Social Media Platforms Are Not Website Platforms

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Just in case you were wondering – social media platforms are not website platforms. ūüėČ I‚Äôve come to think of social media platforms like renting a booth at a trade show, craft fair, or maybe a sidewalk sale… When you show up, there are lots of people there. You can talk to a few, maybe…

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Are you thinking of getting a website?

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Are you thinking of starting a website for your business? Congratulations! It’s one of the most rewarding things you can do for your business and for yourself, too. What a website can do for you Your site becomes your online hub, your home on the web – and it can work hard for you and…

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How to Choose a Domain

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The TL;DR Choose a domain that is: easy to remember fits your business for the long term is a .com, if possible What is a domain? Domains are how you tell people to find your website, kind of like giving them your address. It’s made up of the first part that you make up: “mydomain”…

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Hosted vs. Self-hosted Website Platforms

What is a hosted solution? A hosted solution is a website platform that includes website hosting as part of the fee. Hosting is where the files of your website live. Also known as website builders, some common examples are Wix, Weebly, and Squarespace. It’s convenient, but you may not have as much control. What is…

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Design your website to fit your business

Case study: Designing a new site to replace an existing site, Part 1 Let’s design a useful website My latest client came to me wanting a website that would be simpler than the one she had. We designed her a simple site, but we made it useful, too. A website should serve the business it…

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7 reasons your website is worth its weight in gold

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More than marketing OK, so a website doesn’t weigh anything.¬† That doesn’t change the fact that your website is much more than just a marketing tool. Your website’s worth to your business will be as unique as your business.¬† Let’s dive in to the what your website does for your business. Here’s a summary video…

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Find your website why

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Q: Help!¬† I need a website, but I don’t know where to start! A: First, find your website why. Why do you need a website? The best place to start is at the beginning – find your website why!¬† There’s a book called¬†Start With Why, by¬†Simon Sinek¬†that talks about figuring out your purpose as a…

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