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International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day 2019

https://www.instagram.com/p/BRUkUs-ggR7/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheetToday is International Women’s Day, and Berlin has declared it a holiday. I find that pretty incredible. Now, every man who has the day off work gets to thank women. And every...

Web Design Trends for 2019

Web Design Trends for 2019

Sometimes it can feel like web design trends change in the blink of an eye. Here today, gone tomorrow. From darling of the ball to being kicked to the curb the next morning. With new techniques and tools being introduced on a daily basis, having a website that stays...

WPEngine is the Most Wonderful Web Host Ever

WPEngine is the Most Wonderful Web Host Ever

Yes, I am a huge fan of WPEngine - and this is not something I say lightly. It’s the one provider I can unequivocally, 100% gush over because not only do I rate them as the top managed Wordpress website hosting company out of all the ones I’ve tried over 12 years as a...

Five Quick Tips to Keep Your Website Up-to-Date

Five Quick Tips to Keep Your Website Up-to-Date

Once upon a time, you would build your website and not worry about updating it again for a couple, maybe three years. But the proliferation of social media and the sheer number of new web tools that pop onto the market every day has completely changed the online...

The Two M’s: Maintenance & Marketing

The Two M’s: Maintenance & Marketing

So, You Want a Website? Part 6/6 This is the final post of a six-part series that is covering each of the key elements that go into building an engaging and effective website. You can read Part 5: Hosting, Domains & SSL here. The first M is for Maintenance. Much...

Part 5: Hosting, Domains & SSL

Part 5: Hosting, Domains & SSL

So, You Want a Website? Part 5/6 This is the fifth post of a six-part series that is covering each of the key elements that go into building an engaging and effective website. You can read Part 4: What Does Your Website Need to Do? Building your website is like...

Part 4: What Does Your Website Need to Do?

Part 4: What Does Your Website Need to Do?

So, You Want a Website? Part 4/6 This is the fourth post of a six-part series that is covering each of the key elements that go into building an engaging and effective website. You can read Part 3: Content is King here. Here we get down to the practical stuff. What do...

Part 3: Content is King

Part 3: Content is King

So, You Want a Website? Part 3/6 This is the third post of a six-part series that is covering each of the key elements that go into building an engaging and effective website. You can read Part 2: What Makes Good Design here. Content, content, content! Content is one...

Part 2: What Makes Good Design

Part 2: What Makes Good Design

So, You Want a Website? Part 2/6 This is the second post of a six-part series that is covering each of the key elements that go into building an engaging and effective website. You can read Part 1: Your Website Is Your First Employee here. No matter whether you’re...

Part 1: Your Website is Your First Employee

Part 1: Your Website is Your First Employee

So, You Want a Website? Part 1/6 This is the first post of a six-part series that will be covering each of the key elements that go into building an engaging and effective website. Your website is your business’ first employee (really, it’s your second, because you...

What US small businesses need to know about GDPR

What US small businesses need to know about GDPR

Many US small businesses may not have heard of the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), let alone realize that it is something that can affect them even though they’re based outside of Europe. But later this month, major changes in data...

What Brands Can Learn from the Fourth of July

What Brands Can Learn from the Fourth of July

The US celebrates its 241st birthday today. That’s 240 years of stories. I’ve been pondering how the story of a country is similar to and different from the story of a brand. 1. Founding Fathers (and Mothers and Children) Just like a country, a brand...

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