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Roger Ellman

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Helping small companies ensure their website has the right approach for greatest success in appealing to visitors, customers. Promotion effectively via the internet (but can answer only 1 or 2 specific questions at a time, here!). We know what works and what does not. We need a description of the website and the business it is serving (or intends to). I will try to proffer advice that bridges the gap between the "tech" or "IT" people and those with less of a technical approach. If you have the idea and are business-savvy - but the "newspeak" of high technology gets you down, you`ve come to the right place!

Experience in the area

Created mutiple websites-based travel company online - started 2001 (sold in 2010) Operate several websites: RogerEllman.com - TheRepliesBook.com - Thankly.com - PoemsAndSongs.com - 2sane.com Advised online DVD startup regarding web systems and design Copy written for all websites, professional and business materials Design of websites Usability connoisseur

Publications

Online - websites SuperbGreeece.com, CreteTravel.com, 2sane.com, numerous online press and media sites in the Economics, travel and help areas.

Education/Credentials

Studies include Lotus Notes, Ruby on Rails, HTML and CSS - BUT...90% of learning has been by trying, improving and doing!

Past/Present Clients

Virgin; Leisure complex in Crete; High desert retreat - Arizona,USA; Consumer shopping website - UK and Europe; Legal services company - HI,USA - More

What do you like about this subject?

The Internet: It's a great arena for everyone, operations of all sizes, to put flair and business ideas to work - the satisfaction of helping people understand appropriate ways of making it all work is enormous. It also provides healthy business revenue. Usability and customer-friendliness of websites is a main interest.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

More, More, More. How to do it better, how to improve communications and how to help others fully understand the processes of getting their message across - successfully! The best ways, better ways, to meld online and offline for a seamless experience...and successful commercial result.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

You never know what interests others - unless you let them tell you! You CAN do that on your website; you'll benefit from it too.

Something controversial or provocative about this subject

There is no ONE way that's the right way - but there are several that have REASONS to work and some that push everyone away (from your website). I know some of each.


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Jim07/12/16101010I looked it up too, and perhaps .....
briana03/09/16101010Thank you.
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S. Mahabir04/24/13101010 
Sterling02/06/13101010 

Recent Answers from Roger Ellman

2016-07-11 facebook likes:

Jim,    To the best of my knowledge, and in case a quick search on Google provided new information I did just that, there is no way of hiding "likes" in the way you wish to.     I am Not an expert on Facebook

2015-05-15 Online store:

Liza,    First let me say it is some years since I have tried to do what you would like to succeed at now. It was easier then! But I do keep an open eye on these matters so I have a few thoughts; though

2014-03-06 WHAT TYPE OF WEB DESIGN:

Terri    I do not ahve the immediate knowledge yet, which could truly help you.     I am sorry.    However I have worked with and also used the web design, builidng and strategy services of a small company

2013-02-04 What was this site created with?:

Sterling    I have several sites that use WordPress (but I'm still not an expert!) and all use some plug-ins etc.  These are readily available and depending on how ambitious or how feature-rich a site

2013-02-02 What was this site created with?:

Sterling    I am not the best qualified person to answer this completely. I must do some more learning!    But as I see it this is using WordPress...but many use WordPress with numerous add-ons, plug-ins

 

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