Archives for Web Design

New Website? It Ain’t Over!

I recently helped a client overhaul his home improvement website for a high end clientele. It was a ton of work and expensive for the client. As we launched, I was very pleased with the results. It’s a beautiful new
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Get An SSL Certificate Post-Haste

For some time now, Google has been giving websites with SSL certificates a slight edge in search results rankings. An SSL certificate gives owners and users more security using encryption.   Luckily, it’s inexpensive to implement. Sites that don’t have
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Pictures On Your Website Ain’t Enough

It’s not unusual for me to have a client who asks why we need any text at all on web pages. Don’t the pictures speak for themselves? Well, yes, pictures do one heck of a lot of speaking. Especially for
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Malingering About Uploading Testimonials

I’ve written in the recent past about how hard it is to follow all of my own advice with respect to proofreading and time management. Now I have to add keeping my testimonial page updated on my own website. I’m
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An Easy Proofreading Tip: Use Text-To-Talk

A number of years ago I wrote a tip entitled 3 Proofreading Secrets for Mostly Error-Free Website Pages. The third tip suggested that you print out your newly drafted page and slowly read it out-loud. That’s still a good tip,
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The Long Shelf Life Of Web Pages

One of the coolest things about developing content for your website is the incredibly long shelf life of your efforts. I have written pages for clients that continue to work year-end and year-out with little to no changes. For example,
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