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5 Common Website UX Mistakes, Pt I

Poor design that delivers poor results You’ve probably read plenty of lists detailing the painful (and sometimes painfully obvious) mistakes on small business websites. But it’s the obvious mistakes that bear repeating, because they’re the ones that are going to make for a poor user experience. User experience (or “UX”) focuses on how easily people interact with […]

Building a Website Correctly Isn’t Child’s Play

These days, building a good looking business website is easy. There are a ton of DIY options out there (we suggest you don’t go that route) or you can hire a professional. No matter what your choice, you’ll probably end up with a good looking website. The hard part really comes in when you’re trying […]

The Power of Color – Red, Orange and Yellow (Pt II)

How you feel about what you’re looking at The colors we see from the brands and businesses around us give us clues about what we can expect from them. You’ve already seen what blue, green and black tell us — now take a look at what the warmer side of the color wheel has to say. […]

5 Things You Need to Know About… Writing a Website

It’s not unusual for a small business to try to write their own website – after all, you may have written your own sales letters before, either from scratch or using content from a brochure or print ad. And with so many DIY website options available, it might seem like it’s no big deal to […]

How to Market Your New Business - hibu Blog

How to Market a New Business Online

Did you just start a new local business? Congrats! You’ve made the first step toward becoming a successful small business owner. But the next step can be the hardest: how are you going to market your new business so people know you’re out there? Here are some simple suggestions about how to show your local customers that you’re “Open for […]

5 Tips for Good Website Design

5 Tips for Good Website Design

Web design that keeps visitors on your site Creating your brand is key to marketing your small business — and your online brand is your website. What do people see when they visit your site? Your visitors need to know what your site is about (and that it’s what they were looking for) within seconds of arriving or they’ll […]

A Website Can Do All This, But…

Your business website needs to do a lot for you to succeed online — it needs to represent you and your business, it needs to reflect your brand, it needs to sell your product and/or services, and it needs to convert visitors into customers. If your website is written and designed the right way, it should do […]

Game of Phones Part 2: Four Simple Keys to Effective Mobile Web Design

  Today a website that’s not mobile-friendly will almost certainly end up draggin’ you lower in search results – and just as important, you’ll lose customers who simply don’t want to do battle with a site that’s hard to use. Mobile optimization may sound hard, but there are some things that are pretty much basic […]

Tax Day Special: Web Design for Accountants

We understand that if you’re an accountant, you’re probably too busy to read this today (since it’s Tax day) – but once the tax rush is over, here’s a handy overview on what you can do to make sure your site is built to accrue new clients. Here are 10 key factors that can have […]

Customer Showcase: Bombshells of LaPlace

When you’re the hottest bar in the neighborhood, you need a website that patrons can visit to find all the latest upcoming events and specials. Whether there’s a big game tonight, a new specialty drink, or a popular local act performing, Bombshells of LaPlace wants you to know what’s happening with just a few simple clicks. […]

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