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5 Measurable Changes After a Website Redesign
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5 Measurable Changes After a Website Redesign

Almost every business owner knows there is value in having a great website, but many business owners are wary of the process. Redesigning a website is no easy task, and it can seem like a costly undertaking with little immediate reward. It’s difficult to understand the impact a new website can have on your business….

What Google's Updated Webmaster Guidelines Really Mean
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What Google's Updated Webmaster Guidelines Really Mean

When it comes to giving advice on how to rank better in search results, Google is usually pretty general: create good content on a well-structured site that’s easy to use. Sounds easy, right? All you need is a few good content writers, a savvy developer, and an extensive team of usability experts. There’s no reason why your…

13 Must-Haves for SEO-Friendly Web Design
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13 Must-Haves for SEO-Friendly Web Design

Reality check: Google doesn’t care if your website looks pretty. Web design matters. It matters a lot. You want your website to capture your audience. Customers are more like to convert on a website that’s modern and professional. But the search engines aren’t basing rankings on how pretty your website is. If you’ve spent much…

8 Things Wrong with Your Website
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8 Things Wrong with Your Website

One of the hardest things for business owners to admit is that their website sucks. But let’s be honest here. A lot of websites do suck. If you had any hand in the design of your current website—even if it was just to give final approval or write the check—then it can feel like a…

5 New Year's Resolutions for Your Website
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5 New Year's Resolutions for Your Website

What would a new year be without a handful of hopeful resolutions that you abandon by the end of January? Well, this year is going to be different. This year, you’re going to see those resolutions to completion.  If you haven’t set any new goals for your website yet this year, it’s time to get…

5 Biggest Website Redesign Mistakes
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5 Biggest Website Redesign Mistakes

A new website can be a great way to give your business a boost, but it can also be a big waste of money. Redesigning a website shouldn’t be a quick fix. Nor is it the ultimate solution to a bigger business problem. But it definitely can increase your sales or bring in more leads—as…

Happy Clients and Web Design Success
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Happy Clients and Web Design Success

As web designers, we don’t create art for ourselves. We do it for our clients. Every time we send out a proposal or start a new project, we know the ultimate measurement of our success will be based on how happy the client is at the final result. Of course, that doesn’t just mean how happy…

To Catch a Website Thief
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To Catch a Website Thief

If imitation is the finest form of flattery, then we should feel quite honored. Heck, we’re practically blushing all the time. Our website has been imitated at least a dozen times this year. Except by “imitated,” I mean flat-out stolen. I’m not just talking about duplicate content here. I’m talking about someone taking our website’s…

How To Make Sure You Aren't Blocking Important Files from Search Engines
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How To Make Sure You Aren't Blocking Important Files from Search Engines

There seems to be a fair amount of confusion out there regarding what Google, Bing, and other search engines need to access in order to render your website properly. A few weeks ago, Google began sending out messages to webmasters warning of important resources being blocked from the search engines. Here’s the deal: Google needs…

Do We Need a Mobile App for Our Business?
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Do We Need a Mobile App for Our Business?

As the never-ending hubbub over mobile device usage rages on, many website owners are being told they must have a mobile app. From claims that mobile has killed web design to unsolicited emails that offer you an amazing mobile app for $99, it’s hard to sift through all the fearmongering and empty promises. So let’s…

Your Analytics Data Says You Need a New Website
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Your Analytics Data Says You Need a New Website

Many business owners take a rather subjective approach to determine when they need a new website. They may look at their own site and think it looks outdated. Or they might look at a competitor’s brand new site and get the sudden urge to do better. Or they may shrug and say, “Looks fine to…

5 Crucial Elements of a New Website
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5 Crucial Elements of a New Website

A new website often brings with it a lot of opportunities to grow your business. From improved visibility to better functionality, your new site is often the pathway to reach your goals. Of course, a new website is only as good as its individual components. No matter how eye-catching the design, your site won’t accomplish…

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