Website Design

Web Design Trends For 2015 And Beyond

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As the owner of a website – either for personal or business use – you only have a few seconds to make a good impression on someone who is visiting your site. If your site looks outdated, is hard to use, or just has bad aesthetics, it could drive visitors away. By knowing what the…

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WordPress 4.2.4 Security Release

If you’ve been holding off updating your WordPress site now is the time to back-up your website and press the update button.  If you’re confused about how to back-up your website and where to start don’t worry, you’re not alone.  We can help guide you to the right place.  Additionally your website might run on…

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How much should you spend on your website?

If you are a small business owner it’s tough to determine the right amount to spend on your website.  You probably have a website but you’re likely second guessing if what you’re doing is the right thing or if you spent too much or too little!  Don’t get too frustrated with yourself because most people like…

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[VIDEO] What's the value of your small business website?

I often get asked by business owners “what’s the value of my small business website?” Why invest time and resources into building something that might not yield the results I need to grow my business? This is partly due to an attempt to devalue the initial investment and partly due to the fear that if you…

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[VIDEO] What’s the value of your small business website?

I often get asked by business owners “what’s the value of my small business website?” Why invest time and resources into building something that might not yield the results I need to grow my business? This is partly due to an attempt to devalue the initial investment and partly due to the fear that if you…

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Why I don't want to design your first website

At Mode Effect we love building websites for businesses.  But I have to be honest, sometimes it’s best if you design your first website for your business.  The reason is that you can learn a lot for what works for your business.  An effective website is not a one size fits all solution.  So it’s important…

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Why I don’t want to design your first website

At Mode Effect we love building websites for businesses.  But I have to be honest, sometimes it’s best if you design your first website for your business.  The reason is that you can learn a lot for what works for your business.  An effective website is not a one size fits all solution.  So it’s important…

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Why building your website is like raising your child

i know what you may be thinking.  “How can building your website compare to raising a child?”  If you’re a parent you can likely understand that parallel.  If you have a website you know that building it is not a one time task, it’s an ongoing effort through the lifecycle of your business.  If you…

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Website Development is a Service

Web development can be a tough process.  Understandably, if it isn’t your strength or interest there are some misconceptions or misunderstandings that come into the process of having a website developed.  What makes it even more difficult is that the website development industry has a lot of people who provide poor service and even poorer…

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