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What Can Your Ecommerce Store Learn from Amazon?
Amazon is the original juggernaut of the ecommerce industry. How can you apply their lessons to your store? Almost every ecommerce owner knows how difficult it is to compete with Amazon. It’s such a dominant force in online shopping that it would be hard to imagine the industry without it. With so many resources at… read more
How to Understand Your Digital Marketing Budget Breakdown
Plan a better marketing budget for your business by considering all the factors. Your business needs to grow, but to bring in new sales, you need to work harder at your digital marketing. The question is: how do you know how much to spend, and where to spend it? Providing a meaningful estimate that encompasses… read more
How to Showcase Services on Your B2C Website
Give your website a job, and discover its full potential. How deeply have you thought about the purpose of your website? For many business owners, their website is an online placeholder. They need it for purely pragmatic reasons—so that they can have a Google business page, or because it’s what their customers expect. But other… read more
How to Build a Terrible WordPress Website
If you’re thinking about building a WordPress website, you’re probably wondering how to make it really, really terrible. Why else would you be building your own website when you’re not a developer? Here’s a few starter points for ya. First, buy hosting. The best hosting you can possibly buy to make a terrible WordPress website… read more
Understanding ROI for Non-Profit Websites
How should your non-profit justify a new website to your board and donors? Non-profit organizations have special considerations to bear in mind when they consider investing in a new website. On top of the needs they share with most other businesses (a user-friendly design that represents their brand and conveys their core messaging), they must… read more
Visual Composer vs Custom Development: Which Should You Choose?
Visual composer is a bad choice for web development. Here’s why. We sometimes have clients ask why we custom develop our sites rather than using a tool such as Visual Composer. After all, as a tool which basically allows users broad customization tools for editing the front end of the website, it seems like a… read more
Why Website Animations Are Not Your Friend
Thinking of animating parts of your website to make it more engaging? Tread carefully. You want to redesign your website, and you’re looking around for some inspiration. You come across a new, trendy looking site with a lot of cool, interactive elements and you think: yes! How modern! This is what I want for my… read more
Top Requirements for a Powerful Membership Website
Membership organizations thrive on community. Your website can help. If there’s one thing the Internet has done exceptionally well, it’s that it’s helped groups of like-minded people connect and work together toward a larger purpose. Whether that community is spread across a large geographical area and rarely meets in person, or a small, regional group… read more
Ways to Use Breadcrumb Navigation to Improve UX
Breadcrumb navigation helps your users move around your site without getting lost. Ever noticed those discrete link paths on the top of a website as you browse its contents? More importantly: have you ever used them to navigate? You’ve probably done both without realizing it, and there’s nothing wrong with that. After all, the point… read more
What Is the Google Recommended Page Load Time in 2018?
How far can you compromise your load time for an intricate site design? It’s 2018, and I’m still seeing progress bars on websites. Now, I’m not usually a fan of using the year as evidence that there’s something wrong with the world, but this is one of those exceptions: mobile Internet use surpassed desktop in… read more