we want to speak more with you about joining our community.  
I want to routinely update and optimize my web presence.

I want to routinely update and optimize my web presence.

I want to make smart decisions based on data and proof of concept.

I want to make smart decisions based on data and proof of concept.

I want to attract new customers to my business through my online presence.

I want to attract new customers to my business through my online presence.

I want to continuously cultivate a loyal customer following.

I want to continuously cultivate a loyal customer following.

I want my website and online presence to work for me.

I want my website and online presence to work for me.

I want to harness the power of the internet to grow my business.

I want to harness the power of the internet to grow my business.

I want to track competitors and industry leaders to learn new strategies.

I want to track competitors and industry leaders to learn new strategies.

I refuse to throw money away on methods that don’t work.

I refuse to throw money away on methods that don’t work.

I want to protect myself from and identify online scams.

I want to protect myself from and identify online scams.

I want to save time and streamline my digital workload.

I want to save time and streamline my digital workload.

What you get with launchSITE:

Custom Data + Analytics

Tutorials + How-to Guides

Access + communicate with other motivated businesses

Updates when trends + technology change

Step-by-step marketing + maintenance game plans

Webinars + workshops

     

 

Which empowers you to:

Converse with a like-minded community

Recognize danger, deceit + shady tactics

Make a custom plan with step-by-step instructions

Visualize success + see results

Set + manage expectations

Identify opportunities + oopsies

Manage a team

…and never get left behind

launchSITE Limitations

While we’re over the moon with inviting small business owners to join launchSITE and its community of driven professionals, in the interest of managing expectations, we at webSMART are fully vested in operating with full transparency and open communication. We believe in making sure members understand what we can do for together, what the limitations are, and equally as important, where the onus lies with you.

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launchSITE is not a push a button magical solution

Signing up for our membership and receiving all that juicy information isn’t going to magically transform your web presence. You have to act on it. We provide the roadmap, the analytics and the community support, but ultimately, it is up to you to bring your business to the next level. Undertaking this work is no light matter for anyone, but the rewards are great (and your business' survival depends on it too). We take the guesswork out so you can focus on what you deem important.

launchSITE does not promise quick and easy fixes for complex issues

Just like your customers have various circumstances and situations at play, so it goes with every small business’ online setup. You’re all unique. WordPress, Squarespace, Yelp, Instagram … there’s so much to keep track of, configure and integrate. If you’ve discovered your web presence isn’t optimized, or worse, is a mess or compromised, you may have to enlist the help of professionals. Saying that web work can be complex is an understatement. What launchSITE and its community can do is help troubleshoot and identify the issue so you can move forward. If needed, team webSMART is available get the job done

launchSITE does not disseminate instructions on black-hat, illegal, negative or even quasi-questionable methods

We strongly encourage our members to follow our lead, and use only white-hat, ethical methods when building your web presence and engaging your audience. However, you should always stay vigilant to negative tactics, phishing attempts and exploitations that could leave you vulnerable. We believe that with our network, we will be better able to detect malevolent forces ``in the wild`` and quickly share the information to alert others.

launchSITE’s crew is not under the guidance, influence or instruction of any other entity

Although the information we provide relies heavily on the trends and changes made in the technology, apps, platforms and tools we recommend, the content we publish is based on the thoughts, theories and results our team experience. The suggested use of any product or service comes from successful implementation and results either from us or your peers, not because a company is paying us for good press.

launchSITE isn’t for everybody...and that’s ok

If you’re looking for fast, cheap and easy solutions, you won’t find those here. If you’re ready to put in the legwork, willing to share successes and failures with the community, and most importantly be kind, cooperative and helpful, then you’ll fit right in here. You don’t need to know how to code or configure a server, but you do need to be willing to learn new programs and get out of your comfort zone, and know when to call in the cavalry for professional assistance. Managing an online presence isn’t an easy feat, but webSMART is ready to share what they know and providing a platform for others to do the same.

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Let’s Grow Together This Year

Whether you’re pulling yourself up by your bootstraps or finally ready to find your footing, launchSITE provides stability and guidance in an uncertain, ever-changing digital landscape. A bad decision can break the bank, but a series of SMART decisions can take your business to new heights.

If you’re a small business owner or operator who is:

Computer proficient and prepared to learn

Willing to dedicate several hours per week to online efforts

Able to follow directions to track and monitor progress

Not afraid to ask questions

Ready to take your business to the next level

then you’re just the type of person we’re looking for to join our community. Tune in to our open house or book a consultation to see if you’re ready to take the next steps to launch your business to new heights in 2019.

Join us at launchSITE