OptimizeDude.com was started with the intention of creating a fun down to earth practical blog to help WordPress users with improving their website. Mike Patch is a long time blogger, SEO and Web Designer.
Mike is a down to earth guy that loves everything that would classify him as a nerd yet is a true dude. As a diehard sports fan, movie junky and easy going realist, Mike plans to cut the BS in many of his articles offering true advice with streamline tips from experience.
Mike started working with WordPress in 2006. He has designed websites for many prestigious firms, clients and even universities.
As a true believer of customer relations, Mike strives to create fast loading effective web designs that are aesthetically pleasing. Mike also provides sound SEO marketing and consulting advice in all areas needed for a client’s business. The hands-on approach when strategizing options and solutions is an aspect that is taken with great pride, as is being the trusted voice whenever needed.
Every website is different, and the standard cookie-cutter template cannot be applied to your business if you want to truly succeed. Your website is different from all other businesses and will have it’s share of strengths and weaknesses. Yet the most important first step to creating an effective website is to identify your demographic. Designing and promoting a website that doesn’t agree with the type of readers that often visitor your site could be off-putting. Putting yourself in the shoes of potential clients and customers that visit your site is the kind of outside the box thinking that Mike really thrives in. A strategic layout to maximize the most clicks will result in more calls and requests.