Practical approaches of what works and what doesn’t
I frequently get inquiries from various sized organizations that want to become the next success story on the Internet. Many feel that since they’ve seen other success stories, it must be easy, and all that may be required is to take their ideas, surround them with web presence and… voilà, they too can become a success. Although there are many Internet success stories, the purpose of this article is to shed light on this subject, illustrate the myths and the hype and deliver factual viewpoints and pragmatic advice.
Let’s start by discussing the top eight mistakes when implementing selling solutions on the Internet:
Even for start-ups, maintaining a presence on the Internet is imperative. A good affordable web site design:
Shows investors and customers alike that the firm is technologically savvy.
Positions the firm to take advantage of economies of scale.
Increase the sales reach.
Communicates your vision.
Like any other document or communication that will be seen by the general public, a affordable web site design web site and Internet strategy development require careful planning and thought. This planning should be clearly demonstrated in the company’s business plan.
As they go through the entire business planning process, you and your team should give thought to a domain name suitable you your particular enterprise and easy to recall. Domain names are essentially their street address on the information super-highway.
Registering a domain name reserves the name and enables the Internet to correctly route web traffic to their site. Each domain name corresponds to a unique IP (Internet Protocol) address a series of numbers. The information and coding that make up a web site are generally “Hosted” by a third part. These web-hosting companies have the communication and computing infrastructure necessary to make fast, uninterrupted connections.
Mobile Responsive and Affordable Web Design
More and more of your target audience is viewing websites using smart phones and tablets.
What is a Mobile Responsive Website?
Web Design is the process of creating a website to represent your business, brand, product and services. It involves the planning and execution of many important elements to be user-friendly, functional, and to be an effective representation of your brand or an online extension of your office.
Having a mobile responsive website means that your visitors will not have difficulties reading texts, viewing product galleries, viewing pricing and comparison tables, reports. Photos and videos whether they are using a desktop computer, a laptop or devices with smaller screens such that of a smart phone or a tables ( ex: iPhone, Blackberry and iPad).
Google is a big fan of mobile responsive websites. Below is a quote directly from the official Google blog:
“Responsive web design is a technique to build web pages that alter how they look using CSS3 media queries. That is, there is one HTML code for the page regardless of the device accessing it, but it presentation changes using CSS media queries to specify which CSS rules apply for the browser displaying the page. You can learn more about responsive web design form this blog post by Google’s
Webmasters and in our recommendations. Using responsive web design has multiple advantages, including:
It keeps your desktop and mobile content on a single URL, which is easier for your users to interact with, share, and link to, and for Google’s algorithms to assign the indexing properties to your content.
Google can discover your content more efficiently as we wouldn’t need to crawl a page with the different Google-bot user agents to retrieve and index all the content.”
DID YOU KNOW THAT MOBILE INTERNET USERS OUTNUMBERED DESKTOP INTERNET USERS IN 2016?
What is the Importance of having an OUTSTANDING website?
People go online and visit websites t learn more about businesses, brands, products and services and make business transactions. If you don’t have a website, there’s no question you need one. The only question is how fast we can build it for you ! In today’s world having a website is 100% necessary for 99% of all business owners. If you already have a website, it may need some redesigning to improve its performance and keep up with the times.
Your website is your storefront online and depending on your business model, it may be your only storefront.
Websites ( and blogs) also serve as the central hub for online marketing where traffic is ultimately directed to convert into customers. Even social media traffic typically ends up converting into $$ once they hit your website. We use WordPress, the world’s most popular website development platform, to build your website. WordPress’ commitment to keep its platform current means website will always have the capacity to be updat3ed to keep up with current technology.
All of your online marketing efforts, such as SEO, PPC, and Social Media Marketing will rely on a well-designed mobile-friendly website where your landing pages and blogs are built to convert traffic to leads and leads to customers.
Global share of mobile web traffic has been sky rocking
Why not just build a mobile version of your website?
On June 6th 2012, and again of February 11th, 2014, Google published that the #1 format they want to see a mobile website build as in the “Mobile responsive” method. See below for the exact quote directly form Google’s mouth:
“Sites that use responsive web design, i.e. sites that serve all devices on the same set of URLS, with each URL serving the same HTML to all devices and using just CSS to change how the page is rendered on the device. This is Google’s recommended configuration.”
Mobile device usage is increasing
Smartphones &Tablets pushed overall time spent online by 93% in just 3 years
958 billion minutes spent online in 2013 using PCs, smartphones, & Tablets
From only 497 billion minutes three years before
Why Choose Us?
Responsive Web Design is a rather new technology with only started to pick up in 2012. Thus, not many service providers have acquired the technical knowledge and the capabilities produce mobile responsive web sites like we have.
Choosing us as your web design provider eliminates the need for you to build and develop the technical know-how and tools required to build a mobile responsive website. It also removes the need for you to hire and train a team which be very expensive and time-consuming.
Our web designers and developers have extensive web design experience and are at the forefront of emerging technologies, tools and applications in mobile responsive web design.
To get a preview of our competency in designing mobile responsive websites and regular websites alike-as well as social media banner design and logo design, visit: Web Design and Pricing.
We believe that understanding our customers needs and objectives are crucial to providing superior services and so we take the time to know your business, brand, products/services, target market, customers, and your competitors. We factor all of these into our web design strategy and recommend the right package for you.
We follow a cycle beginning with in-depth consultation before we strategize and build the best mobile responsive website for you. We then measure and analyze results and listen to your feedback and apply continuous improvement to your web design as needed.
Summary of What We Do
Installation, Configuration and Customization
We will install your WordPress theme or custom WordPress design that will depict the layout and the graphical interface of your site. Based on our consultation with you, we make sure that an appropriate WordPress payout and design is chosen conforming to the intended purpose and function of your website.
The selected layout and design will also be in compliance with W3C and SEO standards. We will also setup your WordPress blog and make sure it is seamlessly integrated with the rest of your website from a design perspective.
Graphic Design and Mock-ups
Following content and design analysis, we will provide a affordable web design mockups (for custom websites) and source relevant images and strategically embed these on your website. We make sure these images are visually engaging and complement the overall aesthetics and the written content.
We will install a fully functional basic contact form based on the pertinent information provided. The contact form is your main tool for converting casual site visitors into a lead or a potential customer.
Email Installation and Configuration
We will install your Google business email using the domain name of your website. Each of the 10 users will have access to Google Mail, Google Calendar and Google Docs.
Website Backup, Migration and Installation
We will do a website backup and store it for you for 3 months just in case something happens on your live website down the line. Data backups will offer benefits for you if you want to effectively store multiple copies of web-based data in a secure location. We make sure that you will have easy access to your backup files. We will then transfer all your integral website files to a new reliable host which will remotely monitor the status of your site on their server. This service will cover all of the procedures and prerequisites of a through website migration.