Web Design / Basics

  • 4 Simple Hacks to Help Your Website Make More Money

    …. But the amount of value a website can add to your business does depend on how you design it and how you leverage its potential. Following these four simple steps will make your website both user and Google friendly, thus maximizing your chances of boosting that all-important bottom line. The following two tabs change content below. Alex English Alex is a startup and small business enthusiast with a passion for web design and how a good website can work wonders for businesses. Latest posts by Alex English (see all) …

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  • Why Do You Need a Mobile Responsive Website to Grow Your Business?

    … How important is it to have a mobile responsive website? As per the latest statistics, around 5 billion people use mobile phones, which is approximately 60% of the world’s population. Mobile Users Around the Globe According to research, nearly two-thirds of Americans own a smartphone. These smartphone users access a variety of content online…

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  • Small Business Website Checklist: What You Need Lined Up Before Going Live

    … installed an analytics tracking code on your website. Your web design agency doesn’t own the analytics account. You want to make sure you have free access to your account and can make changes as necessary. Your analytics software defines your goals and funnels. You have properly integrated your analytics tool and webmaster tools. You have put…

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  • Beware! Your CTA Design Speaks Mountains About Your Fashion Sense

    … and so that the cross sign clearly visible. 8. Place your CTA with enough space around it. Why: A CTA with a lot of website elements around it won’t grab the user’s attention. It will make the user think less of the cluttered web design. How: Make sure there is ample white space around, as well as within, the CTA. If there are too many web…

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  • A Comprehensive SVG Guide [Bonus: How to Use SVG files]

    … web. Why You Need an SVG Guide Because it has a lot more features than other creative formats, SVG is getting more and more popular. Many designers prefer to choose SVG instead of GIF because it’s scalable, looks good on any device, and decreases page load times. Here Are a Few of the Major Benefits of SVG Images As with any and everything, there…

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  • Small Business Websites: How to Make Yours More Compelling

    … experts on staff. Developers who work with optimizers learn what design elements increase conversions. This is especially important for lead generation and ecommerce sites. The more you expect your site to accomplish, the more important the design and marketing are. It is critical to choose the right developer and marketers from the beginning. I…

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  • 5 Website Mistakes You Have To Avoid In 2017

    …. The more extravagant your website design, the slower it will load. Also, some older browsers might not even be able to load your high-spec parallax page at all! Blindly following the latest web design trends can mean you lose site of your site’s primary purpose. Just because everyone in the photography industry is topping their websites with full-width…

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  • 8 Website Design Basics That Guarantee Branding Success

    … athlete in the world.” They take this statement a step further by saying, “If you have a body, you are an athlete.” What’s your mission? Website Design Basics Wrap-up! No matter the size of your company, building a strong brand presence is important. But it’s not an easy task; it takes a lot of effort. Creating an interactive and beautiful website…

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  • 6 Ways to Make Your Website Disaster Proof

    …, retaining visitor interest. A CDN can help with your website security and stability by acting as a firewall between your site and your traffic. Most CDNs offer some degree of traffic filtering and provide a first line of protection for your site. One affordable CDN solution is Cloudflare, which is connected to over 6 million websites to date. 3…

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  • 7 Must-Haves for a Landing Page

    … to your site. When built innovatively, a landing page can act as the cornerstone of a successful online marketing campaign. Why So Much Fuss About Landing Pages? “Landing pages are the new direct marketing, and everyone with a website is a direct marketer.” -Seth Godin The landing page is the PLACE where conversions happen. Having an effective landing…

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  • Make Life Easy for Your Customers with a Responsive Website

    … using to manage your business’s website, Duda can still help you not lose mobile visitors. Reviews and pricing Not only is Duda well-rated on G2 Crowd, but Top Ten Reviews gave the platform its Gold Award for mobile-website design. The reason why is Duda’s “great tools and simplicity” and that it “can save you hours of work.” You can take…

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  • 5 Important Tips to Improve Website User Experience

    … When considering website design, it’s easy to get caught up in aesthetic concerns. But if your website has a purpose beyond just looking pretty, it’s important to focus on more than appearances. Here are five key ways to provide your website’s visitors with a great user experience, so that they’ll stick around instead of leaving in frustration…

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  • Cheap Blog Design Hacks for Non-Designers

    … with authority in a specific industry, you cannot expect to attract or compel readers with a subpar design. A surefire way to a great-looking blog is to hire a professional design agency. This route, however, requires a minimum investment of $1,000 according to this post at Connective Web Design. While the cost is high, you are sure to get a design…

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  • How to Find Perfect Custom Graphic Designs at Designhill

    … How to Find Perfect Custom Graphic Designs at Designhill January 14, 2016 By Gail Gardner Leave a Comment Images are what make content stand out online and in print. Logos are essential to making your brand memorable. But what do you do if you aren’t a graphic artist? Fortunately, there are platforms that make it easy to find the perfect…

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