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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.
Domain Name FAQs

Domain Name Questions and Answers

Finding a domain name that both fits your business and is available can be a...
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Long-tail Keyword Basics

If you've been thinking about SEO, you've probably started thinking about keywords. Often times, website...
Frustrated business owner working at getting content on their website.

Getting Content is Important and Often Difficult

Your website needs content. And it needs great content. If you're a business owner, most...
Gravity Forms

Cool things you can do with Gravity Forms

Not too long ago, I gave a webinar for GoDaddy about business automation, and several...
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How to find the best keywords for your business

One of the main tasks when it comes to SEO is finding the best keywords...
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Six Simple Ways to Market your Business and Promote Online Engagement

We aren't out of the woods when it comes to covid, and lots of businesses...
Page Speed

The difference between site speed and site optimization

Unless you've been living in a cave somewhere, or maybe even if you are, you...
Zapier

Use Zapier to create custom emails and receipts

I had a problem the other day, that needed a solution. I had client with...
Facebook page vs group

Having a business Facebook page vs group

Being on social media these days is almost required for businesses, but now it's not...
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...
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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...