Posts Tagged Web Design

Mobile Web Design Must Haves

Written by Ruth Hawk

With mobile web design firmly entrenched as a necessity for any website, it is becoming important to define which elements constitute a strong mobile site. Despite the fact that more people use mobile devices to access the internet than desktop computers, many websites still settle for simply minimizing their regular site to fit the smaller screens of smartphones and tablets. However, a truly effective mobile web design must take into account the differences between mobile devices and desktop computers. Here are just a few elements that every mobile web design must have in order to accommodate the differences between mobile and desktop and in order to improve overall user experience on these devices.

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Privacy Policies: What They Are, and Why You Might Need One

Written by Phillip Smith

Chances are, if you have ever browsed any major website in your life, you have encountered a privacy policy. And chances are if you yourself own and operate a website, you have probably put one on your site. Now, despite what you might think, almost all websites require a privacy policy, but not everyone understands just why privacy policies are so important. Here are some reasons your site may need a privacy policy, and what exactly they are.

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Post-Holiday Web Design Tips that Can Help You Boost Sales

Written by Ruth Hawk

The post-holiday sales lull is infamous among retailers. The profitable buying frenzy of November and December turns into a very quiet few months as consumers recover from their holiday spending and stay indoors thanks to colder weather. Addressing the holiday lull across all of your marketing efforts is often the best approach to boosting sales between January and March. These efforts should include your web design, which can be used to promote new deals and encourage engagement with your brand even during the quietest time of the year.

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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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Web Development Steps to Take to Prepare Your Website for Holiday Traffic Spikes

Written by Ruth Hawk

With Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the entirety of the holiday shopping season on the horizon, now is the time for businesses to make sure that their web design and web development are sufficient to withstand the influx
of traffic they are about to experience. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday crowds having taken down the websites of businesses as large as Best Buy and Wal Mart in the past, no one is immune to the potential slow downs and crashes that can occur if a website cannot handle the influx of traffic created by holiday shopping and holiday sales. Here are a few steps to take in the coming weeks to help you ensure that your website can handle any volume of traffic.

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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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