Development

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.

Online Donations

Taking Donations on a WordPress site

We do a fair amount of non profit website design, and one of the things that comes up for those is how to accept donations. A lot of organizations want...
Google Analytics

Do you know who is coming to your website?

You should.  I can't tell you how many times a potential client comes to with an existing website and I take a look and don't see any Google Analytics script....
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Specialty fonts for websites

When we first started making websites, almost 12 years ago, you really only had a few fonts to choose from on your website because if the person viewing your website...
sliders-burgers

Your website doesn’t need a slider

Sliders. Slideshows. Carousels, It doesn't matter what you call it, website owners love them. And I've been trying to convince people to stop using them for a long time. If...
website audit

What to expect in a website audit

One of my favorite things to do is go over someone's website and tell them everything that's wrong with it in a website audit. I kid! Mostly... But I do...
professional website design

Is having a professional website design worth it?

In the days of a million options for the do-it-yourself website, many people are asking themselves if having a professional website design is worthwhile, or if they can just use...
Translating WordPress Sites

Offering websites in multiple languages is much more than just translating your content

First, you might be asking yourself, why should I offer my site in multiple languages? I only speak English. The question isn't about what language YOU speak, but about what...
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Are you giving your customers what they’re looking for?

One thing I think small business owners overlook when getting started with a new website is what their customers are actually looking for. These clients come to us with their...
WordPress Development

Convert your dated HTML website to WordPress

When we first started this business, over 11.5 years ago, we built all our websites with HTML and CSS. If you look really hard, you can probably still find some...
laptopdesign

A bad website can be worse than no website

Many people don't see the value in having a great website, and think they can easily put together one using some of the build it yourself tools available. Then when...
Contractor Website

Things your service business website needs

We have done a lot of websites for service-based businesses. Contractors are a good example. If you offer a service to clients at their home, especially if it's an expensive service,...
Bilingual

Do you need a bilingual website?

We can do that! These days, many businesses cater to customers who speak different languages. If that's you, then you might consider offering your website in the languages that your...
Page Speed

Page Speed Matters

Is your site slow? If so, it's a bigger issue than ever before. Last weekend I attended WordCamp US and one of the big sessions that was standing room only was...
cdn

What’s a CDN and should you use one?

CDN stands for Content Delivery Network. It's basically a network of servers that deliver static content from websites to users based on their geographic location. So let me break this...
Frequently Asked Questions on your business website

You should have a FAQ page on your website.

When I have a question about anything, the first thing I do is open up Google. I'm not alone. But do you remember a time before the Internet, where you...
Discovery & Design WordCamp

WordCamp DFW 2016 Presentation

I had the opportunity to present for WordCamp DFW, at the University of Texas, Arlington, in September and the video of the presentation is now up on WordCamp TV. Even though...
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Restaurant Web Design

What does your restaurant website need? I have lots of opinions on restaurant web design. It seems that most restaurants aren't interested or willing to pay for the cost of...
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Need to schedule appointments on your website? Here’s the simplest way.

I hate the phone. I don't like calling people. I'm really an email or text person. But, I do realize that not everything is about me and sometimes I need...
Meet the needs of your customer for better online results.

Look at your website how your customers do

Whenever I first talk to a potential client, the main things I want to know are: who is your customer? And how will they use your site? I always ask...
HIPAA Compliance

Understanding HIPAA Compliance and your website

We've done quite a few websites for doctors and dentists over the years. (See Dr. Adams, Dr. DeWitt, or Dr. Smith for a few examples.) One of the questions always gets...
Target Audience

We think about the big picture

When we start talking to clients and potential clients about websites, we ask a lot of questions. Everyone wants to know, "What's a website cost?" but we can't answer that...