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Building a website is more than installing a theme and picking a color, it involves lots of strategic planning for how your users will use the website at every opportunity. Learn more about how to develop a website that works for your customers through our blog.

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Tips for Political Candidate Websites

Tis' the season for politics which means it's time to talk about political candidate websites and the way to do them right and the way to do them wrong! I...
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Web Design Pricing: How much should your website cost?

The first question nearly everyone wants to know when it's time to get a new website is, "How much does a new website cost?" And that's a tough question to...
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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...
business website

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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Web Development Services

Since 2006, the team at Sumy Designs has been providing professional web development services to small and medium business, freelancers, and professionals across the United States. Our goal is to...
Error Page

Creating a great error page

It's inevitable that at some point, someone is going to hit an error page on your site. Even if you never changed it, never delete a page, or never change...
CDN

Do you need a CDN?

As is usual, my answer is maybe. What is a CDN? CDN stands for Content Delivery Network and refers to a distributed group of servers that work together to provide...
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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...
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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...
What's your goal?

Understanding your project is the key to success

A couple of weeks ago I got a call from a prospective client who wanted more information about working together. We started talking and I began to ask him more...
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Need a website creation company? We’re here for you.

Web design? Web development? Web services? Web creation company? Whatever you want to call it, when it comes to building websites, we have your back. I was recently asked why...
Services Page

Your Services Page Needs Work

We do a lot of websites for businesses that offer services, such as contractors, pool builders, and other small businesses. The majority of these companies have a page on their...
Contact Us Page

Don’t neglect your contact page

One of the most important and often neglected pages of any website is the contact page. Think about it, this is likely the page where you are directing your traffic...
Pay Invoices Online

Accept Invoice Payments on your Website

If you run a business that serves clients and sends invoices, you may be wondering about a way to expedite the payment process. Allowing payments right on your website is...
Conversion Tracking

Track your conversions with Google Analytics

We install the Google Analytics script on every site we create, because it's important to know what kind of traffic is coming to your site no matter how big or...
Accept Credit Cards

It’s easier to accept credit cards on your website than you think

Whenever I'm asked to provide a quote for any kind of e-commerce website, whether it be an actual online shop with physical products, a subscription membership site, or just a...
Convert HTML website to WordPress

We can convert your old HTML website to WordPress

When we started making websites back in the good old days, most websites online (and definitely all the websites we made) were in basic HTML and not using a content...
Affordable Web Design Services

How to find affordable web design services

If you ask ten different agencies for a quote for a new website, you'll get ten different prices. I've seen websites offering web design services for as low as $199...
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Web Design Services for Small Business

Do we only offer web design services for small business? No. But we do work with A LOT of small business owners to improve their websites, improve their online positioning...
Online Booking

It’s 2018. You need online booking.

The other day I was looking online at a potential client's website. They had contacted us about revamping the site and I was perusing along and noticed a big "Make...
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Website redesign questions and answers

The majority of clients who come to us for website design services aren't actually looking for a brand new website. Most of them already have a website that is old,...
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