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What goes into your typical website project? [infographic]

When you hire a professional web design agency to create a new website for your business, you may be uncertain as to what goes into creating that website. Obviously there’s a visual component (the design) but what else can you expect during the process in order to ensure a successful project?… Continue Reading


Must Have Features for Your Personal Training Website

If you own a consulting business where your knowledge about how to help people improve their fitness or health is your greatest asset, chances are your website will be your second-greatest asset. A well-designed website will offer your clients and potential clients many different ways to connect and engage, while enhancing your professional image, saving you time and increasing your profitability.… Continue Reading


5 Reasons You Want a Pro to Write Your Website Copy

If you’re on the fence about whether to hire a copywriter to write the copy for your website because you think you’re a pretty good writer, this is for you: hire a professional to write it for you. Obviously I don’t know if you are a great writer, but I’d encourage you to work with a copywriter even if you are.… Continue Reading


How do you know what your small business website needs?

Whether you’re just starting out and need a brand new website for your small business, or you already have a site up (but it doesn’t seem to be doing anything for your business), you could benefit from determining what your website actually needs. Just having a site is not enough. Remember, a website is a tool in your overall marketing.… Continue Reading


Top 10 Reasons Why Your DIY Website Sucks (and How to Fix That)

There are a dizzying array of do-it-yourself website options out there these days and a variety of reasons for their appeal. The problem though, is that many of the DIY websites that are built tend to suck, and here are the top reasons why.

1. Poor Code

Programmers aren’t the only ones who find poor code problematic.… Continue Reading


Top 5 Tips to Get the Most From Your WordPress Website

If you’ve got a WordPress website, you’re probably aware of all the added functionality available with plugins and how easy it can be to update your website content, or post a blog. What you may not be aware of, are some simple things you can do with your site to get the most out of the content management system (CMS). … Continue Reading


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