June 26, 2018

What Do I Need to Give my Developer for a Web Design

Getting a web development project from point A to point B requires cooperation and communication between you and your web developer. It’s impossible for a web developer to create a website that is perfect for your brand or business without […]
April 23, 2018

What Is AMP? What You Need to Know About Accelerated Mobile Pages

Born from collaborative efforts between Google and Twitter, the Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) project is an open-source initiative that came together with an ultimate goal of improving content delivery across the web. Slow-loading web pages reduce conversion rates and harm […]
April 6, 2018

HTTP vs HTTPS – What Is HTTPS and What You Need to Know

More and more webmasters are upgrading their sites to Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS). Nearly one-third of the internet’s top 1 million websites use this online communications protocol. Regardless of your which type of website or websites you operate, you […]
February 18, 2015
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When Should You Resist “Doing Something” About Your Website?

If you own a small business, and you have any kind of presence online, there will always be some little angel sitting on your shoulder alerting you that your website “could be better.” •    You could add more content; •   […]
February 11, 2015

The Hidden Perils of the “Uncanny Valley” When You’re Doing Website Redesign

Even though your small business website may be in a state of disarray – possibly even tatters – you have a vision that, over time, you will be able to improve the site incrementally and eventually reach a point where […]
January 28, 2015

What If Your Business Partner Hates Your New Website, But You Love It [Or Vice Versa]?

Doing a website redesign or building a website from scratch for a small business can be at once an art and a science. On the one hand, you can definitely measure attributes of web redesign success through metrics, such as […]
January 22, 2015

Going Back and Forth (And Back And Forth And Back And Forth) On Your Website Design?

At the beginning of any website design project, the goals and parameters all seem so clear. Perhaps you’re looking to revise a small business website and add a shopping cart and other cool e-commerce functionalities. Or maybe you’re hoping to […]
December 31, 2014

Should You Allow People to Post Comments on Your Small Business Website?

Whether you’re mapping out a redesign for your company’s website or building a mobile presence from scratch, you have a vague idea that you need to (or want to) “connect” with those who stumble upon your website or with prospects […]
January 24, 2013

WordPress vs Joomla

When choosing the best software for your blog or content management system (CMS) based website, there are five primary areas of concern that you should consider. When it comes to the popular solutions, WordPress and Joomla, there are many different […]
November 4, 2010

WordPress as a Customized Content Management System

We recently where tasked with solving a very common client request. A local Talent Agency needed very detailed information on the detail page for each of their models in their WordPress driven website. Data such as Height, Age and Experience […]
October 16, 2010

Custom NextGEN Gallery Templates for WordPress

NextGEN is a fully integrated Image Gallery plugin for WordPress. It makes setting up, organizing and displaying website photos very easy. When surfing around the internet the majority of the questions and issues around NextGEN relate to the display of […]
October 16, 2010

The WordPress Search Engine Optimization Process

The following article is a summary of my notes and my take on WordPress Search Engine Optimization after watching the WordPress SEO Video by Joost de Valk from yoast.com. I cannot say enough about this guy. I would highly recommend […]
October 16, 2010

To template or not to template, that is the question

I watch so many faces scrunch up when I mention the possibility of using a design template for their website. The thought of not having a tailored website design or the probability that some other website has the same look […]
October 16, 2010

The anatomy of a website gallery

…and I also want a Gallery on my site. I wanna be able to upload tons of images, keep them nice n neat and re-arrange them all as I see fit…Oh yea! And I want the Gallery page itself to […]