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Elements of a Web Design that Foster Learning

by Ruth Hawk
Friday, October 7th, 2016

75% of companies offer some kind of online instruction for their employees, and millions of students are online.

How to Simplify Your Web Design

by Ruth Hawk
Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

  Simplicity in web design wins customers. A 2012 study by Google revealed that complex web designs yielded fewer conversions than did simple web designs. In fact, the simpler the website, the more conversions that website earned. And, the more complex the website, the fewer the conversions it earned. People respond to simplicity because it [&hellip

Tips for Choosing Compelling Website Images

by Ruth Hawk
Thursday, September 15th, 2016

  The old saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” has never been more true than it is in today’s digital age. With people impatient with long blocks of text, website owners like you must find ways to communicate your message quickly. In these situations, images provide the perfect solution. They deliver a message […]

WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal: A Comparison

by Ruth Hawk
Monday, September 12th, 2016

A content management system is a critically important element of a website. This platform provides the foundation you need to successfully design and run a website. And, no two CMS’s are alike. In a way, this diversity is a good thing.

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How to Choose a Content Management System

by Ruth Hawk
Monday, August 8th, 2016

Content management systems (CMS) provide you with a platform for building your website. From WordPress to Drupal, they use themes, plug ins, and other features to help you implement a successful website. Because these products are the foundation for your website, it is important to take your time when selecting one for your next web […]

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6 Ways to Improve Your Responsive Web Design

by Ruth Hawk
Monday, June 13th, 2016

Responsive web design, which refers to a web design that adapts itself to any screen, is one of the most basic elements of a successful website. Because Google uses a website’s responsiveness as one factor in how that website ranks in the search results, it is also an important element in search engine optimization. As […]

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7 Obstacles to Purchase Completion on Your E-Commerce Website

by Ruth Hawk
Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Your e-commerce website needs to sell your products and services. Unfortunately, there are many mistakes you can make on your website that can inadvertently discourage people from completing their purchases. From a lack of product information to confusing navigation, these mistakes will turn people away from your website. That is why it can be helpful [&

Why Use a Mobile Responsive Web Design?

by Ruth Hawk
Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Ever since Google announced that mobile readiness was going to become a factor in how it ranked web pages, there has been much buzz about creating mobile ready websites. Sites that are unable to deliver satisfying content on mobile devices have seen their search rankings drop, and requests for mobile ready web designs have soared […]