Over 50% of Your Website Visitors are on a Mobile Device This article is part of our website DIY know how series. We will talk about general topics you should be aware of when you are creating and managing your own website. According to Statistica, the number of smart phone users in the US is 224.3 million. According to Google, more than 50% of searches are conducted on mobile devices. This means 50% of your potential new customers and existing customers are on mobile devices. Don't miss … [Read more...] about Why Your Website Must Be Responsive
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Let Your Website Help Customers Reach You Today, our website DIY know how series will talk about making sure that your important company information is up to date on your website. The importance of publishing accurate company information is fairly obvious. Update to date contact information ensures customers can reach you. It is closely related to last week's topic. Keeping this important information up to date lets your website help with the job of selling your products and services. … [Read more...] about Is Your Key Company Information Up to Date?
Let Your Website do the Selling for You Today, our website DIY know how series will talk about making sure that your product and service information is up to date on your website and why this is so important. You will learn why this is important as well as what to think about when your write the copy. The techniques listed below will help you position your content in the best possible light to set your products and services up for future sales. Is your website missing information on … [Read more...] about How Up To Date is Your Product and Service Information?
3 Tips on How to Find and Select Website Images to Impress Finding the right website images to match your concept and selecting the best one can be a time consuming challenge. You can while away a good chunk of time as you search for, evaluate image concept fit, and make the final image selections for your website. The images you select are extremely important to use to convey the concept you want to get across. Unless you have your own professional photos, you will face the … [Read more...] about How to Select Website Images
Creative Commons Image License Reference No matter what image resource you have chosen, it is always advisable to understand the usage rights. In some cases, even if the image is free to use, you might need to attribute the creator publicly. The creator of the image sets the re usage rights they wish to allow for each image. You may encounter images with Wikipedia re-use classifications. Check out Wikimedia.org for more detailed information on these usages. The image below gives a … [Read more...] about Creative Commons Image License Reference
Optimize Website Images Website image tip 3 is all about selecting a high quality website image you might find that the image size is extremely large and takes a long time to load. This is due to the high resolution of images of this quality. All images used on your website should be optimized to cut down the size and make your website images load faster. You might be wondering just what optimization means. The process of optimizing images decreases the file size of a website image … [Read more...] about Website Image Tip 3: Optimize Website Images
Our Favorite Image Sources Here is our laundry list of favorite places to either find free or paid website images for you to use and why we like them. Image Source: Public Domain Pictures We like Public Domain Pictures because you can find good quality website images with low or no cost Image Source: Pixabay We like Pixabay because you can find good quality website images and icons with no cost or pay by buying the author a cup of coffee. Image Source: iStock Photo We like iStock Photo because … [Read more...] about Website Bonus Tip: Our Favorite Image Sources
>Website Images Usage Rights Basics Using a web search to find website images can be a great tool to find the perfect pick. Here are the basics of how you can figure out the usage rights of the images you find via search. We will walk through a basic image search to show you how to find this key information. … [Read more...] about Website Image Tip 2: Know the Usage Rights of Website Images Selected