New Store Features - SEO Friendly URLs and Sub Categories

This week we released two new, highly requested webstarts store features. 

SEO friendly URLs help you get better search engine ranking by including the keywords someone would use to search for your products online in the product URL. When Google crawls your site they determine what the site is about using a number of factors.…

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How To Choose Fonts For Your Website

Here are 5 rules to help you choose the right font for your website.

1. Messaging - Think about the message you're trying to convey and choose an appropriate font. For example if you want to convey elegance you may want a script. If you're creating something futuristic you might want to choose something modern.

2. Safe…

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5 Ways To Improve Your KLT (Know, Like, and Trust) Online

People will buy things from people who they know, like, and trust. You have a limited opportunity to get to know people, especially when you're doing something like selling online. So what type of things can you do to get customers to know, like, and trust you online?

1. Keep your website up to date. 

The first…

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5 Design Hacks For A Better Looking Website

Creating a web design that's beautiful and functional can be tricky. In this article I'm going to share with you 5 design hacks for a better looking website.

1. Use color and weight instead of size to define hierarchy.

Hierarchy is an important concept in design because it lets the viewer know what they should pay most…

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New Feature - WebStarts Store Login

One of the best ways to get people to make recurring purchases from your online store is to save their credit card payment and shipping information. Checkout is one of the highest points of friction in the sales process. So anything you can do to make checkout faster and easier will help increase conversion rates…

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The Three P's of Business

People, Products, and Processes. These are the things it takes to run a successful business. Whether you're a ma and pa or a fortune 500. 

People 

We've all heard we need to hire great people, but what does a great person look like? Simply put a great person or hire will make your life easier. You'll spend…

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5 WebStarts Features To Help Your Business Grow

1. Website Builder.

Of course the WebStarts website builder is our bread and butters. The true drag and drop editor lets you create unique designst that convey the value of your products, services, or information. There's no code to write, and adding a domain name happens automatically. So all the techncial parts of making your…

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The Problem With Shopify

Shopify is probably the most popular online store builder. It's great if you need a lot of features and want to be confused.

The number one requested feature on Shopify is the ability to create layouts without code. That's where WebStarts comes in. With WebStarts you can create a home page for your Shopify store that…

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Creating A Sales Funnel

Sales funnels are a critical part of your online marketing strategy. When people come to your website they're usually not going to buy from you on your first visit. A sales funnel help you capture some contact information from the site vistors and follow up with them. Following up with your visitors and staying top-of-mind…

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SEO In 2019

 
It's 2019 and search ranking is just as important as ever. Getting your business found when people who are looking for your products and services type a keyword in to Google is a bonified way to drive people to your business but some of the rules of traditional SEO have changed. In this article I'm…

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How To Market On Pinterest

Pinterest is a great place to go for visual inspiration. And since people using Pinterest organize their pins onto boards it's highly organized. Think of it as a visual search engine audited and organized by real poeple.

The audience on Pinterest is primarily women and some of the most popular categories are things like recipes and…

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5 Traits of Successful Businesses

1. They make things people want.

This is probably the most important thing to consider when starting a business. Do you make a product or provide a service people actually want? Too often people come up with an overly creative idea, they assume there's going to be a niche for their product. It's much easier improve…

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5 Reasons You Need A Website In 2019

Despite the emergence of social networks and local listings websites have continued to be the cornerstone of the internet. Here are five reasons why having a website is more important than ever in 2019.

1. You need to be in control of your own data. 

If you've been paying attention to the news the last year than…

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How Much Does A Website Cost?

The cost of a website depends on a number of things. For people using do-it-yourself website builders like WebStarts the cost is very minimal. In those cases you can expect to pay less than $10 per month or about $100 per year. For example: The current price for a one year WebStarts subscription including…

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5 Ways To Keep Your Website Looking Fresh

With so many "ghost town" website on the interent it's important to keep your website looking fresh. You don't want the people who visit your website to mistakenly think you're out of business or your website isn't up to date and important. Here are 5 ways to keep your website looking fresh.

1. Create a blog

Blogs…

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