Building Better Websites That Visitors Love & Make Money

A website is more than just HTML that pops up in visitors' browsers. It's the full experience that goes from the server to the business model. It's about making sure your marketing fits with your content. And that your content fits with your imagery and infrastructure. Building and running a useful website that your visitors love (and makes money) is an ongoing effort that requires coordinating a lot of pieces. That is what this category is all about. Explore!

Landing Page Best Practices, Ideas, and Examples

The landing page is today’s version of old-school advertising flyers. In the pre-internet days — even the pre-television days — how did people advertise their goods and services? With an advertisement page in the newspaper, or a magazine, or even stapled to a telephone pole.

Website Design Best Practices Explained

At face value, the huge variety of pages on the internet might seem to have little in common. But have you ever noticed that the best pages all have a similar feel, even if they’re focused on different topics?

Useful Online Portfolio Examples for Students, Teachers, and Professionals

When it comes to having an online portfolio of work — whether for designs, papers, case studies, or your work history — a well-designed portfolio goes a long way in leaving a lasting impression. But what does a good portfolio look like? I’ve gathered 9+ useful online portfolio examples for students, teachers, and professionals to…

Essential Guide To Choosing A Website Designer

So you need to know how to choose a website designer. But here’s the problem. “It depends” is both the most correct and the most unhelpful answer. There have never been more choices in the website design industry than now. But paradoxically, all those choices make actually choosing more difficult than ever. The secret to choosing wisely…

How to Build a Minimally Viable Website

So you want to get your product/service/thoughts in front of an audience, and you need a website. Time to buckle down and create a massive, beautiful site, right? Wrong. When you’re launching anything, the most important goal is to get data. Without data, you can’t possibly make something as good as it can be —…

FAQ Page Best Practices, Ideas & Examples

If there were an award for “webpage that customers visit most and website owners think about the least” – the FAQ page would likely come in close second to the About page. In a way, the FAQ page is simply a Miscellaneous content stuff page or a “every other website has one, so we should…

How To Redirect Old URLs To Reclaim Your Broken Links

My client and I were able to build 1,120 quality backlinks pointing to 700+ of his website pages with a single line of code in less than 1 hour. How? We found and decided to reclaim 404, dead or otherwise broken links that were already pointing to his site. We used a regex expression to…

Thank You Page Best Practices, Ideas & Examples

A visitor has taken some sort of action on your site… hurray! Before you celebrate too much, let’s talk about your Thank You page. The Thank You page is one of the most underrated pages on a website. We often focus so much on getting someone to take an action (like purchasing a product, signing…