Online Agencies vs. Freelancers vs. Staff – Which is Best?

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AGENCIES VS FREELANCERS
How to Maintain Your Sanity When Managing Your Online Business. As a business owner you have 4 options when it comes to managing your online presence: Hire web and marketing resources in-house. Hire a variety of specialized freelancers. Hire a web agency. Do it yourself. Let’s eliminate #4 right off the bat. A business owner…Read more »

How Much Does A Website Cost in 2017?

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how much website cost in 2017?
Anyone can build a cheap website but how much does it cost to build an effective business website, one that will work for you and grow your business? This 2017 article on website costs lists different types of websites, associated budgets and illuminates what separates an effective website from an ineffective one. STOP - If your…Read more »

Critical Website Definition Documents Every Business Needs

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sample website definition documnets
Let's launch into an analogy to demonstrate what "Definition Documents" are, and why you need them. Think of developing a website like building a house. When you want to build a house, you ask an architect to draw up the plans. The architect will get building permits, city licenses, oversee a geological survey and more, all before any…Read more »

Wireframes – A Key Development Document – with Samples

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website wireframe examples
Before a website interface designer can create a compelling, colorful web page design for your business, he/she should have an approved wireframe of the page to serve as the foundation for the design. A website wireframe, also known as a page schematic or screen blueprint, is a visual guide that represents the skeletal framework of…Read more »

Pros and Cons of Using a Website Template for Your Small Business

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web templates benefits
Is it wrong to base your small business website on a template? We are often asked about the pros and cons of using web templates. These are essentially pre-made websites with a variety of page layouts already configured. All these website templates are missing is the specific business content and imagery that represent your brand. The…Read more »

The Benefits of a Creative Brief – and why every web project needs one

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creative brief benefits
A Creative Brief sets your web designers down the right path The Creative Brief is a one-page document created during the "Definition" phase of website development. The primary goal of a Creative Brief is to inspire creativity in your design team and inform them about your branding, marketing, and demographics. It helps lay the foundation for…Read more »

How Much Does a Website Cost in 2015?

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website cost in 2015
Business owners are obviously confused by the wide difference in cost estimates provided by web development agencies, ranging widely from as little as $4,000 to over $100,000. Click on one of the 5 links below and we'll jump you to the website cost information that you need. NOTE: Our website costs in 2017 article is…Read more »

The “hidden” cost of using Wix, Weebly, Squarespace and DIY website builders

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DIY Website builders like Wix, Weebly, Squarespace and the like, are touted as the answer to a small businesses prayers in their ability to get your web presence up and online for a low cost. They appear to offer a great value for those individuals and small businesses just getting off the ground. But what…Read more »

6 Questions to Ask About Your Law Firm’s Website

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Effective Web Design for Attorneys & Law Firms to Get More From Their Online Presence For attorneys and law firms embarking on the venture of creating or redesigning their website, the decision of choosing to invest more in the design and development of their websites is an important one.  Print marketing has been delivering steadily…Read more »

Do You Need Another “You”?

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If you are like most of business owners I know, you are stretched way too thin. Not only do you manage your team and process, you are also your company's primary salesperson, marketeer, and strategist. How many times have you said, “if I could just clone myself, my business would be so much more successful”? Well… it…Read more »