The day the backup ruined my vacation

Do you backup your site regularly? Because you should. Sit right down and let me tell you a tale of the time the backup (or rather, the lack of a backup) ruined my vacation. Once upon a time, I was an adult counselor at a youth camp. It was a beautiful location -...

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Everything you need to know about hosting

What is hosting? I get this question all the time. We get so excited about our new business idea, buy the domain (because domains are CHEAP!) and then try and figure out what's next! After a quick google search, you realize you need a host. But what on earth is...

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What I Wish Everyone Knew About Branding

Branding is so much fun. It's all colors and fonts and all things pretty. Right? Well... almost. Branding is a bit more like baking a cake. Do you have a favorite cake recipe? Like a REALLY good recipe, all from scratch, like your gramama used to make? Close your eyes...

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What is Google Analytics? (And why should I care?)

Google Analytics... Yeah, we're going there today. If you're a business with a website, you should care about Google Analytics. I'll tell you why in a minute. What is Google Analytics? I'm glad you asked! It's analytics with the power of google behind it. Let me take...

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Where to begin when digital marketing is overwhelming

Digital marketing can get really overwhelming really fast. I was at an arcade a few weeks ago. It was a fundraiser for my daughter’s school and it was total chaos. The place smelled like a dirty hotel, there were kids running around like wild banshees, and about a...

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Project Highlight: Art Gallery Website

It's time to share a little love around here!   Art galleries need great websites, too! Today we're thrilled to show you an art gallery website. Internet, meet Illume Gallery of Fine Art. Illume is a national art gallery located in beautiful St. George, Utah. They...

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7 ways a mobile site can make your business better

There's a lot of talk around mobile sites. "Everyone is on mobile now!" "Design for mobile first!" "You're missing out on customers!" A lot of these are true, but what does that actually mean to you - a business owner? Who cares if your site doesn't load great on...

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The top 4 things to look for in a website audit

Have you ever done a website audit? They can be a little bit intimidating. A website audit is kind of like cleaning a messy room. I'm not talking a quick 5 minutes and you're done sort of clean... No, the kind of room that you avoid because you know it needs to be...

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Free Resources for blogs and website {2017 edition}

Finding resources for your site is hard. Finding good resources that are free is even harder. Never fear! We've rounded up our current favorite resources for free images and video to give your site a quality feel. Pixabay ✅  Photos ✅  Video What we like about it:...

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How to add a blog post to WordPress

We've just migrated your site to WordPress and you're ready to start blogging. Wahoo! Here's a step-by-step tutorial how to do just that! Not feeling the video today? No problem. Here's a quick text outline of what we talk about! Once logged into your WordPress...

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