Archive for websites

Websites run the web. Obvious, right? But some people still neglect their website. Don’t do that! Here are some articles about utilizing websites.

What makes a good video thumbnail?

If you’re anything like me, you have been down a few YouTube rabbit holes. I’ll start watching my favorite make-up artist, and then hours later, I’m watching a video of Judge Judy! Every day, millions of users watch videos they never intended to. This is due in part to exciting thumbnails!

But how can you make your video thumbnails enticing on YouTube and elsewhere?

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Inserting an animated GIF into WordPress

Ever heard the adage “A picture’s worth a thousand words?” A GIF must be worth at least five thousand words if that’s true. With a mouse click, GIFs can convey tone, emotion, and cultural competency. 

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How much does it cost to maintain a WordPress website?

Having a website is an essential part of having an online presence, and WordPress is one of the most popular web development platforms available. It’s certainly our favorite, as we’ve been using it for over a decade.

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Increase website speed for SEO

Have you ever been super excited to check out a website that you clicked on the link, and then you waited… and waited… and waited? We’ve all been there, and it’s not much fun. When a website takes forever to load, we tend to click away in frustration. And it also means that website will slip in Google’s ranking, eventually becoming nearly impossible to find when searching.

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Why WordPress is better than Wix

Let me start by painting a picture. A tech-savvy coding specialist is inspired to create a new website. She hits a magic combination of keys that brings up a bunch of code that looks like the matrix. In thirty minutes flat, she has created a beautiful functioning website.

Wait, that isn’t you? Great, because it isn’t me, either.

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How do I create a business blog?

Here at T&S, we’re big fans of blogging. While we weren’t nearly as good at it back then, we’ve been blogging for our agency since 2008. And our longest continuous blog for a client has been running since 2011. Blogging is great for SEO, connecting with current and potential clients, and demonstrating your expertise and approachability. But how do you actually create a business blog?

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What 20 years of creating websites taught me

When I started my marketing agency in 2003, we were really just a website design company. Since then, we’ve expanded our services to include many other digital marketing services. But creating and maintaining websites is still one of our core areas of expertise.

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Should I use posts or pages in WordPress?

If you’re new to WordPress, you may be wondering what the difference is between pages and posts. After all, they both seem to be ways of publishing content on your website, right?

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What domain name should I use?

Your website’s domain name is a visitor’s first impression, meaning your domain name definitely matters! It’s a key element to your website. Domain names are not only a visitor’s first impression. They also affect your search engine optimization (SEO) and help define your brand. But with…

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12 awesome things you can do with Gravity Forms

You can get really creative when creating websites. If you ever need to include a contact form, survey, employment application, review form, or something else along those lines, we recommend using Gravity Forms.

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