Social Media in Marketing

Social Media in Marketing

What is social media and why is it important to my business? Five years ago hardly any business asked this question, and they probably didn’t need to. Today every business needs to be represented in social media.

Four Reasons a Website is a Must-Have for Any Business

Four Reasons a Website is a Must-Have for Any Business

Whether you’re a small business just wetting its feet or a large business that’s been around the block a time or two, in 2017 everyone needs a website. A website itself can be used to accomplish many different marketing strategies to help your business grow. Below are four reasons why a website is a must-have...

Don't Create Your Own Website

Don't Create Your Own Website

Budgets are always tight for small businesses and startups. Every dollar counts, so you must look for ways to save money wherever possible. Will the decisions you make now yield good results later on, or will a cost-cutting measure that looks good today bite you back later?

This is exactly what you’ll be wondering if you go with a “cheap” cookie-cutter web development platform like Wix, Squarespace or Web.com. The idea seems great on the surface: you pay a low monthly fee and you can “design” your own website for yourself. So cheap! So easy! But so risky! 
Here’s why:

Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

Google Has Revamped Their Search Algorithm To Favor Mobile-Friendly Sites

There’s no mistaking the fact that Google is driving the mobile revolution. Google is the world’s largest mobile platform provider (Android). Google is also the world’s largest mobile search provider. Google has the largest mobile app store. In other words, Google gets to make the calls on mobile.

But things are getting even bigger. Google isn’t satisfied with the biggest piece of the pie for devices, search, and apps. They might eventually own the airwaves, too (maybe). The purpose of this article is to tell you what’s going down with Google’s mobile stance & recent search algorithm change, and what you need to do in response.  If you don’t want to figure this out for yourself, call Hawaii Service Providers today (808.446.3664).  We are experienced in designing mobile-friendly websites and are ready to assist you with this transition. 

If you haven’t heard already, on April 21, 2015, Google rolled out their most significant mobile algorithm change to date.  This change affects anyone that owns a website that is not currently mobile friendly.  So what is a mobile-friendly website?  Thankfully, it’s pretty easy to find out. Just run your website through Google’s Mobile-Friendly Test page...

2 Nickels, One Blender... WHAT?!

2 Nickels, One Blender... WHAT?!

Utilizing online marketing tools to jumpstart your business in 2015

Who puts 2 nickels in a blender?!?  Some might say only the craziest or daring people like the characters from the movie The Internship would do this, but the truth is we all want to try it!  I’m not saying to go ahead and throw 2 nickels in a blender, but I do encourage the idea of thinking outside the box.  Only a small percentage of people ever follow through on that great idea they had or believe that they can be more than just an employee. These are the people who change lives, take risks, and are game changers.  We call them Entrepreneurs! 

We'll Bring Visibility To Your Local Business

We'll Bring Visibility To Your Local Business

Aloha, 

We are Hawaii Service Providers – specializing in custom web design, graphic design, SEO, SEM, Social Media Marketing & print advertising (amongst other specialty services).  Launched in 2013, HSP was created out of a profound desire to bring affordable, innovative and effective marketing services to local companies. Born and raised on the island of Oahu, Owner and CEO, Aaron Ward was looking to bring his skills and talents to his community to make a positive impact on local businesses. 

“I noticed that many small business in our local community were suffering due to their lack of knowledge of the tools available to them through online resources...