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Instant Gratification for Your Website

In Marketing, Web Design Tips by Kelsey Larson

Let’s be honest here – most marketing campaigns don’t get you results overnight. They’re long-term investments in the success of your business. Right now, however? It’s July. It’s warm and sunny (although today’s foggy morning is a notable exception). You have better things to do than plan a six-month sales campaign for the holidays, not that that isn’t an admirable …

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Surviving Mobile-geddon

In Web Design Tips, WordPress by David Hamilton

Chicken Little has announced that the sky is falling for your website.  The big bad Google has changed up their algorithm yet again and if your site isn’t mobile friendly they’re going to divide up your business and sell it on the black market. Not everything you hear about Google’s algorithm change is true.  Here’s a quick guide to the …

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The Hidden Costs of Free Websites

In Web Design Tips by David Hamilton

If you’ve ever been on Facebook you’ve probably seen the ads. They promise a free website. You create the content and design. No web design experience required. We’ve picked up the pieces after a lot of these free websites. While they may work for some, here are five reasons why you should leave that couch on the curb and keep …

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The 5 Most Common WordPress Misconceptions

In Web Design Tips, WordPress by David Hamilton

Why the Bad Press About WordPress (And Why It’s Wrong) I was sitting down to dinner with a potential client last week. It was a beautiful day out on the Arcata Plaza and I’d finally tracked down a meal at the Italian restaurant that was suitable for my non-dairy diet. As the waiter refilled our glasses, we decided to get …

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What Web Designers Can Learn From Theatre

In Web Design Tips by David Hamilton

Behind the redwood curtain, we are blessed with a thriving artistic community. It seems like every time that you tip over a trash can in Humboldt County, a mime pops out and stuffs imaginary garbage in your pocket.  Not that my web business is complaining.  Artists – though notorious for surviving off grant money and pocket lint – are always eager to tell their …