The Importance of SEO in Pittsburghese: Red Flags N’at

The Importance of SEO in Pittsburghese: Red Flags N’at

An original post shared in 2017 and updated 9/16/2019. It was about friggin’ time. HI! If you’re into complete transparency, sarcasm, and the occasional cuss word…shit’s about to go DAHN (down). If you land on this post, and you’re from the ‘Burgh—go Stillers (Steelers)! Two facts – I am from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and SEO keeps … Continue reading The Importance of SEO in Pittsburghese: Red Flags N’at

What makes a great web developer?

What makes a great web developer?

[and] What does a great web developer do? An SHD full-stack developer spotlight story and Q&A. Over the past few years, I’ve been fortunate enough to bear witness to the culmination of the Smack Happy Design (SHD) dream team that I am always honored to play my teensy role in. With our “unique team-first attitude” … Continue reading What makes a great web developer?

SHD Makes UpCity’s Top 20 Web Designers List in 2019

SHD Makes UpCity’s Top 20 Web Designers List in 2019

Smack Happy has more than 20 years of experience in web design. The San Francisco company builds custom websites, designs graphics, creates UX and UI software, integrates social media, sets up email newsletters, incorporates SEO, and customizes WordPress sites. The business has worked with clients such as San Francisco Fleet Week, CE4less, Webbing, Shop & … Continue reading SHD Makes UpCity’s Top 20 Web Designers List in 2019

Smack Happy Design Slaps Ineffective Communication Aside with Workast

Smack Happy Design Slaps Ineffective Communication Aside with Workast

Smack Happy Design Slaps Ineffective Communication Aside with Top-Notch Project Management Solution August 22, 2019 Medium Angeli Yuson of Workast writes, Danielle Iera, project manager at Smack Happy Design, and her co-workers use Workast to foster a team-first environment on their way to becoming the “best website design company in the world.” The kicker? They’re … Continue reading Smack Happy Design Slaps Ineffective Communication Aside with Workast

Submit Your Marketing Question to be Answered on our Podcast / Videocast

Submit Your Marketing Question to be Answered on our Podcast / Videocast

Our clients, friends, and colleagues ask us questions about the challenges they’re facing online all of the time. We’re more than happy (even excited) to answer. Most of us just have all this knowledge floating around in our heads but never seem to get it all down “on paper”. So, we decided to change things … Continue reading Submit Your Marketing Question to be Answered on our Podcast / Videocast

Unsure Where to Start with Social Media?

Unsure Where to Start with Social Media?

Originally posted on January 7th, 2019. Updated June 27th, 2019. Often our clients tell us either one of two things: “I have all this content, but I’m not sure how to share it,” or, “I don’t have social media, but want to start using it and posting about my business. Where do I start?” Both … Continue reading Unsure Where to Start with Social Media?

Why a Poorly Designed Website is Hurting Your Business in 2019

Why a Poorly Designed Website is Hurting Your Business in 2019

Updating a Poorly Designed Website Updating a bad web design doesn’t have to be overwhelming and doesn’t need to be done all at once.   We can’t emphasize enough how important it is to have a well-designed website for EVERY business in 2019. This is the face of your business. Your website is the first … Continue reading Why a Poorly Designed Website is Hurting Your Business in 2019

Rant #425 — You Can(not) Manually Update Google Sitelinks!

Rant #425 — You Can(not) Manually Update Google Sitelinks!

How Do You Update Google Sitelinks? Well, short answer—you can and you can’t update Google sitelinks for your website. If you’re not sure what I mean, these are the links and little tidbits of info that show up under your search results. This question has come up quite often lately, and often at the advice of … Continue reading Rant #425 — You Can(not) Manually Update Google Sitelinks!

Where Do You Start with Keywords?

Where Do You Start with Keywords?

There are SO MANY RESOURCES out there to dig into when it comes to keywords and keyword research. At the very basic definition, keywords are words and phrases that you want people to search to get to your search result and ultimately click on it. 4 Keywords Tasks to Get Started Before you make any … Continue reading Where Do You Start with Keywords?