Articles Posted in the Web Design Category

  • Have You Heard the News? MailChimp Has a Plugin for WooCommerce!

    Have You Heard the News? MailChimp Has a Plugin for WooCommerce!

    If you have an ecommerce site running WooCommerce and you also use MailChimp for your email marketing, you may be excited to know that you can now link the two together to make your online sales even more powerful! For a number of years, MailChimp has been making it easy for companies to keep people informed […]

  • How Important is a Fast Loading Website in 2017 and Beyond?

    How Important is a Fast Loading Website in 2017 and Beyond?

    Did you know…… Research from DoubleClick (owned by Google) revealed that sites 53% of mobile sites are abandoned if the page took more than 3 seconds to load. A presentation by AliExpress claimed they reduced load time for their pages by 36% and recorded a 10.5% increase in orders and a 27% increase in conversion rates for new […]

  • 11 Tips for Link Building in 2017

    11 Tips for Link Building in 2017

    If you are looking for ways to build your company’s online presence and search result ranking, then one of the best approaches is with link building. Regardless of your industry, the size of your company or even how big a budget you have, link building is a viable and powerful part of getting your website […]

  • 7 Reasons Why a Business Website is Well Worth the Investment

    7 Reasons Why a Business Website is Well Worth the Investment

    While the large majority of businesses have adapted to many new ways of doing business as technology evolves, there are still a surprising number of them that have not yet set up accounts on social media or even have a website. In fact, a survey by Small Business group found that nearly one third of […]

  • 6 Ways to Avoid Getting Your WordPress Website Hacked

    6 Ways to Avoid Getting Your WordPress Website Hacked

    When it comes to building a company website, it can be tempting to look for ways to save a little bit of money.  However, like many things in life, taking a shortcut doesn’t necessarily add value or save time/money in the long run. This is certainly true should you decide to use free or inexpensive […]

  • 6 Benefits of Having a Business Blog

    6 Benefits of Having a Business Blog

    It’s not unusual for a business website to include a blog. But without a plan for maintaining the blog, it is overlooked for months or even years after the first few posts. These businesses fail to garner the perks that having a blog has to offer. If you find yourself in this situation, you may […]

  • Choose a Proactive Web Hosting Provider

    Choose a Proactive Web Hosting Provider

    Having a website is a must for pretty much any business. But, there is more to it than just having a great website – you need a web hosting provider you can depend on to keep your website up and running safely, efficiently and effectively. Contrary to what one might think, not all web host […]

  • Benefits for Businesses Using LinkedIn & Google Plus

    Benefits for Businesses Using LinkedIn & Google Plus

    As we bring our mini-series on social media to a close, it would be remiss of us to leave out Google Plus and LinkedIn. These two platforms are, for many, the least utilized, but that does not make them unimportant. These platforms offer some unique opportunities for social media engagement – especially if you take […]

  • Pinterest & Instagram Business Best Practices

    Pinterest & Instagram Business Best Practices

    While many business owners are familiar with Pinterest and Instagram, many are scratching their head as to how they can be used to benefit their business. If you are willing to invest a small amount of time each week, you may be amazed at just how helpful these platforms can work for you – no […]

  • Facebook & Twitter Best Practices for Building a Following

    Facebook & Twitter Best Practices for Building a Following

    If you are looking for a way to get exposure online and you have not yet set up social media accounts for your business, then you are overlooking an important part of online marketing. Of course, simply having an account on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc. is not enough. You need to strategically use them […]