Website/Graphics Design Tips

  • Why Do Website Designers Limit Client Revisions or Drafts?

    … This topic has been one that’s been requested a lot. I’ve been putting it off because it requires a certain level of finesse. I wanted to make sure that I could write a response that wasn’t biased (I’m a designer, if you didn’t know already, lol). I needed to be able to write from the perspective of the client and the designer. The quick…

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  • The Best Contact Form Plugins for WordPress

    … WordPress has quickly become the go-to platform for website design. One of its biggest perks is that it has countless options. There seems to be a plugin for just about anything you can think of. For business owners; one of the most important pages on their website is their contact page and yes there are numerous contact form plugins to choose…

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  • Why WordPress is Great for Small Business Owners

    … of know-hows. There are some awesome do-it-yourself website builder platforms out there, but for my clients, I always recommend WordPress. In this article, I’m going to share with you why WordPress is at the top of my list. Now of course there is an exception to every rule, but for 9 out of 10 small business owners, WordPress is a top contender…

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  • Will Google Penalize Your Site for Not Being Mobile Friendly?

    … It’s been a rumor for quite some time now that Google is going to start penalizing sites that are not mobile friendly. Techies around that globe have been warning their clients, some listened and others felt like it was some type of trick to sell more website design services. So is there any truth to this? Google will be launching a new…

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  • 4 Free Image Editing Software Tools

    … Having an appealing website also means have inviting graphics or images. I do a lot of WordPress training workshops and one of the most often requests is for free image editing software. Most of the people attending my workshops are not designers nor do they want to be; they are simply wanting to learn how to manage their own website…

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  • Mobile Design for the Modern Business

    … be important for your brand, you might be better off creating a mobile-friendly, user-friendly website. Here is a breakdown: About Ivan Serrano I am a freelance tech writer and graphic designer, specializing in infographics. Share Us with Your Friends: …

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  • Create the Perfect Landing Page

    … According to Hubspot, businesses that use at least 15 landing pages have seen a 55% increase in their leads and MarketingSherpa’s Landing Page Optimization Benchmark Report says that the layout plays a huge factor in a website’s performance. Before you create your next landing page, here are 8 tips you need to consider. Tip #1: The Main…

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  • What’s up with those image files?

    … Have you ever wondered what those funny looking file names mean whenever you save something to your computer? What’s the deal with those extensions like: .pdf .jpg (or .jpeg) .gif .psd and son on They can be really confusing but extremely important depending on what you’re doing. Image files can be broken into two categories, Vector images…

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  • 7 Signs that Your Website if Out of Date

    …When was the last time you took a good hard look at your website? If you haven’t checked it out in some time, it’s nothing to be embarrassed about. Most business owners spend all of their time working on the actual service or product they offer and that often leaves zero extra time in the day for reviewing their website. Once it’s built it’s usually left to do its own thing. Unfortunately, owning a website is like owning a car. You can’t just buy it and drive it. You have to occasionally … Continue reading →…

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  • Tips for Reducing Spam on Your WordPress Website

    …I consider myself to be a pretty tolerable guy but one things that gets under my skin is comment spam. Spammers are always trying to come up with clever ways to sneak irrelevant information onto websites that don’t belong to them. Thank goodness there are ways to fight the dreaded spammers and beat them at their own game. Unfortunately I think…

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  • Are you getting traffic to your website but not able to close the deal?

    …Your website should be your number one sales person. It’s accessible by your potential customers 24/7 and it provides hesitant prospects answers to many of their questions. If your website is getting a good amount of traffic but you’re not converting those browsers into buyers, something’s wrong. In this article, I’m going to share some tips that will help you convert more of your online visitors into buyers. There’s no … Continue reading →…

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  • Is a template the best option for your business?

    …Creating your company website is serious business and it can sometimes be difficult deciding what route to go. The major factors in selecting a designer and the type of website you need will depend on your budget and how quickly you need your site up and running. In this article, I’ll explain the differences in using a template based option versus a custom built website. Website templates are a great … Continue reading →…

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