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
The hardest part of my job as a manager is having tough conversations. One might even say, this is the toughest part of life. Because no one likes to break up with someone else, or hurt another’s feelings, or even sit in awkward silence. In fact, I’m going to wager that most of us dread this kind of talk.
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]
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]?
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
Consider this: if your website is beautiful, your website visitors will feel good. As human beings, despite each of our unique qualities, we can agree that beautiful things make us feel good. This raises several questions, starting with: What is beauty? Why do we find things beautiful? Why do beautiful things make us happy? We … Continue reading Beautiful Websites Make You, Me, & Everyone Happy
Delegation Can be Simple One of the scary things about hiring someone is trying to figure out what you can delegate to them and how to delegate it. Delegation begins with creating processes for your business. Now, you might be thinking, “Oh crap, now I have to start writing a huge manual with all … Continue reading How to Document Your Processes for Easy Delegation
Defining Your Core Values: A Soul-Searching Exercise What Are Core Values? Core values are the culmination of your vision, mission, and culture. If you were to put them all in a stew, your core values are the mix of ingredients that is the essence of a delicious dish that is you and your organization. … Continue reading How to Create Your Core Values
If you’re looking for the quick and cheap WordPress Hosting Service—this post isn’t for you. However, if you’re looking for a full-scale hosting solution that helps you sleep at night while your website stays online, secure, and reliable, you’ve come to the right place. Many of our clients need to stick to a budget when … Continue reading What’s the Best WordPress Hosting Service? It Depends.
How Do You Update Google Sitelinks? Well, short answer—you can and you can’t update Google sitelinks for your website. If you’re not sure what I mean, these are the links and little tidbits of info that show up under your search results. This question has come up quite often lately, and often at the advice of … Continue reading Rant #425 — You Can(not) Manually Update Google Sitelinks!