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Amy Masson

Amy is the co-owner, developer, and website strategist for Sumy Designs. She's been making websites with WordPress since 2006 and is passionate about making sure websites are as functional as they are beautiful.
Podcasting

Adding a Podcast to your WordPress site

Do you love Podcasts? I do! I have a number of favorites that I listen...
Accept Credit Cards

Accepting Credit Cards online is not as hard as you may think

When someone comes to me with a website that needs e-commerce, one of the first...
Website Pyschology

The subtle psychology of a good website

I've heard there are people who think making websites is easy, that it doesn't require...
Mailchimp

How to integrate MailChimp into your WordPress site

There's no "one" or "right" way to integrate MailChimp into your website, so I'm going...
conditional logic

Use conditional logic to make interactive forms

For this blog post, do me a favor and real quick go look at our...
Sumy Sisters About

Don’t skimp on your about page

The other day I was looking around at some other web design company blogs. Not...
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Common mistakes people make on their first website

I mentioned last week that there are a lot of people in my town running...
Green traffic light

How to get your website found today and tomorrow

Everyone wants their website to get visitors. But not everyone knows how to make that...
Email Forwarders

The pitfalls of having an email forwarder

Do you want to have your own company email address, but don't want to check...
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Facebook Messenger on your website

I'm an admin on a lot of different Facebook pages. One thing I've noticed over...
Custom Web Design

Why a custom website design is almost always better

Recently one day on Twitter, I saw a tweet from someone that was along the...
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Webinar: How to Automate Your Business and Double Its Efficiency

If you follow this blog much, you'll know that I sometimes write about automation. Automation...
Website Accessibility

Accessibility Realities for Websites

Recently I had a client come to me asking about ADA compliance for their website....
Dope Yogi

Moving your business online during COVID: A case study

I'd like to introduce you to my friends at Dope Yogi. Dope Yogi started as...
tiktok for business

Should you use TikTok for business?

I get asked a lot of questions about social media and how to leverage it...
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User experience shouldn’t be an after thought

Let's talk about user experience. What is it? When it comes to websites, user experience...
Photo Gallery or Slideshow

A gallery or a slideshow?

Which should you use on your website? These things are very different, and if you...
Target Audience

Understanding your target audience

One of the first questions I ask new clients when we work together is who...
Online Reviews

How to set up a simple review request page on your website

I've said it before and I'll say it again. Reviews matter. In particular, third party...
Zoom WordPress Integration

How to set up a Zoom to WordPress Integration

Now that we're all settling into our new normal, it has become evident that much...