Our Latest Blog Posts

Below are our latest web design blog posts - simply click a title or image to read the entire story.

Show and Hide Different Content On Mobile Devices & Desktops

You don’t always order the exact same pizza, so why display the exact same content on mobile devices AND on desktops? Here’s how to show and hide different content on mobile devices and desktops. The first thing you need to understand is that there are MANY ways to show and hide content on mobile devices…

Bad Web Design: Stop Drowning Your Visitors In Ads

If you can design a website that makes the visitor feel something… that’s a good thing. Unless that something is pure RAGE, then that’s called bad web design. Dear Ad Supported Websites, I get it. I really do. I know that providing free information on your website needs to have some sort of revenue generating…

Custom 404 Error Page

10 Awesome Custom 404 Error Pages PLUS 6 Clever Ideas!

Let’s be honest: visitors to websites you build are going to hit a 404 page at some point, so why not make a custom 404 error page and blow their minds? There are a ton of reasons why people stumble upon a 404 error page including (but not limited to): URL slug changes, accidentally deleting…

“Can you add some POP”? Here’s how to understand vague client requests

When it comes to communicating about projects, vague client requests will kill profitability. Would you ever walk into McDonalds and say “Hi!  I’d like some lunch please”.  Probably not! I mean… who knows what you would get! But using vague client requests is exactly how most people communicate during web projects. Communication about web projects…

3 Ways For Web Designers To Earn Recurring Revenue (#2 Is The Most Profitable)

Ways For Web Designers To Earn Recurring Revenue If you’re a free lance web designer or own a small web design company, you know the amount of money you bring in can be drastically different from one month to the next. It can be a feast or famine situation. One month you have so much…

How to setup a Google Optimize Redirect Test in 13 minutes

“Cool homepage, how does it convert?” that’s the question that everyone needs answers to. That’s also the question people pay “experts” to answer for them. But by using one of Google’s free tools (called Google Optimize) you can find out the answer yourself saving thousands of dollars in “consulting fees” and (hopefully) making thousands more…

How to sell WordPress hosting to your clients at a premium

When it comes to website hosting, one of the most frustrating things that we’ve dealt with over the years is clients who use price as a major deciding factor to determine where their website should be hosted. They don’t understand that hosting packages are not created equally and that there are some that out perform…

Get cash back from GoDaddy, HostGator and more!

When you’re running a web design business (or any business for that matter) there are things that you need to purchase on a regular basis.  As web designers we always are purchasing domains, setting up hosting accounts, upgrading our computers, buying office supplies, etc. The bottom line is we have to spend money on these…