Should You Use a CMS or Not?

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One of the popular things that people want on a website but don’t necessarily understand is a CMS. It’s a great buzz word that gets thrown around by designers and the like, but that doesn’t mean everyone really knows what it means, or what the purpose is. A CMS, short for Content Management System, is…

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Does a Website Redesign Make Sense? 10 Reasons Why It Does

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In this day and age, it’s hard to imagine not having a website to help drive customers and visitors to your business. A website is one of the first things that most people look for when they discover a new business (alongside any social media, but that’s a different post), and that makes it very…

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Do I Need a Website?

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This has been a question asked since the dawn of time. Well, maybe not quite that far back, but at least since the internet became a mainstream tool available to businesses and households alike. It seems like the thing to do, and it certainly isn’t hard to get one. There was a time when anyone…

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Are You Making These 5 Website Business Mistakes?

5 Business Website Mistakes

Having a website business can be a pretty easy thing to have and manage, but as there are with many things, you’ll want to make sure you have everything set up correctly and efficiently to ensure more peace of mind and less stress filled nights. Unless you are familiar with how websites are set up…

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Why is { insert } design so expensive?

Design Costs

This is probably the most asked question I get, in regards to my design business. And in the nearly 15 years I’ve been doing this, it still makes me cringe. Not because I’m afraid to tell anyone what I charge, but because when you enter into this type of conversation, 9 times out of 10,…

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Content – Don’t Steal It!

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Maybe you’re thinking this sounds pretty straight forward. Maybe you’re thinking, well that’s a no-brainer. Maybe you are even thinking who in their right mind would do that? Read on, dear visitor! It might be easier to fall into this trap than you think, and if you get caught on the wrong side of it…

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Featured Project Corner: Fix Long Beach

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In early January we launched another website that was dedicated to helping the dog and cat communities. They aren’t exactly a rescue, but the work that they do falls into the same lines, since they are effectively helping save the at risk animal populations in Long Beach, CA, and surrounding areas. Diana and Tamara (along…

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What To Do When You Go Over or Misjudge the Budget

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You knew it was only a matter of time before it happened. You had been careful, trying to make sure you covered all your bases, all possibilities, but somehow, you still ended up short. Now you’re faced with the decision on how to recover from the mess with as little complication as possible. Don’t worry,…

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Browser Compatibility and What It Means

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From a viewer’s perspective, websites probably appear to be a pretty simple construction. Some images, some text, a domain name and bam, you have a functional web presence. In this day and age of technology, just about everybody has one, and they are pretty easy to get. Anybody could do it, right? The reality is…

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Featured Project Corner: K911 ResQ

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We were recently contracted to help a local rescue group redesign and develop their website. K911 ResQ is an animal rescue group located in Torrance, California. Their mission is to save as many special needs, senior, homeless, and stray dogs as possible – because everyone deserves a wonderful FUR-EVER home! Of course, K911 ResQ doesn’t…

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