What's the Difference Between a Website or a Blog?

A blog is a piece of authentic content that comes from a thought leadership perspective on a subject that supports your website, not replace it. For example, social media is a tool that helps you connect and build relationships with your audience that supports your website. Neither a blog or social media should be used to replace a website. What you should understand about a blog is that it is a tool for your website and more specifically it can be used as a SEO tool to help direct people back to your website.

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Why UX Matters

Most businesses must operate on a tight budget and may not understand the full value of proper color management, load speeds, user experience (UX) or search engine optimization (SEO). Often the value of these benefits is not explained or allowed to be viewed as extras, that leads the business owner to place more attention on cost than experience. We agree that cost is important and we make it a priority in each design because the cost of having a poorly designed website to your business will be greater than any amount we would ever charge.

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4 Simply Ways Progressive Web Apps Will Benefit Your Small Businesses

The benefits Progressive Web Apps present small businesses is boundless. These are just a few to consider. If you don’t know what a Progressive Web App is, then allow me to offer a quick definition before I share some of its benefits. Progressive Web Apps is a new app technology with the Native App capabilities we’re all familiar with, but just better. So whether you’re needing the ability to access features like push notifications, geofencing or loyalty rewards, its possible.

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Reasons Why You Should Be Using Google My Business

If 70% of mobile searches lead to online action within an hour, wouldn't it be wise to ensure you make every effort to ensure your business is easily discoverable? Now if you question how to do that if I don't know what they're using to search, then I would strongly recommend you go to this site called Google and another called Bing and begin there.

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Is Your Website Secure?

Recently, Google has been moving away from a reward system to a punitive one. Websites using SSL will continue to get an SEO boost since it became a confirmed ranking signal in 2014. What you need to know if you’re not using SSL is that Google is blacklisting non-HTTPS websites that allowed password fields and credit card forms and many other content fields on a form to be filled without this protective security. You don’t have to be Equifax, Yahoo or Target to be hacked.

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Where Ya At?

One of the most important benefit of having your own app is letting your customers know where you’re going to be, when you’re going to be there and for how long. It’s one thing to share a post on Twitter, but it’s only useful for those who are online and see your tweet in their newsfeed, which is not an easy task these days.

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