Giving more control to clients for layout and design. Corporate clients usually provide design standards in the form of a style guide, and I lock down elements, meaning the site editors can only enter copy and images in places that have been designated. This usually involves creating custom fields, page templates, and using plugins like […]
Why are you plastering the same content on every social media site?
I consider this the most obvious mis-use of social media by companies today. Posting the same information, in the same format, on every social media channel. Several factors result in repetitive content: Limited budget Not enough time Misunderstanding the way people use different social media Even if you have a small budget and limited time, […]
How to Get Started
Want to know how to start your web project? Here are a few tips.
Getting started on a web project can be daunting for business owners and executives who feel overwhelmed by the technical jargon and the “Geek speak” of their IT staff or marketing firm.
How much does a basic website cost?
That’s like asking how much a new house costs. Decide on what you need your site to do and the features you need (see Getting Started for tips). Then decide on how much you are willing to spend on a site. You don’t go to a real estate agent and say I want a house, […]
How much time does it take to maintain a site?
Knowing how much time you or someone on your in-house team will need to dedicate to your site is important. Maintaining a site doesn’t mean build it and forget it. If you want to be found by customers in Search Engines, you have to be constantly updating your content. Content Creation and Editing Here are formulas […]
To App or Not to App, That is the Question
For the past few years, the big “new” thing for clients has been phone apps. They come to us asking if we can make an app for the iPhone. They usually aren’t even sure what they want it to do, they just know that they want one that customers can use so that it makes […]