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Explore our web design blog posts covering topics on web design, web hosting, web security, and website development best practices.

Since 2015, Google and other search engines have continually placed more emphasis on mobile-friendly websites and today, mobile-friendliness is a direct ranking factor for displaying in search results. In order to improve your search engine rankings, boost traffic, and deliver a...
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As of 2021, online shopping is more popular than ever. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, online consumer spending went up by 32.4% in 2020 alone, making it the highest annual e-commerce growth in the country in over 20 years....
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When it comes to web design, there are numerous factors to consider and implement to ensure a quality, effective website for your small business. However, with an ever-evolving digital world and countless web design tips and tricks circulating the internet, deciphering...
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In today’s online environment, web security is absolutely essential for your small business. While you may think larger corporations are more at risk of cyber-attacks, your small business website acts as low-hanging fruit and is actually a prime target for hackers...
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Web hosting and website design are two vital aspects of any successful online business. While some businesses use different companies for web hosting and website design, as a small business owner, communicating your website needs between two companies can cause major...
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As more people move online to purchase their desired products and services, it is critical to ensure your small business’ e-commerce website is up to par. With just a few clicks, online users have a plethora of website options to select...
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As a small business owner, you might assume that hackers usually target larger, high-revenue organizations and leave small businesses alone. Unfortunately, this is not the case. In fact, small businesses make for ideal targets for cyber-attacks as they often lack the...
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Technology continues to grow by leaps and bounds and extraordinary website design is no exception. Throughout this year, several web design trends have increased in popularity. All of these popular trends work together to provide users with greater function and a...
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When it comes to your small business website, content management systems (CMS) and website builders can help make editing and updating your site and content easy. But how do you choose between a CMS and a website builder? While both options...
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Given the state of the world today, it is extremely important for your small business to have a fully functional e-commerce website if possible. Today, more and more people turn online to search for and purchase their desired products and services...
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A CMS, or content management system, is a custom tailored, advanced database-driven, online system that streamlines web management. While you may not be familiar with the term “CMS”, you probably can think of a couple of CMS platforms, like WordPress and...
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As a small business owner today, having a well-designed, functioning website is crucial for your success. Even if you have the best products and the smartest service, if your small business website is lacking in any way, you'll fall behind your...
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, online shopping increased exponentially throughout 2020 and consumers became increasingly reliant on using their smartphones, tablets, and laptops to make purchases. Today, advancements in technology are allowing online retailers to make shopping and transactions easier than...
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In today’s competitive landscape and with the majority of consumers searching for products and services online, having a website is critical for your small business’ continued success. However, just having a functioning website isn't enough. If your small business website is...
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When done right, web design and search engine optimization (SEO) are two separate disciplines that work closely together to help benefit and improve your small business’ overall success. Web design describes aspects of the website itself, while SEO refers to how...
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A content delivery network (CDN) refers to a widely-distributed group of servers that speed up website loading times by reducing the distance between the user and the server, allowing the user to more quickly view content from anywhere in the world....
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In our blog post last week, we discussed several tips for improving your small business’ e-commerce website to help generate traffic and boost sales. This week, we’re focusing in more on the importance of providing excellent customer service to your online...
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Due to online advancements over the last few years, and in light of COVID-19, the majority of consumers today are turning online to find and purchase their desired products and/or services. As such, it’s not only important to have an e-commerce...
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Many small businesses struggle with the website security paradox. With limited budgets and security knowledge, many small businesses are left open to cyberattacks which, in turn, often cause financial losses. This paradox poses the question: why should a small business spend...
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As online trends are always changing, ensuring your website is up to date is crucial for your small business’ success. If it’s been a while since you've given your website a design update, it might be time to make some changes....
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As a small business owner in today’s world, you most likely know the importance of having a well-designed website and keeping an active online presence. However, expanding your small business via e-commerce could be an essential next step, especially in light...
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