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

Mastering Web Design: How to use White Space

Mastering Web Design: How to use White Space

Posted on August 20, 2018

Good web design doesn’t draw people into your site, it keeps them there looking through the site. Creating a responsive and aesthetically pleasing website is often difficult to get down, there is no exact science to making things look good. But there are many guidelines that can help you get as close as you can to that perfect webpage you’re chasing, and one of those techniques is learning how to use white space.   What is White Space? White space is a web design term for space on a page that is literally void of any content, the empty space … Continue reading

Mobile-First Indexing is Here. Is Your Site Ready?

Mobile-First Indexing is Here. Is Your Site Ready?

Posted on August 13, 2018

Google started its journey of switching the priority of the way they index websites from desktop to mobile. If you already have a good responsive website or a good mobile version of your desktop website, then the migration should go relatively unnoticed.  If you don’t,  then it’s time to strategize. Before we go over the good, the bad and the ugly, let’s review what this means. What is Mobile-First Indexing? Historically Google crawled, indexed, and ranked websites off of the content found on desktop versions of sites. In March, they started crawling, indexing and ranking sites based off of the content … Continue reading

5 Benefits of Mobile Responsive Websites

5 Benefits of Mobile Responsive Websites

Posted on July 30, 2018

Mobile responsive websites are not just a trend; responsiveness has become a staple in website design. Mobile responsive websites have evolved from incredibly practical to a modern day digital necessity. Here are five reasons as to why mobile responsive website design is considered beneficial in today’s market. 1. Improvements in Overall Experience It is no question that mobile responsive website designs are favored by users over their non-responsive counterparts. In a nutshell, this is because a website that can easily be viewed from a computer, a tablet, or a phone. Making the visitor happier with the site and more likely to return. Sites … Continue reading

How a Mobile Responsive Website Design Affects Mobile Ranking

How a Mobile Responsive Website Design Affects Mobile Ranking

Posted on August 3, 2015

Having a mobile responsive website design not only provides a great user experience, it can also affect how your website ranks in mobile search. Google released a search ranking update in April which takes into account the mobile friendliness of your website. Pages which are not mobile-friendly will receive a penalty in Google’s mobile search while those which are mobile-friendly will receive a boost in the search rankings. There are certain criteria that Google considers when determining whether to rank your website in its mobile search. What Makes a Page Mobile Responsive? According to Google’s blog, the requirements needed include: … Continue reading

Mobile Responsive Websites Keep Businesses Above Water

Mobile Responsive Websites Keep Businesses Above Water

Posted on July 14, 2015

Certain industries stood by and watched the internet hurricane rampage the economy. They were comfortable with the knowledge that nobody could ever live without their services. The tempest of cyberspace, however, changed paradigms. Some business went the way of payphones. Mobile responsive websites have created a rebound market for industries who managed to barely survive the first generation of online monetization. Newspapers are one example of a desirable daily commodity that was engulfed by the flow of the tide, but just might come back with the ebb. The smartphone has given publications a second chance. The worldwide web has coiled around the newspaper industry … Continue reading

Why Mobile Responsive Websites Are About to Become Much More Popular

Why Mobile Responsive Websites Are About to Become Much More Popular

Posted on April 20, 2015

We’d wager that we’re going to see a lot more mobile responsive websites by the end of the year than we do now. Here are a few reasons why businesses are switching to responsive sites: Optimize your mobile experience The first reason deals with your mobile experience. Since your consumers are spending more and more time and smartphones and tablets, they’re more likely to access your website from a mobile device. You want your website to be ready when the time comes. According to a recent Huffington Post article, switching to responsive design is one of the best ways you can improve your mobile user … Continue reading