Top 7 Best Ways to Ensure Productivity during Remote Work

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak forced many companies to send their employees home and let them work remotely. It’s a brand new concept of work that comes with lots of benefits, but there are also a few barriers that you need to overcome in order to stay productive. You’ve probably heard and read tons of practical tips about working remotely, but … Read More

What Makes a Great Website RFP?

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What is an RFP? A request for proposal (or RFP) is a document or announcement that a business or organization shares with other companies. RFPs concern project funding matters; they’re designed as outlines intended to help guide businesses who may be interested in placing bids to help complete the project in question. An RFP will include: The needs of the project A … Read More

Why Should I Hire a Web Designer Instead of Doing it Myself?

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Your business needs a website and you’re thinking about doing it yourself.  It can’t be that difficult, right?  Actually, it can, if you want to do it right.  Let’s consider some excellent reasons not to do it yourself and hire a professional instead. It Saves Time Learning to design and build your own website isn’t easy.  There’s a steep learning … Read More

How To Select The Right Web Design Company To Boost Your Online Presence

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There is no doubt that the Internet has changed the way we do business, understand solutions, discover products, research companies, connect, and the way we shop. With that said, a company website is more crucial than ever. In today’s rapid advancement in technology, company websites play a couple of significant roles such as the overall brand representation, education tool, and … Read More

2016 In Review: Changes, Growth, & Smart Websites

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  We’re now going into our fourth year as a business, and a lot has changed since our small beginnings. We’ve had big wins, and we’ve had some losses—and both have helped us grow. Overall, it was a big year for the industry, both locally and internationally. What’s in a name? We officially changed our name from Hello Websites to … Read More

The 10 Experts Behind Your Smart Website

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Do you really know what you’re getting when you put money down on your new website? It’s easy to assume your website is being built by someone in a basement, or maybe somewhere in Asia. (And, depending on who you’ve trusted with your site, that’s not always a crazy assumption.) But, if you’ve chosen to work with a trusted web … Read More

The 7 P’s of the Marketing Mix

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For decades, most marketing agencies used the 4 P’s of the marketing mix: Product, Place, Price, and Promotion. But marketing changes all the time, so why hasn’t the marketing mix changed, too? Today, the marketing mix has evolved to fit a larger, more complex marketing landscape. We’ve outlined each aspect, new and old, to fit this evolution. Of course, depending … Read More

5 Business Name Trends You Should Avoid in 2016

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Business Names You Should Avoid

Let’s get this out of the way quickly: Picking a company name is hard. Yep. There are millions of companies around the world that are trying to choose the perfect name that reflects their product/service, the employees, and the company background. Anyone can tell you that a company name needs to be original, memorable, and fitting to your business, and … Read More

15 Ways To Tell If An Agency Is Right For You

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Agencies come in all shapes and sizes. There are branding agencies, creative agencies, marketing agencies, and digital agencies, and most agencies and companies cover more than one of those points. After some confusion from a few clients, and many questions from potential clients, we were inspired to create this infographic. If you’d like to see more infographics on the advertising, … Read More

Why Buying Twitter Followers Doesn't Work

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Today, it’s pretty common to measure digital authority in followers and likes. When you see an account with 100,000 followers on Twitter, you assume they’re doing something right. In reality, this isn’t the case anymore. Sure, having few or no followers doesn’t help you, but having thousands of irrelevant followers doesn’t help you, either. FOLLOWERS VS. ENGAGEMENT If you’re curious … Read More