How to approach branding strategy for your website redesign.

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A website redesign is the ideal time to revisit your branding and website visual design (also called “interface design”, in fact this aspect is the primary motivator for most website redesigns in the first place. Design trends change quickly, so it doesn’t take long for a website to look outdated. This article in our series,…Read more »

How do I plan for a website redesign?

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In our first article we discussed various redesign benefits. Now we assume you’ve committed to redesigning your website, and the next obvious question is: How do I plan a website redesign for my business? This article covers the general plan of attack, so you can embark on the redesign effort with your eyes wide open…Read more »

What are the benefits of a website redesign?

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If you are wondering how to plan a redesign of your website, you’re in the right place. This article is part of an in-depth series that focuses on the phases of, and strategies for, website redesign. Over the past 20 years we have redesigned hundreds of websites for businesses with diverse needs from a variety…Read more »

Website Redesigns – An Overview

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Are you thinking about a redesign of your website? If so, you are in the right place. This article provides an overview of the key phases of website redesign strategy. If you prefer a visual format, this article is also available in a series of seven short videos. Why undertake a website redesign? First and…Read more »

Client Website Questionnaire

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In order for any digital agency to provide an accurate recommendation and estimate, a certain amount of discovery is required. Our client questionnaire below starts the process by asking key questions about project requirements. If a question isnʼt relevant or you donʼt know the answer, just leave it blank. Within the list we have provided…Read more »

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 »

Google Data Studio – Example Report

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Simplifying complex marketing data with custom Data Studio reports One complaint we often hear from potential clients is that their marketing company provides little insight into what they are doing and what the results are. These business owners feel that they are throwing money into a bottomless marketing pit. Fortunately, most websites these days have Google…Read more »

Estimating for Website Visual Design

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How do web agencies establish the cost for website interface design? The way the website looks, the visual design, is a critical component of website development. This article covers how many agencies approach and estimate the cost of the visual design phase. On either side of this equation, it can be tricky to get web design costs right. How…Read more »

Smart Marketing Reports with Google Data Studio

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There is an overwhelming amount of marketing data available to business owners and marketers. How can the small business owner sift through this complex data and focus on the actionable items that can affect ROI? Over 50 million websites rely on Google Analytics as their preferred marketing insight solution. It’s extremely powerful and dense. Just the basic Audience Overview page…Read more »

Don’t get hacked! Update your WordPress plugins before it’s too late.

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It used to be that hackers targeted corporate websites containing sensitive financial or customer information such as credit card numbers and personal information. In recent years, several of our small business clients with relatively simple informational websites have been hacked by malicious software. Hackers write code that automatically scans the web and identifies vulnerabilities within websites running older, expired software. Once a weak…Read more »