With emergency measures, brick-and-mortar businesses are reeling. Here are a few steps if you’re trying to stay open through the COVID pandemic Continue reading
Web Success Guide
The Trends Trap
An article on a difference between “Web Designer” and “Web Developer” in the fabulous Website Magazine today got me thinking about the many ways this industry scams the public. Wanna know how to avoid the pitfall of getting charged double for fancy words? Continue reading
6 questions to ask your future Web Designer
Over the many years we’ve been in this business, we’ve heard many horror stories from people who didn’t use care choosing their web design provider. Never finished websites, deadlines extending into months, sites that can’t be updated without professional help and major expense, “invisible” sites on page 236 of Google search results, and sometimes plain robbery – “web designers” who vanish after they take your money.
About 20% of our customers come to us to fix or finish someone else’s work. Yikes! Here are the 6 questions you should have on your checklist. Continue reading
You have a website. Now what?
Once your web site is “live”, you need to let people know about it. There are millions of web sites out there – you need to announce yours. Continue reading
Updates and maintenance
After your web site is built, expect periodic updates. Sites that offer useful and interesting content and/or services that are often updated are the most successful ones. Think about this – how can you entice your site visitor to come back? Search engines such as Google also like useful content and text pages, and will rank you higher for it. Continue reading
Domain name & hosting
We can help you find a domain name that “sticks”. It should be related to your business, or showcase your name. Ideally, it would also contain the most important keyword related to your business for purposes of search engine optimization – however, this is not worth having a long domain people will have trouble spelling out right. Continue reading
What is the purpose of your web site? (Site planning)
This question may sound funny, but many people don’t have a clear idea of what exactly their web site is supposed to do. Continue reading