Posts Tagged best website practices

How to Work Best with a Web Developer and Ensure the Success of Your Project

Written by Jacqueline Sinex

If you really want to have a successful web design project, it is essential to build a good relationship with your web developer. Here are some tips that can help you when you are in the process of finding the right developer for your website needs.

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5 Tips for Creating Effective Holiday Landing Pages

Written by Ruth Hawk

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 result, your holiday landing pages must be designed to (1 Make a positive impression and (2 Drive conversions. While effective landing pages are important all year, there are a few steps you can take to strengthen those pages specifically for the holiday shopping season. What follows is a look at a few tips for sprucing up the messaging and web design of your holiday landing pages.

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

Written by Ruth Hawk

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 are going to have. From creating a great look to handling nitty gritty details like page load and web hosting issues, here are a few ways to prepare your web design for the upcoming Big Weekend.

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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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When Breaking Web Design Rules Might Work for You

Written by Ruth Hawk

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 the rules are left behind. However, there are a few qualities that are true of successful forays into new web design territory.

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5 Reasons SEO Experts Can Be a Better Choice than DIY SEO

Written by Ruth Hawk

On the surface, DIY SEO seems appealing, particularly because it is less expensive than hiring SEO experts. However, SEO experts offer a number of advantages that often do not exist with DIY SEO. As a result, hiring SEO services is often the best approach for websites serious about improving their rankings in the search results.

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