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4 Concerns Regarding Single Page Web Design

by Ruth Hawk
Monday, March 12th, 2018

With single page websites gaining popularity as one of this year's major web development trends, it may be tempting to adopt the practice for your own website. There is, after all, no denying the beauty of most of these sites, and their mobile friendliness is a great advantage. However, single page web design has a number of drawbacks that make it a less

SERP Features and Search Engine Optimization: A Glossary

by Ruth Hawk
Friday, March 2nd, 2018

This year, features on the search engine results pages (SERPs) are continuing to evolve, while their value to search engine optimization becomes ever more apparent. These additions to the traditional organic links in the search results offer users quick access to detailed information about sources and about the topics of their search. To help you get a b

10 Checkout Tips for Improving Conversions on Your Custom E-Commerce Website

by Ruth Hawk
Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

As the owner of an e-commerce website, you know how important the checkout process is, because it is the point at which the customer converts from merely being interested in your merchandise to actually committing to a sale. However, did you know that the checkout process is also one of the times that you are most likely to lose a sale? For example, shop

Post-Holiday Web Design Tips that Can Help You Boost Sales

by Ruth Hawk
Thursday, December 28th, 2017

The post-holiday sales lull is infamous among retailers. The profitable buying frenzy of November and December turns into a very quiet few months as consumers recover from their holiday spending and stay indoors thanks to colder weather. Addressing the holiday lull across all of your marketing efforts is often the best approach to boosting sales between

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Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2017: What It Looked Like and What It Means for E-Commerce Websites

by Ruth Hawk
Monday, December 18th, 2017

By any measure, Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2017 (Also known as BFCM, or simply Cyber Week), was a success. More items were purchased, more total sales were accrued, and profits grew more significantly than at any other point in the history of the week. Here is a look at some of the most important statistics and insights to be gained by e-commerce websites

Holiday Content Marketing Tips for E-Commerce Websites

by Ruth Hawk
Friday, December 8th, 2017

Gearing up for the holiday season means more than just refreshing your web design and web development efforts (Although those are important as well). It also means injecting your content marketing strategy with material that is relevant, engaging, and designed to move shoppers along the holiday sales funnel. To that end, here are a few tips to help you c

5 Tips for Creating Effective Holiday Landing Pages

by Ruth Hawk
Friday, December 1st, 2017

When it comes to holiday marketing, landing pages are an invaluable aspect of your e-commerce website. Not only do they serve as the place where visitors land after clicking on your email links, organic search results, and targeted holiday promotions, but they also serve as the first impression most of these visitors will have of your website. As a re

Web Development Steps to Take to Prepare Your Website for Holiday Traffic Spikes

by Ruth Hawk
Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the entirety of the holiday shopping season on the horizon, now is the time for businesses to make sure that their web design and web development are sufficient to withstand the influx of traffic they are about to experience. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday crowds having taken down the websites of businesses as la