“You have done a wonderful job on the new website! It is most professional and contains great information.” – Deann, Poteau – SenatorMarkAllen.com
“Viewing the FieldsRanch.com website was like taking a virtual tour. I really enjoyed the visit.” – Glenda Galvez, TX – FieldsRanch.com
“If you have an interest in your state government and need reliable information fast … in Oklahoma, this is the website to use. – theOklahomaReporter – theHouseandSenate.com
“Grace offers expertise in creating and implementing new strategies, solid editorial skills with the ability to oversee multiple projects, and highly effective communication skills.” – Kerry Vincent, Director of OSSAS – OklahomaSugarArtists.com
“My House website looks great!!! You are the best!” – Representative Gary Banz – GaryBanz.com
“I have got to say that your website is great! You have so much great information here and your website layout is so easy to use. I just can’t tell you how much I love it!” – Maggie, teacher – theHouseandSenate.com

ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS FOR TODAY’S WEBSITES

Excellent photography is a non-negotiable “must”. Pictures bring color and attract interest. Not only must there be pictures, there must be great pictures – and they must be strategically placed and artfully displayed with text and other elements.Pictures evoke emotion and can help to create the “mood” of the site. If you’re not good at taking pictures, hire a photographer for this job and consider it an essential business investment.

Videos are all the rage nowadays, and have become the standard on websites everywhere. […]

By |December 6th, 2013|New Websites, Website Essentials|0 Comments

WHEN IT’S TIME FOR A NEW WEBSITE

If you own a business and don’t have a web presence, it’s time for a new website.

If your website hasn’t been updated in four years or longer, it’s time for a new website.

If your current site doesn’t take into consideration wide-screen monitors, it’s time for a new website.

You’ve seen those cool sliders, right? If your website doesn’t have a cool slider somewhere, it’s time for a new website.

If your website doesn’t allow for visitor interaction; if it doesn’t capture email addresses … yep. It’s time for a new website. […]

By |December 31st, 2012|New Websites|0 Comments

WHY YOU NEED A NEW WEBSITE

It’s good business.

The very best reason you need a new website is because it’s good business. You have one shot at making a good first impression, and the competition is fierce. Frankly, if you have a business, you should have a website. Period. No question, and without a doubt. If you wish to be taken seriously, you must have a professional website. It doesn’t matter if you’re a one-man show or a corporate giant, if you don’t have a website, you’re losing business to the companies that do. Look to save money elsewhere; a website is THE most important aspect of your online presence. […]

By |December 30th, 2012|New Websites|0 Comments

Is your site mobile friendly?

Starting April 21, 2015, Google will be expanding their use of “mobile-friendliness” as a ranking signal. This, they say, “will have a significant impact on our search results.”

Mobile activity on social media has grown by 55% over the past year. More than half of digital traffic online now comes from mobile devices and through mobile apps.

Pick up your smartphone and go to your website. Ask yourself these questions:

• Does it load in less than three seconds?
• Does it draw your eye to your key selling points or message?
• Is the content easy to read?
• Is it easy to navigate?
• Is it easy to recognize and activate the call to action?
• Does it provide a good user experience?
• Is it a website you would spend time if it was not your own? […]

By |April 18th, 2015|New Websites, Website Essentials|0 Comments

SOCIAL SHARING IS A MUST

Have you ever wondered how a video goes viral? Ask Justin Bieber’s mom how her son became the singing sensation he is today. She uploaded one video for his grandmother to see — and people “liked” and “embedded” and “shared.”

Pinterest grew 400% in three months. That begs the question: why is Pinterest so popular?

The answer is that people love to share. Let’s look at some 2012 statistics: […]

By |December 1st, 2012|Website Essentials|0 Comments