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Website Content Questionnaire

Content creation is one of the hardest things to complete for your business. Oftentimes, this part of the marketing process...

How to Choose Image Sizes & Types for Your Website

Image Optimization – Choosing Web Image* Formats *Generally, all web images should be 72ppi and include the RGB color profile....


CCPA / GDPR Information The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) are highly technical...

Add Users to Your Google Analytics Account

Quick Setup Guide Use this quick start guide to add (and update) a new user to your Google Analytics account....

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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…

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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…

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Is your website beautiful on the inside

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…

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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…

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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…

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Website Project & Knowledge Management Tools We Love

Editors note: Updated 1/4/2021 One key component of a good team is to have processes in place and useful tools…

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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?…

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Top 7 Web Development Tools for 2017 - Smack Happy Design

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…

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Choosing A Cheap Web Designer Puts Your Business At Risk — Smack Happy

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,…

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