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Video: How to Add a Post to Your Google My Business Listing

Video: How to Add a Post to Your Google My Business Listing

Disclaimer: If my business communications college professor got ahold of this video, she would have my head on a platter for all of the “um’s”, “so’s”, and “you know’s”—however, I thought it was important to share this with you anyway. Google My Business Post Announcement In June 2017, Google released an option for businesses to … Continue reading Video: How to Add a Post to Your Google My Business Listing

3 Reasons Why Our Work-Life Balance Directly Affects Your Results

3 Reasons Why Our Work-Life Balance Directly Affects Your Results

Not only does a good work-life balance benefit us as a team, but also plays a part in how our work is affected and delivered to you. One of the many reasons I love working for this team is the emphasis on how important it is to have a good work-life balance. With the laid … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Our Work-Life Balance Directly Affects Your Results

Lesson #283: Be Accountable, Honest & Check Your Work

Lesson #283: Be Accountable, Honest & Check Your Work

Oops, We Made a Mistake I’m just writing to let you know about a lesson we learned recently. We got some really valuable takeaways from this experience, and I thought it would be awesome for you to learn from our own experience (so you don’t have to!). About a month ago, we had moved a … Continue reading Lesson #283: Be Accountable, Honest & Check Your Work

Your Website is Not a ‘Build it and Forget it’ Proposition

Your Website is Not a ‘Build it and Forget it’ Proposition

Here’s Why Using a Professional Web Designer Saves You Time & Money I once worked with a guy who would come in on Monday after a rough weekend and, no matter how bad he felt, sit down at his desk and cheerfully proclaim “it’s always better to look good than to feel good.” He was … Continue reading Your Website is Not a ‘Build it and Forget it’ Proposition

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