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5 Things That Limit the Success of Your Website

Siva Yenneti | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Siva Yenneti

With so much data on the Internet today it can be difficult and overwhelming to really pin down valuable and relevant information. And while there is no shortage of advice, sometimes we need it to be handed to us straight.

Benefits of a Website Redesign

Siva Yenneti | Posted 01.11.2016 | Business
Siva Yenneti

Many think of a website redesign as a daunting, time-consuming, and expensive task. However, it doesn't have to be any of those things. Updating your...

The Hidden Secrets to Success (Spoiler: There Are None)

Sarah Cannata | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Sarah Cannata

"Success doesn't come to you - you go to it." - Marva Collins Just the other day, an email landed in my inbox from a social media broadcaster. It ...

WYSIWYG Website Builders for Online Business

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.15.2015 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

WYSIWYG or 'What You See Is What You Get' is a simple system of website building which is on its way to eliminate the prerequisite knowledge of HTML and other programming languages.

Keeping Color Consistent Is a Vital Element of Branding

Janet Odgis | Posted 12.08.2015 | Business
Janet Odgis

Color is a way to differentiate and identify your company and products in a crowded marketplace. From the black-and-orange combination of the Amazon...

Invent the Future

Patrick Daniel | Posted 11.19.2015 | Technology
Patrick Daniel

Credit: FOWD Co-authored by Crystal Theresa Ejanda "It doesn't matter how amazing the steak is, if it's served on a cold plate, it's crap. If it'...

15 Web Design Terms You Need To Know

Siva Yenneti | Posted 11.16.2015 | Business
Siva Yenneti

Whether you are creating a website on your own, or working with a Web Developer, this list of 15 Web Design terms will help you better understand the process and create a clearer line of communication among those working on the project.

5 Top Websites on Web Design and Development

Dorit Sasson | Posted 11.05.2015 | Technology
Dorit Sasson

One of the downsides to the web is that everything is temporary. Technology is moving at lightning speed and if you want to design a new website or have someone design one for you, it's not enough to be good.

7 Lessons Your Small Business Can Learn From the Republican Primary Websites

Erika Dickstein | Posted 10.05.2015 | Business
Erika Dickstein

Bet you didn't think you could learn anything (aside from which candidates want which of their family members on the $10 bill) from the Republican Party's presidential primary race. I thought this too until I started perusing the candidates' websites and realized that small business owners can learn a lot from how political candidates lay out their campaign websites.

6 Tips to Help You Receive Good Online Reviews

Siva Yenneti | Posted 09.30.2015 | Business
Siva Yenneti

A smart shopper is an informed shopper and many people use the internet to view customer reviews before making a purchase or deciding which restaurant, movie, or service to use.

Government Websites Are About To Get A Lot Less Confusing And Hideous

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 09.29.2015 | Technology

Today, many government websites are hard on the eyes and confusing to navigate, but that might be about to change. New design standards&nbs...

Why Businesses Can't Live Without Social Media and a Thing Called SEO: An Interview with an Online Marketing Expert

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 09.17.2015 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

If your head starts spinning whenever tech-savvy people start riffing about things like SEO, SMM, SEM, CPC, CTR, and so on, you're probably not alone. To make heads or tails of social media, I recently caught up with Ross Taylor, owner of Alameda Internet Marketing, a Bay Area SEO company that specializes in helping small- and medium-sized businesses get found online.

8 Ways Your Web Hosting Service Can Go Horribly Wrong

Debra Carpenter | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Debra Carpenter

This is one of the most important elements in the process of building and managing a website, because in owning a business you have to take responsibility for every aspect of it.

Day 4 -- Building the Website #7DayStartup

Richard Eaton | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Richard Eaton

Another early start today at around 5am. It was a really cold night (4 degrees!) under canvas so I didn't sleep well at all. It probably doesn't help ...

Selecting the Best Website Builder for Your Small Business

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business
Ashley Wren Collins

When you're a small business, your website is your calling card, your one shot chance to attract the clients you need to build your success.

Art Center Europe's Legacy Lives On

Soren Petersen | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

This year, it is twenty years since Art Center Europe closed its doors after ten years of creative exuberance at Le Château de Sully by Vevey, Switzerland.

Getting Started in UX -- 5 NYC Pros Share Their Stories

Iva Turgut | Posted 07.23.2015 | Business
Iva Turgut

I have learned the most by collaborating and talking to other fellow UX professionals. So I invited some friends and great people I've met in the NYC UX community to share their story and a piece of advice that would help others get started and accelerate their careers.

'Summer Of Code' Challenges Teens To Improve Their Community

The Huffington Post | Lorenzo Ligato | Posted 07.10.2015 | Technology

"It doesn't have to be this dichotomy between things that are learning-centric and things that are fun. We can build something that's fun and learning-centric that can allow people to help their communities."

4 Web Design Trends Your Small Business Should Follow

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 07.08.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

It is important for small business owners to stay on top of the rapidly changing web design trends so that your business stays relevant and continues to convert website visitors into customers.

Business Website Essentials

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology
Kali Kasprzyk

As the owner and designer at HostMamas, we have seen our fair share of sites in desperate need of help. Let's face it. The Web is full of pitiful sites, and we're not just talking about bad design.

New to Freelance Web Design? Read Me.

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 06.05.2015 | Technology
Kali Kasprzyk

As the owner and primary designer at HostMamas, I have run across many tips, tools, and inspiration through my years of freelancing and networking. Some good, some not so good. Here are some of my favorite if you are just getting your feet wet in this fun world.

{Insert Listening Skills Here.}

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 06.02.2015 | Technology
Kali Kasprzyk

As owner of www.HostMamas.com, a web hosting and design firm, I have a lot of conversations surrounding the term "Consultants." But what exactly does ...

7 Tools for Understanding the UX of Your Business

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

The main difference of having a good user experience and an amazing user experience will often crawl back down to the ability to understand our users, and their behaviors using our apps, websites, and products in general.

7 Web Design Trends You'll See in 2015

Larry Alton | Posted 05.24.2015 | Technology
Larry Alton

Whether you're a web designer by trade or you've been forced into the job as part of a startup that's strapped for resources, you find yourself having to stay in touch with trends in the industry.

Ken Chan: Don't Focus on Specific Task, But on Long-Term Career Path

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.13.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

I am lucky to have different mentors and advisors in different stages of my career, from design to business. The most inspirational one for me is when someone told me not to think about business when I am not a marketer. His saying actually prompted me to register a master degree in marketing.