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Determining if your small business need a new website

It can be challenging to figure out if your small business needs a new website. And it's no small decision. So here are some questions to help you out.

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Planning for your new small business website

So you want a new website for your small business? All successful endeavors begin with a plan. Here's why you should plan, how you should plan some questions you should ask yourself to plan out that new website.

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Deciding if an online store is good for your business

An online store might look attractive for your business. But there are potential pitfalls that can sink your business. So think through whether or not selling online is right for your business.

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Five things to do on your Google Analytics account

Google Analytics provides a treasure trove of information about your website's usage stats. But it can be overwhelming when you look at it for the first time. So here are five things you can do to get started.

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Six WordPress plugins to use on every website

There are a lot of WordPress plugins out there for you to use. And it can be challenging to find ones that you know are going to work. So here are six (or seven) plugins I use on every website I build.

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What to expect with WordPress 5.5

WordPress 5.5 is slated to be released on August 11. The second major update of the year features a number of exciting changes to WordPress and the block editor. Let's walk through them.

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What you need to know before creating an ecommerce website

It might seem easy to create an ecommerce store. After all, the ads you see say it is. But like an iceberg in the sea, there's more to it than what initially meets the eye.

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Six accessibility fixes you can make to your website today

Every website should be accessible to everyone. Yes, even yours. But it can be a tricky thing to get started. So here are some fixes you can check on your website.

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What is Google PageSpeed Insights and why does it matter?

Your page loading time is extremely important in today's web. And Google PageSpeed Insights helps you figure out the ways you can speed up your website right now.

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Website Misconception: People will find you automatically (an introduction to web marketing)

So you've just made your new website live. Awesome. People should just flock to your site, right? Not exactly. People won't just automatically find your website. You have to work for it.

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Website misconception: Design is better than user experience

Going to a cool-looking website is pretty neat. But not being able to use said website is a downer. On the web, website design should never diminish the user experience.

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Website Misconception: SEO is a one-time thing

If you have a website, you've probably heard about SEO. But maybe you think that it's just a one-time thing that you take care and then it's done. Think again.

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Website Misconception: Websites should never change (An introduction to the iterative process)

One of the most common misconceptions about websites is that they aren't supposed to change. That you can set it and forget it. Well, that's not exactly true.

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Should your small business be blogging?

It can be very tempting to start blogging for your small business these days. After all, everyone has one now, right? Well, in fact it actually might not be right for your business.

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Four tags you should create in Google Tag Manager

Google Tag Manager is a great tool for website analytics. But it can be confusing when you're first learning how to use it. So here are four tags you can create to get you started.

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Hooking up your ecommerce store to Google Analytics

Getting Google Analytics set up for your website is great. But if you run an ecommerce website, did you know that you can also track your ecommerce stats? Here's how you can do it and why you should set it up today.