Austin Web Design Category

Prepare for Black Friday/Cyber Monday with These Web Design Tips

by Ruth Hawk
Friday, November 17th, 2017

The Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend is hands down the most wonderful time of year for businesses. With Cyber Monday 2016 breaking e-commerce records in the United States, and literally billions of dollars worth of purchases up for grabs that weekend, it is vital that e-commerce websites be prepared to woo the increased numbers of website visitors they

8 Tips for Building User Friendly Custom Web Applications

by Ruth Hawk
Monday, September 11th, 2017

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 desi

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10 Tips for Creating a Useful FAQ Page

by Ruth Hawk
Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

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 effort

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Tips for Creating a Compelling About Us Page for Your E-Commerce Website

by Ruth Hawk
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Next to the home page, the About Us page is one of the most visited web pages on any website. At the same time, businesses sometimes feel intimidated by the prospect of putting together an About Us page. However, the potential benefits of a well-crafted About Us page make the effort worth it. To help you get started, and to remove some of the mystique su

The Importance of Mobile Web Design: An Overview

by Ruth Hawk
Monday, June 26th, 2017

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 th

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Why Web Design Is Not Enough

by Ruth Hawk
Monday, June 5th, 2017

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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When Breaking Web Design Rules Might Work for You

by Ruth Hawk
Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Web design has evolved as quickly as has the Internet as a whole. Along with that development has come certain rules, or best practices, that have proven themselves useful in guiding the development of appealing and effective websites. However, occasionally, as the saying goes, rules are meant to be broken, and occasionally, great web design comes when t

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Dress Up Your Custom Web Design: The Use of Color in Communicating Your Message

by Ruth Hawk
Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Because color is so ubiquitous, its importance is often overlooked when it comes to web design. However, color is actually one of the most effective elements of custom web design. While there are as many ways to use color in web design as there are web pages, there are a few tips, tricks, and psychological facts that can help guide you toward more visual