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Is It Time to Refresh the Design of Your Website?

Is It Time to Refresh the Design of Your Website?

For 2019, it’s time to do some changes to your website. There are a number of ways to make it load faster and give Google reasons to rank it higher in search results. Find out how a website refresh can help your website and business.

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ADA Website Compliance Issues for Beyoncé

ADA Website Compliance Issues for Beyoncé

It seems the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance issues for websites is starting to become more mainstream and more widely known as we see Beyoncé is hit with a lawsuit over her website. Beyoncé’s company facing class-action lawsuit, says website discriminates against visually impaired (abc15.com) Parkwood Entertainment, Beyoncé’s company, is being hit with a …

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7 Great SEO Tips for 2019

7 Great SEO Tips for 2019

As 2019 starts up, we see how SEO (search engine optimization) has evolved. Many things have stayed the same but some changes have steered the industry in a new direction. Here’s a guide to help you optimize your website in 2019. In general, the process is a lot more technical now and that makes sense. …

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Free Advertising on Google

Free Advertising on Google

Find Out About How to Get FREE Advertising on Google! Google has been offering free advertising for a very long time but we’re not sure if all our clients know how to get it, so let’s dive into how to get free website traffic from Google. As you know, Google has programs like Google Ads …

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Are People Leaving Your Website Too Quickly?

Are People Leaving Your Website Too Quickly?

An Easy Way to Reduce Bouncing Traffic If you’re looking at your website statistics/analytics or even your sales from your website, you know that some people come to your website and leave right away. That’s called a “bounce” in the website metrics world. People bounce off websites for a number of reasons (and think about …

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Will Your Website’s Rankings Fall in July 2018?

Will Your Website’s Rankings Fall in July 2018?

Yeah, they might! Google is finally coming through on their promise to mark websites that aren’t forcing SSL (HTTPS) on all pages as “Not Secure” sometime next month. We’ve been notifying our clients about this a while now and all new websites we launch have every page marked secure. In addition to that, if your …

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[UPDATED] What is GDPR and Does It Affect My Business or Website in the USA?

[UPDATED] What is GDPR and Does It Affect My Business or Website in the USA?

UPDATE: As new/more information keeps coming out, we’ve been updating this article with new information and resources. Note: We at Webstix are not lawyers. To make sure you’re compliant, you should seek legal counsel. Ah, privacy. It’s important – both here in the USA and in Europe, but over in Europe, they’re taking more action …

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Why Your Current Website Isn’t Working

Why Your Current Website Isn’t Working

It’s About the Message! I really like our most recent radio ads we’re running right now. They say something to the effect of… “Having a website with bad copy is like leading customers into a dark room with a lousy salesperson.” It’s true. Your website is a 24/7 salesperson. If they’re working that hard for …

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When is it Time for a Website Redesign?

When is it Time for a Website Redesign?

Should You Redesign Your Website or Should You Wait? We’ve done lots of website redesigns for our existing clients (thanks for that!) and we’re often asked when a redesign should be done. Here are a few answers to that question along with what the benefits of a website redesign are. 75% of website visitors admit …

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Google Sets Deadline for Switching to HTTPS (SSL)

Google Sets Deadline for Switching to HTTPS (SSL)

If you haven’t yet made the change to go to SSL for every page of your website, Google’s letting you know that you’re running out of time: Google Sets Deadline for HTTPS and Warns Publishers to Upgrade Soon (searchenginejournal.com) Google has announced a deadline of July 2018 as the date for when Chrome will begin …

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