Websites are a necessity in today's business world, but you don't have the skills to design the site, create the content, and do the SEO yourself. So you search for a reliable company who can do all that for you. While searching for your ideal solution, you come across a company that has done hundreds of sites, and with all your company details and a short intro paragraph they can create a site for your business, too. Sounds perfect, doesn't it? Their prices are great, too! Often they are … [Read more...] about Considering a “Fast and Easy” Template web site? Consider again!
How many times have you gone to a web site and had to search for contact information? One of the key - but often overlooked - reasons for a website is to make your contact information accessible. Once that potential client is ready to contact you, don’t make them look for your information! Where should you place your contact info on your web site? On a Contact Us page In the Header and/or sidebar In the footer In other words, anywhere you think a client might look for … [Read more...] about Playing Hide & Seek with Contact Info on Your Web Site
See See, my playmate Come out and play with me And bring your dollies, three Climb up my apple tree. Slide down my rain barrel Into my cellar door And we’ll be jolly friends Forever more, more, more, more, more. Do you remember that old childhood song? I learned it from my Grandmother. I know the words vary slightly by family, but this is the version I was taught. Singing it was an invitation for a playmate to join us. A “Call to Action.” All web sites should have a Call to … [Read more...] about Playing with Your Call to Action
We humans have a tendency to pass up our control to those who have more knowledge in certain areas: Doctors, dentists, accountants, and web designers. Although we don’t need to know how to do the surgery, we should have a basic understanding about how the process will go. The same is true with our web sites. You need to have a basic understanding of the web site structure and its purpose. It’s up to you to set goals for your web site and up to your designer to create a site that will help … [Read more...] about Take Control of Your Web Site
Is there a website in your future? Whether you’re web site building for the first time or revamping an existing site, the wonderful world of web design is always evolving and changing. Site designs fall in and out of style just like those cute wedged heels or that colorful bow tie. The huge difference between changes in fashion and building web sites is that changes in web design are usually driven by function and usability. A site driven solely by design, although intriguing to look … [Read more...] about Designer Fashion in the Web Site Building World