For small business owners

Frequently Asked Questions

When your business depends on how well your website is performing, a little knowledge can save you a lot of headaches. I’ve collected the questions I get asked the most and here’s the answers.
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June 11, 2021

I’m not a writer– how can I come up with content for my website?

When you’re trying to grow your business, do bookkeeping, handle the latest supply chain issues, answer phones, file tax returns, and manage employees– not to mention actually doing the actual work of providing services or products– the LAST thing you may want to take on is writing the content for your own website. You’re not […]

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June 8, 2021

How can I attract better customers with my website?

If you’ve ever experienced the trend of getting a ton of leads through your contact forms that don’t seem to have two cents to rub together to pay for your services, I’ve got some practical tips and tweaks to improve your website and attract much better customers to your website. In an ideal world, wouldn’t […]

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October 1, 2020

Should I use a DIY web builder like Squarespace, Wix, or Shopify?

I am a web designer who primarily works with WordPress– if I felt that there was another platform that was better for the businesses I serve, then I’d switch to that one. But I’m going to be super honest and transparent about the pros and the cons, as I see them, so that YOU can […]

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May 30, 2020

Is security really important? Why would anyone hack MY site?

Hackers aren’t after your site in particular (at least, 99% of the time they’re not), but that doesn’t mean you’re not at risk. If you’ve ever wondered whether you as a small business owner should really be concerned about protecting yourself from getting hacked, the answer is yes– you absolutely need to. You don’t need to […]

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March 31, 2020

How can small businesses respond to COVID-19?

In an unprecedented situation like the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has affected the globe, many businesses are scrambling for ways to support their communities, including in charitable outreach or by staying afloat to continue to provide steady work for their employees. Here’s a quick list of what steps both services and brick and mortar […]

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March 18, 2020

How much does a website cost?

Even though cost is not the only factor you’re considering when you’re in the market for a website, I understand that it’s an important question. If you’re eager to get right down to brass tacks, just go download my pricing guide– it’ll give you a range to work with and we can talk about your […]

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March 10, 2020

What is SEO, and how can I improve my website’s search ranking?

“Build it, and they will come.” This famous movie quote has become a huge cliche in internet content writing, mostly repeated to point out how it’s actually not true. Unless you’re literally the only person on the internet writing about a subject that people are searching for, you’re going to have to compete to get […]

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February 28, 2020

What is a web host and which is the best one?

When you are planning a website, one of your first steps may be to shop for a web host. This is a very important choice, because a web host is where your website will “live” and it will affect your website’s speed, security, and reliability. Essentially, a web host is someone you pay to store […]

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