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Augusta Free Press: Your local marketing specialists

Augusta Free Press brings your ideas on marketing and what you want and need to do to reach customers and clients to reality.


Need a new business website? Hire AFP

Augusta Free Press has built more than 1,000 websites for clients across the Shenandoah Valley and Central Virginia.


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Sponsor Augusta Free Press ACC Tournament coverage from NYC

Augusta Free Press is NYC-bound! Join us in Brooklyn for the 2017 ACC Tournament. Your business can be a part of the action starting at $100.


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Small business owners: Join the mobile app revolution

Can a mobile app benefit your small business? Definitely. But the more important question is: can your small business afford to develop an app?


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What Augusta Free Press Can Do For You: Wayne Theatre

The Wayne Theatre opened its doors in March 2016, but its marketing relationship with Augusta Free Press goes back well further than that.


New Myers Corner website online: Produced by Augusta Free Press

The Myers Corner development in Augusta County has a new website designed by Augusta Free Press.


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Advertise on Augusta Free Press now through March 31 for $500 flat

Our readership continues to grow on Augusta Free Press, and we want your business to feel that love.


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Advertise on Augusta Free Press through March 31 for $500 flat

More than half off your ad on AugustaFreePress.com: $500 for advertising through March 31, 2017.


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Four WordPress plugins that could supercharge your business site overnight

Building a site that actually makes money seems like a daunting feat, doesn’t it? Regardless, savvy entrepreneurs are making it happen day after day.


Cry bias all you want: We’ll keep calling it the way we see it

A small segment of readers seems to think posting comments to the effect that AFP is “biased” in its reporting might shame the editors into silence.


Building the Machine: Marketing on a Budget

You don’t have money for TV, radio, big newspaper ads, but you still need to get in front of customers and potential clients. But how?


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Building the Machine: Social Media Marketing After Facebook

Augusta Free Press explores social media marketing and offers our tips for success in this week’s Building the Machine class.


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Building the Machine: Mobile Websites 101

The AFP Building the Machine marketing class series continues with editor Chris Graham presenting Mobile Websites 101.


Augusta Free Press assists Peter Bower, M.D. and Associates with branding

Peter Bower, M.D. and Associates in Charlottesville engaged Augusta Free Press to assist with the rebranding of its medical practice.


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What you need in a business website and why

You can’t have a successful business these days without having a website and a strong online presence. Consumers are so used to researching their options online and to learning about businesses through their websites that you will be putting your business at a major disadvantage without one.


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Staunton Public Library offers free access to online design tutorials

Are you a graphic designer trying to stay well versed in your design software? Want to learn web design? Trying to improve your skills in Microsoft Excel or PowerPoint? Want to learn how to better market your business online?


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Is your website mobile-friendly? AFP class helps get you there

Did you get a threatening-sounding email from Google telling you that if your website isn’t mobile-friendly, then your site will no longer show up in mobile searches on Google?


Augusta Free Press launches new website for Daily Living Center

The Daily Living Center in Waynesboro has a new website produced by Augusta Free Press.


Belle Hearth Bed & Breakfast has new website designed by Augusta Free Press

Belle Hearth Bed & Breakfast has a new website built by Augusta Free Press. The award-winning Belle Hearth, located in the historic district of Downtown Waynesboro, depicts the fine craftsmanship of the late Victorian/Neoclassical period, with food selections featuring locally-grown fruits and vegetables.


Placements due for November/December Augusta Free Press: The Magazine

Augusta Free Press: The Magazine is accepting placements for our November/December 2015 issue. The issue will feature our normal offerings of news, business, politics, community, entertainment, sports and more. The issue will also feature a Holiday/Gift Giving Guide prepared by feature writer Theresa Curry and photographer Mark Miller.


Avoid these web hosting mistakes

So you have come up with a new idea for a website that is going to change the world, or maybe you just thought you needed another place to upload cat videos, but there are some issues you should know about before you go shopping around for a web hosting plan. Avoid these common mistakes by doing your own research and not falling for marketing gimmicks.


Augusta Free Press Fall Marketing Classes Announced: Register now

Join Augusta Free Press at the Power Hour at Panera Bread in Waynesboro for our series of one-hour business classes.


Augusta Free Press launches new website for Heatherfield Designs

Heatherfield Designs, based in Mount Sidney, Va., has a new website online produced by Augusta Free Press.


What Augusta Free Press Does For: Waynesboro YMCA

The Waynesboro YMCA is one of the early clients of Augusta Free Press. The relationship between AFP and the Waynesboro Y began in 2009 with a new website design, and has grown over the years to encompass content development, video production, marketing campaigns and more.


Augusta Free Press produces new website for Orcas Island vacation cottages

The Cottages at Orcas Island, a grouping of vacation cottages in Washington state northwest of Seattle, is online with a new website produced by Augusta Free Press.


Staunton Augusta YMCA has new website from Augusta Free Press

The Staunton Augusta YMCA has debuted a new website produced by Augusta Free Press.


Augusta Free Press launches new website design for Hearing Healthcare of Virginia

Hearing Healthcare of Virginia has an updated website design produced by Augusta Free Press. The design features a clean, visually-appealing layout with details on hearing screenings, hearing aids and information on hearing loss and tinnitus.


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Mobilegeddon is nigh: Is your website going to get lost in the Google mobile-friendly search shuffle?

Google is changing the way it ranks search results based on how mobile-friendly a website is. Translation: if your website isn’t mobile-friendly, you’re not going to be on page one of search results.


AFP web clients: Test the mobile-friendliness of your website for $99

More than half of all web traffic comes from smartphones and tablets, and the trend that has seen more traffic from mobile than desktop is only going to get more pronounced in the coming months and years.


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AFP releases spring, summer business, marketing, website class schedule

Join Augusta Free Press at the Panera Bread in Waynesboro for our series of one-hour business classes. Most classes are only $10 per participant.


Let Augusta Free Press build your website

Augusta Free Press has built more than 600 websites for business and nonprofit clients across the United States.


Reserve space now for May/June 2015 Issue of Augusta Free Press: The Magazine, and save 10%

Augusta Free Press: The Magazine is now accepting ads for our May/June 2015 issue. Discounts are available for early placement and early payment.


Valley Pool & Spa has new website built by Augusta Free Press

Valley Pool & Spa has a new website designed and powered by Augusta Free Press. The new site, online at www.ValleyPool.com, features information on in-ground pools, above-ground pools, spas and related products and services from Valley Pool & Spa, which was founded in 1960 and has locations in Waynesboro, Staunton and Harrisonburg.


AFP editor Chris Graham featured on HoosNetwork

Augusta Free Press editor Chris Graham was a recent guest on a web broadcast on the HoosNetwork, an online hub created by the Engagement & Annual Giving team at the University of Virginia to promote engagement between UVA alums.


Advertise online on AugustaFreePress.com

AugustaFreePress.com continues to be the region’s #1 source for local news – and your ad can be on the site for a very affordable rate.


Accepting placements for March/April Augusta Free Press: The Magazine

Augusta Free Press: The Magazine is now accepting placements for our March/April 2015 issue. The full-color magazine offers news with an emphasis on marketing, politics, community, entertainment and more.


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No marketing department? You can afford it!

Don’t have an in-house marketing department? Contract with Augusta Free Press for your marketing needs. We have been handling marketing for area companies for more than a decade, and our regional expertise is unmatched.


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Small businesses will need to rethink Facebook strategy

The change with Facebook that has been slowly coming for the past two years will solidify in January with the virtual end of so-called organic reach for business messages.


Augusta Free Press produces video for Fishburne Military School

Augusta Free Press produced a web video for Fishburne Military School in Waynesboro featuring the school’s Annual Blessing of the Colors at a special event on campus in Waynesboro, Va., on Sept. 17, 2014


Washington Community Scholars’ Center opens door to D.C. employment

California native Stephen Quenzer spent the summer on his cross-cultural experience at the Washington Community Scholars’ Center.