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.

Lessons from the homepage of the top five websites

The web is amazing. And scary. And crazy. But I can’t imagine life without it. In fact, without giving away my exact age, the web is (barely) older than I am. So I’ve literally never lived in a world without the web. And I wouldn’t want to!

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How do I fix a slow website?

Your website’s speed is important for two main reasons. First, people will leave if they think it’s too slow. Second, Google will penalize your website in the search engine results if they think it’s too slow.

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Why we use a WordPress page builder

When you think of website design, what comes to mind? Coding? Complexity? That may have been true back in 2003 when our agency first opened its doors, but it’s not the case any longer. We at T&S are big fans of WordPress in general, and for many reasons. It’s a very versatile platform, and one of the tools we use through WordPress is a page builder plugin to create clients’ websites. Our team can still dip into the code when needed, it’s just not needed nearly as much now as it used to be. Beaver Builder is our page builder of choice, so let’s look at what it offers and why we like it.

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Mobile-friendly website examples

Have you ever clicked on a website from your phone and notice that half of the text is cut off? Photos are all over the place? It’s stressful and a bad user experience!

When creating a website, you should always have the term “mobile-friendly” in the back of your mind. If your website isn’t mobile-friendly, people who browse the internet on their cell phones will have issues when trying to view your site.

Let’s look at why that matters, some tips you can use, and finally some examples of well-designed mobile websites.

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12 ways to improve your SEO

If you want to make it easy for people to do business with you, you must make it easy to find you online. SEO—Search Engine Optimization—is a huge part of that.

SEO is all about how and where you show up in search engines. And Google is, by far, the most popular search engine out there. So in general, you should focus on showing up better in Google.

But if you’re just starting out, SEO can feel overwhelming! What should you do first? What are some of the quickest wins?

Let’s look at a healthy strategy for SEO. Then we’ll look at 12 tools and tactics you can use to help improve your SEO.

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The awards we’re most proud of

Tim and I started our digital marketing agency here in the Oklahoma City metro back in 2003. In that time, we’ve been recognized locally, nationally, and even internationally, but we don’t talk about it that often. But it’s time to change that! Here are just a few of the awards we’ve won in the last few years that mean a lot to us.

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Common website design mistakes

If you’re trying to grow your brand and bring more traffic to your website, you should be aware of a few common mistakes that people make when designing a website.

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Free website builders

While creating a website is essential for just about every business or organization, not everyone is in the same place as far as what they can afford to invest in. While we do our best to have various pricing options, we know not everyone can afford to invest in having a professional marketing team develop their website. That’s where free website builders come into play!

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Redesigning a website without losing SEO

For most organizations, it’s essential to be findable in Google and other search engines. That means SEO—Search Engine Optimization—is necessary for digital marketing. And while there are many ways to improve your website’s SEO, sometimes you need a new website even if your website already ranks well in search engine results.

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Must-have WordPress plugins — infographic

We are a digital marketing agency—in case you didn’t know—and we love building websites! We’ve been building websites since 2003 and have been using WordPress since 2010 or so.

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