Website design is a pretty tricky piece of the puzzle. It’s balancing user experience with an intriguing look that captivates the user and draws them to learn more about your business and how you can help them.
But it doesn’t just stop with the initial design. It also goes into how you craft your individual pages, especially as more and more tools allow you, the website owner, to play with the design by yourself.
These posts will walk you through the elements of design and the do’s and don’ts of design so that you can make sure your posts and pages are well-crafted and still maintain the user experience.
What to look for in a pre-built WordPress theme
Pre-built WordPress themes are a great option if you're short on time and money. But how do you find the one that will grow your business? Here are some guidelines to follow to help you make that right decision.Read This Post About What to look for in a pre-built WordPress theme
The value of using a pre-built theme for your website
So maybe you want a new website for your small business in 2019, but don't have the resources for a custom theme. Using a pre-built theme is the next best option.Read This Post About The value of using a pre-built theme for your website
Navigating the WordPress theme landscape
The WordPress theme landscape is just as cluttered as plugins. But a theme is arguably more important to your site than a plugin. So how do you wade through the themes to find the right one.Read This Post About Navigating the WordPress theme landscape
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.Read This Post About Website Misconception: Websites should never change (An introduction to the iterative process)
Why Local SEO matters and what you can do about it
SEO can be very difficult for a small business. Just getting past the "big boys" to rank on the front page is a massive task. But Local SEO allows you to rank higher for local searches, and helps you reach the right people.Read This Post About Why Local SEO matters and what you can do about it
A look at some of the top Gutenberg themes
It's been almost a year since the Gutenberg editor was rolled into WordPress core. And there are a number of themes that are designed and built with it in mind. So let's take a look at some of the top ones.Read This Post About A look at some of the top Gutenberg themes
Getting better quality on Upwork
Hiring on Upwork for web developers and designers can be hit or miss. You either get the right person or people who don't really fit. But there are ways that you can attract better applicants for your job posting.Read This Post About Getting better quality on Upwork
Resist the temptation to use popups
Pop ups are an unfortunate trend on the web these days. While it might seem tempting to add one to your site, the reality is that it creates a bad user experience for you visitors. So don't do it.Read This Post About Resist the temptation to use popups
What is the contact page?
The contact page might not seem important to you, but to your visitors, it's how they ask you questions. So make sure your contact page is up to snuff.Read This Post About What is the contact page?
What is the about page?
The about page is obviously where you talk about yourself and your business. But what real role does it have on your website?Read This Post About What is the about page?
What are calls to action and why are they important?
You've probably heard about calls to action and how important they are on a web page. But what exactly are they and why are they so important?Read This Post About What are calls to action and why are they important?