How Small Businesses Can Find More Customers

Categories: Website

Last week on our facebook page we shared a powerful infographic we found on mashable.com. The stats were staggering as we learned that 85% of consumers are searching online for their local businesses, but 63% of small businesses don’t have a website! That’s the same as turning off your store lights and thinking customers will… Read more »

We have seen the future and it is Responsive

Categories: Website

Consider these 3 facts: < In 2011, for the first time, smartphone and tablet shipments exceed those of desktop and notebook shipments. [source] < Daily time spent in mobile apps now surpasses desktop and mobile web consumption. < Mobile web usage is doubling every year and is predicted exceed desktop usage by 2014 [source] What… Read more »

If Your Website Could Talk, What Would It Tell You?

Categories: Thoughts

The good thing is that while your website can’t talk to you, it can talk with Google Analytics. And it has a lot to say. Google Analytics is a free service provided by Google to track important information about your website. If you check your website analytics regularly, you can identify changes you might need… Read more »

Keep It Simple Sweetie: Back to Basics

Categories: Thoughts

I got an email from my dad the other day saying how impressed he was with my website except that there was no contact us page and the link on the services page didn’t work, “which could be kinda annoying.” That’s right, my dad picked up not only an error, but also called me out… Read more »

No Website Left Behind

Categories: Thoughts

Is your website fresh? One of my younger brothers in college recently said this in a conversation,”When you’re fresh, you look younger.” (Thankfully, he wasn’t referring to me personally.) But it struck me that he’s right. When we keep up with our appearance with clean, in style clothing or a recent haircut, we look current,… Read more »

Delayed DHTML Pop-ups: Best Practice or Annoyance?

Categories: Thoughts

Once upon a time (just over a decade in internet time), the internet invented the pop-up window. JavaScript allowed web developers the ability to open browser windows. This ingenious bit of code brought small content, say a sign-up form, to the visitor without having to go to a new page. But advertisers and marketeers got… Read more »

Reflecting You in Your Website

Categories: Thoughts

When designing your website there are several key things to consider. Generally speaking, you want your website to reflect your business.  This means that when possible, use the colors and theme represented in your logo, product, or physical place of business. If your business is an established brand, keep your website consistent with that image…. Read more »