Tag Archive: wordpress

7 Ways to Spring Clean Your Website

May 2, 2018

Has your website been running slower than usual? First things first, go take a speed test to see how your website stacks up. If your score isn’t great, talk to your hosting company to see if they can do anything to speed up your site. You could be on the wrong hosting plan or they can install a CDN to speed things up. The good news is that there are things you can do to clean the junk out of your website and ensure that it runs smoothly moving forward. In this post, I’ll be pushing beyond just installing a simple caching plugin to increase your site speed. Although, you should do that if you haven’t already. Here’s one I... View Article

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Boost Your SEO Ranking Using ALT Text

February 28, 2018

You’ve probably heard of ALT text before and understand that it’s helpful for increasing your SEO ranking. It certainly does enhance SEO but this isn’t actually it’s the main purpose. ALT text was created to allow website visitors who are visually impaired and use a screen reader, to understand what the images on your website are trying to convey. This is why it’s so important to find a nice balance between making your website accessible and boosting your SEO. Just keep reading to learn how!   WHY ALT TEXT IS IMPORTANT ALT text provides information about the images on your website. This is super helpful for search engines because they cannot read text on images or understand what an image... View Article

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How I Became a Website Designer
+ how you can too!

September 13, 2017

Sometimes I still can’t believe that this is my job! Doing something that I love, and find fulfilling,  is just an absolute dream. Working with clients to get their branding and websites, just perfect, truly gives me life! If you told little 13-year old me that I would be doing this for a living I would be siked! Back then, I had just started my journey of playing around with Paint Shop Pro and making my first website. Today, I’m going to share how I became a web designer and why I love doing it so much. If you’re interested in becoming a web designer or developer, then stay tuned, for the end of this article. I’ll be sharing some... View Article

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5 Ways a Custom Website Will Elevate Your Brand

August 1, 2017

It’s no secret that a custom website is a larger investment than a themed option. And for good reason. A custom website sells your offering or service more effectively, scales with your business, and leads to more overall growth. So, today, I’m sharing 5 BIG ways that a custom website elevates your biz + brand. *This post was originally sent out to my newsletter subscribers. If you would like to receive more content, like this, from me on a weekly basis, click here to join my email list. With a custom website, you will…. Have a fully branded website that is bespoke A custom website is just that – custom. It’s built just for you and your audience. You’ll no... View Article

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What’s Best for Your Biz: A Premade Theme or a Custom Website?

July 18, 2017

As a website designer, this is a question that pops up in my inbox quite a bit. What’s right for me, a theme or a custom website? Unfortunately, there’s really no one right answer. It completely depends on your how long you’ve been in business, what your goals are and how you want your site to look. But, I’m going to make this much easier on you and walk you through the entire decision-making process. I’ll go over which business owners should use a theme and who a custom site is perfect for. As a bonus, I’ve included a quiz that you can download and take to see which option is, truly, the best fit for your business.   A... View Article

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