Business

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.

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....
Setting online goals

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...
Back up your computer

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...
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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...
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Creating a Survey on your website using Gravity Forms

Have you ever wanted to create a survey on your website? There are lots of ways to do it, but today I'm going to cover how to do it using...