Posts in Web Design Tips
Content you should have on your Home Page

If you have a website, your home page is probably the most visited page therefore making it one of the most important. You want to make sure you’re giving your web visitors the right amount of information, so they know what you do, who you are, what you offer and so on. Your home page should be an easy hub for the rest of the pages on your website.

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Subscription-based model is now available on Squarespace

Say, are you in the beauty or health industry and you want to offer products that are sold on a recurring basis? This is now possible on Squarespace!

This is a huge improvement from Squarespace as I’ve had clients in the past who have wanted to create subscriptions and now, they can!

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The questions I ask my clients before agreeing to design their website – TIMESAVER 

It’s easy to get overly excited when a new client reaches out wanting to get their website designed. That’s a huge mistake though, not the getting overly excited part but the part where you overlook how ready your client is in the design process. It’s not just booking a client and getting the design part done there’s a lot that needs to be done BEFORE we even start designing.

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Five Template: How to add a background color to your text on a single header

There comes a time when you’re in need of further customizing your template far from the design options Squarespace offers you. Well thank god for CSS because there’s code for that 😉. Whatever it is you’re struggling with or scratching your head about, wondering if that’s even possible, the answer to most questions will be yes, it is!

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How to find images to use for your website…without breaking the bank!

Getting ready to hire a web designer but you still don’t have any on brand photos? No worries there are plenty of low-budget options out there that will still allow you to have a gorgeous and intentional website. I understand…shelling out hundreds or even thousands of dollars on a brand photographer is not quite in your plans yet.

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3 key things you should do before searching for a web designer

I always tell people that 50% of my job as a web designer is to educate the client about what it takes to bring their vision into a fully functional website. There’s a lot that goes into designing a website and educating the client as much as possible before diving into designing their website is absolutely crucial.

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Do this and watch your website load faster

Is your website optimized to its full capacity in order for it to load fast for your visitors? Your website visitors won’t be waiting for your site to load, in fact most visitors expect your site to load in two seconds or less. Slow speeds kill conversions. Making sure that your website is up to its top speed can also help your SEO. The internet robots love a fast loading website, see let me explain. When someone searches for something on Google, Google does what it does best and crawls all the websites on the internet to search for the most relevant content for you. If your site is slow you’re most likely to stay behind and not be shown at the top. I want to share two tips with you all that will help your website load faster which will make your website visitors and the internet robots happy, it’s a win-win!

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Why your website might be scaring clients

Ok. Let’s get something straight, your website is your businesses online home. It is the first impression many potential clients will have. So, you’ve got to make it worth it. Adding a pixelated photo of you and your dog back in 2005 is not going to cut it. I mean your dog might bring you extra points, but you need to stay on brand with your business. Have a professional headshot of yourself in a familiar setting with what you do whether you sell products or services.

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Different ways you can start building your portfolio as a Brand + Web Designer

We’ve all been there, struggling to get clients because you don’t have any work to show them but HOW are you supposed to show them past work if you haven’t had any clients?! 🤔 It’s one of those very frustrating things that many brand and web designers have gone through, but you have to start somewhere right? It’s happened to me before and it sucks, I want to share with you how you can avoid losing a client because you didn’t have any work to show them. I’ll be sharing some tips on how you can start expanding your portfolio now in order to gain experience and start landing clients quicker!


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Should you hire a web designer?

If you’re a business owner or creative entrepreneur who is looking to get their website designed, you probably know that creating your own website can go from dreamy to it being a total nightmare. You might be going the DIY route because you want to save money or because you have some knowledge of what it takes to design a website. I want to give the rest of you that really don’t have an idea of whether you should be hiring a web designer reasons why it’s imperative to get one.

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5 reasons why it's time for a new website

Is your website screaming for a do-over? You might be too busy to take care of it yourself, but it doesn’t mean you should just neglect the fact that your website is a total flop compared to your business. It’s important to have a cohesive overall brand and having a well-designed website is part of showing your clients what you have to offer them. I want to share with you five reasons why it’s time for a new redesigned website.

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Why having a website is so important

It seems like an obvious question to answer but some people still don't believe in websites. WHAT? You're probably asking yourself if you read that right. Or you might have a website but it is less than what you envisioned it to be and it is not aligning with your brand and what you stand for but you don't have time for it because well... you're too busy running your business.

Running your own business is no easy task but that doesn't mean you should shrug off having a stellar website! In today's world most people will Google you before contacting you to find more

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