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For over a decade, Igniting Business has established itself as a comprehensive resource for small businesses looking to succeed and grow to the next level. Our team works with small businesses all over the nation from our headquarters in Lee’s Summit, MO (Kansas City area). Our services include the full spectrum of web design, search engine optimization (SEO), and digital marketing.

Igniting Business’ team consists of SEO, web design, and digital marketing experts. Some of our certifications and partnerships include:

Igniting Business’ team consists of SEO, web design, and digital marketing experts. Some of our certifications and partnerships include:

  • Google Partner
  • Google Ads Certified
  • Shopify Partner
  • MailChimp Experts
  • Joomla Service Provider
  • YOOtheme Pro Experts

Additionally, our staff has been featured on news outlets including Fox Business, CNBC Universal, Intuit Small Business, Yahoo News, The Kansas City Star, and more.

For more web design, marketing, and SEO tools and tips from Igniting Business, check out our resources page.

To learn more about our company and our leadership, view our full company profile.

What Are Facebook Live Videos and How Should Small Businesses Use Them?

What are Facebook live videos and how should small businesses utilize them? If your small business has a company Facebook page but isn’t familiar with their new live videos feature, here's what you need to know. Instead of using apps like...

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How to Verify a Small Business Page on Facebook

If your small business has a company Facebook page, it is extremely important that the page is verified. Having a verified page let’s your viewers know that your Facebook page is a trustworthy page. If you haven't already looked into how...

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Our Columbia Office Has Relocated!

  As 2016 is under way and our company continues to grow, Igniting Business is thrilled to announce that as of April 25th, we have packed up and moved our Columbia office to The Village of Cherry Hill! Although we will...

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How to Reach Your Target Market Organically with Informational Blog Posts

As a small business, it is extremely important to market your company to your target audience. We know you have lots of informative and relevant industry knowledge to share, and blogging is the way to get that information across in the...

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3 Reasons Custom-Built Computers Outperform and Outlast Off-the-Shelf Brand Machines

Many small business customers prefer custom-built computers over name brands, but why? Here are 3 reasons you should seriously consider having a custom-built computer: 1. Performance and Reliability Not all computers are created equal. Dell, HP, Acer and Toshiba all use...

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4 Signs that a Rebrand is in Order

Branding is an invaluable tool, especially for small businesses. A strong brand is one that is recognizable, clear and consistent. Such a brand generates repeat business, referrals, and adds value to a business that exceeds the worth of its physical assets....

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SSL - Why is it a SEO Ranking Factor you MUST Consider? (Updated)

This post has been last updated as of October 26, 2016 to reflect new, critical information. As small business owners speak with the designers or hosts of their website, they may hear the buzzword "SSL" and wonder what it is all...

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4 New Features in Microsoft Office 2016 that Save Time

As you may have heard, Microsoft released Office 2016, and, recently, it has become available for download with existing Office 365 customers. If you think Office 2016 looks very similar to Office 2013, you’re quite right. At first glance, the changes...

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How to Use a Social Media Contest to Boost Your Followers

As you may already know, having a strong social media presence can help your business become more of a success. Even though you may be putting a lot of work into your social media marketing campaigns, you might not have all...

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Why are Online Customer Reviews Important for Small Businesses?

As a small business owner, you have put a significant amount of time and work into crafting the perfect website and promoting your company utilizing many different marketing methods. Yet, many small businesses forget the importance of encouraging customer reviews (also...

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How Small Businesses Can Learn from Logo Redesigns of Top Brands

As we've discussed in the past, your logo is the face of your business. It’s how outsiders recognize or remember your brand. What do you think of when you see a “swoosh,” an apple, or two golden arches? Probably Nike, Apple,...

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5.5 Tips for Making the Best Out of a Local Business Exhibition or Expo

If you are a local business owner, you might be looking forward to attending a local event for business owners like you. Luckily, following these tips for how to make the best out of a local business exhibition or expo may...

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FAQ: What is Content Marketing?

Contact marketing has been discussed a lot this past year among businesses as a great way to establish their brand online, and it’s arguably going to be even more important for 2016. We get comments from small business owners saying they...

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Is Video Actually a Powerful Marketing Tool?

A Wharton Research Center study conducted by Lynn Oppenheim (Oppenheim, 1981) has shown that the retention rate of verbal only presentations is approximately 10 percent. Yet when you combine visual messages with verbal communication, an approximate 400% increase is evident as...

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6 Content Marketing Tips for Busy Small Business Owners

If you want to build your business online, content marketing is an important part of the marketing mix. However, finding the resources to create a blog, e-newsletters, a how-to video or other types of content is a common obstacle. In a...

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4 Marketing Guidelines to Consider for Your 2016 Marketing Initiatives

Marketing has changed over the years and it continues to evolve as technology offers new, exciting ways to reach your market. Many small businesses today struggle to stand out in the business scene, especially with larger competitors who inevitably have a...

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Is Your Website Up To Date? 4 Web Design Trends Seen in 2015

With all of the new features that world of web design has seen in the past year, it can be frustrating to figure out which trends to implement in order to keep your website relevant and up-to-date. To help you, we...

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Budgeting for IT Upgrades: Plan Now or Potentially Spend More Later

According to Nicole Fallen Taylor, Business News Daily Assistant Editor, "a 2015 survey by small business credit provider Headway Capital found that although 57 percent of small business owners anticipated growth this year, nearly 19 percent expressed concern about how unexpected...

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3 Small Business Productivity Apps for Your Smartphone

For a small business owner, time is literally money. Solutions that can increase speed, eliminate duplication, or allow you and your employees to maximize time are invaluable. Below, we discuss three free or low cost productivity apps for Android and Apple...

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4 Essential Qualities to Look for in a Website Designer

Once you've made the decision to develop or redesign a website for your small business, many key points must be considered; budget, choosing a host site, determining the target audience, etc. One of the most important questions to ask is: do you...

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IB Staff Retreat and Small Business Exhibition – Fall Update

Staff Fall Retreat So far, the Igniting Business team has had a great start to the fall season! In mid-October, a few members of the IB staff we're able to meet in Lee's Summit on a Saturday for a day of...

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