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

Google Analytics Analysis Part 1: Read Your Google Analytics Data By Date

In June, we discussed how to effectively leverage Google Analytics for your website.  Due to the sheer volume and robustness of data provided by Google Analytics, small business owners can often get lost amongst the data and reports.  Today, we launch...

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What are the Disadvantages and Limitations of Website Builders?

Last Updated: May 12, 2021 Do you need a website for your business? Are you thinking of using a website builder (i.e. Wix, GoDaddy Website Builder, Squarespace, etc.)? Do you know the disadvantages and limitations of most website builders? Website builders can...

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It's in the Data: 3 Tips to Effectively Leverage Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a must-have tool for staying aware of the latest statistics and online trends on your site - from clicks, to page views, to traffic from specific devices. These solutions offer important insights into what people are doing on...

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The Rise of Website Hacks

If it seems as if in recent months there has been a notable rise in website hacks, you are not alone in your analysis. In 2016 alone, there were data breaches in major organizations such as LinkedIn, Snapchat, UC Berkley, Wendy's...

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Is Your Website Still Using a Flash Player for Videos or Animations?

One of the latest trends seen in web design is being pushed by one of the major browser players today: Google. If your website design is still using Adobe Flash Player, then Google is about to make it a little more...

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Trends in E-commerce Websites for Small Businesses in 2017

Internet Retailer predicts by 2018, U.S. customers alone will generate at least $400 billion in online spending. For small organizations, it is therefore vital to stay current with small business e-commerce website trends to meet the growing needs of customers. So...

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Why Small Businesses Need a Mobile Responsive Website

It's no secret that most individuals now regularly use their smart phones as much, if not more than their laptops or PCs. This is particularly true for young people who often don't even bother to buy a traditional computer anymore but...

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AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) - The Design Key to a Faster Mobile Experience

We’ve all been to a website that takes forever to load, and most of us don’t have time to wait. In the web design and technology world, faster is always better! Ironically, nothing turns off a potential customer faster than a...

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Is Your Website Up To Date? 4 Web Design Trends Seen in 2015

With all of the new features that world of web design has seen in the past year, it can be frustrating to figure out which trends to implement in order to keep your website relevant and up-to-date. To help you, we...

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4 Essential Qualities to Look for in a Website Designer

Once you've made the decision to develop or redesign a website for your small business, many key points must be considered; budget, choosing a host site, determining the target audience, etc. One of the most important questions to ask is: do you...

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Is Your Google Account Setup Hurting Your Business's SEO?

  Google is well known for allowing users to access their multiple web based services all with one account. One account can access Gmail, YouTube, Google+, Google Drive, Google Photos, and more, but what some don't know, is that there is...

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FAQ: Should We Redesign Our Company's Website?

There are many benefits of redesigning your website. Web development companies, of course, appreciate when you are ready to pull the trigger on a new design from a financial perspective. But the bigger question remains, is redesigning my small business website...

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Is Your Website Informational, or Functional?

  In today's market, most small businesses recognize that having a website is imperative for the credibility as a company and a way to share information regarding services and products. However, a distinct difference exists between having a website that simply...

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6 Types of Blog Topics for Small Businesses

Recently we wrote a blog on why your small business should have a blog. One of the challenges many small businesses have is finding inspiration for what to write about. We've compiled a list of 6 different types of blogs that...

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Why Your Small Business Should Have a Blog

When we sit down with our small business clients for a web design or marketing meeting, we often ask if they have considered adding a blog to their website. Many clients claim they would not be good at blogging or that...

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3 Key Purposes for the Home Page of your Small Business Website

Last Updated: May 12, 2021 Typically, the home page of a website serves as the most significant landing page for both new and returning visitors. Essentially, this single page creates an overall impression of your company in a matter of seconds....

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Google's Knowledge Graph - the New Way to Discover

  Google, as well as other search engines, have already greatly impacted the way that we search for information. I would argue that very few people in the United States do not use a search engine at least once a day....

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