Affordable web design — a smart choice to grow on

Cheap Websites

Method & web madness. $899 is more than just affordable. With that you get a team of web design & marketing pros. Beyond SEO, intuitive web design, smart marketing and a professional staff, we give you 22 years of experience doing what we love.  We custom tailor each website to your specific industry or business. No assembly lines,…

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Leverage the right talent for your website

Small companies try to keep as much of the work in house as they can, which is totally understandable, since anything a company can’t do needs to be outsourced and there is a cost to that. There are some things I’m very good at. But like most people I have an unspoken kryptonite… and guess…

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Web photography matters.

Cancel that photoshoot in your living room. Take the time to realize that the only thing a customer sees of your product or service when they visit your website are your photos. And if they are out of focus, dark, or have random family members in them  it affects trust, sales and could put your…

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The Small Business Website Checklist for Newbies

The stuff you need to get going! I’ve created a short and sweet checklist for those interested in having a website designed for their business. Granted you need a competent website design & development company (wink, wink…) There are a few other things you should be aware of.

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When you say web design, say it’s a sum of the parts.

Web design is only part of the picture. It’s like the Mona Lisa without her head. You would never be able to guess whether she’s smiling, smirking, looking at you or elsewhere. So what gives? The visual part of a website is extremely important. Web design supports branding, readability, and helps reach out to a…

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User experience & web type power

Let’s not insult Arial, Helvetica, Times or any of the other standard web fonts too much… they have gotten us through the early days of the web pretty well. Yet from a user experience point of view, the standard fonts have made most sites look alike and have numbed our visual senses. Standard web fonts…

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There’s code for that, web functionality for small businesses

Web development has changed over the years. Functionality that was once reserved for large companies flush with the dollars to do so, is now available to all. Some of these functions include live chat, powerful photo display & management, and blog capabilities. 

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Use it or lose it, good website practices

So you had a gorgeous website built and it’s been SEO-itized and form-ified, and even landing page-ilized. You’d think the hard part is over, but really it’s just beginning. Some things to keep in mind: Create connections. Backlinks are a great way to bring your website up through the SERP’s (search engine results page) Work…

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Start your business and get going

There are many reasons for starting a business. And I believe there is no better time than in a down-turned economy. We make all the excuses in the world why we can’t, when in reality there is only a sliver of difference between talking about it and doing it. We all need to find that…

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Adapting to change, investing in your business

Adapt. Adapt. Adapt. Keeping pace with the world is difficult. From the way we keep in touch with customers to the way we market to them. I’ve seen and heard about so many businesses resistance or failure to venture into new marketing territory. It’s damned if you don’t in this case.

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