Mobile User Experience (UX) Best Practices

Mobile traffic has been consistently rising and takes up around 50% of Google searches each month. That is a lot of traffic that you should optimize your website for! Nowadays, just having a website isn’t enough to grow your business. Your site also needs optimizations and improvements to make your users happy. You want your […]

Web Accessibility and ADA-Compliance for Online Businesses

Accessible Websites for ADA Compliance

You may already be familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or recognize the physical accommodations for people with disabilities, such as ramps and automatic doors, but have you ever thought about what the ADA means for your business’s website? Creating an ADA-accessible online business is not the same as brick-and-mortar businesses, but it […]

SEO and Great Web Design

UX and SEO Infographic

Studies have shown that people decide whether or not to stay on your site within the first 10 seconds. In the past, there wasn’t much overlap between designing a website and optimizing it for search engines. Web designers and search engine marketers alike, often can easily get caught up in other best practices and forget […]

Conversion Optimization: CTA Button Best Practices

We all want our websites to be our personal salespeople that are effective. After all, a good website is just that, an investment that has a great ROI. But this isn’t always the case. Even if your site has amazing content and gets in a ton of new users, they still might not be converting. […]

Creating an Effective Homepage for Your Cart Site

Your homepage is often the first thing people land on when they find your company online. It needs to not only represent your brand but give people enough information to understand who you are and what you sell. All too often, homepages focus on looks instead of information. And while having an eye-catching layout is […]

Creating a Solid Structure for Your Website

What is Site Structure? When building a house, from the beginning, it is crucial to have a solid foundation in place. If that isn’t the case your home will eventually have issues or even fall apart. Much like your website, it needs to be architecturally sound from the beginning so it will not only stay […]

Navigation Basics: Why is it Important for Users and SEO?

Have you been to a website and gotten lost or were unable to find what you were looking for? What did you do? You most likely left and found something elsewhere that took up less energy. You’re not alone, that’s what most users would do too. We want websites to answer our questions efficiently, so […]

User Experience, Usability, and Accessibility: An Introduction

The terms accessibility, usability, and user experience are common terms in the world of digital marketing and web design, but also common sources of confusion. Although often used interchangeably, they are unique ideas that contribute in their own ways to online success. But what exactly is the difference between the three? User Experience: Building an […]

Using Progressive JPEGS Improves Load Speed and User Experience

Images are a major component in optimizing your website because they have a large impact on site speed and overall performance. If there are too many images on a page or the images are too large, the time it takes for the website to load significantly increases, making it more likely that a potential customer […]

Mobile-First Indexing and How it Can Impact Your Site’s Ranking

Until this past March, Google’s bots crawled, indexed and ranked sites based on the desktop version. Now that has all changed and the search engine first uses the mobile version of a website for indexing and to determine search rankings. The purpose of this “mobile-first” indexing update is to provide better search results for users, […]