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5 Website Traits You Should Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

By Keith on November 04, 2021

As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s time to start thinking about the things in your life that you’re most grateful for. While your gratitude probably covers your kids, family, friends, and health, you can also consider the business-related gratitude you’re feeling, too. If you need a kickstart as you’re reviewing your gratitude list, here are a few […]

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4 Tips to Make Sure Your Business’s Logo Pops

By Keith on September 16, 2021

Designing a logo for your business is a key part of the branding process. When done correctly, your logo will become synonymous with your brand and all that it represents. If I asked you to close your eyes, I bet you could envision the logos of brands like Nike, Apple, and McDonald’s without cheating and […]

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5 ways to continue to grow as a web designer

By Keith on August 10, 2021

It doesn’t matter how long you’ve been working in web design or how naturally talented you are, all designers have room for improvement and should be focused on continuing to learn. This growth looks different for different people, but if you’re looking to up your design game, here are a few ways to get started: […]

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3 Sneaky Ways Your Web Copy is Failing You

By Keith on May 07, 2021

Many of us don’t exactly love to write, but even if you consider yourself quite the scribe, writing copy for a website is a different animal than, say, writing the next Great American Novel. If your website isn’t packing the punch you’d hoped it would, lackluster copy may be to blame. Here are three sneaky […]

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What in the world is a bounce rate and how do you improve yours?

By Keith on April 05, 2021

As you’re researching ways to create a more user-friendly experience for your website’s visitors, you might have heard web design geeks like me mention a term called “bounce rate.” What exactly is bounce rate? Your website’s bounce rate references how many visitors leave your site after checking out only one page. Essentially, they didn’t find […]

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Six Ways to Deal With Negative Reviews

By Keith on March 04, 2021

Unfortunately, for every 100 customers that can’t get enough of your product, you’ll probably encounter one or two people who don’t have kind things to say. Whether their assessment is true or you’re dealing with a troll, you’ll want to address these negative reviews in order to let the person feel heard and to prevent […]

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6 Things Customers Want From Your E-Commerce Site

By Keith on February 09, 2021

When a potential customer visits your brand’s e-commerce website, there’s a high likelihood that they’re engaged and are actively looking to make a purchase. Keep your sales flowing and your brand blossoming by ensuring that your site has these must-have components:   Clear images A potential purchaser who is browsing your site wants to be […]

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5 Design Trends to Watch For in 2021

By Keith on January 05, 2021

It’s a new year (finally!) and while you’re probably focusing on resolutions and hitting reset after 2020, don’t forget to spend some time considering your web presence, too. If you’re thinking about giving your website a new look this year, here are some design trends to pay attention to in 2021: 3D elements Humans are […]

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How to Tell If Your Website Is User-Friendly

By Keith on December 03, 2020

While you’re probably hoping that your website increases sales, adds to your subscriber base, or raises awareness about your brand, ultimately you also want it to provide a positive user experience, too. Here are some ways to tell if your website is as intuitive and user-friendly as it should be:   It’s easy to navigate […]

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7 Important Tasks to Take Care of Before You Launch Your Website

By Keith on November 13, 2020

You’ve gone back and forth with your designer for months. You’ve teased a “big surprise” on your brand’s social media channels. There’s only one thing left to do…it’s time to launch your company’s new website! While this is inevitably an exciting time for your business, here are seven things to take care of before your […]

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5 Reasons Your Customers Hate Your Website Redesign

By Keith on September 11, 2020

Just as you handle home improvements regularly to keep your space looking fresh, website redesigns are a necessary part of keeping your online presence in tip-top shape. Whether it’s redoing your landing page or updating how your photos display on the site, these tweaks make a major difference in your web presence. But before you […]

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Why You Should Create a Website for your Side Hustle

By Keith on August 04, 2020

Whether it’s photography or tutoring, a side hustle is a great way to indulge a creative hobby and make a little extra cash. Even if your side venture only takes up a couple of hours per week, it’s still worth building an online presence for the business. Here’s why: Establish credibility Before opting to work […]

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