Three Things Every Business Owner Should Know About Mobile Responsive Websites

Three Things Every Business Owner Should Know About Mobile Responsive Websites

Posted on January 21, 2019

Roughly ninety percent of users in the United States and the UK rely heavily on their mobile devices for internet access, including videos, shopping, and other consumer activities. That alone should be enough reason for your next website to be a mobile-responsive one. However, there are far more reasons to ensure that your next website is responsive. Before you start your next website design, there are some things you should know about mobile responsiveness and why it is important. Mobile Response Prevents You From Needing Two Sites Before mobile responsive websites became a standard option, businesses wanting to cater to … Continue reading

5 Reasons to Use a Professional Team for Web Design

5 Reasons to Use a Professional Team for Web Design

Posted on January 14, 2019

Are you planning to launch a new website in 2019? Bravo! When you optimize your website design and put the customer experience at the center, business will soar! The first and most important step in launching a new site is to decide if you will use a team of professionals, or try to save money by doing it yourself or hiring an individual. If you are looking to succeed online and satisfy your customers, we recommend to use an experienced team of professionals, like Lowcountry Media Solutions LLC. Here are a few reasons.  1. Experience. A team has the sum … Continue reading

Discover the Web Design Trends for 2019

Discover the Web Design Trends for 2019

Posted on January 7, 2019

Web design is critical for a business website’s success. Over the course of just one year, there are many changes including search algorithm updates, best practices, and consumer trends. A website that appears cutting edge when launched can sometimes become dated in just a few short months. A website does not improve with age. So, if your business website has not been updated in a few years, there is a good chance that it does not conform to current trends in format, function, and style. According to Search Engine Land, a leading news and information source on search engine marketing, … Continue reading

5 Reasons You Should Ensure Your Website is Mobile Optimized

5 Reasons You Should Ensure Your Website is Mobile Optimized

Posted on December 24, 2018

So, you have a website. It’s beautiful, professionally designed, and brand-specific. But have you considered how your website looks when viewed from a cell phone? If you’re only testing what your website looks like from a desktop, you’re missing a huge opportunity to increase your traffic and customer satisfaction. Here are 5 reasons you should ensure the mobile optimization of your website. 1.) Rank Higher on Google When Google crawls a website, it considers how mobile-friendly a website is before determining how high to rank the website in its search engines. Not only that, but Google has recently mentioned that … Continue reading

Discover the Web Design Trends for 2019

Discover the Web Design Trends for 2019

Posted on December 17, 2018

Web design is critical for a business website’s success. Over the course of just one year, there are many changes including search algorithm updates, best practices, and consumer trends. A website that appears cutting edge when launched can sometimes become dated in just a few short months.  A website does not improve with age. So, if your business website has not been updated in a few years, there is a good chance that it does not conform to current trends in format, function, and style. According to Search Engine Land, a leading news and information source on search engine marketing, a failure to … Continue reading

Web Design for Peak Engagement in 2019

Web Design for Peak Engagement in 2019

Posted on December 10, 2018

A fresh new year is just around the corner, and it’s a great time to commit to new goals.  If you are the typical go-getter business owner, you’ve already sat down and set amazing goals for 2019. You feel inspired and driven towards accomplishing these things. One or more of your goals may include finances, and you may want to increase your business sales for a more prosperous life.  One quick question. When’s the last time you redesigned your website? One of your goals should include growing your online business by updating your web design in 2019. Here’s 3 reasons. 1. … Continue reading

What Custom Web Design Can Do for Your Business

What Custom Web Design Can Do for Your Business

Posted on December 3, 2018

It’s hard to overstate the importance of having the right web design for your business. The design and layout of your website should have the needs of your online customer in mind. This would be similar to the way a brick and mortar store’s physical layout and decor matches the need of the customer. For example, some coffee shops have lounge chairs and mood music to reduce stress for the busy executives they cater to. In a similar way, the better your website is at accommodating online visitors, the more successful you will be. Template designs or out of the … Continue reading

PHP End of Life: Will Your Website Be Secure in 2019?

PHP End of Life: Will Your Website Be Secure in 2019?

Posted on November 26, 2018

Is your website running on one of the most popular PHP versions? If your site is one of the 62% running on PHP 5.6, the New Year will also bring new security concerns. December 30th marks the end of security updates for PHP 5.6, this lack of support could leave your site and its users vulnerable to attacks from hackers. PHP, which stands for Hypertext Preprocessor, is a widely-used open source scripting language for web servers. Most web developers need to know how to use this language in order to write code that is executed on the server side for … Continue reading

Reduce Bounce with Optimal Web Design

Reduce Bounce with Optimal Web Design

Posted on November 19, 2018

Are you struggling to achieve your website goals? If web sales are down, conversions are low, or leads are sparse, you may need to consider making a few tweaks to your site. Just a few design changes can reduce website bounce and help your site be more successful.  What is bounce? Website “bounce” is when someone lands on your site and then, sooner rather than later, bounces out of it by ending the session. A small amount of bounce is ok, because not everyone that lands on your site was looking for you. However, increasing percentages of bounce can indicate … Continue reading

Web Design for Optimal Holiday Sales

Web Design for Optimal Holiday Sales

Posted on November 12, 2018

Holiday sales are projected to increase 17-22% in 2018. Is your website ready for the increased opportunity? Whether you sell electronics, books, toys or consultations, someone will be shopping for it during the holiday season, and now is the time to get ready. There are several things to think about when preparing a retail website for months with a higher purchase rate. With the right tweaks and adjustments to your site’s design (and a few other details), you can make the most of your holiday opportunities.  Design elements to think about before the holidays: 1. Homepage banner. Is your home … Continue reading