Category: General

  • Page Builder Lock-In: What to consider when choosing how to build your website

    There are so many options out there for building a website. All of the platforms have pros and cons, they all have situations that they’re best suited for. But how do you choose? I’ve got some things to consider that should help make the decision process feel less daunting. Initial Impressions Your ultimate decision is…

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  • Trends to Avoid: Marquee Animation

    There is a concerning trend in web design that seems to have absolutely taken off, especially on platforms like Squarespace and ShowIt. Squarespace started us off with that perpetually spinning badge in the corner at the top of websites. ShowIt took us a step further and brought back the good old marquee, seemingly brought back…

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  • Annual Website Tasks: Preparing your website for the new year

    There are plenty of things you should do to keep your website running smoothly. Quarterly tasks, monthly tasks, there are even weekly things you could be doing to help your website be an incredible asset for you. But what about yearly? If you’re already keeping an eye on your site, is there anything that happens…

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  • The Absolute First Thing You Need To Do Before Creating Your Website

    Transcript (with Chapter Headings) You absolutely should have a website, and you absolutely shouldn’t let worries about it not being “done” get in the way of launching it. But the absolute first thing you need to do before creating your website, whether you’re doing it yourself or you’re having someone else do it, is a…

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  • Evaluating the Time Cost

    Everything we do in business has a time cost. What if you could take everything you’ve already been doing, and make it into a badass website? Transcript Everything that we do in business, for business, takes time. It has a time cost associated with it, right? Doing social posts, coming up with branding, refining branding,…

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  • Single CTA Exceptions

    If you’re doing this on your website, it might be the reason you’re losing business. Transcript I will often give the advice, “What is the one thing you want somebody to do when they come to your website?” And that’s how you come up with your main call to action. Is that always the case?…

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  • Picking a Domain Name

    Picking a domain name might seem really stressful, but it doesn’t have to be that intense. Watch to learn how to choose the best domain name for your business. Transcript Picking a domain name may seem really stressful. It’s where people are going to go to see your business, it’s connected to your brand, it’s…

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  • Check on All Devices

    When was the last time you checked out your website on your phone? Tablet? Your friend’s phone? Anywhere else your website might be seen? If you haven’t, you might be horrified to find out what it looks like when it’s not on your desktop. If people can’t navigate your website on all devices, you’re going…

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  • Top 4 Reasons You Need a Great Website to Level Up Your Business

    There are many things to consider when your business is growing – refining products/services, making sure your marketing is on point and sales process is dialed in, going over your brand bible with a fine tooth comb to make sure everything is aligned and representing your business properly. It all comes down to reputation and…

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  • What is a Website Audit and Why is it so Important

    What is a website audit? In the world of websites, anything can change at any time, especially when you’re not looking. Whether it’s standards and best practices or something changing on your actual website. If building websites isn’t your strong suit, maintaining your own website can be a risky endeavor. It’s easy to fix one…

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  • 5 Website Redesign Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices

    When it’s time to redo your website, you’re going to want to make sure you do it right. So let’s take the website as a whole, and instead of creating a never-ending list of every mistake I’ve ever seen websites make, let’s start with the 5 most common things I see that you can fix…

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  • Stop procrastinating and build your website NOW

    I’m about to tell you something and I need you to bear with me because your first response is probably going to be to scoff. When people ask me how to start building their website, my response is typically to just do it. Get started. Stop waiting.

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  • How To Know When It’s Time To Redo Your Website

    It may seem like the biggest hurdle when it comes to a good website is figuring out how to get one in the first place, but that’s not it. In all actuality, a website that’s been built and all but forgotten about is the hugest hurdle.

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  • Web Terms: What You Should Know

    It’s important to understand the basic parts of your website. By knowing how to use some of the common web terms, you will be able to communicate your wants and needs for your website a little easier. Knowing some basic terms will give you the tools you need to communicate effectively with your website designer or…

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