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8 Must-Have Web Management Tools for Small Business
4 May

8 Must-Have Web Management Tools for Small Business
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Managing a small business and a website can sometimes feel both challenging and time-consuming. However, there are specific tools that can make it easier and more cost-effective, so you can focus on what you do best. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the best tools available to small business owners. 1. WordPress WordPress is the most popular content management system for creating websites. This CMS is well supported and has been around since 2001. The best part about WordPress is that it’s free. For small businesses, WordPress allows...

Small business website costs
1 May

Small Business Costs for Building a Website
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Most small business owners are subject matter experts in their line of businesses, but not when it comes to websites and hosting. For this reason, determining the cost of building a new site may be particularly challenging. While some things like a domain name and web hosting may be obvious, other cost considerations like plugins and website maintenance may not even be thought of at all when launching a website. No need to worry! We’ve got you covered with a list of key aspects you’ll need to think about when planning...

Is time for a website refresh? Here we will answer
14 Feb

Is it Time for a Website Refresh?
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First impressions are everything. You probably spent a lot of time and effort in designing the perfect website to promote your business. But once it grows, what worked when you started might not reflect your business today. Your website is typically the first stop your potential customers take to get an insight into your business and what you have to offer.  According to the article “Just Say No: 7 Website Design Mistakes That Can Hurt Conversion” by Maricel Rivera, 75% of consumers admit that they judge a business's credibility based on...

8 Steps to Start a Website
21 Jan

8 Steps to Start a Website
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Many bloggers and business owners have been where you are right now—in need of a website and not sure where to start. First of all, breathe in, breathe out, and relax! It's a lot easier to set up a website than you might think. This article will go over the process of creating a website in eight simple steps. We’ll start with some cautionary advice about proper planning, easing into the topics of hosting options, domain names, content management, and site design. We’ll then continue with a brief discussion on how to best...

Why visitors leave your website
8 Nov

Why Visitors Leave Your Website
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In measuring website performance, there's a metric called bounce rate. It reflects how many visitors navigate away from the site after viewing only one page. Your site's bounce rate can be a very reliable indicator of whether your visitors' first impression is a good one or a bad one. If your bounce rate is high, you're going to need to make some changes to your site. This article will explain the most common reasons that visitors leave a website prematurely. Corresponding with each reason, we've also provided some actionable advice about how you...

Important Website Metrics To Track
5 Nov

9 Important Website Metrics You Should Track
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Every website owner wants to maximize their site’s performance, but it’s not always obvious which performance factors best reflect how a site is doing. If this topic is of interest to you, you've either created a new website and want to start measuring its success, or you've already got a site and want to keep track of its performance. To do that, first, you need to understand what kind of metrics will best tell you how well your website is performing.  In this article, we’ll explore nine useful website metrics. 1. Number of Visitors Before...