Why Your Business Needs a Website, Even If You’re Good at Social Media

By Keith on May 04, 2022

Business owners spend an abundance of time carefully cultivating their company’s social media presence. It’s exhausting but important work, no doubt. But a wise business owner doesn’t rely solely on social media to promote their brand. Why do you need a website in addition to a strong social media presence? Here are a few reasons: […]

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4 Quick Tips for Getting Your Start as a Web Designer

By Keith on March 07, 2022

I’ve been designing websites for more than a decade now, and I love hearing from up-and-coming web designers who are looking to hone their craft. It’s a field that allows you to be creative, all while helping business owners. If you’re hoping to become a web designer, here are some tips for continuing to improve […]

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5 Easy Ways to Make Your Website More Engaging

By Keith on February 02, 2022

The Internet is great in many ways. Trying to remember the name of that song you danced to at your prom in 1992? A quick Google search will tell you! Need to find a great sushi place near your hotel? Done! But with these modern conveniences comes a serious risk for analysis paralysis. There are […]

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4 Website-Focused New Year’s Resolutions for 2022

By Keith on January 10, 2022

As we kick off 2022, you’ve probably made a few New Year’s resolutions for yourself. Maybe you want to get in the gym more, or you want to start reading more frequently. While you’re thinking up some personal goals for the year ahead, don’t forget about your business’s website. Here are a few website New […]

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What You Can Expect During the Web Design Process

By Keith on December 03, 2021

If your 2022 goals include investing in a new website for your business, congratulations! It’s an exciting milestone for any brand. Depending on your level of familiarity with web design, you might not be totally aware of what to expect as you move through the web design process. While that experience will vary based on […]

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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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