Website Marketing While You Cook: 3 Recipes for Success

Website Marketing While You Cook: 3 Recipes for Success

We decided to combine the idea of cooking and marketing together because it’s fun and frankly two surprisingly similar concepts. Wouldn’t you want potential customers craving your next blog post like it was the best bite of digital food they’d ever had? Additionally, my resolution for 2018 is to simplify and see the bigger picture. … Continue reading Website Marketing While You Cook: 3 Recipes for Success

Why I Learned American Sign Language & You Should Too

Why I Learned American Sign Language & You Should Too

I decided to write this post because I truly feel it’s important for others (especially communicators and marketers) to understand how learning and using American Sign Language (ASL) can benefit how you communicate with others and better your life overall. At age four, I began learning ASL as my “second” language because my brother is … Continue reading Why I Learned American Sign Language & You Should Too

How to Hire & Manage a Remote WordPress Team [WP Elevation Blog]

How to Hire & Manage a Remote WordPress Team [WP Elevation Blog]

In this post, Nicole shares her tips on how to hire and manage a remote WordPress team by discussing the challenges the company has faced, how we overcame those challenges and some of the tools the team uses to make life easier. “You’ll see that it isn’t so hard and can be quite rewarding to … Continue reading How to Hire & Manage a Remote WordPress Team [WP Elevation Blog]

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

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

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]