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1. A website you can keep up to date and control yourself. (WebStarts)
The average turn-around time for a webmaster to publish a change to a site is 11 days.
2. Targeted web traffic. (Traffic Booster)
67% of people say they look online first when searching to buy a product or service.
3. A way to capture leads. (Business Automation)
91% of people never come back to a website.
4. A way to follow up with leads. (Business Automation)
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2 days ago
A website without images can be boring and a real turn of to your site visitors. But chances are you’re not a professional photographer or graphics artist. These are some of the reasons people turn to “stock images”. Stock images are those ready to use photographs and graphics you find on the web. Most of them require you to pay a small licensing fee to include them on your website depending on the type of use.
Stock images however present … Read More
7 days ago
Is your website looking stuck in the 90′s? There’s a few things you can do to spruce up your website and make it look more modern. One of those ways is to add rounded corners to your page elements.
In what I like to call the “Internet Explorer” years browser weren’t capable of displaying rounded corners through code. The only way you could add rounded corners to a site element was to round the corners of your images in an … Read More
14 days ago
What’s an ISP email? An ISP email is that free email address you get from Verizon, Comcast, Brighthouse Networks, and other Internet Service Providers. If you’re using one of these emails you should stop immediately. Here are three reasons why using that free ISP email address sucks.
1. It’s unprofessional.
When I go to a business meeting and someone hands me a card with something like email@example.com my confidence in that person immediately drops. I can’t help but wonder whether … Read More
15 days ago
You’re building your website and naturally you want to express yourself. What better way to do that than sharing your taste in music with the rest of the world. It may seem like a good idea at the time but in the long run this is a bad idea.
Getting people to come to your website is hard. By blaring music in the background when the page loads you’re likely to startle a good portion of your audience right into … Read More
19 days ago
ICANN, the governing body of all domain names, has instituted a new policy that effects just about all domain names. They are cracking down on domain name owners who don’t keep up to date contact information for their domains by sending out verification emails to the registered owners. The thing is, if you don’t respond to these emails within 15 days of it being sent, your domain name will be suspended and your site will subsequently be down.
Does this … Read More
29 days ago
I recently had ask why WebStarts doesn’t offer 24/7 phone support. So I thought I’d take some time and write about our take on customer service. Here at WebStarts we understand we live in a world full of companies who promise 24 hour support. But what is real support? If your idea of customer support is struggling to here someone in an overseas country, speaking broken english, while they read a series of questions and answers off a computer screen … Read More
30 days ago
When it comes to web design like most things there are as many opinions as there are web designers — probably even more. Most business owners are focused on running their business, not on their website. For that reason they often times rely on the opinions and advice of outsiders.
In my experience much of the advice received comes from someone they view as being tech savvy or knowing how to build a website. But just because you think someone … Read More
33 days ago
Over the years I’ve talked to hundreds if not thousands of people about their website. Most of these people are small business owners or budding entrepreneurs who know the future of business is on the web. I can say from these experience that even to this day most people believe a website is something you hire someone to build for your business. Every time I hear that I’m reminded of why so many people fail in business. Most people fail … Read More