August 10th, 2017 by

Machine Learning: How Will it Change SEO?

Machine learning is on the rise, and thinking about how it relates to SEO can be intimidating. In fact, depending on your approach to SEO, thinking about the impact of machine learning on the practice could be a little stressful. Those who have aggressively implemented a strong content marketing strategy may have less to worry […]

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April 26th, 2017 by

Google’s AdBlock: Here’s What You Need to Know

Lately, there has been a lot of talk among web advertisers about Google Chrome’s new built-in ad-block feature that’s about to come out. Not long ago, the Wall Street Journal released an article revealing Google’s new plans. This is a pretty big announcement since Chrome is a widely used internet browser. Net Market Share reports […]

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March 30th, 2017 by

Why You Should Be Protecting Your Online Reputation

Before the internet took over, local businesses survived by word of mouth; one person would recommend their service to another, and so on. These days, the internet has largely taken the place of those friendly recommendations. Though, unfortunately, a lot of small business owners overlook the power of online reviews. When’s the last time you […]

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March 22nd, 2017 by

The Benefits of Consistent Content Creation

Imagine you’re starting a new marketing project for you and your business or organization and the designers, developers, or marketers ask for the content you’d like to feature. What are you going to say next? Have you been prepared and kept an up-to-date repository of useful material that they can turn into marketing success for […]

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February 16th, 2017 by

Be Different – But Not TOO Different

Here’s a piece of marketing wisdom I think you’ll find useful. I do believe this is my own original discovery. In every aspect of marketing, you want to be different. If you look and sound the same as your competitors or everyone else, you don’t stand out. You won’t get noticed and it is almost […]

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February 9th, 2017 by

Knowing Right from Wrong: Is your SEO bad?!

It’s not always easy to tell, but the proof is always in the pudding. You may have taken a wrong turn somewhere, followed a recommendation that led you down the wrong path. Or, and this is the real kicker, maybe you paid someone to do SEO for you, only for them to completely botch your […]

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December 8th, 2016 by

Interested in a New Website Project? Here’s 5 Tips to Help You Start

As the current Project Manager at thirteen05 creative, I see many different types of website projects tasked for us to complete and go out to the web with your success in mind. You name it, we’ve probably done it, or at the very least have done our research into making it possible. All of these […]

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November 3rd, 2016 by

Backlinks: Are they still a big deal?

Let’s just cut to the chase; according to massive amounts of research done by industry experts, backlinks still have a LOT of influence on your site’s ability to rank organically. But, we should also point out that not all links are created equal AND that links alone will not get you on the first page […]

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October 6th, 2016 by

Are You Keeping it Fresh?

Content is king when it comes to SEO. What do I mean by this? Well, put quite simply, if there is one ranking factor to pay attention to, its content. This means that if you want to beat out your competitors on Google, you need to be blogging and adding high quality relevant content to […]

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September 15th, 2016 by

Winter is Coming: Are You Ready?

Holiday Marketing Techniques that Work The biggest, and most competitive, time of year for e-commerce retailers is fast approaching. I know what you’re probably thinking – you’re a small retailer with no chance of outshining big box retailers, so what’s the point? The point is: you do have a chance! As long as you plan […]

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September 7th, 2016 by

3 Signs That it’s Time for a Website Redesign

Websites are not static moments in time. They are dynamic, ever growing organisms that require constant attention to ensure that they continue to do their job and remain effective towards your business goals. While design is only one of many determining factors of a website’s success, there is no doubt it’s one of the most […]

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September 1st, 2016 by

Must-Haves When Launching A New Website

Websites take a lot of work to build from scratch. The last thing you want is to launch a brand spankin’ new website that you toiled over for hours only to miss some simple but important things. Things that could completely ruin your search rankings or website experience. Even if you are not a website […]

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August 25th, 2016 by

Should I Hire Web Designers or Build My Site Myself?

Probably the most common questions a small business owner, or a marketing director of a medium sized company, would ask when first interested in creating a new website is this: Should I save money and just build a simple site myself, or should I consider hiring Web Designers to create it for me? There’s a […]

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August 17th, 2016 by

“My Website is Almost Complete, Now What?”

So, here you are. You can see the finish line; your website is almost complete. You might find yourself wondering “what’s next?” Well, that’s a great question most people don’t ask. Many assume that once a website is complete, they can set it and forget it. However, that couldn’t be further from the truth. We […]

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July 21st, 2016 by

Using Facebook Canvas to Your Advantage

We’ve all become accustomed to a certain type of advertising. One that awakens our senses and gives us that feeling – you know, that feeling when you want to immediately go buy something. Whether it be a vacation, a new outfit, or a deliciously appealing meal. No matter the commodity, we want to be sold […]

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thirteen05 creative is a marketing, web and design studio born and raised in Tampa, Florida specializing in Website Design / Development and Internet Marketing. We are creative professionals and experts in our industry; we are designers, artists, copywriters and programmers as well as business men and women.