Articles for Building a Great Website

Website builders makes launching your own site easy. But that’s only half the story. Content, design, marketing and user experience (UX) all play an important role in making the most of your online presence. In our articles section we aim to publish articles with all of the advice, tutorials and tools you need to help you build and maintain a successful website. Your input is important too and greatly appreciated. We’d love to see your tips and feedback in the comments.

*The following tips and articles are solely recommendations and should not be considered as professional advice.

Using Instagram To Increase Traffic To Your Website

Jane Benson | | 11 Likes | 0 Comments
Instagram can really be a prominent social media method to increase traffic to your business website. Any business wishing to thrive online needs a good-looking website first which should attract visitors from all the targeted segments. A free...
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The Importance Of SEO For Your Website

Maab Saleem | | 69 Likes | 0 Comments
In the modern age, the first place anyone turns to when looking for information is the internet or more specifically, their favorite search engine. Most of the times, users only have to type in keywords or phrases in the search fields to be...
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Website Builders vs. Hand Coding

Kelly Lewis | | 75 Likes | 0 Comments
When you are about to build your website, there are two main options available at your disposal: Go for a free website builder and drag and drop your way to a beautiful website or code everything from scratch. It goes without saying that website...
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Advantages of Adding Your Wix Website To Google Search Console

Leah Goldberg | | 104 Likes | 0 Comments
Let’s face it. When it comes to any type of search on the internet from ‘how to create a website for free’ to ‘how to start a blog free’, Google is the go-to you’re headed for. There’s no point fiddling with other search engines....
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Using Twitter To Increase Traffic To Your Website

Leah Goldberg | | 94 Likes | 0 Comments
This is part three of our social media series describing how to drive and increase traffic to your website through social media. This time we look to the social media giant that is Twitter. Twitter Many people are not aware of the effectiveness of...
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How LinkedIn Increases Traffic To Your Website

Leah Goldberg | | 100 Likes | 0 Comments
In part one of using social media to drive traffic to your website, we covered how to increase traffic to your website through Facebook. In Part Two we look at LinkedIn and how we can use it best to drive traffic to your website. Remember that you...
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Using Facebook To Increase Traffic To Your Website

Leah Goldberg | | 118 Likes | 0 Comments
In the world we live in today, there are a plethora of social media tools that can make (or break) business depending on how they are used. This is the first of a series of articles that will show you how to best use social media to drive increased...
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Battle of the Builders: Wix Classic vs. Wix ADI

Ray Rosenfeld | | 107 Likes | 2 Comments
Over the years, creating a new website has gotten a lot easier. With all the dedicated online platforms available, one doesn’t need to know a single thing about coding to build a spectacular website. When it comes to online website building,...
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The Secret to Creating Engaging Content

Leah Goldberg | | 134 Likes | 0 Comments
There’s one thing that every website has in common and that is content. Although specified to different genres, good content is what affects the bounce rate the most when it comes to viewing your website. The question then remains, how to create...
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How To Prep Your Online Store For The 2017 Holiday Season

Karen Hayoun | | 140 Likes | 0 Comments
The holiday season is the most important time of the year for businesses. It is the ultimate shopping season, and online stores need to prepare to make sure that they take full advantage of this time. The official shopping “season” starts right...
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8 Things Everyone Forgets When Choosing a Website Builder

Karen Hayoun | | 162 Likes | 0 Comments
Every business needs a website, that’s a given these days. Today, website builders offer business owners a way to create their site on their own, quickly, and at a lower cost than creating a site from scratch. This is because they don’t have to...
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How To Monetize Your Web Traffic And See Results!

Eric Renfro | | 186 Likes | 0 Comments
You may have heard or read articles recently about making money from website traffic. Many try their hand at it, and a good number earn quite impressive amounts on monthly basis. The web abounds in success stories: bloggers who quit their full time...
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Best Builders: Your First Portfolio Site

Karen Hayoun | | 247 Likes | 0 Comments
If you want to promote yourself as a photographer, you’ll need a great portfolio website. A website is your online business card, as it represents you and your business online, helping potential clients see what you can offer them. When someone...
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How To Create And Access Your Wix Account

Karen Hayoun | | 307 Likes | 1 Comments
The first thing most people do when they need a service or want to learn more about a company, is a quick Google search. As a business owner or service provider, you want your website to appear in relevant searches for your target audience, but many...
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How To Add Customer Testimonials To Your Website

Jane Benson | | 473 Likes | 1 Comments
Consumers today rely heavily (and primarily) on other customer reviews and testimonials to make their purchasing decision. Companies like Yelp, TripAdvisor, and CNET are helping thousands of people decide where to eat, stay, and which product to buy...
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5 Sign-Up Forms That Increase User Engagement

Karen Hayoun | | 379 Likes | 0 Comments
Forms are an important part of any website: whether they’re your main call to action, or just part of your "contact" page. In this article, we'll discuss sign-up forms that help you increase your subscribers and leads. Sign-up forms are especially...
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5 Examples of Awesome Wix Websites

Kelly Lewis | | 570 Likes | 2 Comments
Before you consider which website builder you'll use to build your site, we recommend reading reviews and all of the information the site builder provides so that you know about their features and packages. One thing that many people forget to do...
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Top 8 Great-Looking Weebly Websites

Jane Benson | | 541 Likes | 2 Comments
If you’re struggling to create the site of your dreams, or even if you simply don’t believe it’s possible to build a professional site with a website builder like Weebly, this article is for you....
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Your Guide to Creating the Perfect Wedding Website

Kelly Lewis | | 557 Likes | 0 Comments
You're about to tie the knot and one of the first things on your "to do" list is designing and sending out the invitations. But, before you start arguing over card stock and fonts, you should seriously consider how much time, effort and money a...
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How To Reduce Your Website’s Bounce Rate

Karen Hayoun | | 664 Likes | 2 Comments
From the moment you start your business and build a website, you'll need to start to keep a close eye on your site’s bounce rate. Knowing what your bounce rate is, and how to improve it, can have a significant impact on your business, and many...
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New Wix Templates 2016 – Our Verdict!

Jane Benson | | 667 Likes | 2 Comments
When it comes to creating a website for your business, it's important to invest the time and resources in building a site that will support your goal. That could be to get sales, leads, or just an online reputation....
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How To Create An Awesome 404 Page

Karen Hayoun | | 685 Likes | 1 Comments
If you have a website for your business, whether it's a blog or an online shop, you shouldn’t underestimate the importance of investing in a good 404 page. It could mean the difference between lost visitors and those who stay on your site and...
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7 Things You Need To Have On Your Small Business Website

Eric Renfro | | 679 Likes | 3 Comments
You’ve decided to build a website for your business and grow your visibility in the online environment? Good idea! Now, let’s see what are the basic requirements that will help your website become a business and profit generating engine. 1. A...
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Finding the Best Hosting Service for Your Website

Ray Rosenfeld | | 1285 Likes | 0 Comments
With such a wide range of web hosting providers offering their services at appealing prices, choosing the right option for your website might seem like a daunting task for a novice webmaster....
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Where to Get Free Images for Your Website

Eric Renfro | | 647 Likes | 0 Comments
Visuals constitute a big part of a website’s appeal. A web page without appealing photos or graphics stands little chance of retaining visitors, or getting them to read the text, click on links or buy the products....
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How to Build A Portfolio Website That Gets You Hired

Karen Hayoun | | 823 Likes | 1 Comments
If you’re a photographer, graphic designer, or an artist you probably already know that the best way to showcase your work in the digital age is to build an online portfolio. It’s one of the most efficient ways to find new clients for your...
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Why Every Business Website Needs a Blog

Karen Hayoun | | 745 Likes | 0 Comments
You have a website or an online store, but no blog associated with it? If having an online presence and visibility is important for your business, then you should start a blog right now. Here’s why:...
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10 Amazing Free Tools To Improve Your Website

Kelly Lewis | | 663 Likes | 0 Comments
Whether you started a blog to voice your opinions across the web or as a way of engaging with your brand’s fans, you have most certainly faced a number of challenges when trying to improve it. How do I create my own logo? How can I find good...
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What Is SSL and Why It Is Important

Jane Benson | | 740 Likes | 0 Comments
While opening a wide range of new opportunities, the Internet has brought along a number of dangers as well. The possibility to shop online for food, books, clothes, gifts and many other items has certainly made our lives easier. On the other hand,...
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Small Business Favorite – Web.com vs. GoDaddy

Ray Rosenfeld | | 635 Likes | 1 Comments
Want to make your own website, but haven’t decided which platform to use yet? Choosing the right website builder for your needs is not an easy job, and picking between two of the market leaders is certainly even harder. Both brands have earned the...
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Integrating Facebook Into Your Online Store

Eric Renfro | | 817 Likes | 0 Comments
A way of communicating friends and family, a means to getting in touch with former high school mates, Facebook has become a multi-use platform, incorporating advertising, political and social debates, marketing, and even sales. Until not so long...
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5 Reasons to Start Building Your Website Today

Eric Renfro | | 837 Likes | 4 Comments
Building an interactive website or an online store from scratch is no easy job, especially if done for the first time. It’s actually a big project requiring a respectable amount of time, money, and effort. Luckily, the tech world never ceases...
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5 E-Commerce Mistakes That Are Killing Your Sales

Ray Rosenfeld | | 653 Likes | 2 Comments
Starting a retail business on your own is not an easy thing, but trying your hands at e-commerce can seem even scarier than most other ventures. You not only need to have a deep knowledge of the market you are trying to conquer, but you must also...
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Wix vs. Weebly

Kelly Lewis | | 641 Likes | 2 Comments
Choosing the right website builder is not an easy task, especially given that there are so many professional website builders and tools available at affordable prices. Two of the most popular such platforms, Wix and Weebly offer a variety of...
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5 Easy Steps: Build Your Stunning Website in No Time

Jane Benson | | 797 Likes | 15 Comments
Want to build your website but not entirely sure how to get started? It may not seem this way at first, but building your own website is a quick and simple process which does not require any background in design and coding. All you need is a little...
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Free vs. Paid Website Builder? 6 Important Things to Consider

Eric Renfro | | 860 Likes | 3 Comments
Cost always plays an important role in a long-term decision like picking the platform on which to build your website. If you take a comparative look at some of the website builders available on the market right now, you will notice that prices range...
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Domain or Subdomain: What Is the Difference?

Ray Rosenfeld | | 852 Likes | 15 Comments
When you are new to building and managing websites, you will encounter concepts you never knew existed, and you are faced with a series of dilemmas. One of the top questions regarding a website’s administration refers to the use of domains and...
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How To Optimize Your Website For Mobile

Eric Renfro | | 880 Likes | 2 Comments
We have all seen the use of mobile phones, and more specifically smart phones taking the world by storm and helping us all achieve things on the move that would have been impossible previously. These mobile devices have made their way into the core...
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The Art Of Creating A Great Website

Jane Benson | | 1557 Likes | 3 Comments
Building a great website is the corner stone of every successful business or a self starting individual. But building a site from scratch might be unfamiliar territory. Do not let this scare you away. Building a website is easy, as long as you...
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Choose The Best Website Template For Your Business

Jane Benson | | 633 Likes | 0 Comments
Once you decide to build your own website, one of the first things you need to do is to choose a great template. You don't have to be a master of the graphic arts to decide on your desired template. However, with a multitude of options at your...
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5 Rules to Writing an Excellent About Page

We all know that people form strong opinions based on first impressions, and that a well-crafted, strong, self-introduction is a critical part of making a good first... READ MORE

5 Tips for Good Call To Action Button

Its important to know what your visitors are engaging in whilst they are browsing your website, and Google Analytics provide metrics that will enable you to follow this.... READ MORE

5 Ways to Monetize Your Website

Although the majority of the websites are built as a gateway to a business, and as such have a commercial section that generates income, any website can actually make... READ MORE

A Tip for Keywords Research

The majority of traffic that a website gets will come through search engines – for example Google. The search engines will search all available data, websites, landing... READ MORE
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