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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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Need Help With SEO for Your Company Website?

Need Help With SEO for Your Company Website?

We’re getting more and more people asking how Webstix can help them with SEO (search engine optimization), so I thought I’d outline our process and explain it a bit more. Step #1: Baseline and Website Evaluation We, most likely, haven’t worked on your website so we need to see where you’re website is at. The …

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A Website in a Day or a Few Hours?

A Website in a Day or a Few Hours?

Is Easy Website Design the Right Choice for Your Business? Creating a website today is easier than it used to be, that’s for sure. There are a lot of great tools which make the website design process faster and simpler than when we started creating websites back in 2001. Another thing that has changed during …

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One Way to Instantly Speed Up Your Website

One Way to Instantly Speed Up Your Website

A faster website has lots of benefits but the main benefit is that a fast loading website provides a better user experience. Who really likes sitting and waiting for a web page to load? Nobody, really. Honestly, to get a website to load more quickly can take a bit of work but there is one …

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16 Ways to Improve Your Company Website

16 Ways to Improve Your Company Website

How to Improve Your Company Website Maybe your website has been up a while and it used to get traffic but you’re just not seeing the same traffic or you want to improve on the traffic you’re already getting. Here are some ways to improve your company website and some useful website improvement ideas to …

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How Often Should You Update Your Website Design?

How Often Should You Update Your Website Design?

How About a Website Redesign? Is it Time? When we talk to clients – either after a website launch or sometimes new clients, they wonder how often they need to do a website redesign. In general, every 3-4 years is typically when most companies choose to redesign their website but there are other factors to …

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You Know You Need a Copywriter for Your Website When…

You Know You Need a Copywriter for Your Website When…

That headline sounds like the start of a joke, right? Well, this is close. Here’s how the joke goes… You know you need a website copywriter for your website when you’re using this text on your website: “For all your [INSERT YOUR INDUSTRY HERE] needs!” This phrase is WAY overused, kind of lazy and usually …

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The Cost of Owning a Website

The Cost of Owning a Website

We’ve consulted with many clients over the years and we’re surprised about one thing in particular. Some prospects come in and they say they’ve talked to a few other website designers in the area but we are the first company that has even mentioned doing website maintenance and what the cost is of owning a …

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