A lot of clients ask me why there is so much blank space on both sides of their website, and I often get requests to make the site “fill the screen” This is something that is easier said than done, especially when you want to maintain a certain look or design. Monitor resolutions are based […]
Is your internet running slow, or is it your computer? There is an easy way to test. Go to www.speedtest.net. It will even keep a log of all your tests so you can see how your speed changes over time. (As long as you have your cookies enabled)
Many of my clients request website tracking to see how many ‘hits’ they are getting. For the most robust tracking with a great interface at an unbeatable price, use Google Analytics. Forget the crappy one that came with your web hosting package, forget those new “BETA” ones people are trying to get you to test.
When I design websites for people, they often want to be #1 in the Google results for their category. I cannot stress enough how important INBOUND LINKS are to your online marketing efforts. The more sites that are linking to your site, the more weight sites like google will give to you as being a […]
I spend a portion of my time on Facebook. Some might think it is a waste of time, but I find social networking to be a great way to do business networking (well, duh). So hopefully all that time commenting on people’s photos, making status updates and playing scrabble will pay off one day. I’m […]
It amazes me at how much we are all dependant on the internet. The internet goes offline and work at my office seems to come to a halt. Even the simplest things still require you to be “online”. We run tests and see how fast the speed is, eventhough the tests don’t acutally fix it, […]
If I put my two cents in and I only get a penny for my thoughts, who gets the extra 1¢? Think about it.
For a long time I have been meaning to start my own blog. I worked creating websites for people and companies for many years before I created one for myself, and I didn’t want to make the same mistake with blogs. I figured it was time to start blogging. Did I customize it? No. Is […]