Do you use visuals on your social media? What about video or animation? The gif pronounced jif, is a short loop of images. It has been around for some time and only gained traction recently with other forms of visual animation such as slide shows. The user may be scanning hundreds of items of content in […]
Building a website yourself for your small business means that you need to learn how to add images correctly to your site. Image optimization is a ranking factor for improving SEO. What are the image file formats? What is best for SEO? Where can I find good pictures for my website?
I gaze of of the window in the early dawn light. In the slight drizzle I admire the ever changing tapestry of greens, yellows, browns and maroons of the fall vista before me. Following the tantalizing aromas, soul food offerings and time spent with loved ones on Thanksgiving comes the mania of Black Friday and […]
At WordCamp US, I had the opportunity to hear Ryan Markel,
Joost de Valk,
Tessa Needham Synnatt,
Lisa Sabin-Wilson, and
Maile Ohye. I also spoke to Steph from Formidable Forms, Zach Gordon, and Yonit Tzuk from million eyez
One of the greatest barriers that I witness is starting that blog. Life as a small business owner is tough. Besides the actual work that we do, we need to market, learn new technologies and perform a gazillion tasks that have no connection to the work we love.
How to make it to the top on search engine results? “How can I achieve a number 1 spot in Google?” Recently someone in my network asked me if I can help her website get to the top ranking in the search engine results. As a web developer, this is not an uncommon question. My clients’ success […]
Is AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) a solution to the issue of sluggish loading of web pages on mobile devices?
Why is responsive web design important? What is adaptive design? How does the mobile market impact the user? How mobile usage affects search engine optimization using Google search engine.
A blog is a series of posts organized by date. A website is a a collection of pages hierarchically organized.
Why do people abandon a site? Before delving into this topic, it is important when building a site to address the needs of the target audience and their level of proficiency with web sites in general. In many cases the needs of a first time visitor differs from that of a repeat visitor, yet both […]