Marketing + design are the silent ambassadors of your brand. Let your visual content + written communication be powerful enough, it leaves an imprint in the mind.
Building a website without SEO is like leaving your business card in a cafe in hopes a potential customer finds it. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is not a set it and forget it tactic. It is a slow and steady race.
Web design, web development, SEO, mobile responsiveness and quality content are like a marriage - if one doesn't exist, it all falls apart. Let your website be one of your brand ambassadors.