Web design

Show Off Your Style

By Jennifer Sakowski | June 26, 2019

Your website style says a lot about you and your business. Just a few simple elements can make your brand dazzle or it can make it can turn people away. It’s amazing how something as simple as style can make or break your brand. Let’s look at your style and…

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Give Your Business The Right Logo

By Jennifer Sakowski | June 19, 2019

Okay so either you are starting a new business or you are relaunching one. What is the first thing you need? Correct, a logo. Before you start building/rebranding your business, you need to create a company logo. This will set your brand and will determine how your web design will…

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Make Your Website Branding On Point

By Jennifer Sakowski | June 18, 2019

Your website should do more than showcase your goods or services. It needs to make your brand stand out and be remembered. Remember, your website is your online calling card. You want people to think of you and your site when they need something in your industry. Is your website…

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Hello Dolly…Goodbye Dolly

By Jennifer Sakowski | May 15, 2019

As we talked about in our main blog, this blacklisted plugin is on the list because it really serves no purpose. Yep, you guessed it. We are talking about the Hello Dolly plugin. Why is this here and what does it do? Where did Hello Dolly come from? Hello Dolly…

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Sweet Captcha

By Jennifer Sakowski | May 8, 2019

We have all have heard of or used a captcha before. Sweet Captcha has a catchy name but it’s not so sweet to your website. Like we mentioned in our earlier blog, this is a major plugin on the blacklist. Not only is it not wanted by hosting companies, but…

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Broken Link Checker

By Jennifer Sakowski | May 1, 2019

You’re only human and it’s only technology…but sometimes broken links on your website happen. We know you have a lot going on and keeping up with broken links just isn’t on your radar. But they are more important than you think. So the quick and easy fix is a plugin…

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Wordfence

By Jennifer Sakowski | April 24, 2019

We have been talking about plugins that some hosting companies don’t allow, WP Engine specifically. Last week we talked about WP SuperCache and what makes it where WP Engine doesn’t allow it on their server. Today we want to talk more about Wordfence and what WP Engine thinks about it.…

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WP Super Cache

By Jennifer Sakowski | April 17, 2019

As we mentioned in our blog about blacklisted plugins, we talked about the WP SuperCache plugin. Many servers recommend not using this plugin for caching your files. But why? What makes this plugin so bad it’s been blacklisted? Well, let’s see. It’s mostly unnecessary. Most server companies already have caching…

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What’s With The Bounce

By Raney Day Design | April 3, 2019

Every business wants their site to do well. Sometimes things can be a little off, which can make people leave your site quickly. This can seriously affect your bounce rate. The higher the bounce rate, the more you know something isn’t working. So what is a bounce rate? That’s a…

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Keep An Eye On Your Website

By Raney Day Design | March 19, 2019

Every business needs a website. That goes without saying, but what you also need is Google Analytics. This free tool from Google has so much information that can help you design your website to focus on what people want as well as maximize your marketing. All you need to take…

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