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5 Tips for Creating Search Engine Optimized Content

by Ruth Hawk
Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

While the use of keywords has been the primary focus of search engine optimization since it earliest days, the reality is that more goes into SEO-optimized content than the smart use of targeted search terms. Now, as voice search explodes in popularity, it is even more important for businesses to focus not just on the use of keywords (important though th

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Outdated Web Design Trends

by Ruth Hawk
Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

When it comes to web design, best practices tend to come and go. Keeping up with these trends is important, because a fresh and modern website reflects positively on your business. Unfortunately, there are some trends that seem to persist despite being outdated or even counterproductive. The following are a few such practices that have outlived their use

Web Design Tips for User Friendly Online Forms

by Ruth Hawk
Thursday, April 26th, 2018

Most websites have one or more forms that visitors can fill out to contact the business; sign up for emails, newsletters or magazines; purchase products and services; register to use the site, and more. While a reality of online business, forms can also be a bit tricky: Forms that visitors find unnecessary, too long, too complicated, too intrusive, or ju

Mobile Web Design Must Haves

by Ruth Hawk
Thursday, April 19th, 2018

With mobile web design firmly entrenched as a necessity for any website, it is becoming important to define which elements constitute a strong mobile site. Despite the fact that more people use mobile devices to access the internet than desktop computers, many websites still settle for simply minimizing their regular site to fit the smaller screens of sm

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Privacy Policies: What They Are, and Why You Might Need One

by Phillip Smith
Monday, April 16th, 2018

Chances are, if you have ever browsed any major website in your life, you have encountered a privacy policy. And chances are if you yourself own and operate a website, you have probably put one on your site. Now, despite what you might think, almost all websites require a privacy policy, but not everyone understands just why privacy policies are so impor

5 Pages Most Web Designs Should Include (That You May Not Have Thought of)

by Ruth Hawk
Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Whether people realize it or not, they expect to find certain pages on all of the websites they visit. For example, 52 percent of people who end up on a company's homepage go looking for an About Us page (and more than 80 percent of them expect to find it off the homepage, in case you were wondering where to put it). And most people would be a little con

Questions Every Web Design Should Answer

by Ruth Hawk
Monday, March 26th, 2018

Accessible and effective customer support is important in making sure that customers' questions are answered and that they feel comfortable buying from your e-commerce website. However, one strategy websites should consider adopting is heading off many of those questions before they even arise with effective web design strategies.

Tips for a Web Design that Is Customer Support Friendly

by Ruth Hawk
Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Customers can be skittish when it comes to making a purchase. An unanswered question, an unsatisfactory checkout process, a second or two of extra page load time, and they can be off to another website, and you can be out a sale. That is why customer support is so important: It allows you to connect with customers at the critical juncture when they have