Design trends to watch in 2017

Design trends to watch in 2017

In order to stay up to date on current web design trends, I follow some of the top web designers in the industry. I dig into their websites (examining the code, the layout, and their use of space). I learn a lot about what makes a website fresh looking. Here are some...
How to choose a domain name

How to choose a domain name

I can’t tell you how many times I get an email or phone call from clients who are not happy with the amount of traffic their website gets. In our initial conversation, I ask about the steps they took to choose their domain. The answer is typically the same. The client...
10 characteristics of an outdated website

10 characteristics of an outdated website

Is your website outdated? Do you know what to look for? With so little time available to influence whether a visitor stays on your website or leaves, you must keep your website up to date. Website visitors today understand technology and they can at once spot an...
Fix these top DIY design mistakes

Fix these top DIY design mistakes

Some business owners design their own small business websites. Or they have a relative, friend, or neighbour build it for them. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this. In fact, it is a great way to get a website up and running for very little money. Most times...
Slow Loading Website? Check it with Google

Slow Loading Website? Check it with Google

Do you have a slow loading website? Google, the world’s largest search engine, keeps a ton of stats. A lot of sites have Google Analytics installed to help owners understand their visitors. One stat tracked is when someone visits the website and more importantly, when...
Characteristics of top websites

Characteristics of top websites

In my line of work, I look at a lot of websites. I mean “a lot”. I dig into the underlying code to determine how they work and what design elements they contain. When I like an element, I file the design for potential future adoption into a website I create for my...