Web Development Category

8 Tips for Building User Friendly Custom Web Applications

Written by Ruth Hawk

Custom web applications can add functionality and interactivity to your website. For example, shopping carts can make checking out easier on your e-commerce website, while online courses allow people to learn and grow right on your website. However, if web applications are going to make certain tasks easier for your website visitors, they need to be designed in a user friendly way. Here are 8 tips for building user friendliness into any custom web application.

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10 Tips for Creating a Useful FAQ Page

Written by Ruth Hawk

When it comes to answering potential customers’ questions about your e-commerce website’s products and services, an FAQ page can be a valuable asset. This list of commonly asked questions can alleviate people’s concerns about purchasing from you, tell them more about your brand, and support your other marketing and search engine optimization efforts. The key to taking advantage of the potential benefits of an FAQ page is to create one that is useful and accessible to your e-commerce website’s visitors. Here are 10 tips for doing just that.

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The Importance of Mobile Web Design: An Overview

Written by Ruth Hawk

The use of mobile devices continues to rise rapidly. As a result, custom web design and development needs to prioritize, not just accommodate, the needs of people using their mobile devices. Mobile web design is the solution. Here are just a few reasons that a mobile web design is essential for most websites today, and a few tools to help you identify the mobile friendliness of your site.

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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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Why Web Design Is Not Enough

Written by Ruth Hawk

With 89 percent of people in North America (equaling 320 million people) using the Internet, the necessity of an effective web design is clear. While an eye-catching appearance can certainly encourage website visitors to stay and explore your site, there are other factors that will (1 Get them there in the first place and (2 Convince them to stay.

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6 Ways to Direct Visitors’ Attention to Your Call to Action

Written by Ruth Hawk

Regardless of the type of conversions you hope to earn from your site, you greatly increase your chances of getting them if you include a visible call to action (CTA) on each web page. Much of this visibility comes from effective web design. Here are a few suggestions for adding the visual cues to your web design that will direct visitors’ attention to your CTA.

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