Here's something to think about: These days, A bad Website can be worse than no Website at all. Really! Think about that for just a moment. No Website at all means you might not believe in online marketing, and that's okay. Although many of my competitors (trust me, I've spoken to them...) would argue with me, even I am not convinced that every company needs a Website. However, a bad Website could mean so much more for your company.
There are more than 700 million Websites on the internet since the dawn of the web happened almost two decades ago. Google gets 2.7 trillion searches each month, 119 million tweets are tweeted per day, and every 60 seconds more than 5,000 web pages are created. Wowzers, when you really stop to think about it, being on the internet, pretty much a big deal.
I have always believed that you’ll learn 10 times more about any subject through experience as opposed to a classroom, an article or a second-hand story. My time spent as an inbound marketing intern only reinforced that belief. There was almost too much to learn and I feel like I only scratched the surface, but here’s the big take-aways that I’ll carry with me for the rest of my career.
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Since it’s official launch in 2006, Twitter has attracted over 200 million active users and is one of the most popular social networks on the Internet. Chances are you’re one of those users and you probably think you’ve got Twitter all figured out.
So you want to write a blog, but have no idea where to start. Welcome to the wonderful world of blogging, my friends. Sure, you could Google the best blog title ideas out there, or you could try to come up with something creative and witty, but chances are you will spend an hour watching kitten videos on Youtube before even composing your first sentence. Starting a blog post is the bane of existence for every good writer. Here a few things that you should NOT do when trying to strike gold with your latest blog post.
ImageWorks has been designing websites for over 15 years and can recognize talented web developers when we see one. If you are looking for a CT web design company, you have a few options in the Greater Hartford Area. The following firms are good examples of web development companies who like us, can create high quality web sites.
One of our most common buzzwords tossed around the office here is content. This is usually in reference to Search Engine Optimization. Properly optimized content is vital for any site that wants to be recognized by Google and other popular search engines. But, content doesn't, and shouldn't, be only text.
Creating a website is a challenge. Ask any business owner. It takes a creative eye, a certain amount of experience, and a business-oriented mind to build a site that combines useful information as well as an aesthetically pleasing look. If a company's website is well done, they've most likely hired a web design firm to handle the task. The web is as competitive a place as any other business venue, and people pay top dollar for quality pages.
This blog often deals with many new technologies and ideas circulating in the web design industry. But sometimes, we like to remind our readers of some more traditional points. Web design, at its core, hasn't changed much in the last ten years. While the technology has certainly progressed, the key components of a ten year old site are still just as relevant today. If you're looking to design a site from scratch, or redesign an existing one, you are going to want to adhere to these main ideas.
In most cases, when people visit your Web site, you only have a few seconds to capture the attention of the viewer. Many of our clients come to us troubled by a high bounce rate. That is to say, they are getting traffic, but no one is staying on the site.