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Content + Images

How do I write meta descriptions for my WordPress site?

Meta descriptions. You’ve heard of them and heard you need them, but you’re not sure what they are, how to write them or where to put them. It turns out, it’s not super complicated, and you absolutely can have great meta descriptions for your website. Read on, friends.

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Ongoing

What’s one thing you can act on to make your website better today?

Today I want you to do something for me. I want you to go to your website and take a look around. Your potential and existing customers visit, but when is the last time you did? While you’re looking around, I want you to find one thing to change — something that will make your site better. It also should be something you can act on today, and it doesn’t matter matter how small.

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Site Development

My favorite responsive design checking tools

Responsive web design. RWD. You know, when your site looks great on your desktop, tablet AND mobile device. It’s important, for sure. Your viewers are using a variety of devices to view your site (check out your sessions by device in Google Analytics). And Google’s algorithm gives priority to websites that display well on smartphones and other mobile devices. So how do you know what your site actually looks like on all those devices?

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Goals, Strategy + Planning

How long does it take to build a website?

One question I’m asked frequently is, “How long does it take to build a website?” To which I respond, “Well, it depends.” Read more about what it depends on and see how quickly we can get your site up and running today.

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Goals, Strategy + Planning

16 questions for a better website time and cost estimate

In case you hadn’t heard, one of the services I offer is website creation. Don’t want to do it yourself? No worries. (Likewise, I don’t want to do my own taxes or fix my own car.) I have a list of what I offer (including extras), what I need from you and the master plan, but in order to give an accurate estimate on cost and time, I need more information. Here are some questions I typically ask — from the high-level to the specific.

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Content + Images

In defense of the “blog” and the simple way your small biz can start blogging

We already know that WordPress is great for your small business, but what about the blog feature? Now, I’m not talking about THAT type of blog. A blog that’s boring, not relevant, riddled with ads and too… personal. Rather I’m talking about the type of blog that has valuable content. Let’s talk about the what, the why and the how to get started blogging on your small business site today.

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