Content is one of the most important aspects of a website. Unfortunately, in the excitement of creating a website it is easy to divert attention to design and layout decisions instead. Your website needs to balance it’s different needs to be effective and make an impact on your target audience. During the design phase, the appearance and layout of the website are critical. They help to achieve the ideal user interface and create a comfortable user experience. Your content, however, is responsible for captivating your target audience and making them want to come back. Good content is a common driver of repeat visitors so it pays to invest some time and effort on your website’s content marketing strategy.Read More »Use content to attract repeat visitors
SeizerStyle Designs is offering our 2020 Invest In You promotion to help get your business online. We recognize the many disruptions that the coronavirus pandemic has caused and the associated uncertainty. We also recognize that adversity breeds creativity and many people will emerge from this situation with ideas for improving existing businesses or starting new ones. This promotion aims to cushion the startup costs usually associated with getting your business online.Read More »2020 Invest In You Promotion
Running a successful business is hard work. Creating the product or delivering the service you want to sell is one challenge, but actually getting a steady stream of customers is quite another. This is a challenge that should be addressed in the early stages of business development through research and in your business plan. However, things don’t always go as planned. Faced with competition and limited resources small businesses need to find a niche market and embrace it now more than ever.Read More »Find your niche & embrace it
It is a challenge to suddenly change a successful routine. However, a crisis forces you to shift perspectives and reshuffle priorities. The adjustment can be arduous and momentum lost is difficult to regain. Nevertheless, it is a necessary step for progress and recovery – for building back better. This progress can be painstakingly slow but opportunities exist in even the bleakest situations.Read More »Building back better
No matter how great a photo is, there is a high chance that you will eventually want to modify it. You may need to resize a photo, crop it or modify it as you repurpose it for another project. Adobe Photoshop is one of the most popular image editing options . It is effective and powerful but it’s also expensive. Not everyone requires the large array of features Photoshop offers. At almost $240 USD for an annual subscription, the casual photo editor is justified for seeking alternatives. One option is to edit photos online if you don’t need all the features of Photoshop regularly.Read More »Tech Tip: Edit photos online
Content marketing can be intimidating. If writing content is not part of your core business, you may be reluctant to get started. How can content marketing benefit you? What content can you produce? The answers depend on your brand and your business. You may already have many of the tools you need at your disposal. Let’s explore how you can incorporate them into your content marketing strategy.Read More »Jump-start your content marketing
Web design has evolved greatly over the years. No longer do you have to only worry about users viewing on stationary desktop computers. In a mobile-first world you have to consider tablets, phones and other mobile devices that are emerging. It is easy to get distracted and design for these devices instead of designing websites for people. Never forget the purpose of your web design and its focal point – the user.
You need to consider your users first to ensure that your website is successful. They are the ones interacting with your website. They are the ones you need to make an impression on. Their experience will influence their action and you want them to take specific actions. Positive actions are usually preceded by positive experiences. What experience does your website provide?
As we say goodbye to 2016 we also welcome 2017 with our Blue Band 2017 calendar. This year instead of a collection of different calendars we have designed only 1 calendar with 2 country specific variations.
Blue Band has a cool theme with gentle curves.This signifies the hope for a smooth transition through the challenges of 2017. A darker shade of blue acts as the background for the header, left and right edges of the calendar. Lighter shades of blue add accents to their darker counterparts. A graded background gently becomes lighter while moving down the calendar.
Web browsers have come a long way since their inception. First, we have moved from an era of a single dominant web browser to one of many formidable choices. Secondly, there are now a plethora of browsers focusing on speed and standards compliance. If you are searching for an alternative to common web browsers such as Chrome or Firefox try Vivaldi web browser. Vivaldi is a Chromium based browser created by one of the creators of the popular Opera web browser.
One of the most popular content management systems (CMS) used in web design is WordPress. The open source CMS has a lot of things going for it. WordPress is free, easy to install, easy to use and it can be customized through themes and plugins. Unfortunately, popularity comes with a price. WordPress possesses a market share that makes it an ideal target for those seeking to distribute malware or gain access to your website. Vulnerabilities in web server software and outdated plugins or themes are common points of entry for attackers. Securing WordPress websites can save you and your clients a lot of headache in the future. Here are 5 tips to help boost your WordPress installation’s security.