5 01, 2016

How Load Times Impact Conversions

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How Load Times Impact Conversions and Tips To Improve Yours This post will look at 5 studies that show how load times impact conversions and then 3 tips that can dramatically improve your website load times. How long does it take visitors to load your website? If they are forced [...]

4 12, 2015

The Five Phases of Brilliant Web Design

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The phases of brilliant web design and development are quite similar to creating a plan for a new product or creating a brief. Great planning is essential for great web design.The phases of the website creation process include:Defining the projectThe business or organization needs to identify the reasons for creating [...]

10 11, 2015

11 Database Design Practices for Social Media Sites

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Social media sites require organized database systems to allow users to create and operate their profiles online. There are some key features that are necessary for all website databases, not only social media. They include Backup and recovery systems, Monitoring, auditing and alert systems, Good support and General operability. Some [...]

27 10, 2015

Mobile Vs. Desktop: Mobile Won, But You Might Still Be Losing

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Columnist Stoney deGeyter argues that in order to succeed with digital marketing, we may need to shift our mindset from "mobile-friendly" to "mobile first." I think we are well beyond the point where we are making websites “mobile-friendly” or “mobile-ready.” Doing so still places the focus on the desktop, with [...]

16 10, 2015

6 Ways to Lower Your Site’s Bounce Rate

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Bounce rate is defined as the percentage of visitors on a website or webpage who leave without accessing a second internal page. A bounce can occur when a visitor exits his or her web browser, clicks the “back” button, times out, or clicks an external link. Generally speaking, a high [...]

9 10, 2015

What Do Mobile Users Want From Your Website?

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Most business owners are already well aware that they need a mobile-friendly website.It's no longer simply the information provided by a site that matters to prospective customers and to Google, it's how that information is presented.Poor presentation, as well as a dearth of information, can actually drive prospects away and [...]

6 10, 2015

Things to Consider When Designing a Mobile Website

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“Mobile-friendless” is the word of the year for webmasters – well, it's technically a compound a word. Google announced earlier this year that it had updated its search ranking algorithm to boost the ranking of websites that cater to mobile users. So in other words, if you have a mobile-friendly [...]

2 10, 2015

What Ranking Factors are Important for Mobile Websites?

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Five months after Google’s mobile friendly update, it hasn’t quite turned out to be the ‘mobilegeddon’ that some predicted.However, it has started to make an impact, as some of the data from a new Searchmetrics’ mobile SEO report shows.For example, the percentage of mobile-friendly websites in the top 30 results [...]

29 09, 2015

How to Create the Perfect FAQ Page

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Every website should have a frequently asked questions (FAQ) page. As the name suggests, this page is dedicated to questions that are frequently asked by your target audience. If you run an e-commerce website that sells pet accessories, for instance, visitors may ask about the sizing of dog clothes. Covering [...]

21 09, 2015

Mobile Website Design: 5 Principles to Keep in Mind

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Google announced in early 2015 that it would begin using mobile-friendly websites as a search engine ranking factor. As a result, many businesses realized that they could no longer ignore designing a mobile interface for their sites.This post, Mobile Website Design: 5 Principles to Keep in Mind, was first published on [...]

2 09, 2015

Web Design: 7 Stock Photography Mistakes to Avoid

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Stock photos are an excellent resource for businesses that cannot afford custom photography, but many people fall victim to some common pitfalls related to their use.This post, Web Design: 7 Stock Photography Mistakes to Avoid, was first published on WebMarketingToday.Following is a list of seven “don’ts” for using stock photography [...]

13 08, 2015

Speed Matters: How to Reduce Your Site’s Load Times

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You've heard people talking about it, but you haven't taken action to reduce your site's load times... Why not? Are long load times costing you sales? Many webmasters overlook the importance of maintaining a fast website, assuming it has little-to-no impact on their conversions. But long load times can and [...]