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On this page you will find articles about web design, web development and related topics. Here I will also feature inspirational design collections, opinions and tutorials about situations I encounter.

October 30, 2013

What is Your Website Saying About Your Business?

There is an old saying that tells us to never judge a book by its cover. There is another saying that tells us that first impressions are everything. The latter of the two seems to be more correct in the Read the full post…

Marketing, Web Design Article

October 18, 2013

5 Simple Ideas on How to Increase Your Online Presence

I would say it’s a pretty safe bet that by now most businesses see the value in having some sort of an online presence.  That online presence could be a website, blog, Facebook page, Twitter account or maybe just listed Read the full post…

SEO, Social Media

October 10, 2013

Add More Pages! One Page Websites Are Bad For SEO

Website Design is always changing as new design techniques start to trend. One of the latest trends in Web Design is the one page website. Instead of navigation links directing viewers to a new page when clicked, the page scrolls Read the full post…

SEO, Web Design Article

October 8, 2013

Three Easy Steps to Insert Ads within Your WordPress Content

If you are reading this post you probably read a lot of blogs. I am sure that by now you’ve opened a post and after reading a paragraph or two you see an advertisement of some sort. This is one Read the full post…

Content Management System, Web Design Article, WordPress Tutorial

October 1, 2013

Slow Speed Suicide; Your Website Can’t Take the Abuse

I am reminded of the phrase ‘Speed kills’, or it may be better as ‘slow speed kills’. No one likes to wait and your website viewers are not different. Actually one in every four people will abandon a website if Read the full post…

SEO, Web Design Article

September 26, 2013

Increase Your Conversion Rate; A/B Test Your Website

You’re website is beautiful, functional and user-friendly. Why are your sales numbers still low? No matter how good your website looks, if it’s not converting viewers to customers, it’s not doing it’s job. Luckily there is A/B website testing to Read the full post…

Conversion Rate Optimization, eCommerce

September 24, 2013

Tips for a More Successful eCommerce Website

It’s no secret that millions of people shop online. In 2012 alone it was reported that $231 Billion had been spent on online retail. That number is expected to jump up to $370 Billion by the year 2017 and account Read the full post…

eCommerce

September 24, 2013

Now’s The Time To Start Increasing Your Online Advertising Budget

Without question, the digital market is ever growing. People who used to shop in stores are now predominantly shopping online. People who used to watch television through antennae or paid subscription to cable or satellite can now watch shows on Read the full post…

Marketing, Online Advertising

September 23, 2013

Making Your Websites First Impression Count

You never get a second chance to make a good first impression. – Will Rogers If you’ve spent any time looking at my portfolio you can probably tell that I try to put an extra emphasis on the first impression Read the full post…

Web Design Article

September 21, 2013

Google+ is Slowly Becoming a Must When it Comes to SEO

When Google+ was launched back in the summer of 2011, few people thought it was anything more than Google’s attempt at their own version of Facebook. Today it has over 500 million registered users passing Twitter as the second-largest social Read the full post…

SEO, Social Media

September 20, 2013

A Guide to Creating Your Own WordPress Shortcodes

If you’ve ever used WordPress chances are that you’ve used a shortcode a time or two. They are usually built into plugins you download or packaged into themes you install. A shortcode is a snippet of code that represents a Read the full post…

Web Design Article, WordPress Tutorial

September 20, 2013

10 Beautifully Designed Smartphone Apps

Over half of all adult Americans own some type of smartphone. So it’s no secret that designers have started making note of this. The mobile design experience is just as, if not more important than the desktop experience. Your users Read the full post…

Mobile App Design Article

September 19, 2013

Get to the Bottom of Infinite Scrolling on Your WordPress Website

Infinite scrolling is seen on some of today’s most popular websites. (Ex: Pinterest) Follow the steps below to get it set up on your WordPress website. Step 1: Create the function. This function will be created using AJAX. The function Read the full post…

Web Design Article