Web Design for Business Growth

Web Design for Business Growth

Posted on May 23, 2019

Most of us want business growth, but it’s not always easy to get. Business growth takes a lot of tenacity, enthusiasm, and a willingness to re-evaluate everything about your business. This includes web design.  In order to grow your business, you will need to earn more customers online. It takes your potential client about 90 seconds, total, to search for a product online and decide where to buy it from. Each site will get about 8 seconds of attention. Online browsers are giving you and your site the same amount. It’s a quick once over to get a feeling for you … Continue reading

A Winning Strategy for Web Design

A Winning Strategy for Web Design

Posted on April 29, 2019

What is your strategy for web design? Do you go for a design that you like, or maybe ask a few friends what they think? The best strategy for web design is to think first about your customers, and what they need. Your customers will be the ones using it and relying on it to do business with you. The design of your site will be a critical part of their user experience, and when your customers have a good experience, they will reward you. So what elements of design make for a good user experience? Quick loading pages. No … Continue reading

Web Design- Should You Build it Yourself?

Web Design- Should You Build it Yourself?

Posted on April 8, 2019

“If you build it, they will come…”. Most of us are familiar with this famous movie line. And unfortunately, many entrepreneurs who are starting out in business believe that if just build a website, customers will come. You’ve seen the ads from companies like Wix and Square space. They make it look easy. Your dream website is just a few clicks of the mouse away. Chances are though, that when you are finished (if you ever finish), the website you build will look just like everyone else’s. And when customers try to find your business, it will get lost among … Continue reading

Don’t Be Labeled as ‘Not Secure’: Why You Need SSL

Don’t Be Labeled as ‘Not Secure’: Why You Need SSL

Posted on April 1, 2019

SSL stands for Secure Sockets Layer. It creates an encrypted connection between your visitor’s browser and the server, and this digital “handshake” is both more complicated and far better than a password.  While it’s especially important that any site that offers online shopping have SSL, it’s also important for sites that request or contain any sensitive information. This includes birthdays and addresses to other pieces of data that might be shared in a simple form or inquiry to your company.  Google, as it has for more than a decade, sets the standard and makes the rules for online best practices. … Continue reading

How to Find the Right Website Development Firm (Part 2)

How to Find the Right Website Development Firm (Part 2)

Posted on March 18, 2019

Our previous blog discussed how important it is for you to carefully screen potential website development firms before making a final decision. You should find out if they have experience in your particular niche and understand search engine optimization. They should also explain how they can add value to your website and provide more details about their service offerings. Once you’re satisfied with their answers, here are some additional topics you can bring up: 5. What is their web development process?  Ask them to explain their web development process step-by-step. Every company uses their own systems and processes to complete projects. … Continue reading

The Power of Re-Evaluating Web Design

The Power of Re-Evaluating Web Design

Posted on February 25, 2019

Have you asked your customers lately what they think of your website? Are you getting new customers online? Customer feedback is essential to running a successful business and it may be worth asking for. You can send a survey or just call a few of your top customers and let them tell you about their experiences. If you don’t get at least a few new customers online every day, then something may be wrong. Your current customers will be happy to tell you.  A website is a critical piece of customer experience. It’s a major touch point, just like phone … Continue reading

Web Design your Customers and Employees will Love

Web Design your Customers and Employees will Love

Posted on February 18, 2019

Are you looking to take better care of your customers? Many businesses are striving for better ways to improve customer service online. How about a new website? It’s is a great plan for improving external and internal customer service in 2019. A new website can: Improve user experience through a fresh design. These days, landing on a well designed, beautiful website is similar to walking into a well designed room. Our online experiences are gradually becoming more important, and we like a good experience. Just the aesthetics of your site (a nice photo, calm colors, or framework) can effect your … Continue reading

Benefits of Focusing on Internet Marketing Solutions

Benefits of Focusing on Internet Marketing Solutions

Posted on February 11, 2019

Are you fired up about being more successful in 2019? Have you recently gone out and about in your area with a handful of business cards and tried to “pound the pavement”? We’ve all been there. You need leads, and you need sales even more. However, as beautiful as Charleston, SC is, you may be better off going another route. Your time is better spent advertising in a newer, more effective way. Internet Marketing is a modern day solution to door to door sales, or posting flyers on doors. It involves having a great website, posting on social media, and … Continue reading

Minimalistic Web Design That Works

Minimalistic Web Design That Works

Posted on January 28, 2019

Are you looking to freshen up your web design in 2019? Reorganizing and refreshing spaces is all the rage, and websites are not immune to the pattern. Minimalism is a theme for website design that you will see more of in the near future. It sounds easy, like all you have to do it take out the obvious clutter, but it may not be as easy as you think.  Before you simplify your website design, you have to have a clear idea of what you are trying to do online. If you are selling products, then helping your customer find … Continue reading

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