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Is your website a turn-off? It may be affecting conversion.

Is your website a turn-off? It may be affecting conversion.

How is your website performing? Most business owners track visits to their website on a weekly or monthly basis....

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The 5 Wildest Excuses Small Business Owners Have for NOT Changing Their Website

The 5 Wildest Excuses Small Business Owners Have for NOT Changing Their Website

Excuses. Everybody’s got ‘em. Especially when you’re an uber busy small business owner who does more work in a...

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Native Apps, Web Apps, and Mobile Websites… Oh My!

Native Apps, Web Apps, and Mobile Websites… Oh My!

Are you confused about the differences between native apps, web apps, and mobile websites? There seems to be a...

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Google is Calling Out Your Mobile-Unfriendly Site

Google is Calling Out Your Mobile-Unfriendly Site

When consumers are looking for something on their mobile phones, they want to find something quickly and they want...

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5 Ways to Improve Your Online Marketing in 2014

5 Ways to Improve Your Online Marketing in 2014

I am frequently approached by friends and acquaintances that want me to look at their website and tell them...

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Computer Science Education Week

Computer Science Education Week

Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual program focused on inspiring students to take an interest in computer...

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What Google is Looking for in 2014

What Google is Looking for in 2014

As you’re contemplating the performance of your website in 2013, you probably know that Google’s many updates throughout the...

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How Credible Is Your Business Website?

How Credible Is Your Business Website?

You can’t judge a book by its cover, but it seems you can judge a business by its website....

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Is Your Website Ready for Cyberweek?

Is Your Website Ready for Cyberweek?

The Black Friday / Cyber Monday phenomenon is upon us again. While you may be working on sales, offers,...

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History of Web Design [Infographic]

History of Web Design [Infographic]

Web design has been in a state of constant evolution since 1996. New technologies have encouraged changes in web...

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Jetpack – The WordPress Multitool

Jetpack – The WordPress Multitool

While for many specialized tasks you need a specific tool, learning how to use and manage those tools can...

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2013: The Year of Responsive Design [Infographic]

2013: The Year of Responsive Design [Infographic]

The idea of responsive web design is a relatively new one. Back in the olden days, webpages were laid...

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The 2 Most Essential WordPress Security Plugins for Small Business Websites

The 2 Most Essential WordPress Security Plugins for Small Business Websites

One of the main concerns of a lot of people about using WordPress for their website is the idea...

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Avoiding an Awkward Website Experience

Avoiding an Awkward Website Experience

Have you ever walked into a store or restaurant and experienced the awkwardness of not really knowing where to...

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Responsive Web Design

Responsive Web Design

These days, having a basic website is no longer enough to increase customer retention, increase lead conversions, or gain...

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Is It Time to Revamp Your Website?

Is It Time to Revamp Your Website?

Paul Downs, contributor to the New York Times, brought up some interesting questions in his article yesterday in the...

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So, You Want to Create Your Own Website…

So, You Want to Create Your Own Website…

As a business owner, you already know that you need a website. You may not want to pay for...

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Is YOUR Business Ready for E-Commerce?

Is YOUR Business Ready for E-Commerce?

As the owner of a local business, have you heard people tell you something like this? “Hey, you should...

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7 Ways to Grow the RIGHT Kind of Traffic to Your Website

7 Ways to Grow the RIGHT Kind of Traffic to Your Website

It’s gratifying to see traffic numbers increase for your website, but unless those visitors are potential customers, the numbers...

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These Practices Will Get Your Website Penalized

These Practices Will Get Your Website Penalized

First, what is a Google penalty? Google has two types of penalties; algorithmic and manual. Algorithmic penalties are automated...

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8 Ways Your Website Can Hurt Your Business

8 Ways Your Website Can Hurt Your Business

If you’ve given more thought to what it says on your business cards than what your website says about...

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