Term archive for "Building & Growing Websites"

Are Premium Plugins Worth It for WordPress?

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WordPress plugins are great for optimizing your website with special features quickly and easily without the need to write code. The WordPress Plugin Directory alone offers more than 50,000 plugins available for installation, with each plugin being subject to strict review for safety and usability before being listed. This includes free plugins, too. However, though… Continue Reading »

Is Your Website Really Mobile Friendly?

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Over 60% of all web traffic occurs on a mobile device, such as a smartphone or tablet. It’s incredibly important to be sure your website looks great and functions flawlessly on many different types of devices – but how is the typical small business owner supposed to do this? Google has the answer. If you… Continue Reading »

From the Runway to the Website: Fashion’s Impact on Digital Marketing

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Of all of the publications that you might expect a web design and development team to be reading, fashion trend reports might not necessarily top the list. Yet we do, and here’s why: Today’s customer, even those who aren’t the least bit interested in fashion and style, are constantly bombarded by messaging from people who… Continue Reading »

Building and Growing Websites: Don't Put Lipstick on a Pig

Are You Putting Lipstick on a Pig?

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One of my very first childhood memories comes from watching Hee Haw with my parents. The down-home comedienne on screen was engaged in some seventies-style suggestive banter with Buck Owens. At one point, she said to him, “Buck, do you know what you get when you put lipstick on a pig?” Buck said no, and… Continue Reading »