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Case Study: Website Update for Gaithersburg HELP

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Gaithersburg HELP is a non-profit organization that supports local residents in need by providing food, transportation, and other services. Their website was outdated, and their users were having trouble finding the information they needed about available services, or how to donate time or money. They wanted an update to their website that would make it easier for […]

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Small Business Website Builder vs Custom Website Design

Choose A Door - Small Business Website Builder vs Custom Website Design

Does your small business need a new website, or a refresh to your old design? You must make a decision whether to use a small business website builder, or to design a custom site. When should you choose a small business website builder? Site builder tools like Wix, Weebly, and Squarespace are good and we […]

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5 Reasons Why It’s Time for a Custom Website Redesign

Community Food Rescue screenshot

Let’s say you’ve had a website for your business or organization for a while. It has served you well, but you know there are some things it can be doing better. When you built it, you didn’t have a huge budget. Maybe you and your team personally helped design it; maybe it was one of […]

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Want your clients to find you? Yoast SEO will help.

Yoast SEO plugin for WordPress

Can your clients find your website? Do you want help for boosting your self-hosted WordPress site in search engine rankings? The best thing you can do it install the WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin, then use it every time you add a new post or page to your website. We install and set up this plugin for […]

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3 Things Winning Websites Have in Common

Webby Award winning websites

The 2016 Webby Award Winners have been revealed. Winners of the 20th annual Webby Award are honored for being the best of the Internet. A hallmark of  the Webby Award Ceremony is that the winners accept their awards with five-word speeches. To honor the tradition, here are three things our favorite winning websites share, in […]

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Attention Website Owners: Take This Mobile-Friendly Test

this website would pass a mobile-friendly test

Google officially told us last year that more searches take place on mobile devices than on computers. If more than half your customers are looking for you on a mobile device, you’ll want to be sure you can be found. How do you know if your website is mobile-friendly? You can check for yourself with a free Google […]

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6 Ways Web Design Firms Make Life Easier

a web design firm makes life easier, like a dog in a hammock

Who was president the last time you updated your website? Depending on your answer, it might be time to find yourself a talented web design firm. Start by answering a few questions. How effective is your company’s website? Are you proud to show it to potential customers? Does it easily do everything you need it to? […]

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How To Find the Best Web Hosting Service For Your Small Business

Web Hosting Space For Rent

Think of a web hosting service as the landlord for your website. The landlord provides a physical space, just as the host provides a server.

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VIDEO: Why Your Non-Mobile-Friendly Website is Costing You Money

Why your non-mobile-friendly website is costing you money

The Importance of Mobile-Friendly Websites I recently gave a talk at the monthly Small Business University over at the Montgomery Community Media studio.   It was entitled, “Why Your Non-Mobile-Friendly Website is Costing You Money,” and you can see it right here.

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Calling Awesome Web Designers & Web Developers!

Design & Development

With some fabulous projects going on at the moment, and more on the way, we have a great team, but we’re always on the lookout for new talent, energy, and inspiration. If you’d like to be considered for future projects, here’s what we’re looking for: Graphic Designers Excellent working knowledge of the standard Adobe Creative […]

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