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DIY SEO Basics: The Definitive Guide

DIY SEO Basics: The Definitive Guide

Congratulations! You’ve got a stellar new website, but now what? Well, you probably want to start thinking about Search Engine Optimization (SEO), so your site will show up in search engines. Investing in an effective website is pointless if no one can find it.

Why We Use WordPress

Why We Use WordPress

As a web design company, there are many ways to build websites. You've probably even heard of some of them — Wix, Squarespace, or even Shopify. Our primary goal is to create high-quality, user-friendly websites that meet the needs and goals of our clients. To achieve...

10 Bad Clients Red Flags & Warning Signs

10 Bad Clients Red Flags & Warning Signs

Chances are you've probably had some bad clients experiences in the past—and that's OK—we all have when we first started out in our web design journey. In this post, I'll go over some of the red flags we look for when talking to prospective clients. 1. They tell you...

Website Maintenance: The Definitive Guide

Website Maintenance: The Definitive Guide

Congratulations! Your new website is up and running! But if you're like many small business owners, you want to focus on your running your business, not on updating your website. It's likely it will stay in it's current state for months. And that's okay! Your website...

Ultimate Guide to Small Business Web Design in 2021

Ultimate Guide to Small Business Web Design in 2021

Does your website represent the level of quality that your company offers? What if I told you a bad website can lose a companies customers, and send them fleeing to a competitor? It can be frustrating to offer better products or services, only to have a competitor...

Quick Tips to identify the latest scams targeting website owners.

Quick Tips to identify the latest scams targeting website owners.

Scams Targeting Website Owners: Website Domain Renewals This tip is about the latest scams targeting website owners. As if we don’t have enough to worry about, right?! Scammers are getting REALLY GOOD at making things look legit. Lately, we’re seeing an uptick in...

The Importance Of Discovery In The Web Design Process

The Importance Of Discovery In The Web Design Process

Creating websites that people want to use requires a large amount of research. If you don’t know who your audience is, how can you ever expect to design a website that suits their wants and needs? The answer is you won’t. You’ll end up with a half-baked, Hodge-podged,...

Do You Need A Website If You Have Social Media?

Do You Need A Website If You Have Social Media?

The short answer is YES. Let's be real. It's 2020. If you don't have an optimized website, you are already behind your competition and your customers expectations. Today's tech savvy customers expect you to have a business website, and many won't even consider a...