Posts Tagged ‘website design’

Your IT guy is not your web designer

It’s a common misconception that people who use computers or work on computers for a living know everything about computers. Do your parents or grandparents still call you when their printer isn’t working or worse yet ask for help with how to get on Facebook? It’s not a stretch to assume that your computer savvy…

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How to trust your website designer [video]

Too much of a company’s time and resources are wasted on hiring the wrong person to get a project or a job completed.  More often I hear that it’s extremely tough to find the right website designer to get the job done.  Why is that?  Do you need to be more of an expert to know how…

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Why Your Website Needs A Style Guide And How To Create One

If you are managing a website, your primary concern is how you present your company to the world. Each little detail can impact how a potential customer views you, and this can influence your bottom line. Not only do you have to make sure that you are presenting a good image to the world, but you also…

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Why Your Business Needs A Professional Website

If your website is new hasn’t invested in a professional website please consider some of these insights before your invest even one dollar.  If you’ve tried to develop your own website but have been unsatisfied with your the outcome this can help refresh your perspective towards a professional website re-design. Over the past decade, the…

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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 If your site looks outdated, is hard to use, or just has bad aesthetics, it could drive visitors away.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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[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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