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Eric Sharp
Works at ProtoFuse
Attended Full Sail University
Lives in Orlando, Florida
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My latest on +ProtoFuse, Inc. blog. #seo   #roi   #inboundmarketing  
Is SEO worth it? Should you spend marketing dollars on it? If you're on the fence, here are 3 compelling facts that’ll prove SEO is worth the investment.
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#3 – “Stock Photography everywhere!” #webdesign   #websitedesign   #roi  
Are you cutting corners with your website's design? Don't. Lazy design decisions output a dull, under-performing & generic website. Avoid these 5 decisions.
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I began my professional career at the tail end of 1999, making 2015 a bit of a milestone. With 3oo+ websites behind me, here's what I've learned. #anniversary   #webdesign   #lessonslearned
I’ve played a role in 300 different websites since 1999. Here are the top 15 lessons I’ve learned about designing & marketing websites for clients.
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Though your content is the heart and soul of your website, it can easily — and unfortunately — be treated as an afterthought. Wireframing is your content’s greatest ally. #uxdesign   #wireframe   #wireframing   #contentmarketing   #contentcreation  
Website content needs careful planning, and wireframing is your content’s greatest ally. By investing in the process early, you’ll produce better content.
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Website Research 101: Qualitative data shows you the why and how. Quantitative data shows the who, what, when and where. #websiteresearch   #websiteplanning   #usability   #research  
There are two types of data you can rely on when planning, designing and marketing a website: qualitative and quantitative. Here are the differences.
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So, who just released a brand spankin' new website?

WE DID!

www.ProtoFuse.com

#websiterelease  #websitewednesday  
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Thanks +Ray Villalobos! How are you? What's new in your world?
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It’s not often I get to chat with the mastermind behind a tool I regularly use with my clients at +ProtoFuse, Inc. 

+Slickplan is a website sitemapping tool we use on every single project when defining the #ia  of a website. After being a customer for over a year, we decided to reach out and learn more about who they are and why they’re so awesome.

+Ian Lawson was an awesome interview. If you love information architecture, web-based software, and #entrepreneurship , you'll love this 26 minute interview!

#interview   #video   #websitedesign   #entrepreneur   #website   #SaaS  
We interviewed Ian Lawson, Founder and Product Manager of Slickplan, a super-intuitive sitemapping design tool for planning websites.
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43,843.

What's this number you ask? It's the number of CRITICAL conversions we've helped our clients generate.

Here's the behind the scenes. #googleanalytics   #data   #conversion   #casestudy  
How many conversions have we helped our clients generate? Great question! We just released a real-time conversion tracker that's updated every 24 hours.
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Reason #1: A blog helps search engines understand what your website is about.  #blogging   #blogpost   #blog   #bloggingtips
The statistical evidence to start a blog is compelling. But, what about more general benefits? Here are 3 simple reasons everyone should know.
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Our very first episode of our new video series titled "Intelligent Bytes". #websitedesign   #copywriting   #persona  
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Excited to finally put our ideas and methodology behind building intelligent website into words. Here's our manifesto!
We lay it on thick when it comes to claiming we build “intelligent” websites. But, what does that mean? This manifesto explains the make up of one.
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If I told you that most people won’t read your website’s content from beginning to end, would you believe me?

You should.

On the average web page, users have time to read at most 28% of the words. Here's what you should do about it.

#contentmarketing   #contentcreation   #contentmarketingtips  
Are people reading your website's content from beginning to end? Studies show they only read a little (28% to be exact). Here's what you should do about it.
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Artist at Heart, Entrepreneur in Mind
Introduction
The short answer
I'm passionate about my faith, wife, local church, adopted dogs, team at ProtoFuse.com, friends, beer, Chicago Bears, working for SMBs, reading, writing, thinking, being debt free, exercising and carrying lip balm wherever I go.

The long answer
I’m a melting pot of art, engineering, psychology, math and inquisitive business sense outputting a well rounded UX Designer enthusiastic in studying how people interact, search and think on the Web. I'm ferocious about utilizing both sides of my brain.

I absolutely love working with SMBs and have strived to position ProtoFuse in a way to bring tremendous value to those types of organizations. If I don't get something right the first time, you can count on me to outwork the competitors the next time around. Family roots are blue collar so hard work is certainly in my DNA. I like to think my clients love that about me.

I feel very fortunate to have worked in, contributed to, and watched the Web evolve since 1998. 15 years into this, and there's still so much to learn!
Bragging rights
Helped a midsized business become profitable and get acquired within 5 years, founded a web design company, worked with small to large organizations (most notably Stanford University) domestically and internationally, played College Football, finished a Triathlon/Half-Marathon/Insanity Program, adopted 2 dogs, married the best person I know and now a proud Father to a little girl.
Education
  • Full Sail University
    Digital Media, 1998 - 1999
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Founder & UX Designer
Employment
  • ProtoFuse
    Founder, 2013 - present
  • Caxiam Group
    Co-Founder, 2004 - 2013
  • WildCard Systems
    Creative Lead, 2003 - 2004
  • WildCard Systems
    Web Designer, 1999 - 2003
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Orlando, Florida
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Sterling, Illinois - Platteville, Wisconsin
Want the best bagel sandwich in Orlando? You'll find it here. My wife and I will grab one from time to time and it never disappoints!
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They showed up on-time, set up the bounce house within 15 minutes, and arrived to pick-up on-time again. The bounce house was of superior quality and a huge hit for my daughter's 1st bday party! These guys are professional, friendly and run a great business. Certainly will rent from them again in the future.
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