Anatomy of a Web Address

Anatomy of a Web Address

So you’re surfing the web.  Perhaps you start out at a site like Amazon.  After browsing a while you find a product that you like.  You share that product with someone via text message, and man does that seem like a complicated address.  Perhaps you could care less...
DNS Explained

DNS Explained

As a web designer, one very technical concept that I have had to try to communicate with my clients is DNS. What is DNS? What are DNS records, what is DNS propagation? These are some of the questions I am going to try to answer in as non-technical a way as possible....
What Is Website Hosting

What Is Website Hosting

One area where I see a lot of confusion is web hosting. It may not always be obvious about what hosting is, or what the difference is between hosting that costs $5 per month, and hosting that costs $500 per month. in this video, I give a quick...
Optimizing Images for Web

Optimizing Images for Web

I have often seen websites that run very slowly because of images that are far too large for the web. Full-Size stock images can be several megabytes in size, and even a large image on a web page needs to be much, much smaller. In this video, I will run through a...
Menu Call To Action Button

Menu Call To Action Button

It’s about conversions   Part of optimizing a page for conversions is making sure there is a clear call-to-action (CTA).  You often see that CTA repeated several times on the page, whether is is ‘BUY NOW’ or ‘SIGN UP’ or whatever the...