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How often should you update your blog?

July 21, 2014

If you run a website with a secondary blog or news feature (i.e., it’s not the main reason for your site exists), you may be wondering how often you should be posting updates. Of course, the the knee-jerk response here would be, “as often as you have news,” which...

How long does it take to build a website?

June 30, 2014

One week. Three months. A year and a half. These are all valid answers to, “How long does it take to build a website?” Throughout my career, I’ve had a number of people ask me that question, often out of the blue. I always say, it depends. Maybe they’ll ask...

What do I do if my WordPress website has been hacked?

June 23, 2014

The day you find out your WordPress website is hacked can be the most frustrating day for any website owner. With continued upkeep and maintenance on the WordPress website, you can definitely decrease the risk of your site being hacked. If you are reading this and your website has...

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Word of Mouth Marketing in the Digital Age

June 16, 2014

One of the most common comments we hear from new clients is, “We never really thought our website mattered, because, in the past, we got most of our work through word of mouth referrals.” It seems many people believe that word of mouth referrals bypass all other marketing, whereas we’ve always believed...

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Custom Photos vs. Stock Photos On Your Website

June 2, 2014

In the process of creating a new website, you’ll be faced with a choice: Should you use stock photography, or should you hire a professional photographer to take custom photos? The benefits of using stock photography are that it’s generally very high quality, there’s a very wide selection of...