Mobile Internet usage has taken the world by storm in the last few years. With the ability to do almost anything from your mobile device, from making a purchase to checking on your personal finances, businesses who know how to maximize their impact with mobile users have a much greater chance at online business success. However, the classic principles of Internet marketing may need a little tweaking to be as effective with increasing mobile traffic as with other forms of traffic. To help you see how, here are three tips for getting more mobile traffic to your website than you’re currently experiencing. [Read more…]
Being a web designer can be a fulfilling career and one that requires a diverse array of skills. But if you’re interested in expanding the scope of your work, there are plenty of other jobs that can benefit from your many talents. Coding and computer skills are in especially high demand, as any job search will reveal. Here are 4 great ways you can share you talents and foster vital skills in others.
Teach Digital Immigrants
As technology has become more pervasive, two terms have emerged. Digital natives, who are younger individuals who have grown up using computers and other high tech devices; and digital immigrants/older individuals who have faced a steep learning curve, with computers landing in their laps well into adulthood. The web design world consists almost exclusively of digital natives, but you know how computers work better than most, and you’re in the unique position to teach digital immigrants how to navigate this brave new world of technology. [Read more…]
There are many businesses that run strictly online, from small ones to large ones. For many new small businesses it’s cheaper and easier to get started online and the internet really has everything you need in order to be successful.
The first step for any business is a business plan. Are you working alone or are you going to need employees or a partner? Depending on what type of business, and if you are going it alone, you may have less work to do to get started, until you’re ready for your business to turn legit. [Read more…]
If you’re running an ecommerce website, arguably the most important number you’re going to be concerned with is your online sales. If your website isn’t performing the way it should be, one of the biggest indicators will be a low sales number.
When you experience a drought in online sales, it can be difficult to know what you can do to bring those numbers back up. So to help you rise from the ashes of low sales numbers, here are three tips for increasing the number of sales you get on your ecommerce website. [Read more…]
Web design is a new frontier in creative designing. It takes a special set of design skills to make an effective web site. A good web site is not just pretty to look at, or filled with a lot of cool Flash animations, it is also easily navigable, with well laid out elements that are not confusing to a person who will visit the site for the first time. [Read more…]