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Why choosing a local company should be on your checklist when choosing a design firm

Making the decision to choose a web designer is an especially important one. It should take careful thought into who you want to choose because they are holding a piece of your business into their hands. You want to work with someone that can help you with your vision for your website and take you into the future of the Internet – and your business. When making your checklist to find a design firm, ensuring they are local should be on it. There are advantages that are more apparent than it would appear. Choosing a local company is preferable and can net you several benefits now and in the future. […]

February 16th, 2017|OklahomaWebDesign.com, Web Design, Weblog|

New Year for Business: Restart Your Business Goals

The New Year is here, and you might have an existing business or you might have a new business idea in mind. Whichever category you fall into, it is always good to re-establish your goals for the year to get your business off to a great start. Goals are great to have, but every business, whether old or new, should make it a priority to set new goals on a consistent basis, whether yearly, or more often. Below are three business goals that can help your business for 2017. […]

Had your website for too long? Think about redesigning it.

If you have had your website for too long, you might want to think about getting it redesigned. As technology and coding changes throughout time, your website may not be up to date on key items such as security. Newer technology changes the way websites look and “act”, giving your site more flexibility. Do you remember what a website (any website) looked like 10 years ago? Now, compare that site today. The difference is markedly different. Here are some examples of major reasons why your website may need a redesign. […]

August 30th, 2015|Cyber Security, Web Design, Weblog, Website redesign|

Three Ways a Blog Helps your Website – and its SEO

A blog can be one of the most powerful tools for your website and its SEO. Many times a blog is misused, or the intention of the blog is misguided. What exactly is a blog? It is a discussion or informational content in the form of a website or web page within a website. For any business, a blog is a window into the business and can be set up in any number of ways to bring information about your business to your potential clients. Blogs are often the most underutilized tool to help businesses grow, but when used right, it helps your website and develops the website’s SEO. Here are three reasons how: […]

August 19th, 2015|OklahomaWebDesign.com, Web Design, Weblog|

Slow Website Response Times Hurt Your Website More Than You Know

There is nothing more frustrating than watching any website trudge along to open a page. That was acceptable in the Internet’s infancy, but it’s not acceptable today. Research has suggested that websites with slow load times lead to higher bounce rates, which leads to lost business. A website should serve its function and work when needed to work. Slow load times prevent potential clients from getting the information they want – and need. As a website owner, be sure that every aspect of your site is working precisely as it should. […]

June 18th, 2015|Web Design, Weblog, Website redesign|

Beware of Scam Artists Early in Storm Season

After round one of storms that barreled through Oklahoma May 6th, Attorney General Scott Pruitt warned that there would be the potential for scam artists to work their trade in the days following a disaster. Year after year, these scams evolve even taking more of an online component with them. If you or someone you know was effected by the storm, be on the lookout for scams taking place in your own neighborhood. Here are some things to look out for so you can avoid being scammed. […]

May 7th, 2015|Cyber Security, Web Security, Weblog|

Is your Website User Friendly?

One of the prevailing questions about your website is whether or not it is user friendly. More often than not, you’re not asking that question enough to really address it. There is nothing more frustrating than having a website that is unfriendly. If anything, it does make you lose out on business. So, how do you know if your website is user friendly? Here are four items to check: […]

January 16th, 2015|OklahomaWebDesign.com, Web Design, Weblog|

Get a Tax Benefit for your Advertising Before the End of the Year

The end of the year is approaching quickly…as such, many businesses are either getting ready for a break, or finishing up their end of year plans gearing up for next year- which includes all the finances and organizing their taxes. It’s undoubtedly a busy time of year as businesses look for tax deductible items they can write off. One tax deductible item several business owners do not know about is that some expenses they pay for advertising or marketing can be written off. This includes, but not limited to website design, logo design, brochures, and business cards, to name a few. […]

December 20th, 2014|OklahomaWebDesign.com, Tax deductions, Web Design, Weblog|

Website Wow Factor Leads to Success

You often hear about your website needing a “Wow” factor. It sounds good in principle, but what does it really mean. This factor refers to not only a great looking website, but what it does. When you hire a friend of a friend to do your website, or even a family member, they don’t have “Wow” factor in mind. They are merely showcasing their “skills” in doing something as a favor. A trained, and educated graphic designer has this factor in mind because it does three things – and these three things are perhaps one of the most important anyone could ask for in a website. […]

December 15th, 2014|OklahomaWebDesign.com, Web Design, Weblog, Website redesign|