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  • Are attention spans shrinking?

Shrinking Attention Spans for Websites

Thanks to the Internet, the information age continues to evolve, as are humans...even if we don't see it day-to-day.  It's amazing to me that our attention spans seem to be shrinking by the year... some say to just 7 seconds... that's right, 7 seconds.  Marketers [...]

By |2018-03-20T05:34:38-05:00March 19th, 2018|Website Design|
  • Use strong passwords - plumThumb Website Design & Hosting

Passwords & Website Security

Have you noticed that more and more websites are asking for "strong passwords" to create an account?  In fact, I can't think of any that don't require at least an 8 character password, without capitalization and special characters (ex: %,*,&, $... etc).  That's because, using [...]

By |2018-03-05T09:33:03-06:00March 5th, 2018|Website Security|

Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?

I've been talking about the importance of making your website mobile friendly for years, and now it's becoming more important than ever.  That's because as of 2018, Google has started rolling out their "mobile-first index" and this will put Google's priority on mobile content. There [...]

By |2018-02-26T07:50:34-06:00February 26th, 2018|SEO, Website Design|

Images & Website Design

If you're a business owner and trying to create your own website, the task can be overwhelming and frustrating at times.  However, as more "build a website quick tools" become available, there are a lot more folks trying to build their own.  Trouble is, there's [...]

By |2018-02-21T08:05:34-06:00February 19th, 2018|Website Design|
  • Internal Links provide Better SEO

Internal Links for Better SEO

Did you know that simply using links to other content on your website can improve your Search Engine Optimization (SEO) page ranking with Google, Bing, and other search engines?  If fact, internal links can provide some valuable information to search engines if you take the [...]

By |2018-02-12T06:37:16-06:00February 12th, 2018|SEO|
  • Blogging can help extend your business on the web

Blog about Blogging

Yeah, it's kinda weird to write on my blog about blogging, but I think more businesses could benefit by using blog articles as a way to talk about their products and/or services in more detail. There are always details you might not be able to [...]

By |2018-02-04T14:38:23-06:00February 4th, 2018|SEO|
  • Landing Page Example - plumThumb Website Design

Landing Pages For Websites

Are you using landing pages on your website to attract more sales leads?  If not, you're missing a low cost opportunity to convert more leads. What are landing pages? A landing page is designed to focus on a single topic, product, or geographic location and [...]

By |2018-01-28T20:22:09-06:00January 28th, 2018|SEO, Website Design|

WordPress Keeps Getting Better

Wordpress runs more than 25% of the websites worldwide today, and the outlook is that it will keep growing in market share.  The reason behind its growth has a lot to do with the flexibility, extensibilty (w/ an incredible ecosystem of plugins), security, and the [...]

By |2018-01-22T06:29:30-06:00January 22nd, 2018|Website Design|
  • Is your website performance important?

Is Website Performance Important?

So, you've commissioned a new website and you have everything looking great, especially that really large and cool sliding image on the home page!  But, you might notice that your website loads kinda slow.  If you notice slow performance, chances are Google is ranking your [...]

By |2019-01-29T06:03:20-06:00January 14th, 2018|Website Performance|
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