How to Pick a Good Designer

Question How do you judge the quality of a designer? They don’t have a typical résumé like a sales rep. I’m sure there’s more to it than “ooh, I like this website”. Answer What a beautiful and potentially self-serving question. There are several things you can look at to determine the quality of a designer.…

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How to Make a PDF of an Entire Website

One day you may need to print out an entire website, or email it someone to make notes. The old way was printing each page one by one and hoping you got all of the links. Yet, there is a better way if you use Adobe Acrobat Pro DC. This won’t work with the free…

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What is Gmail Confidential Mode and why did Google email me?

Question I got this email from google. Do I need to do anything? Hello Administrator, On March 7, 2019, we announced the launch of Gmail confidential mode in beta. We’re writing to let you know that on June 25, 2019, this feature will become generally available (GA) and will be set to default ON for…

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7 ideas to improve your client’s experience on your website

Back in the day, I used the yellow pages to find the type of business I needed. There were usually a lot of choices. I tended to pick the best looking ad that seemed the friendliest. Today, I use Google or ask my online friends for recommendations and I usually end up with a pretty…

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Why didn’t I get my email from my website?

Question I had someone fill out the form on my website, but I didn’t receive it. Later I tested the form myself and it went through to me. Why could this be happening? Answer Spam Filter It could be your spam filter. Spam filters have a scoring system. When you (or your provider) set up…

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Could you use a booking program on your website?

Do you spend a lot of time making appointments for phone calls and meetings? A few years ago I realized that I had a pain threshold regarding making appointments with clients. After an email or two, they would want a meeting or a phone appointment. Then they would want to know what times I had…

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9 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Business’ Social Media Images

If you have a social media page (or several) like Facebook, Linkedin, or Twitter it might be time to see if your images need some tweaking. Are your images crisp and clear? If your images are fuzzy or unprofessional, that could lead people to think that your company is unprofessional. Do they look out-of-date? Does…

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Improve Your Website Contact Form

Your contact form is a crucial part of your website. As your major source of connecting with clients, it is important to make sure your form is doing a good job. Periodically, you should apply a critical eye and see if it is working well and if you can improve upon it. Do you even…

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You Probably Want an SSL Certificate on Your Website

What is a security certificate? Security Certificates (SSL) are small data files that digitally bind a cryptographic key to an organization’s details. When installed on a web server, it activates the padlock and the https protocol and allows secure connections from a web server to a browser. It’s a little like sealing a letter in an envelop…

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Let’s Do Our Annual Website Assessment

Annual Website Assessment

When is the last time you really looked at your own website? Every year we get health check-ups, eye exams, and tune-ups for our cars. Your website should be no different. About once a year, you should give your website a good review. This can help prevent problems and find existing ones you may have…

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