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How Creating a Customer Profile Can Improve Your Small Business E-Commerce Website

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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4 Features to Look for in a CMS Platform

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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3 Fundamental Website Mistakes Your Small Business Should Avoid

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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3 Trends Shaping E-Commerce in 2021

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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Evaluate Your Small Business Website in 2021

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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How Web Design and SEO Work Together to Benefit Your Small Business

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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FAQ: What is a CDN? How Does a CDN Benefit My Small Business Website?

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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Small Business E-Commerce Advice Part 2: Excel at Online Customer Service

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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Small Business E-Commerce Advice Part 1: 4 Tips for Improving Your E-Commerce Website

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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Small Business Website Security – Balancing Costs and Consequences

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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5 Signs it is Time to Redesign Your Small Business Website

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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Expand Your Customer Base with a Well-Designed E-Commerce Website

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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Consistency is Key to a Successful Online Presence

When it comes to standing out online, ensuring your small business’ brand is fully established is important. Furthermore, ensuring you maintain consistent branding across your website and the rest of the web is even more crucial to building brand awareness. Consistency...

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6 Eye-Catching Trends in Web Design

Web design is constantly changing to offer consumers experiences on the web that are fast, easy-to-use, and visually appealing. If you're looking to improve your small business website, keep reading to check out six top trends in web design that you...

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4 Benefits of Using Shopify for Your Small Business E-Commerce Site

E-commerce has changed the way people shop in recent years. According to Statista, e-commerce accounted for $2.8 trillion in sales in 2018 and is predicted to hit $4.8 trillion by 2021. Even if you are a small business owner, implementing an...

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6 Essential Details to Have on Your Small Business Website

Having a 'modern' website can be a daunting concept for a small business. Website trends and technologies continually evolve, making it easy to feel as if you’ve fallen behind as a small business owner. With so many different web design trends...

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Strengthen Your Small Business Online Efforts During COVID-19

Small businesses are the backbone of our economy. Consider these statistics compiled by the United States Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy: There are 30.7 million small businesses in the U.S.This totals to 99.9% of all businesses in our nation.Small businesses...

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Be Prepared for These Small Business Cyber Security Threats

In a blog post last month, we discussed a few small business cyber security statistics that showed the shocking truth about small business’ vulnerability to cyberattacks. This week, we’ll discuss a couple of specific cyber threats and how you can better...

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FAQ – What is the Difference Between Resizing and Compressing Images?

Websites are filled with images. Big, small, and some with stunningly high definition. Although website visitors may want to see all those images, they often do not wish to wait long for the images and the remainder of your webpage to...

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10 Small Business Cyber Security Statistics

The world wide web has brought numerous benefits to the world, including technological advancements and unimaginable global connections. Unfortunately, it has also led to the rise of cybercrimes that can have detrimental effects. Recent Juniper research revealed that in 2019, such...

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Benefits of Google Analytics for Small Business Owners

The evolution of the World Wide Web has made globalization and digitization easier, leading to an increase in the number of people and devices that access the internet. In a bid to leverage this, many companies have taken their businesses online...

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