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In the digital era, so much of your business is done online. We have created a huge library of articles that center around every digital aspect of running your business. From setting and achieving online goals to what goes on the about us page of your website, we have lots of great tips and tricks to help you make your business website work for you. Got a question? Just ask. We’re happy to answer your questions and give you direction.

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Small Business Website Needs

The small business website is the number one focus of our business at Sumy Designs, and we consider ourselves experts in the field. As someone who has been working with...
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Are you ready for a website?

So, you're starting a new business venture, hobby, or other new life change and you think you want a website. The question is... are you ready for a new website?...
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Tips for your restaurant website design

I'm writing this blog post not as a person who actually has done much restaurant website design, but as a person who has done a lot of eating at restaurants...
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Web Page Design Best Practices

If your small business is just starting, you may be wondering what the best options are for your web page design. And if you do a Google search, you will...
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Your website is not your business card

If you have a business, you probably have a business card. I have very nice business cards, which is funny because I work remotely and rarely have the opportunity to...
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What every business website needs

The majority of our clients are small business owners, and most of them have never had a website before. This means they really rely on us to help guide them...
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Top Tips for your Business Blog

Write for your target audience, not for yourself The biggest mistake I see in business blogs is that the author of the blog is often times writing without their target...
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Does your business web design need to be updated?

Yes. Sorry, was that too vague? If your website is more than three years old, then it definitely needs refreshed at the very least, but possibly revamped completely. Technology is...
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What every business website design needs

The vast majority of our clients are small business owners who are looking for a business website design. They need something professional. They need it to be affordable and most...
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What’s involved in getting a new website design?

Whether this is your first website or a redesign of an existing one, you may be asking yourself what exactly is involved in the process of getting a new website...
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A professional website will grow your business

There are a lot of choices when it comes to getting a professional website and many times a small business with a tight budget will opt for a do-it-yourself website...
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How much content does your site need?

Content, a necessary but difficult part of the website process. Your website needs it, but how do you get it, who writes it, and how much do you really need?...
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Tips to Help You Create an Awesome Bio

Even the best writers can come up against writer's block when it comes to writing their own bio. The vast majority of us really struggle to toot our own horn...
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How much time is worth it to you?

I was talking to a potential client the recently about setting up an e-commerce site for her business. I was busy explaining how she would need to devote time to...
WordPress Web Design

Why use WordPress for your small business website?

There are a lot of options when it comes to websites for your business. WordPress? Joomla? Drupal? Wix? Weebly? SquareSpace?  Open source or something proprietary? How do you know which...
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The Best WordPress Plugins for Small Business Websites

Did you know there are currently 54,476 plugins in the WordPress Repository? That's a lot of options for expanding the functionality of your website. I thought I'd share a list...
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Can you use photos you find on Google on your website?

The short answer to this question is no. The longer answer to this question is maybe, but probably not. Let me clarify something that I think needs clarifying for a...
Competitor Analysis

Your competitors are not your customers

One of the first things we do when talking to a new client about their website is ask who their online competitors are. It's important to know who they are,...
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Stock photography on your website

Often we're asked by clients if they should use stock photography or if they should hire a professional photographer for photos for their website. The answer is, it depends. Understanding...
How much does a website cost?

How much does a website cost?

One of the first questions we typically get asked when talking to prospective new clients is, "How much does a website cost?" And there's a reason we get asked this....
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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...
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