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 […]

Understanding the Difference Between Responsive Websites and Sites Optimized for Google’s Mobile-First Indexing

Google rolled out mobile-first indexing in 2018 as part of an effort to prevent issues caused by websites with mobile and desktop versions that were drastically different. The goal was to provide mobile users with search results that are more relevant. Prior to this change, Google used the desktop version of a site for crawling, […]

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, […]

How a Redesigned Website Can Result in Lowered Traffic (But Not Permanently)

If you’ve been through a website redesign – whether in the last ten days or last ten years—you know that it’s a process with many exciting moments. It can feel as if you’re lost in a sea of difficult questions: What should the new website look like? How many pages should it be? What will […]

Is it time to redesign your site?

Hold on…before you go and leave this post because you don’t want to hear the latest trends in graphic design, or how making your site look fresher will increase your online business by X%.  I would like to talk about what your site may really need in a redesign.   I am talking about SEO or […]

Setting the Mood: Website Design

We set the mood for so many events in life—whether it’s a date, a business meeting, an interview, or a night in with the family. Imagine you have an interview. Deciding what to wear is important and the clothes you choose can help make or break your career application. You need to set the right […]