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.

Answer your users questions

Questions your website should answer

When it comes to having a website that is successful, there's so much more to it than just having a website and putting some information on it. There's more to...
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Add a blog to your website in 2020

I know it's a little late for a New Year's Resolution, but instead of a resolution, I want you to consider the benefits to your business if you add a...
Automate Social Sharing

Neat tricks to automate sharing your blog posts

Automation is a little side hobby of mine. I like to create automations that make my life easier. One of the things I automate is sharing my blog posts. I...
Writing Website Copy

How to write great copy for your website

On almost every website project, the longest part of the process for the business owner is creating the content that will go on the website. You may think you know...
Frustrated business owner

You (probably) only need one website!

More often than I'd like, I talk to a business owner who it turns out, has more than one website. There are a lot of reasons for this. The most...
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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...
Are you ready for a new website?

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...
Business Blogging

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...
Business Web Design

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...
Professional Website

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...
how much content do you need?

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...
Working

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...