What a bummer… that you can’t just put up a website, make sales and forget about it. Sorry, that would just be asking for multiple website design mistakes to happen! And big mistakes mean that people won’t stick around for long on your site.
Don’t let this happen to you!
You’ve probably heard about how important it is to have high-quality images on your website and blog. Okay. Well, just know that you’re missing out big-time if you haven’t put any thought into using awesome web graphics to make your sales!
Effective web graphics visually explain what you want your audience to understand. This is super important. I’m certainly guilty of not always reading the information right in front of me. I’m in a hurry. You’re in a hurry, too right? And with all the great forms of visual content these days, why bother reading a whole long page?
Forget trying to copy the design that’s working well for other brands. Keeping your design original and unique is the first way of gaining your audience’s attention. Their visual brand design may not even fit with what you are trying to convey to your customers. Further, if you copy your competitors look and feel, you’ll appear not only untrustworthy and uncreative, you could end up with legal trouble.Continue reading
Truth is, you should be using social media graphics every day! You need to stand out from the crowd and social media is the way to do it.
Don’t stress! There is some good news:
I’ve found out that it doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive to do-it-yourself. Here are the options for DIY social media image creation.
Before I give you a dose of brand reality, know that however little time you think you have to focus on this topic, you must understand your brand in order to be successful. So, let’s slog through this together quickly so that we can get to the fun stuff…and there will be fun stuff…but read this first!
(I hope you enjoy my use of swimming pool examples…hahaha…I’m obviously a consumer easily influenced by things that make me feel warm, bright and relaxed)
Honestly, I’d spent so much time sitting and staring at my computer, wondering what I should be doing. I’d read about the Pinterest platform, avoided a few Pinterest fails from others, and randomly pinned some pins to see what happened. Well, let me tell you… not much.
Even so, I had at least followed one solid Pinterest tip…Continue reading
Do you want great graphic design at your fingertips? How about complete control over your branding and design needs? Need flexibility? Using graphic design software may be right for you!
Here at Laughingbird Software, Marc and I are continuously working on being Search Engine Optimization winners.
…And hey, it’s tough.
The game is constantly changing and keeping up with it can bring on moments of chair kicking dread. Knowing that most of Laughingbird’s customers are struggling with this as well, I decided to research what the most important considerations are for the current SEO landscape and what steps we might take now to keep up with where SEO is heading as we move into 2016.