The internet has helped a lot of small business owners and freelancers have a platform to broadcast their products and services. With websites readily available to host anyone’s business, it comes as no surprise some get to succeed and thrive in the industry they are in.
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The most common difficulty that non-profit organizations experience is budget constraint. This primarily results to prioritizing other things and not giving much attention on the necessity to have an appealing and well-designed website.
People love dining out whatever the occasion. It’s not always about the food, but the experience we get from it, whether with colleagues or loved ones. But before plunging into that moment, people tend to do the taste-test through the restaurant website.
Everyone’s familiar with the phrase, health is wealth - a saying everyone should take seriously. When people fail to take care of themselves early on in life, it might backfire and all symptoms can show as they age. Aside from diet and watching what you eat, there are other aspects of health you should monitor. One of which is the physical aspect.
The digital space has been a great place for people to showcase their talents and what they can offer the world. Artists, musicians and practically anybody can show off their expertise. Conversely, the internet is a great way for people to get to know artists, appreciate them and get in touch with them.
That first meeting with your client is crucial to setting the tone of your collaboration as well as acquiring essential information that will fuel your ability to help them. That’s why it’s so important to ask the right questions from the beginning; though often we’re not all sure which questions we need to ask!
We’ve read so many stories of people being successful either after dropping out of college or just after graduating.
I'm the oldest of 3 children, all boys. We were an unruly bunch. We spent lots of time in the forest doing things that most parents today would never let their kids do.
Late in 2016 I had a coaching client who proudly told me that she and her husband had just worked out a new work time deal. She was only going to work 14 hours a day, 6 days a week and only 2 hours a day on the seventh day.
Have you ever asked yourself what you wished you knew when you were younger? Sure, some mistakes and challenges were pivotal in becoming who you are today. Though when it comes to your work and aspiring profession, it certainly can’t hurt to get some advice and guidance from other more experienced individuals.
In the last blog post on SaaS, we started a conversation with Mario Peshev, the CEO of Devrix, a company that along with many other services and products, creates SaaS powered by WordPress. There, he explained to us the benefits and challenges of WordPress-based SaaS not only from a business standpoint, but from the customer’s perspective as well.
A few months ago I posted an article that just started to scratch the surface of SaaS models. As I mentioned, the Artbees team has been contemplating what our products and services would look like with our current customers if it were to evolve to a SaaS.
This is no secret to most of us in the digital marketing sector; in the last five years there’s been a drastic change. People’s device of choice has gone from their desktop to their mobile phone, the majority of which are smartphones.
Anita’s Movement130 Shows Exactly How You Can Take Your Online Campaign from Ideation to Creation in Just Weeks!
The launch of a campaign or movement usually comes at a momentous time for every company. You could be celebrating the beginning of your enterprise, advertising a new product on the market or holding a tribute to the legacy of your organization. In each case, online campaigns are a very effective way to reinforce the story and culture of your work for your existing loyal customers while generating even more clientele.
Travis Bennett: Cut Your Web Design Time in Half by Asking These Questions at the Onset of Your Collaboration
We’ve talked with dozens of our users, most of whom have started their own web design and digital marketing agencies in countries all over the world. One thing we’ve heard repeatedly is how important it can be to start off the entire collaboration between agency and client by asking the right questions.
Taking a Dip in the Psychology of UX Design: Michael Hahn Shares How Understanding Human Perception and Cognition Can Improve Your Website’s Design
User experience in web design and psychology aren’t often so readily considered to connect to each other. Even ask a group of well-seasoned web designers and most will tell you they never had to take any user experience courses that incorporated psychological and cognitive principles. Though if you took a few moments to scan through some introductory descriptions of human perception and cognition, it would be immediately clear how having a deeper understanding of psychology could dramatically improve your approach to designing a results-oriented website.
You’ve launched a website with a beautiful theme, great graphics and clever content. You’ve promoted it through social media, and even perhaps paid advertising. Your job is done--you’ve built it, so they will come. Right? Well, yes, and no.
Just a couple weeks into the Fall Semester and student clubs have already started recruiting new members and mapping out their initiatives for the upcoming school year. Faculty members in every department have donned their galoshes, rolled up their sleeves and are well on their way through the tangles and mud of their respective research projects. But just how do they plan on compiling and marketing their work? This is where we turn to the IT department.
We’ve recently discovered a blind spot of ours. Despite many of our customers being photographers, we haven’t specifically addressed this niche in any of our posts. So we did some digging and started talking with many of our customers who use our themes to showcase their photography asking them a number of questions to better understand what considerations they take into account when building a photography website. Well, when we started going through their responses, boy oh boy, were we surprised.
In previous posts we’ve spent a lot of time focusing on the strategies used by many web design and digital marketing agencies during the production part of their projects. From how to build websites for nonprofits and maximize productivity to the ins and outs of being a freelancer and increasing your clients SEO, we’ve tried to provide best practices using the experience and expertise of our users. Though what about that part before the project even starts?
Time and time again, you’ve heard from your peers and come across forums emphasizing the significance of increasing SEO optimization as an integral consideration to your marketing approach. With the majority, if not all, of your prospective customers using the web to research solutions and services you’re offering, making it easier for search engines to easily detect what, where and how you’re offering those services will in turn guide those customers right to your site!
Being a web or graphic design freelancer can sometimes be a double-edged sword. In one respect, being a freelancer can allow you to get paid to explore your creative passions, give you flexibility in planning when and where you work, and allows you to create your own processes that suite your productivity best. On the flipside, whether you’re working as a freelancing web or graphic designer full-time or in your spare time, there are definitely some challenges you may face.
As many veteran web designers can attest to, the role of the web designer and the client has changed greatly over the last two decades. Ever since the website became the new marketing platform for small and big enterprises alike, people have been scrambling to get their brand and products up on the web.
As a growing nonprofit, community center or organization, your ability to broaden your presence beyond your local region relies almost solely on your website. Understandably you’re most likely strapped for time, money and even manpower to get a sleek and motivating site up and running, but that doesn’t mean you should settle for a second-rate website. Your initiative has an important underlying story driving its mission and an integral way of sharing that story and gaining more momentum in terms of funding and participants is with a website that is informative and inspiring.
In our exclusive interview with Curtis Hays, founder of Curtis Hays Consulting, you may discover that choosing the WordPress theme that you'll use to build your website is as big of a decision as picking a business partner or even tying the knot!
In our one on one interview with BlizzardPress' co-founders Kristen and Trent Blizzard, get two online marketing and web design expert's advice on how to scale your business using the Jupiter WordPress business theme.
WordPress theme Updates are usually known to only offer technical improvements and back-end additions. Though there are some WordPress updates which address visual deficiencies, add website user interface trends and elements or increase the customizability of an existing component by more and possibly newer options. Many WordPress theme updates are missioned to introduce new templates that cover a wider range of niches and many are simply technical back-end improvements. So just how did we decide to improve the Jupiter user interface and what strategy did we use to create our plan of attack?
Online events are nothing new to us, and they come in many different forms. We are constantly bombarded by product and service websites featuring online “how to” webinars which detail the key points and advantages of the product. Or there are the online training courses that happen in the form of one-time online sessions. Additionally, one may find that many tech conferences are held up virtually as online events or that independent brands will deliver their service in the form of online events for which people can register and attend.
Every small business will come to the conclusion at some point that they will need a well-executed rebranding strategy in order to gain voice in the competition and stay in the minds of customers for years. Small business branding encompasses a broad set of techniques. Here we discuss some of the many solutions to achieve an appealing website which is critical for a blooming and growing brand and business.
In today's internet-dominated age starting an online store is a must for every business owner. It's a proven fact that poor usability will kill your business. You can avoid this risk by building an intuitive and user-friendly website. Here is how you can easily build your online store and keep consumers and visitors glued to your website with the help of a good online store builder.
How do you, as a freelancer, make your work stand out from the internet crowd? The effect of a killer website is undeniable. Boost your online presence by combining your creativity with this incredible formula.