5 days ago
Recent studies show people are actually less likely to read a webpage that contains a lot of text. In fact, researchers found people would read more of the content on a page that has less content to read – than they would read on a page filled with text. In other words, less is more. Here are three tips you can use to make your webpages more readable.
1. Use bullet points.
Most people are going to scan webpage for … Read More
11 days ago
In my last post I shared about how looks aren’t everything when it comes to creating a website. Again, it doesn’t do any good to have a great looking website that doesn’t achieve it’s goal. In this article I’m going to be sharing on what you really should be looking for in a website.
Almost fifteen years ago when I first started marketing on the web I was just like most people. I thought if I could create a website, … Read More
15 days ago
Berkshire Hathaway made a record $6 billion last quarter. Have you seen their website? If not, you can see it here. Berkshire Hathaways’s website is a terrific example of how you don’t need a great looking website to be successful. Yes, there are some industries where it would help to have a great looking website (specifically web designers). But as a business owner the most important thing to you is your bottom line and having a great looking website … Read More
19 days ago
Pinterest is fast becoming one of the world’s largest social networks and most popular websites. For this reason having a presence on Pinterest is an important part of your marketing efforts. Adding a Pinterest widget to your website is a great way to build your Pinterest audience. That audience in turn is likely to share your pins with their network of friends, ultimately raising awareness and driving traffic to your website. Here’s how you can add a Pinterest board widget … Read More
22 days ago
Adding a Twitter feed to your website is a great way to let site visitors know there are real people behind the scenes. A Twitter feed displays the most recent tweets you’ve made on the social network. Here are step by step instructions on how to add a twitter feed to your website using WebStarts.
Step 1. Go to Twitter.com and login to your Twitter account. Of course if you haven’t already created a Twitter account you’ll need to do … Read More
24 days ago
One of the many great things about WebStarts is our free web hosting. When you create a website with WebStarts there’s no need to sign up for a hosting account. Your hosting is included with all plans and never runs out. Normally hosting companies charge you from $8 to $30 per month but what makes WebStarts really powerful is that we’re so much more than free web hosting.
Normally if you’re building a website form scratch you’ll need to get … Read More
25 days ago
Youtube is a great placed to promote your website. If Youtube was it’s own search engine it would command about 15% of all search traffic. That makes it the second biggest search engine next to Google. There’s more traffic to be had from Youtube than Yahoo and Bing combined. So how can you get traffic from Youtube? The best way to is to get subscribers. When someone subscribes to your Youtube channel they’ll be notified when you create new content. … Read More
27 days ago
We all want more traffic to our websites. After all more traffic means more leads and customers for our businesses. Here’s how you can get more web traffic to your website using the social bookmarking service StumbleUpon.
We all know about social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter and you should definitely use those to get more traffic to your website. But have you heard about StumbleUpon. StumbleUpon is the 164th most popular website on the web, yet you rarely … Read More
34 days ago
I hear the story all the time… “I have a friend who’s doing my website”, “I have a cousin who’s doing my website”, “I hired a web guy to do my site”. Small business owners know in this day and age they need to have an online presence but all too often they entrust it to someone else. Often times this person is a buddy or a relative. They think those people have a special skill that’s out of their … Read More
38 days ago
PayPal may seem like the way to take money online at first glance but there are some problems. Here are three reasons your website needs more than just PayPal when taking payments online.
1. Consumer confidence
When PayPal is the only option for payment on your website it tells would be buyers you’re small time. Anyone can get a PayPal account and the world knows this. When I personally see PayPal as the only payment option I get skeptical. It … Read More