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Your Website Launch Checklist

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A Checklist for your New Website    When you are ready to launch a new website, there are several things you need to make sure are in place before the site goes live. These components are important as they

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Content Refresh Vs. Website Redesign

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If your website is struggling to maintain high traffic rates, a content refresh or website redesign is your ticket to getting back on track. 

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How to properly resize images for the web

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Images are a big part of every website these days. Whether you're trying to sell products, promote a service, or get people interested in your blog posts, images play an important role.

However, there's more to it than just slapping the first image that comes up onto your website and calling it good. That could actually end up doing more harm than good if you don't optimize them properly for search engine optimization and site speed.

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How do I measure my site speed?

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In addition to decreasing bounce rates, faster loading pages can lead to increased time spent per visit, more conversions and higher revenue for your company.

If you want to improve your ranking in Google's search results and increase traffic/sales from people who land on your site, learn about site speed.

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What are Core Web Vitals?

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Do we agree that repainting your car while the engine doesn't run is pretty useless?

Likewise, a slick looking web design without a website platform that can get it ranked on Google isn't going to get you anywhere either.

While high quality content is still king, the technical side of your SEO (the guts of how your website platform processes everything) is now even more important.

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8 Reasons to choose a custom business website

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You wouldn't use a drill to hammer in a nail, would you? 

 

Well, maybe if you were desperate and willing to use any tool to just get by for the time being. 

 

Trying to fit your business into a prebuilt theme or out-of-the-box template is much the same. It gets the job done, but you aren't going to be satisfied with the results for long.

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Types of Calls to Action to use on your website

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Last Updated February 16, 2021 What is a Call to Action (CTA)? It is just that: a call to take action. On a website a call to action can present itself in many different forms, but it is always a clear statement that

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The reason we do not build on WordPress, Wix or any other website builder

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Last Updated February 16, 2021 We do not use out-of-the-box website builder software like WordPress. Gasp! We know. With 39% of the web built on WordPress you can see why it’s a natural gravitation for web designers.

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The entire web switched to mobile indexing March 2021

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What happens if my website isn't ready for mobile indexing? Your site will completely drop out of Google's index. Only content on the mobile version of your website will be indexed and ranked. Desktop only

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What is Web Accessibility?

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Updated February 25, 2021 Imagine moving to a different country and attempting to visit a restaurant without directions or knowledge about their currency, culture, or language. It would not only be difficult to even

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