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What to Expect When You’re Expecting… a WordPress Upgrade

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

Ok, so I know we’re not exactly having a baby shower, but with the big changes in WordPress lately, it sort of feels like it! Let’s take a look at the expectations of undertaking a WordPress upgrade.

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Tips for E-Commerce Website Holiday Images that Convert

Written by Ruth Hawk

Consumers are poised to spend more than a hundred billion dollars on holiday shopping between November and December. It is time to get your e-commerce website dressed for the season. Consider adding holiday images to your site. The right images will improve your conversion rates, search engine optimization appeal, and overall effectiveness when trying to […]

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E-Commerce Website Holiday Statistics from 2017 to Inform Your Holiday Prep

Written by Ruth Hawk

By all accounts, the 2017 holiday shopping season was a record-breaking one for e-commerce websites. From record overall sales to never-before-seen boons for small businesses. It seems that almost everyone had a chance to benefit from people’s growing love of shopping online. Now is the time (or, actually, past time) to begin prepping for this […]

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10 Things that Google Discontinued

Written by Ruth Hawk

On October 8, Google announced that it would shutter its social media channel Google+ in 2019, after revelations that Google+ had left users’ personal data vulnerable to hackers. And here are some ways this may impact your web design. While Google has gained a reputation for its wildly successful endeavors, including Google Hangouts, Gmail, Google […]

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How Texas is Surviving the Web

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

Texas is a big state, with a lot of businesses and organizations big and small. A 2016 report by the U.S. Small Business Administration counts 2.4 million small businesses registered in Texas alone. That means it has a lot of websites, too. Between data compliance scares, industry shifts and technology innovations, how does Texas survive […]

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Why Visitors Can’t Find Your Facebook Page: 2.0

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

If you have followed our blog topics in the past, you may be familiar with our popular post What Can’t Visitors Find My Facebook Page?  It tackled some common issues that small business owners were having with their Facebook Pages not coming up in a Facebook searches. Since then, a lot has changed in the […]

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Customer Spotlight: CAN ATX, Connecting the City Through an Online Presence

Written by Jessica Jones

Executive Director Raul Alvarez announcing the 2017 dashboard report. In a huge metropolis like Austin, there are endless ways to help serve the local community. Sometimes, it can seem daunting or challenging to find a way get involved with improvement efforts. CAN (Community Advancement Network) seeks to remedy this problem by providing research, detailed demographics, […]

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Customer Spotlight: Onion Creek Kitchens at Juniper Hills Farm and Website Redesign Success

Written by Jessica Jones

What started as a move to the Hill Country for founder Sibby Barrett ended up evolving into getaway spot for visitors coming from all over Texas. Onion Creek Kitchen relies heavily on the web – all of their sales of cooking classes, lodging, and other products occurs via their website.

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