Posts in Web Design Tips
How to Audit Your Website for a Redesign

Whether you’re wanting to simply reorganize and update your current content, work to improve your search ranking through SEO, or just want a fresh redesign to match your brand and purpose, a website audit is a great way to start the process. A website audit will help you figure out what elements don’t work and how to “right the ship.”

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How to Write an Awesome About Page For Your Website

Your About page should talk about you and your business. Your About page is the why. Why are you the right person for the job? Writing about yourself on your About page doesn’t mean that your business isn’t client-focused. Quite the contrary, it means that you are a real person I can connect with and trust. Which means you get my business. How to write an awesome about page.

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Are Website Footers Necessary? Yes! Here's What to Include in Your Footer.

Are website footers necessary? Well, is toilet paper necessary? Okay...maybe not for everyone (don’t tell me...I don’t want to know). For a website, footers are absolutely necessary! However, website footers which are located at the bottom of web pages help deliver positive online experiences, they’re often neglected and underutilized. The common perception of the website footer is that it’s not as important as the header or body of the content. This relates to the former thought that the most important information must lie above the fold, or before you start scrolling.

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How to Smooth Scroll to Page Sections on Your Squarespace Website

Have you ever clicked on a button on a website page and suddenly it smoothly scrolled down on the same page to the informational section related to what you clicked on? Pretty cool feature! Anchor links ("page jumps") are special URLs that take you to specific places on a page and I’m going add a smooth scroll to it. This means that when a website visitor arrives, they click a button or navigation link and it takes them, gracefully, to the information they are after in the long-scrolling page. Here’s how to do it!

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5 Pages Every Business Should Include on Their Website

While there are a ton of extras you can add, there are certain pages that are required for your website to be successful. These are the five key pages that are the most visited and most important for a service-based business, in addition to the obvious home page.

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Why I Use a Mood Board for Website Design

Creating mood boards is an essential part of my web design process and it’s also super fun. This design strategy offers concrete direction for the client’s website, actually provides more flexibility with the design, and you can deliver exactly what the client wants for their website.

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How to Optimize Images to Improve Your Website Speed

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, which is one of the reasons images are so important in website design. Effectively used, images can help drive more visitors to your website, promote social sharing and ultimately help drive business goals such as sales.

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