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Is it Time to Redesign Your Website?

First Impressions When a person visits your website, within seconds they determine (even if it’s just a feeling and even if it's wrong) a few things about you and your business: The Quality of your products and services Your Trustworthiness If you Care Your website is you! Your website is a direct reflection of you [...]

Is it Time to Redesign Your Website?2020-03-07T10:49:47-07:00

Website Design Referral Program

Welcome to my Website Design Referral Program A little about me I have been designing websites for over 15 years and have over 300 projects to date. I work primarily in WordPress and specialize in gorgeous, elegant, clean, organized websites for small to medium-sized businesses. My clients are located all over the United States, [...]

Website Design Referral Program2020-02-13T10:36:43-07:00

The Nature of Web Design

Good web design is a process. Designing a great website, one that provides a good user experience and converts well, involves professional skills. It takes time. It includes experience from our team and your valuable input. This creative collaboration addresses color palette, logos, photographs and graphics, layout and structure, SEO, connecting your website with [...]

The Nature of Web Design2020-02-13T10:36:37-07:00

The BEST WordPress Hosting

Hosting - You Get What You Pay For. I have worked with many hosting companies over the past 10 years or so. What have I experienced? Slow sites. Routinely being placed on hold for the "next available agent" for over an hour when I need support. Inexperienced or unhelpful support techs. Websites being "down" [...]

The BEST WordPress Hosting2020-02-13T10:38:33-07:00

Are You Ready for a New Website?

Building a professional new website is a lot of work. It helps keep costs down if you are organized and ready to get started when you hire your professional website designer. Here is a handy list that may help you determine what you have ready and what you still need before you begin your project. Basic Business [...]

Are You Ready for a New Website?2020-02-13T10:39:20-07:00

Why WordPress?

I love WordPress because... It's not proprietary Anyone can work on WP sites. And WordPress websites can be moved. You are not "locked into" a certain platform, designer, or program. You can OWN your website and choose any designer or programmer you want to work on it. Do-It-Yourself websites like GoDaddy Builder, WIX, or [...]

Why WordPress?2020-02-13T10:40:07-07:00

My Thoughts on Web Design Myths

With over 12 years of experience, 300+ websites and lots of clients, I have heard a few things over the years and I got me some opinions. These are some of my favorites: Skimming vs Reading You might have heard that people don't read web pages, they scan them. That might be true at [...]

My Thoughts on Web Design Myths2020-02-13T10:41:06-07:00

15 Elements of a Great Web Page

A great web page is a joy to read. It doesn’t overwhelm with paragraph after paragraph of plain boring text. It is well-formatted, informative, and has a clear reason for existing. It does not waste peoples’ time. If your web page is formatted well, your visitors will stay on your page and read it, [...]

15 Elements of a Great Web Page2020-02-13T10:11:58-07:00

What is Your Marketing Strategy?

Now that you have a website (or even before you do), how are you going to get people to it? Here are some ways to expand your internet presence and grow your business: Content Building Google loves websites that are active and useful to their customers. Perform keyword phrase research to get ideas about what [...]

What is Your Marketing Strategy?2020-02-13T10:42:11-07:00

Design for Your People

Some thoughts on what makes a great website... Don't get in the way. Everything on every web page should have a purpose. Be thoughtful about your photos, text, ads, sidebars, and calls-to-action. Your pages should flow well. Too many distractions = poor usability = less sales. More is not necessarily better. You need enough content [...]

Design for Your People2020-02-13T10:42:01-07:00