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Common website design mistakes

Common website design mistakes

When thinking about which elements you want incorporated into your website or when outlining what content you want included, keep in mind these common design mistakes to make your website more appealing to your visitors. Links are not obvious The internet is called the internet because all the content is “inter” connected. This is possible through “links” whether they are image or text-based. Visitors to your site would like to navigate your content, but if your links are hard to see (same color and style as the rest of the text), then...

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Why your small business needs a website

Why your small business needs a website

So you’ve started your dream business; or perhaps you’ve been in the industry now for a while, but now you’re wondering if you need a website for your business. Honestly, while a website is not absolutely necessary to be successful in the business world, it does provide your small business several advantages as outlined below. To be competitive Chances are your competitors (local or global) have a website. To remain competitive and get back a little of the market share, your small business needs to have a website. Today, most customers...

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Website features to consider

Website features to consider

The following list includes some ideas you may want included with your small business website. Not all of these features will be necessary depending on your particular needs, but it does give you an idea of what can be done to maximize the potential of your website. Basic company information While it may be obvious, this is a very important aspect of your website. A nice-looking website means little if the visitor can’t find the information they’re looking for. Keep your audience in mind as you compile your content. The more organized your...

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Optimize your website

Optimize your website

In this article, you can learn how to optimize your small business website to be picked up by search engines like Google, Bing or Yahoo. In the industry, this is referred to as Search Engine Optimization (SEO). The following tips will be explained to you during our working relationship and most can be implemented automatically by Ministry Graphics as we build your website. 1. Determine your top search queries Basically you’re answering this fill-in-the blank statement, “I want my website to appear in the search results when people search...

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