More often than not, website development begins with a web designer. Most people begin with a vision and some absolutes for their website. The resulting development focuses more on the look and performance of the site. Content becomes a secondary concern in many cases. However, I propose that website content is every bit as important as the visual design, and in fact, you should begin the design process there.
There are a lot of web hosting companies offering additional maintenance services with their hosting plans. While it’s nice to have somebody else perform website maintenance, some website owners want to do their own. Some enjoy the challenge of learning something new, and others just want to save some money. If you’re not a web designer but DIY website maintenance appeals to you, there are a few tasks that are very important and you can do yourself.
Operating a national society requires expedient and easy control over website updates and membership. We used WordPress to solve their e-commerce and content editing problems.
If you have visited a mobile website on your smartphone, you already know a mobile-friendly website when you see one. In fact, mobile-friendly websites are better for businesses. Mobile website designs are easier to use, read, and share than non-mobile website templates. When the pictures load funky or if the text is too small to read, a website is not mobile-friendly and it hurts business.
Understand that “building value” is not the same as “giving away the store.” No successful business would give away all of their secrets for free. But maybe you pull back the curtain, just a little bit. Give your customers some useful, useable information.
As far as websites are concerned, the number one most trusted source for advice is an invisible robot, which is responsible for the results you get on a search page. It’s this indexed information that helps, in part, to determine your position on a search results page.
Their existing website did a basic job of providing information about their firm, but the design felt cluttered and navigation was cumbersome. Updating the design and improving navigation would produce a clean site with easily accessible information, reflecting their expertise and providing a clear path for making contact.
In order to serve its 11-county area, Albion Fellows Bacon Center needed a new website. The old website had out-of-date and hard-to-update information and was very difficult to read on a smartphone.
You heard the message loud and clear from web experts: a business blog was the thing to have. It’s time to revive that long-forgotten blog with these tips.
A web page that shows up in search results but doesn’t go anywhere will return a 404 error when users click that link. Most users will hit the back button and leave your site if they get a 404 error. That’s the main reason you can’t just delete a page from your site if it becomes out of date. You’ll have to remove a web page from the Google index if you want to eliminate this source of 404 errors.
A great website is often deceptively complex. Many companies use WordPress for business websites, making the web design process happen much more smoothly.
WordPress is a chameleon-like content management system that Lieberman Technologies uses to develop websites of varying complexities. WordPress has empowered us to deliver a more manageable, cost-effective website to our Evansville-area business clients. Here are 8 reasons why we find WordPress so beneficial to small business owners around Evansville and the Tri-State area: Open Source Software Under Constant Maintenance What does that mean
If you have a WordPress website, you have access to a nifty free tool that can help improve your website content as well as your SEO. The Yoast SEO plugin can provide valuable insights about the quality of your writing and help you to focus your content for maximum SEO benefit.
As your website grows and your marketing strategy adjusts, you may have some pages that don’t need Google’s attention. Hiding WordPress pages from Google helps you keep pages on your site without having them indexed and interfering with other pages for search results.
When shopping for a company to host your WordPress website, you might be tempted to just pick the cheapest hosting provider and get started. Many WordPress hosting providers promote the cheap, less-important things like unlimited space and unlimited email boxes to get your attention, while their support, security, and stability are hidden in the fine print.