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Domain Names and Web Hosting

If you’re new to domain names and web hosting, we bet you’re pretty confused. First of all, there are so many companies out there, and each with so many options! And how can you tell what you need and what you don’t?

Don’t panic. Here’s a little guide about buying domain names and web hosting.

Domain Name

Why You Need it: Every website needs a domain name. When you purchase your domain name, you are buying the right to use that URL as your address on the web (www.example.com). As long as you keep your account current, nobody else can take that name away from you.

Who to Buy from: You should select a reputable company that has good phone-based customer service. Believe us when we say there will be times when you will need to contact them. Don’t accept… Continue reading

If you’ve ever built a website before, you probably know the feeling. It sounds something like this: “If I can just get this website done already….!”

And then you have all kinds of plans…. Once the site is done, you’re going to put the URL on your business cards, you’re going to jumpstart your social media accounts, you’re going to pay for advertising, you’ll start your email marketing, etc….

But the truth is that websites are ever-evolving. Call them blogs, call them live updates, call them news pages, or at the very least accept that they are “works in progress.” Websites are never truly “finished.” They just become closer to what we want to present now. And that “now” can change every moment of the day.

So at what point will you print those business cards or send out that massive “we’ve launched” email?… Continue reading

You may have noticed that our website has been looking a little different lately. This is because we have made some important updates to the site. Most significantly, we have made the decision to use the WordPress platform. WordPress is an amazing platform we’ve been offering our clients for some time now. The biggest advantage for most of our clients is that WordPress allows for easy text updates via login, and there is no need to learn how to code in HTML. In addition, users can edit the titles and order of their website’s pages, upload photos, and write blog posts.

In our case, the move to WordPress was motivated by a need for more powerful SEO tools, greater design flexibility, and a better connection to social media. As any website is an evolving process, we will continue to make… Continue reading