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Setting & Achieving Online Goals

Have you set your New Year's Resolutions yet? And have you already failed? Resolutions are typically a way for you to set yourself up for failure. They are no different than wishes, because they are...

Should I run the updates for WordPress, my plugins and theme?

I was talking to the son of a client one day, a younger guy who is really into technology, does some web design as a side job, and he said to me he didn't run...

How to take your own product photos that look great

Ever since having kids (15 years ago) I've joked that "Every mom with a camera thinks she's a photographer." I can't even count how many moms I have known over the years that started a...

How long does it take to make a website?

What I wish I could do right now is to give you a definitive answer with an exact time. But unfortunately, the true answer to how long does it take to make a website is...

What day of the week should you back up your computer?

That's a trick question. The answer is every day of the week. Or at least, every day of the week that you use your computer. I had a great vacation over the holidays, spending time...

Reasons you need a business email address

If you run a business, you need a separate business email address that's different from the Gmail or Yahoo email you currently have. Let me tell you why. 1. It builds credibility and trust When...

Link Building for 2019

One of the best ways to increase your authority with Google is through quality backlinks. A backlink is simply when another website links to your website. And when a lot of other websites link to...

SEO for 2019: What Really Matters

Search Engine Optimization is going to be as important as it's ever been, but what can you expect and plan for in 2019? Of course, Google's not going to give us a list of changes...

If blog readership is down, should you still blog?

Yes. People aren't following blogs like they used. In the early days of blogs, we used tools like Sage and Google Reader to add blog RSS feeds and see when blogs had updates. I remember...

Telluride Real Estate

www.telluriderealty.com We've been working with the great folks at Telluride Realty for many years now, and the time had come for a new and revamped website to showcase their real estate expertise and market knowledge....

Simple tips for making your website look great!

Whether you are working with a pro or doing it yourself, there are ways to do it right and ways to do wrong and today I have a few simple tips for making your website...

Organize your website info for 2019

We make a lot of websites here at Sumy Designs. There are a lot of components involved in making a website, but one of the aspects is often accessing your web hosting account or domain...

What you need to know about alt text

Alt text isn't a left or right textual conspiracy, it stands for Alternative Text but is sometimes called alt attribute, alt description, or alt tags. (It's not a tag, so that's incorrect, but we know...

babyBea In Hospital Photography

babybea.org It's easy to make a beautiful site when you have a large selection of beautiful photos of adorable babies. We are excited to launch this new site for babyBea In Hospital Photography, a service...

What is remarking and is it right for your business?

Let’s say you have a customer that went to your website, loved something so much they put it in their cart, but then didn’t ever check out.  Or maybe you provide a service and they...

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