Have you ever wondered, “WHAT ARE PEOPLE TYPING INTO GOOGLE TO GET TO MY WEBSITE!?” Well, today, with the help of Google tools, you can finally view all the search terms coming from Google! Google gives you info on search queries in Google Analytics, but… First of all, Google Analytics has always provided plenty… Read more View All Google Search Terms for Your Website… with Google Webmaster Tools!
I had a handful of goals at the beginning of this 2014 year. Some of them did not pan out — I still can’t dunk. Other, more serious goals, did pan out: my business got to the front page of Google. How Google Works Before I even begin talking about how I got to the front… Read more SEO 101 and How I Got to the 1st Page of Google in 2014
WordPress is a wonderful system, but out-of-the-box, a new installation is a confusing piece of junk with many flaws. And many of these flaws have not been addressed even in the latest 4.0 version that was released around October 2014. As someone who has been working extensively with WordPress these past 2 years, here are some… Read more Things To Do with Every New WordPress Installation
Looking to start a blog? Wanting to manage your own website? In that case, you’re probably doing research online and no doubt you’ve come across the name “WordPress.” So should you use WordPress? Keep reading to hear my professional opinion, as someone who’s been using WordPress for over 2 years for personal projects as well as… Read more What is WordPress?
Natalie Portman is beautiful. Even with her ridiculous makeup in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, you could still see her beautiful genetics. What makes Natalie Portman beautiful though? There are many traits of beautiful people, but one important trait is symmetry. Scientific studies have shown that symmetric faces are perceived as more attractive than asymmetric faces (link). Furthermore,… Read more Website Symmetry is Beautiful
shad·y adjective DEFINTION: of questionable merit. SYNONYMS: dishonest, underhanded, unscupulous, questionable, deceitful Looking for a web designer is a true challenge because the web design industry is like the wild, wild west: there are no certifications, tests, or diplomas required in order for people to make a website in exchange for money. Although there are… Read more 5 Ways to Identify Shady Web Design Companies
Want to know a huge secret about designing websites? If you have awesome pictures but a shoddy design, viewers will overlook flaws in the structure and design of your website. If you have awful pictures but a superb design however… then you just have an awful website. The secret is this: pictures are important. … Read more How to Make Powerful Pictures
Did you know that the district of Gangnam in South Korea has approximately 6.6 people per square foot of space? “How is that even possible,” you might ask. Well, the reason is simple: despite the small size of Gangnam (it’s a third of the size of San Francisco), the district is able to fit boat-loads… Read more Save Website Space With “Condo-Style” Design
What column width should you be making for your website content? Do people think bigger is better? Or do they like it short and sweet? Well, you’re in for a treat, because someone actually spent the time to research this topic and the answer will amaze you. The Study How Physical Text Layout Affects… Read more What’s the Best Column Width for Websites?
If you’ve ever come across a client that thinks there’s no problem with their website that was designed by their grandson back in 1996, you might want to share this bit of information with them: a survey suggests that people don’t trust companies with poorly-designed websites. The study In 2011, an online poll was… Read more Survey Says: People Don’t Trust Companies with Crappy Websites