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WordPress Maintenance: the Key to a Successful Website

WordPress Maintenance: the Key to a Successful Website

Your website is a living, breathing thing, so-to-speak. It’s never truly done and needs to be looked after, just like a garden. If you stop watering your plants, they start to look sad and wilt. The same is true for your website; it needs to be updated, technically, visually and with content, as well as … Continue reading WordPress Maintenance: the Key to a Successful Website

Why We Love WordPress & We Throw Shade @ Squarespace / Weebly / Wix

Why We Love WordPress & We Throw Shade @ Squarespace / Weebly / Wix

We hear it almost daily from our clients and prospects –– some people hate Squarespace, Weebly and Wix, while we continue to shout out our love for WordPress. But why is there such polarization? After all, they’re all Content Management Systems with similar platforms. They’re all widely known. They’re all easy to use. But why … Continue reading Why We Love WordPress & We Throw Shade @ Squarespace / Weebly / Wix

Smack Happy Design is Named a Silver Winner in the 2017 Summit Creative Award® Competition

Smack Happy Design is Named a Silver Winner in the 2017 Summit Creative Award® Competition

Contact: Danielle Iera                                                                                                 Tuesday, June 21, 2017 … Continue reading Smack Happy Design is Named a Silver Winner in the 2017 Summit Creative Award® Competition

11 SEO Red Flags to Watch Out For [Free On-Page Audit]

11 SEO Red Flags to Watch Out For [Free On-Page Audit]

Whether you already work with a website marketing team, are looking for one, or doing the website work in-house—there are some key items that should make it into your discussion about improving your technical and non-technical SEO. Here are 11 search engine optimization red flags to watch out for and discuss with your web developer or … Continue reading 11 SEO Red Flags to Watch Out For [Free On-Page Audit]

5 Website Project Management Tools We Can’t Live Without

5 Website Project Management Tools We Can’t Live Without

In a previous article on choosing a proper web designer or developer for your website project, we had touched on the importance of the company you choose to hire having a positive team dynamic. One component of a good team is to have a lot of processes in place and useful tools at their fingertips to … Continue reading 5 Website Project Management Tools We Can’t Live Without

Things To Think About Before Hiring A Web Development & Design Firm

Things To Think About Before Hiring A Web Development & Design Firm

So, you’ve decided you need to hire a firm for some web development and design, but where do you start? In an effort to make this a successful process for you, we’ve gathered some important questions to ask and thoughts to ponder when figuring out who you want to hire. Bonus: We even whipped up … Continue reading Things To Think About Before Hiring A Web Development & Design Firm

Crowdreviews.com Interviews Smack Happy Design

Crowdreviews.com Interviews Smack Happy Design

Interview With Crowdreviews.com & Smack Happy Design Jeev: Hi, today we’ve got Nicole Hanusek from Smack Happy. Welcome, Nicole—I appreciate you coming and joining us today. Nicole: Hi! Thank you for having me. Jeev: So, Nicole—tell me a little bit about your role, and then tell me a little bit about the organization as well. … Continue reading Crowdreviews.com Interviews Smack Happy Design

Smack Happy’s Top 7 Web Development Tools for 2017

Smack Happy’s Top 7 Web Development Tools for 2017

How many different development *tools have you used or tried for your web development project? How many of those tools lightened your workload, or helped things run smoothly and seamlessly? We literally can’t remember how many tools we’ve been through because there are so many available. However, we can give you a short list of tools … Continue reading Smack Happy’s Top 7 Web Development Tools for 2017

Choosing A Cheap Web Designer Puts Your Business At Risk

Choosing A Cheap Web Designer Puts Your Business At Risk

Over the years, a couple of my best clients have gone with the cheapest website design solution—whether it’s the cousin, the friend, or a referral from a business acquaintance who knows how to create websites. Most of these “solutions” have a common theme. The web designer is great at first and begins to set up … Continue reading Choosing A Cheap Web Designer Puts Your Business At Risk

4 Top Reasons For A Website Redesign [And More]

4 Top Reasons For A Website Redesign [And More]

Your website is your number one business asset and sales tool, so why should you consider a website redesign? Based on growth-driven and responsive web design, continuous improvements create a better-performing website. This doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ll need an entirely new site—but perhaps you’ll make some branding improvements, a few functional modifications, or really any other … Continue reading 4 Top Reasons For A Website Redesign [And More]