About Happyshack Media

Since 1999 Happyshack Media has been developing custom online solutions for clients all over the country. We are based in Sarasota Florida.

Some of our services include web design and development, social media marketing, pay-per-click campaign management, website and domain management.

Is your website mobile friendly?

Starting April 21, 2015 Google will introduce a new algorithm that will effect your search engine rankings if your website is not mobile friendly.

Here is a quote from the Google Webmaster Blog:
“Starting April 21, we will be expanding our use of mobile-friendliness as a ranking signal. This change will affect mobile searches in all languages […]

Quick Tips for Better Search Engine Optimization – Part 1

Today we are going to discuss a few tips to improve your search engine optimization efforts pulled directly from Google’s Official SEO Starter Guide
Page Titles & Descriptions
The website page title and description is very important for search engine optimization. They tell potential website visitors AND search engines what the main topic is for your […]

Time for a Quickie

If you had just 30 seconds to tell someone how great your company is or why they should use your service or buy your product, could you do it? I think this is referred to as “the elevator pitch” or something like that. Now imagine if you only had 10 SECONDS!

That’s about the amount of […]

By |February 17th, 2015|Just the Tip Tuesdays, Website How To, Websites 101|0 Comments

Client Testimonials, Ask for them

Do you have client testimonials on your website? If not, you should.
Why ask
For me one of the most important pages on a website that we build or one that I visit is the testimonial page. Testimonials help establish trust and they are persuasive. They validate you and your business from a third party and that […]

Don’t Click Here

Are you using the phrase “Click Here” on your website as a link?

I just did a Google search for the term “Click Here” and got 2,580,000,000 results. Two BILLION results! That’s a lot of clicking here going on.

How did it start?
The phrase “click here” was coined in the late 1990’s so website users would know […]

By |February 3rd, 2015|Just the Tip Tuesdays, Website How To|0 Comments

What is Social Media Marketing?

The options are endless these days with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ and so many more to count. Don’t forget blogging! The social media craze is here and it is not slowing down for us to catch up. From college kids to business professionals, social media has become part of our lives. Even grandmothers use social […]

By |January 15th, 2015|Social Media Marketing|0 Comments

What is Google AdSense?

Google AdSense is kind of the sister program to Google AdWords. AdWords is when you spend money to be on someone else’s website and AdSense is when you make money from other people advertising on your website.

Let’s say that you already have a website that gets pretty good traffic each month and you would like […]

By |January 15th, 2015|Google AdSense, Making Money Online|0 Comments

Is your contact information in the right place?

You have spent a lot of time and money building your website and promoting it until the wee hours of the night. You finally get some traffic to your site and they want to contact you about your products or service but they can’t find your contact information…..B.A.D!

Does your website have an easy way for […]

By |January 15th, 2015|Website How To|0 Comments

Thinking About a Website?

Here are some tips for those thinking about starting your first website.

Decide what you want your website to accomplish.
Will you sell a product on your website or just provide information on your product in order to make the phone ring (this is called a brochure website)? Do you like to write or have something to […]

By |January 9th, 2015|Web Design, Website Planning, Websites 101|0 Comments

What is keyword research?

Keyword research is basically trying to determine the best single words and short phrases that someone might type into a search engine to find your website.

Let’s say that you have a small business and you are thinking about starting a website to promote your business and maybe get some sales from internet traffic. The first […]

By |January 9th, 2015|Keyword Research, SEO, Website Marketing, Websites 101|0 Comments