Posts tagged website design tips
4 Ways to Reduce Email Spam

SPAM. The nemesis of anyone who has an email address. Oh, and I’m talking about unwanted emails that flood your inbox. Not the canned ham loaf. (Which by the way makes a delicious ham salad for sandwiches.)

So how do business owners avoid the dreaded spam? Unfortunately, it’s going to find you at some point, but there are ways to drastically reduce it.

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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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9 Ways to Create Hype Around Your Website Launch

When it comes to a new website launch, my motto has always been “Go big, or go home!” Creating a new website design is a lot of time and effort that’s worth celebrating. Not only are new launches a great opportunity to get your audience excited about your business, but they can also expand your reach and help you draw in a larger audience. Even more importantly, big launches can result in big profits, and who doesn’t love that?

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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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10 Winery Website Must-Haves

One of the first steps in building a website is looking at the functional requirements. You have to know how your website will function for your website visitors. What do you want them to accomplish on the website? What steps are they going to take and how many (how few!) steps do they need to go through to get what they want from your website? What information should you have on your website for your customers?

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