Pop-ups be gone

Pop-ups be gone!

I am confident that there isn’t a single person I have ever met that actually likes pop-up windows. By this, I mean, the extra browser window that pops up on top of the one you’re viewing. They are probably one of the most annoying features an internet user has had … KEEP READING

10 Things to Avoid When Creating a Website

10 Things to Avoid When Creating a Website

Developing a website for your business has become a virtual necessity these days. Even the cupcake shop down the street has a website. My accountant has a website. So does the dog groomer I use. It is your 24/7 marketing tool. People will look up your website to get information before meetings, interviews or even before they shop. Traveling businessmen/women will look at your site at night before they meet with you to prepare. Insomniacs will want to see your products in the middle of the night. Friends will share information. By my estimation, about 90% of people who use computers and “surf the net”, look up stores, restaurants, businesses, and the like BEFORE calling or utilizing the business’ service. If you have no internet presence, then you’re behind the 8-ball.

When NOT to Use Flash

When Should You Use Flash on Your Website? NEVER

Including animated Flash intros on websites used to be cool. You might have even looked really high-tech but those days are long gone. Flash is obsolete and incompatible with many devices. With css, html5, and javascripts, almost anything can be accomplished easier and better than with Flash. Here are 6 solid reasons your site should not use use Flash.

5 Basic Rules to Follow in Website Design

5 Basic Rules to Follow in Website Design

Occasionally, a company (or individual) will attempt to design his or her own website. Sometimes, this works. Sometimes it doesn’t. The most common opinion I hear from people is “The more graphics, colors and typefaces, and styles… the more it will stand out to our visitors and potential customers”. The truth is: The expression “less is more” carries so much more weight in website design than most people realize.