The Short Story

Can you spare a dime?

Photo courtesy of Nicholas Pollack, and was cropped to fit. See you remember when you carried several dimes or quarters, just in case you needed to make a phone call?   Read more

Can you afford to "go cheap"?

How cheap can you go?If you are being offered a cheap website with cheap hosting, it will almost certainly be using software the web developer can get for free, supplemented with "plug-ins" built by hobbyists, and installed on cheap rented hard disk space with little if any service included by the "landlord".  Read more

He can tell you, and won’t even have to kill you!

One of our newest clients knows the mind of terrorists. He has stood eye-to-eye with the Taliban and al-Qaeda, engineered anti-terrorist operations in Uganda, and a lot more.   Read more

Must. Get. More. Traffic!

We get asked almost every day about websites and getting more traffic via Google etc. Sometimes, that might not be the right question.  Read more

Spotted in McKinney -- Kim & Bill!

Feelin' a bit of déjà vu?  Yep, Short Story Marketing is a new brand, but we've been around for quite a while, as Frisco Websites Read more

Must be free - I found it on the Internet

Well... no. Sorry, it doesn't work that way.  In fact, it's the opposite. If someone publishes material on their website, it is automatically protected by copyright law.  Read more

Your website on the go!

If your website is starting to get a significant number of visits from smartphones, it's time to think about providing a better view to those visitors than just a tiny version of your website.  Read more

Spotlight - Gentle Creek Equestrian Center

The highest expression of horse training... "Dressage" is a competitive equestrian sport, defined by the International Equestrian Federation as "the highest expression of horse training," with formal presentation in all aspects of the sport.  Read more

Imaginary friends don't make you more popular

You need friends, followers, prospects, and even interested strangers to "like" you, to "share" what you say, and to "follow" your activity on your website, in social media links to your website, and in your blog!  Read more

Just when you thought you had figured out how Google operates... they are changing the rules

Google is about to roll out one of the biggest group of changes in its history -- and it will affect how millions of websites show up in Google search results.   Read more


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