Entries by Josiah Bussing

How to Choose Your Web Host

Choosing your web host can seem like a daunting task because there are thousands of web host providers out there. You can get caught up with all the advertising and marketing and realize later on there is another one better.

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How Fast Is Your Website?

In business, the difference between success and failure can be measured in seconds. Opportunities can come around knocking; or clicking on your website URL, every day. If your website speed isn’t fast enough to open the door, opportunity will turn around and find someone else. Speed is an overlooked quality in website design. Not many entrepreneurs are aware that a one second delay in loading time can lead to thousands of dollars in foregone income.

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(VIDEO) 10 Qualities of a Professional Web Designer

It’s easy to find web designers. A simple search on the Internet will yield links to several agencies and freelancers offering website design services. You can sign up with various online job platforms and send invites to select freelance web designers or post details on your project. You can connect with web designers in social media networks such as LinkedIn or ask referrals from your contacts in Facebook.

The real challenge is to find a professional web designer who can do the right job for you.

What Type of Website Does Your Business Need?

When you decide to have a website for your business, it doesn’t mean you have to sell products or services online. Of course you can. However, your website can play other roles that are likewise pivotal to the success of your business. The type of website your business needs would depend on your goals, objectives and its purpose in your overall development strategy.

Why Your Website Needs Responsive Design

There is a better than 50% chance that you are reading this article from a mobile device. It was in 2012 when market analysts first predicted mobile devices would blow away the desktop as the primary source of online traffic. Today, it is estimated that 75% of Internet searches are conducted via smartphones, tablets and laptops. This is why it is not enough to just have a website. You need a website that has responsive design.

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21 Benefits of a Website for a Small Business

In this day and age where digital technology and the Internet has influenced how we live and work, it is shocking to know that very few small business owners have a website.

It is hard to believe that only 46% of small businesses have a website. This statistic is confounding when you realize people spend 6 hours a day on the Internet.

Based on 2014 survey results, 41% of small business owners reported they don’t think they need a website. What that means is they probably don’t know the benefits of having a website for their small business.

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Optimizing WordPress Uptime & Maintenance

Like any computer, websites require updates and maintenance in order to work properly. Similar to a vehicle, websites have a lot of moving pieces that can break and cause your site to go down if you are not careful. Websites need regular updates and attention, just like vehicles need regular oil changes. You don’t want your website to be down when that potential customer comes looking, do you?