Web design

The Pros and Cons of The New Gutenberg

By Raney Day Design | February 20, 2019

We talked yesterday about Gutenberg and how it came about. We did touch briefly on some pros and cons, but today we want to dig in a little more and also see how designers feel about the new release. Pros Playing with Blocks One of the things the new Gutenberg…

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Gutenberg: The New WordPress Update

By Raney Day Design | February 19, 2019

We are sure you have heard about Gutenberg by now, the newest release from WordPress. With it being the new kid on the block, there are mixed reviews on how well the new release works. We know the new update can be confusing, so we wanted to sit down with…

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The Power of Digital Marketing

By Jennifer Sakowski | November 21, 2018

Digital marketing can be a confusing concept…but it doesn’t have to be. Digital marketing is simply a marketing plan for how you are represented online. This will include your website, social media posts, blog posts, online listings, and any other online aspect. With the rise in numbers of how many…

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Why Have Opt-ins?

By Raney Day Design | November 14, 2018

If you are looking to build your leads database, you probably want to use an opt-in form on your website. Digital marketing is a very effective way of reaching your customers and part of that strategy plan is using opt-ins to gain more email addresses. These addresses are used for…

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Using On-Site SEO/Yoast

By Raney Day Design | November 7, 2018

As a small business owner, you may not always have the budget to put towards a large SEO package and you may be considering doing your own on-site SEO. SEO can be complicated, and you may not have the confidence in it yourself. There are some tools you can use…

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Why Be Mobile Friendly?

By Raney Day Design | October 24, 2018

You always hear people talking about how you need to have a mobile friendly website. Why, what’s the big deal about being mobile friendly? My web builder charges me more for mobile friendly so why should I spend the money? Here are some important reasons why you should make sure…

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6 Ways To Keep Your Website Running Like a Boss

By Jennifer Sakowski | August 21, 2018

Having a website is a labor of love and is the backbone of your online presence. It can be easy to let it fall to the wayside when you are busy running your business. There are some simple things you can do to make sure your website is in tip-top…

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Understanding Key Performance Indicators

By Jennifer Sakowski | July 17, 2018

  Most people feel that once the website is built and is live then all they need to is maybe throw some advertising to it and that’s it. Unfortunately it’s not that easy. Once your site is up and you have traffic going to it you need to monitor your…

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Is Your Site Scaring Away Visitors? 3 Tips to Design a Boo-tiful Website

By Jennifer Sakowski | October 31, 2017

Happy Halloween! While you may be enjoying scaring the little ghosts and goblins visiting your house tonight, there’s definitely one group of visitors you don’t want to scare away – your website’s visitors!  And few things will spook them more than a poorly designed site.   In fact, according to…

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5 must have elements of a landing page that converts

5 Must Have Elements of a Landing Page that Converts

By Jennifer Sakowski | October 17, 2017

A few days ago, we were at an event and overheard a group of small business owners talking about landing pages.   “I don’t know,” one said. “I think it’s just a page on your website.” “I’m not really sure what they’re for,” remarked another. Always up for helping fellow…

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