How to make your website stand out from the competition

By Keith on December 19, 2016

Regardless of the industry you’re in, you’re competing for would-be customers’ attention. Your website can help ensure that these people choose to do business with you instead of your competition. How do you make sure your site grabs their attention and stands out from the crowd? Consider the following tips: A good domain name You […]

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How to Build a Beautiful, Functional Site on a Limited Budget

By Keith on December 08, 2016

Limited funds don’t have to warrant a poor quality website. With the right strategy, you can build a beautiful site that’s easy to use but doesn’t exceed your company’s budget. Here’s how to make it happen: Prioritize While there may be a dozen features you’d like the site to have, due to budgetary restrictions it’s […]

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How to Create an E-mail Blast People Will Actually Want to Read

By Keith on November 23, 2016

Each day people are bombarded by dozens and dozens of e-mails that quickly end up in their trash folder. They’ve got enough important work messages to attend to, so anything else really has to stand out to warrant a read through. This makes it difficult for your company’s e-mail blast to earn a customer’s attention. […]

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5 Features To Scrap From Your Website Today

By Keith on November 03, 2016

There are a few standard features every website should have, regardless of the industry you’re in. Essentials like a navigation bar, an “about” page, and an easy way to contact your business will also be must-haves for you brand’s website. However, just like with fashion and hairstyles, website design trends change over the years. Here […]

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Web Design Must-Knows for Small Business Owners

By Keith on October 23, 2016

When you’re a small business owner, you probably don’t have an extraordinary amount of extra cash to spend on a website. At the same time, you want to make sure that the site you do invest in looks great, is easy for a visitor to navigate, and keeps your brand message consistent. That’s a lot […]

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Why Your Hair Salon Absolutely Needs a Website

By Keith on October 13, 2016

Many hair salons rely on social media platforms like Instagram to help them draw in new business and keep returning clients engaged. While social media makes sense for salons and stylists (you want clients to get a visual sense of what you’re capable of) don’t discredit the importance of a website when it comes time […]

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Why Retail Stores Need Websites

By Keith on September 29, 2016

Many boutiques and smaller shops rely heavily on social media (especially Instagram) when it comes to their online presence. Customers can scroll through pictures of outfits, and simply comment letting the shop owner know which piece they’d like to buy. While social media is an important part of a retail store’s business, it’s not wise […]

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How your website can show personality but remain professional

By Keith on September 13, 2016

When you’re building a website for your business, there’s a fine line between boring and being silly. You want to showcase your brand’s personality, but don’t want would-be customers to think that you’re too unprofessional to trust with serious matters. Here are some tips on toeing that line to create a website that’s authentic, but […]

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How do I know if my site has been hacked?

By Keith on August 19, 2016

Online security is a significant concern today, especially as hackers get sneakier about grabbing personal information. It’s why you’re willing to deal with the slightly aggravating process required to use a chip reader when you could have quickly swiped your debit card and moved on with your day. And yet despite the precautions you take […]

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Key elements of a successful homepage

By Keith on August 07, 2016

Designing your website’s homepage can feel overwhelming, particularly when you’re starting from scratch. There’s so much information you feel inclined to include, and yet you don’t want to overwhelm a visitor who’s scoping your site out for the first time. When you’re going through the web design process, here are a few key elements that […]

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How to Keep Visitors Returning to Your Site

By Keith on July 19, 2016

While some of the magic behind attracting visitors to your site can be attributed to proper coding and playing nicely with search engines, in reality there are a number of other factors that also impact whether you’ll successfully convert a first-time visitor into a repeat offender. Here are some steps you can take to ensure […]

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How to Avoid Getting into Legal Trouble When You’re Using Photos On Your Website

By Keith on July 08, 2016

When you’re designing a website for your business, you want to make sure that the pages you’re focused on have visual appeal. If your site’s pages are packed with text and are completely void of photos, you’ll probably struggle to keep a visitor’s attention. Yet if you’re grabbing photos from any source you feel like […]

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