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Why you should care about the speed of your website.

I’ll cut right to the chase. The two big reasons you want your website to be fast are:

#1, Because Google likes it and #2, because your visitors also like it.

Now, let’s take a little closer look at both of these. 

Google is the Tom Cruise of search engines … it feels the need for speed.

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How Your Website Design Affects the Value of Your Business

It’s pretty hard to come up with convincing arguments against having a website for your business. Not too long ago, business owners could still get away with saying it wasn’t necessary, although we all knew this was a sign they were behind the times. Nowadays, having a website is downright essential for the success of your business, and not having one is asking for failure.… Continue Reading


WordPress: Confusion between .com and .org

I once got an email from a women asking for help with fixing her WordPress website. She said her website content disappeared, her whole site looked different now, and her login didn’t work. I went to her URL and saw a generic WordPress install. After some back and forth communication with her, I quickly realized what had happened.… Continue Reading


Why we’re using https and why you should too.

As a web development company, it’s our job to stay up on best practices and new technologies. For the past 9 months, we’ve been closely tracking the way the winds have been blowing when it comes to securing a website. Below, we explain what https means, why it’s important, and why your website needs to have it.… Continue Reading


3 Questions Every Professional Service Provider Must Answer

Every professional service provider is unique. They offer different services, have different credentials and different target markets. They have more or less experience, and their reputations can vary dramatically. But, all service providers face a few of the same basic challenges. You can gain new clients and build your service business by knowing the answers to these three important questions and acting on your answers.… Continue Reading


Natural Health Providers – What You Need to Know to Make Your Website Healthy

Natural health providers face unique challenges in crafting a healthy website. For one, many modalities can be hard to explain to someone who many be new to them. There may also be some hesitation from some potential clients, like in the case of acupuncture and needles. So it’s important to be clear, professional, and be able to head off any concerns right away.… Continue Reading