The Secret to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

By: Joe Domaleski
President, AIS Solutions Group

As a web professional, the question I get asked most about is how one can achieve high ranking for their website on the major search engines. In the industry, we call this Search Engine Optimization or SEO for short. It is a fact that most people find what they are looking for on the web by using a search engine. It stands to reason that if you want to be found, then you need to be prominently placed in a list of search results.

Who wants to make lots of local money on the local web?


What “local web”? you savvy local business owners and managers may ask.

I’m talking about the WorldWide Web (the ubiquitous “www” in Internet addresses), but turned to the advantage of us local business operators.

Seven key ingredients of effective business/non-profit websites

By Joe Domaleski
President, AIS Solutions Group

In today’s Internet-connected world, an organization’s online presence is in many ways even more important than their physical presence. There’s no denying the importance of a physical office to an organization in providing a place to meet, conduct business, and conveying an image. The scope of the physical office is, obviously, limited to those who drive by or enter the premises.

The benefits of following The Citizen Sports on Twitter

The most often heard complaint about Twitter, a “real time short messaging service that works over multiple networks and devices”, is that there is no reason that people should care about the minutiae of other people’s lives. In talking with people about the web site/service, some of the things this reporter has heard range from “Why do I care what you had for breakfast?” to “Nobody’s life is all that interesting anyway?” I agree, but Twitter has a purpose and, if used properly, can provide some good information in the most timely fashion possible.

The web site for Fayette County is one for all occasions


If you haven’t gone to the website of Fayette County Administration office lately (, you are in for a treat., the Travel and Recreation Guide to Georgia adapts the editorial content and style of the popular Brown’s Guide to Georgia Magazine to the Internet, bringing information about the state’s travel and recreation resources to a broader audience in Georgia and throughout the United States.

Chamber web site fills you in on local businesses, organizations

The Fayette County Chamber of Commerce web site is an excellent source of information on the Fayette community and local businesses, offering easy links to a wide variety of business resources, “hot deals”, job opportunities and upcoming community events. The Chamber Business Directory is easily searchable by business categories and keywords, and shows member business locations via Google maps.

Fayetteville web site keeps citizens up to date

By Kelvin Joiner
Fayetteville IT tech

The City of Fayetteville provides its citizens up-to-date information with a portal to the information highway. Now more than ever, people are using the Internet to get news and general information, surpassing newspapers, television and radio.

Tyrone’s latest web site thinks big for a small town

By Police Chief
Special to The Citizen

Having a useful, informative online presence is virtually required for local governments in today’s technically savvy society, no matter how many citizens they serve, and the Town of Tyrone recognizes that. The Town’s website (, which began as a humble one page site with a few lines of text and two photos in 1998, now contains over 80 pages of information and takes up over 5 gigabytes of space on its web server. Not bad for a Town of only 7,000 residents.

Website educates community about Fayette County’s public schools

By Melinda Berry-Dreisbach
Special to The Citizen

Parents and community members who want to learn about the Fayette County Public School System have to look no further than

Peachtree City web site gives citizens opportunity to do lots of things on-line

Peachtree City residents can use the Internet in a variety of ways and in some cases avoid a trip to City Hall or the recreation department for example.

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