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Why a Website Design Speaks Volumes about Your Company?

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Very Messy OfficeWhether a business has just got off the ground or has been established for years, start-up and long running companies are looking to the internet to expand their sales, as well as service to customers. Many new websites are going up and with so many people opting to go with the cheapest route, or the quickest design process, someti...
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What an Automated Web Site Can Do for Your Business

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NewsletterAs your Internet business grows, your free time will dwindle. Site changes will become time consuming and stressful. Automate your site and you can use your time for better purposes. Automating Automating a web site can cut out tedious tasks such as updating HTML, FTPing pages and changing site designs. Advanced automated web sites can se...
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What Makes a Bad Website?

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Website Design PlanningWhen you're surfing the Web, you probably only think about one thing when you look at a Website: whether or not it's fun. Some of the website authors are wondering why only a few visitors visit their site. Here are some tips to avoid if you don't want to create a bad website: Before developing the website you have to plan it ...
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Your Site Made Easy

web designWeb DesignWhen visitors get onto your site, for sure, you want to make sure that they will quickly and easily find what they are looking for. if they do not find it fast, chances are they will go on to another site. If your web site is easy to use and understand, these visitors then have a tendency to come back again and again.

Using navigation techniques can greatly improve the usability of your web site. This also means user satisfaction and return rates.

One of the fine points in making a site easy to navigate is to have a consistent menu that is on every page. By having this, users can move from each section and from any other section. This way, they would not have to go back to the home page or menu page every now and then.

Keeping the menu in the same location and style throughout your site will ensure that the visitors will quickly recognize how to navigate your site. If you have a different menu on every page, it is possible that they will get confuse and will not comprehend how to navigate your site.

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I have a working website, why do I need a re-design?

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Redesign Your WebsiteMy site is working fine, the links all seem to work, my content is added regularly and we are adding new features regularly. Why does my company need to have our website re-designed? The most important reason companies are having there websites re-designed is to stay ahead of the trend that has taken over the internet over the ...
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How to Use Keywords to Optimize Your Site for Search Engines

SEO Keyword ResearchSEO Keyword ResearchPlacing keywords strategically throughout your web pages will greatly improve your rankings in the search engines. Many sites, however, leave them out altogether so your Site won't get ranked at all. Inserting too many keywords in your web pages or repeating them too often, will result in your site getting banned from the search engines.

How do you sort all this out so you can effectively market your web site to the search engines?

What is a keyword, and how to create targeted keywords for your site. Next we will discuss where to place keywords, how many to use, and some tips on what to avoid.

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Pants Are Not Optional | Keeping Productivity & Company Culture Alive

Marketing IdeasWebsite Marketing IdeasMany excellent web designers know next to nothing of web marketing, and this can be a big problem. Marketing a site in search engines requires that the site be designed in a search engine compatible format. Many beautiful sites do not fare well in search engines at all, simply because of the way they have been designed. Here are some things web designers should know about web marketing.

Load Times

Beautiful sites with lots of graphics may look awesome, but are often so slow to download that web visitors, particularly on dial-up connections, will simply go elsewhere, before the site even finishes downloading. Some search engines may also penalize sites for being too slow.

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7 Days to D Day

guestbookGuest BookCongratulations! You've got a brand new site, and it's doing pretty well. You check your statistics every day, and the hits and page views keep climbing, your links are all in order, and everything looks very good. On top of that, your guestbook is filling with great comments, and you're getting a few emails now and then with praise, and perhaps a question or two.

Now is a good time to sit back and examine the subject, (or subjects) of your site. What is the theme? What are you trying to accomplish? Then, once you've got your site visualized, start to think about it from the perspective of a new visitor. Put yourself in their shoes, and assume you know nothing. What questions would you have? Write down these questions, or type them into a document as you think of them.

What you are creating is a list of frequently asked questions, (commonly abbreviated as FAQ). These are questions that your visitors may have about your site, the subject or theme, or even about you. Just about any question is valid, as long as it is helpful to your visitors.

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