WordPress vs. Website Builders: Which is better for growing your business?

WordPress vs. Website Builders: Which is better for growing your business?

As a small business or start-up it’s a given that your presence on the internet should be the best it can be from the start. Throughout many years of business website design and development, I can tell you that a large majority of clients have needed rescue from free website builder platforms such as Wix, …

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Showcasing your Brand for Small Business Week and Beyond

Showcasing your Brand for Small Business Week

Small businesses all over the country are making a big impact. Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, …

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Marketing Benefits of Having a Focused Microsite or Minisite

What on EARTH is a Microsite?

A Microsite is a website – albeit a small one. It usually consists of just a few pages – sometimes only one. They are often used in conjunction with a “parent” website – using a separate domain name – or as a landing page. Microsites (or Minisites) can also be launched on a sub-domain, or …

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How to Add a Free SSL Certificate to your WordPress Website

How to Add a Free SSL Certificate to your WordPress Website

UPDATED: 2/9/2018 “Beginning in July 2018 with the release of Chrome 68, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as “not secure”. – Google Online Security Blog Here’s how all HTTP only sites will appear: Developers have been transitioning their sites to HTTPS and making the web safer for everyone. Progress last year was incredible, and …

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Getting On Board With The Best Live Chat

Getting On Board With The Best Live Chat

Whether you’re an online business or a brick and mortar store, being able to provide great customer service is important to the success of your company. Help should never be hard to find for a customer and one way to make yourself easily and readily available is through live help software (also known as live …

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Sweet Benefits of Using WordPress for your Business Website

Sweet Benefits of Using WordPress for your Business Website

Sweet! You’ve decided to take the plunge and build your first website, or re-design your old site. Small businesses and web designers “in the know” have been making the switch from old static HTML web designs to more modern, mobile-friendly layouts, platforms, and content management systems (CMS). WordPress represents a diverse array of industries on …

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Humanizing Your Website: Ways To Keep It Real

Humanizing Your Website: Ways To Keep It Real

Whether you are running a large business or a personal blog,  keeping it real and exuding trust is a critical factor in your success. Humanizing your website and earning a visitors’ trust starts long before they ever become a customer. A more humanized website can set your website apart and gain trust. Besides being professional, …

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But, are you still "master of your domain"?

But, are you still "master of your domain"?

Suddenly you realize you’re unable to move forward with your awesome new website plans. Someone else owns and controls your domain name. Are you still master of your domain? This frustrating scenario usually occurs when businesses are excitedly preparing to upgrade, refresh, or move their website. In many cases it happens to great start-up businesses …

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That Website Facelift You’ve Been Meaning to Do for Years

That Website Facelift You've Been Meaning to Do for Years

Let’s be honest here: If you can hardly stand to look at your website, twinge at the site of it, or have second thoughts about sharing your URL, it’s a pretty good bet that your prospects feel the same way. On the internet, first impressions about your business website make a huge difference. When your …

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Google Fonts Directory More Intuitive With New Website Redesign

Google Fonts Directory New Website Redesign - Now More Intuitive

A great way to bring personality and performance to websites is through great design and technology. This includes use of Google’s Fonts directory of open source designer web fonts. Recently, Google has updated their fonts directory website, making it much more intuitive to browse through the collection and preview fonts. The site allows you to …

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