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5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Business Website

A business website is no longer considered optional. Long gone are the days where even a brick-and-mortar store could afford to slap up a throw-away website and expect customers to flock to their doors. The good news is that having a beautifully designed and functional website that attracts visitors is easier than ever. Here are a few simple solutions you can put into place today to transform your business website into your company's greatest asset. Make it mobile-friendly Since Google recently put the word out that responsive websites would be favored in mobile search rankings, businesses have been scrambling to implement responsive design. For those who aren't sure what responsive means, here it is in a nutshell: when someone visits your website from their smartphone or tablet, the website grows, shrinks, or otherwise rearranges itself on the smaller screen in a way that is visually appealing and makes all of the information accessible. By contrast, when a web visitor accesses a non-responsive website from their smartphone, everything is displayed just as it would be on a desktop monitor. This usually means that the visitor won't be able to read the text or access any of the navigation. This leads to frustration...
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Secure Your Joomla Website with These Essential Tips

Joomla is fast becoming one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) with millions of Joomla websites on the web and more getting built every day. Due to this reason, Joomla developers are unable to provide support for very single website on this platform every day. But the increase in popular of Joomla also means that more hackers are now using the site.    In this post we are going to show you through a thorough 9-point security check list you must make to secure your Joomla site from hackers. If you are familiar with WordPress, then you will no doubt notice a number of similarities in the security points between these two popular content management systems. As promised, here is the check list: 1. Choose a good hosting service: Good hosting is vital for Joomla security. While shared hosting may be okay, your website will be left vulnerable when other websites hosted on the same server get attacked. There are many small Joomla hosting companies offering a variety of hosting plans for Joomla website owners. Alternatively, you should go for servers specifically set up to host Joomla websites but with only a few sites hosted on each server. 2. Update...
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Improved E-mail Means Improved Web Marketing in 2014

There has been a lot of talk about the importance of improving business web marketing in 2014, and why not? 34.3% of the human race, over two billion people, use the internet each and every day. They use the web to check social media and stay in contact with friends and family. They're reading high-quality web content, and they're making more purchases online than ever before. Current statistics show that American eCommerce grew to $262.3 billion last year. Looking at these facts, it's no wonder why so many espouse the necessity of getting on social media, building a better website, and producing great blog content that will draw web users to your business. All of those things are true, but a huge number of sources reporting on web marketing have been doing you a huge disservice by ignoring e-mail as an important tool. Why Does E-mail Remain So Important? To see how important e-mail remains to a web marketing campaign, you need only look at the usage statistics. Mobile users spend nine minutes a day, approximately 7.6% of the time spent on their mobile phones daily, using their e-mail. Overall, more e-mail is read from a mobile device than is read...
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5 Tips to Make Your Website More Secure

There are a lot of things that go into making a good website. Whether you are a big company who is looking to expand your online presence, or an independent website developer with a message to share, there are a lot of necessary steps to take before the process is complete. One of the most important, however, is making sure that your website is 100 percent secure. If it is not, you can face any number of problems, such as hackers, viruses, and other cyber attacks that will damage the success of your site. Here are five top tips for making your website more secure. Secure Coding Much of the best security starts at the foundations of your website, that is to say your coding. You might be concerned with getting your site up and running, but do not let that prevent you from doing the proper work required to make sure that your coding has no holes that can harm security. It might take a little bit longer, but it will save you a lot of trouble in the long run! Secure Payment Processing If your website has anything to do with the transfer of money, it is crucial that...
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Reasons Of Why People Leave Your Website

Website creation is not one time expense or process, website creation includes many things with its process like, time, weight of data it holds which affects its speed or access speed. One creates website so that more and more people could visit on it. It is necessary that if you have any website then people should visit on that and to fascinate people toward your website, making of website should be attractive like its design, filled data and all how people getting information easily and all the stuff but, there are some reasons which can force people to leave your website and prefer someone else's. It is important that if you are going to make website then take care of the choice of people as in think with their mind that as a visitor how you want this site? Let's have a look on those things which can force people to leave your website: Bad Designing: Design of a website is first part of website creation process there for it should be more fascinating and eye catchy so that people could find it attractive and visit on your website. Use colors according to site type like whether it needs flashy and...
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Website Planning and Preparation

Most businesses or companies nowadays are continuously competing not just with the prices and quality of their products but also with their various advertisements. Before, some companies often use the magazines, newspapers, TV commercials and billboards to advertise their products and services, but since our world is also continuously innovating, other advertisement options stated to pop up. As most people are Internet users, most companies now rely with creative websites.For starters, it is a bit hard for them to decide for their own website design. Of course, they are aiming for a second look from the customers once they dropped by with the website. One very important factor before creating the website is to know exactly the target and the product. Usually, some businesses hires web design company to fully customize their page depending on the characteristics of the business.Nevertheless, it is never easy to create a customized website and in fact, even professionals find it hard to execute and produce a high quality website that will surely help the company to become a big hit in the industry. This is the main reason why web designers follow simple steps or create a certain plan to provide an international standard site,...
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Professional Website Design for Small Business

If you’re a small to medium business owner in the UK, then having a website to promote your company is a must nowadays.  Whether you already have a business website or you’re planning on launching one soon, it’s absolutely vital to make sure that you use the services of a professional website designer.  It’s no longer an option to build the website yourself or get one of your employees to do it for you.  If you want to compete with other companies that are similar to your own, then you need to level the playing field by making sure that your website looks professional and does the job it’s intended to do. Professional website designers will often offer a free consultation to find out exactly what it is your company does and they will be able to give you a quote for designing a website that suits your needs.  Whether your website is to give information about your organisation or whether it’s to be an online sales outlet for your products or services, it needs to be user friendly in order to attract potential customers.  The website design experts will know exactly how to make sure that your website is set...
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