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Your WordPress Post Editor May Look Different: Here’s Why

Your WordPress Post Editor May Look Different: Here’s Why

If your WordPress Post Editor looks different, you probably just need to install the Classic Editor plugin for WP. The fairly recent WordPress 5.0+ () update lead quite a few of its users to proclaim, “HELP! Why does my post editor look different?” WordPress has a very user-friendly look and feel. We love designing in … Continue reading Your WordPress Post Editor May Look Different: Here’s Why

3 Ways to Build Trust with Your Employees

3 Ways to Build Trust with Your Employees

Here’s how to build trust with your employees or build trust with your [first] remote hire and show them how to trust you, too. 1. Take a leap of faith. Dive in! Build trust with your employees! Easier said than done, right? Think of it this way: Years ago, most of the workforce was hired … Continue reading 3 Ways to Build Trust with Your Employees

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?

5 Ways to Communicate to Your Web Designer

5 Ways to Communicate to Your Web Designer

Communicate Your Vision to Your Design Team How do web designers transform client feedback into design? Even with an expert design team, communicating what you want can be done in ways that produce more efficient and effective results for you. Get the best results by planning a positive delivery, choosing your words carefully, communicating ideas … Continue reading 5 Ways to Communicate to Your Web Designer

How Long Does Website Design Actually Take? [BONUS: Project Guide]

How Long Does Website Design Actually Take? [BONUS: Project Guide]

You decided you want a brand new website, or you have a website and you’d like a website redesign or refresh. You have a vision of what you want and when you are going to have it, but then you run into minor bumps along the road. Your teammate does not like the color scheme. … Continue reading How Long Does Website Design Actually Take? [BONUS: Project Guide]

What is Git, & Why is it Important [for Website Version Control]?

What is Git, & Why is it Important [for Website Version Control]?

Git is a tool that’s there to make lives easier. Smack Happy uses this device for version control of our project code. It’s a code management platform, as well as a great, essential tool to produce the best websites with the least amount of stress, and here’s why.   Git Takes the Cake in Code … Continue reading What is Git, & Why is it Important [for Website Version Control]?

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