Over the years web design has evolved for a number of reasons; the technologies iterate, our understanding of how people interact with our content deepens, and legal requirements mandate action. In the past 10 years, there have been a number of pronounced shifts. We saw the necessity of creating web content that is mobile-friendly, with […]
Can I Rank Higher on Google? I often receive requests from small business owners to help them improve how their site ranks on search engines. Often, they had a website built, and are looking to increase its effectiveness by focusing some energy on SEO (Search Engine Optimization). While there are certainly improvements that can be […]
I often get asked how long a website should last. There is, of course, no definite answer to this question, but it can depend on several different factors. I usually tell people to think of it as a computer. How often do you need to replace your laptop? If you’re someone who counts on the […]
Every business needs a web site these days. One of the really nice things about having a website is that if done well, even a very small business can appear very professional. It isn’t that a business owner wants to misrepresent the size of his or her firm, but he or she wants to project […]
Critical Elements For Your Website Homepage If you own a business, then you probably have a website. Some businesses have little use for anything other than basic contact information on their site, but most want the website to be something more than just a basic brochure; the website exists to help further your business goals. […]
One of the questions that I get asked most frequently is, “How much does a website cost?” At that point, I envy someone like a butcher, who when asked how much a steak costs, could tell you that you charge X amount per pound for a NY Strip steak, and Y for a Ribeye, and […]
Perhaps you know a thing or two about SEO, but then again, maybe you don't. Backlinks are one of the key factors that go into determining where your website ranks on any particular search run on search engines like Google or Bing. It is, therefore, important that we can get an understanding on the number […]
With the launch of our new training website at www.missionbell.training, our goal is to provide WordPress training courses for those who want to get into building or maintaining websites with WordPress. This next course will focus on building sites with the Divi website builder, and it will be released in late June 2020.
We're preparing to make a new course available to our clients in the coming weeks. An Introduction To Gravity Forms will take a look at Gravity Forms, which is the most popular form builder for WordPress on the market today. You may wonder why you need to worry about a form builder but for most small businesses, the data collected by forms is an efficient way to gather feedback, contact information, and bring qualified leads to your business.
5 Reasons Why your business Needs eCommerce...Like Now. It’s a crazy time in history right now. Businesses all over have been completely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and smart business owners are rapidly repositioning themselves to make the best of a bad situation. eCommerce is not new, but what was seen as an optional sales […]
We Need to Livestream. How Does That Work? We were all suddenly faced with an unusual set of circumstances: No one would have thought even a couple of weeks ago that we would need to be social distancing the way we have had to in the last week or two. I have a bit of […]