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How Often You Should Redesign Your Website
How Often You Should Redesign Your Website

We’re all familiar with the phrase “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” However, these words of infinite wisdom can lead many business owners astray when it comes to their website. In fact, this little phrase was not created with the web in mind at all. Sometimes a website that seems to function pretty well…

Do I Need to Write Content for My Ecommerce Category Pages?
Do I Need to Write Content for My Ecommerce Category Pages?

Category pages are often overlooked when planning content for your ecommerce website. After all, most people just view a category page as a collection of products. Show your customers the products and let them figure it out, right? If you want your category pages to dominant search results and provide a great experience for your…

Everything You Need to Know Before Adding Pop-ups to Your Website
Everything You Need to Know Before Adding Pop-ups to Your Website

As a website user, you probably hate pop-ups. But as a business owner, web designer or marketer, you sometimes have to put your personal feelings aside. Contrary to what many people say, pop-ups are not the root of all evil. Sometimes they are useful—both to you as a website owner and to your users. Of…

First Scribe Is Now Making Websites Even More Responsive
First Scribe Is Now Making Websites Even More Responsive

The web is about to get a lot more responsive. It’s about to get ultra-responsive. Responsive web design is where it’s at. In fact, it’s been where it’s at for over five years now. Which means it’s time for a change. In 99.973% of cases, responsive design has been the best solution for making sure…

Why Content Should Come Before Design
Why Content Should Come Before Design

For a moment, let’s imagine a world of absolutes and break the web design process down to two possibilities: Design first, then write content Write content first, then design It’s not much of a stretch. Some designers will ask you for all your content and then create a design that complements it. Other designers will…

Can You Beat Bing in March Madness? 2017 Tournament Preview
Can You Beat Bing in March Madness? 2017 Tournament Preview

If you’re struggling to fill out your March Madness bracket, you aren’t alone. Luckily, Bing is here to make the process easier for you. For the third consecutive year, Bing is ready for March Madness with the internet’s best bracket builder tool along with its very own NCAA predictions. BING’S FINAL FOUR PICKS While most…

Why Your New Website Wasn’t a Big Success Story
Why Your New Website Wasn’t a Big Success Story

You spent boatloads of money and time on your new website. After months of gathering assets, arguing about designs, and waiting impatiently for your new website to launch, you’re pretty proud of the result. The new website looks modern and slick, especially compared to that old piece of garbage that was embarrassing to share with…

First Scribe Named One of America's Most Honored Businesses
First Scribe Named One of America's Most Honored Businesses

At First Scribe, we’re committed to a lot more than simply building and marketing great websites. We’re dedicated to doing great business. That means more than trying to sell as many new websites as possible so we can improve our portfolio and our bottom line. In fact, the heart of the company isn’t about selling…

5 Signs You're Working with a Bad SEO Company
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5 Signs You're Working with a Bad SEO Company

Google recently released a great video offering advice to businesses looking to hire an SEO. It’s mandatory watching for anyone in that situation. Of course, if you’re already working with an SEO company, you probably aren’t looking for a video explaining how to hire the right SEO. But maybe you are trying to figure out…

Should We Design Our Website for Mobile First?
Should We Design Our Website for Mobile First?

In case you haven’t noticed, mobile is all the rage. And if you haven’t figured it out by now, it’s not a trend. People use their phones more than they use desktop computers. It’s not hard to figure out why. People have phones with them wherever they are, and the phones do most things a…

How to Find the Right Local Web Design Company
How to Find the Right Local Web Design Company

If you’re a business owner looking for a new website, one thing you don’t have to worry about is a shortage of options. Go ahead and Google web design companies near you. You’ll be instantly confronted with a plethora of companies fighting for ad space, map positions, and organic search listings. So who do you…

13 Crazy SEO Superstitions People Actually Believe
13 Crazy SEO Superstitions People Actually Believe

No matter how quickly the world of SEO changes, tactics of the spammier olden days of the industry refuse to die. In spite of much evidence to the contrary, many people cling to these old ideas, some of which were never true. It’s almost enough to make you imagine clans of SEO wizards and witches…

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