Website Design

Are you on the right website platform for your business?

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By platform I mean the service provider that hosts your website – such as Wix, Weebly, Vistaprint, WordPress to name a few. Starting out the right way with a website means it’s less stress, easier to manage so it takes up less of your time, and easier to change as your business grows or changes.…

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Why do you want a website?

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Why do you want a website? If you already have a website then hopefully you already know why you have one (if not then I doubt that it’s working well for you and maybe we should have a chat). Why do you want a website may seem like a really dumb question. Every business needs…

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The ‘not so sexy side’ of website design

I was wondering what to write about today when I received yet another phone call from a small business owner unhappy with their current web designer and wondering what they can do about it. I understand that it’s tempting to hand everything over to another person, especially when it’s something you don’t understand or it’s…

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To have a website or not to have a website……

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This is one of the most popular questions I get asked… Karen I’m on social media but I’m not sure whether I really need a website or not? So let’s look at what websites do for your business and what social media does….   Website Social Media Connects with your existing customers Find new customers…

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Where the magic happens

Mount Gambier Website Design Workspace

Let’s get to know each other a little better. Here is a picture showing my workspace. As you can see I definitely don’t have a wireless office! I do have a new laptop which is why I have two laptops on my desk. I would love to say that I have one for each hand…

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We’re nominated….

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Today we’ve been notified that we’ve been nominated in the Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce NAB Outstanding Business of the Year Awards 2013. This is very exciting since this is our first nomination. The winners will be announced at the presentation evening on Friday September 20th at the Barn.

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How often to update your website?

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Subtitle – a website is for life not just for Christmas! Okay that’s all a bit of an exaggeration but what I’m trying to say is that websites shouldn’t simply be created and then left alone.  Just like a dog, websites need to be fed regularly with juicy bits of news about the business. Don’t…

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What do I need to ask a website designers?

Website Process - questions

If you don’t know much about website design yourself then there a few questions you may want to ask before deciding who you want to develop your website. You can always ask several companies the same questions and then compare the services and prices – just make sure that you are comparing like with like.…

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What do I need for a website?

This is one of the most common questions that we get asked. Basically there are two parts – a domain name (which is your address on the internet) – a hosting account (which is where the information for the website is stored) You can buy the domain name and hosting separately or together. At the…

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Is your business online in Mount Gambier?

The Smart E-skills training is coming to Mount Gambier in March and I’ve already signed up. Why would a Mount Gambier Website Designer sign up for an e-skills workshop? Mainly so that the knowledge can be passed on to local businesses like you. Local businesses need to be online so that customers can find them. …

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