13 Web Design Trends for 2017

Web Trends

There is a constant list of web trends. Some are logic-based, while others are less so, and will become dated quickly. Below, are a collection of some trends that I think are good ones to watch for the upcoming year and consider for your website. Responsive Design: This means designing your site so that it…

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5 Reasons Not to Upload Videos on Your Web Site

Videos have become really popular on websites. Just take a quick look at Facebook or some of the websites you frequent and you’ll notice them. Videos are a great way to engage your audience. But, there are a five things you should know before you upload them to your website. Video Challenges 1. You will…

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Domain Name Gmail Tips

Here are some answers to common questions about your domain name gmail account: Where do I log in? Go to: accounts.google.com or mail.google.com Help! I lost my password. Go to: accounts.google.com or mail.google.com Click the “Need help?” icon. It will guide you to recover your password using your back up email address Why do I…

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A quick and simple image placeholder service

Web Developers Rejoice! Two of my fellow designers found these great shares! It’s a way for web developers to easily create placeholder images in our work. Just put your image size after their URL and you’ll get a placeholder. Brilliant! Go to Placehold.it site! Go to WebSitePlanet’s site!

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Was your site mobile friendly by April 2015?

Google is doing what? Google is updating their ranking system effective April 21, 2015. If any website is not easy to view on a mobile device Google will drop that site in their search ranks. I’m scared! What does this mean? First, if you are paying attention, you might hear a lot of scary words like…

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Change Your Domain Without Ruining Your Ranking

There may come a time where you want to change the domain name on your website. If your site has been active for a while, you will have some ranking you don’t want to lose. Here are a few steps you can take to ensure you don’t lose what you’ve built up over the years. Stay…

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How Do I Make My Website More Popular?

How do I make my website really popular? I get this question a lot. There’s not a easy answer. Or at least not a quick answer. There’s lots and lots of ways to help your website gain visibility on the Internet. Some of those things will cost you money, some those things will cost you…

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Lena Gets a New Fancy Schmancy Web Site

After months of working between projects, I am finally done with the new website design. Well, as done as is possible for someone who can’t stop noodling with their website. I get a lot of questions about how clients can improve their own websites. And while I wrote a nice article about how to make…

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