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Why Your Website Should Be Accessible for Everyone

Why Your Website Should Be Accessible for Everyone

Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) compliance tells us that websites must be accessible for anyone, regardless of disability. Title III of the ADA indicates that any website with services that are available to the general public must be inclusive towards all people, including people with disabilities. If we choose to ignore this act, we could … Continue reading Why Your Website Should Be Accessible for Everyone

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?

Get Better Website Leads, Not More Leads

Get Better Website Leads, Not More Leads

So you dressed up your business’s digital footprint in order to get all of the attention that your business could get. You’re pulling leads left and right, both from organic and paid results. But, what if you have more leads and you’re just not getting the business you expected. The thing is, it’s not about … Continue reading Get Better Website Leads, Not More Leads

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

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