How-To's

5 Website Fails That Are Scaring Away Your Customers

Why Your Website Doesn’t Work You’ve heard it before. Websites are a business essential. But maybe you haven’t been seeing the results you expected from your site. Before you dismiss the importance of having a business website, do this internal check. You could be committing one of these five fatal flaws that drive customers away: […]

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Online Marketing

Responsive Websites Get Results – Here’s Why!

Is Your Brand & Website Responsive? A Responsive Website gets results for brands in a digital age. With so many different devices being used to gain information these days, wouldn’t it be nice to look your best to potential customers day in and day out? If you own and maintain a website, you want your […]

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How-To's

How to Follow Email Marketing Best Practices

Leverage Email To Build Your Brand Your email list is one of your biggest assets as a business. Email marketing gives you a direct line to your audience, without worrying about pesky Facebook algorithms or advertising fees. Unlike social media platforms, you own your list, which means that it grows with your business. As such, […]

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Seven Deadly Sins of DIY Websites

Biggest mistakes of DIY websites With so many website companies offering free do-it-yourself (DIY) web services on today’s market, the temptation is great for those who want a site for themselves or their business to take advantage of such offers. These services provide folks with no coding experience user-friendly interfaces that allow them to design […]

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Online Marketing

What Type of Website Does My Small Business Need?

Does Your Business Have A Website? Despite the growing demand for technology in the workplace, many small businesses still don’t have a website. A survey conducted by the Washington D.C.-based research firm Clutch revealed that 71 percent of all small businesses have a website, and of those 92 percent said they’ll have a website by […]

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Creative MMS Welcomes Project Manager Megan Langdon

Get to Know Our New Project Manager Creative MMS takes pride in its culture and how we provide digital solutions for clients. Our team is passionate about working hard, with a strong commitment to delivering results. Part of that strength is our team. Each team member plays an intricate part in the success of day […]

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a guide to blogging
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The Essential Do’s and Don’ts of Blogging

Blogging For Online Businesses Blogging is an essential part of any business online these days. Your blog helps drive traffic to your website, gives your customers valuable information, and establishes you as an authority figure in your industry. Without a blog, you’re missing out on a big marketing opportunity. If you look around the web, […]

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an HTTPS website can boost page rank
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Top 5 Reasons Your Website Needs HTTPS

The Importance of Using HTTPS Internet users are looking for security when they surf the web. They’re looking for a secure user experience where their personal information is protected. One of the strongest indicators of a secure connection is a site using HTTPS encryption. Privacy and security in a digital age is on the minds […]

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How-To's

Why Content and Internal Links Matter in 2017

Make Your Website Content Count Every website needs to have great content. Content is the key to improving your search engine ranking, and even more importantly, increasing the number of visitors and return business. Not only does the copy need to be great, but digital deliverables, such as images, videos, white papers, as well as […]

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ux design myths debunked
How-To's

5 Design Myths That Hurt User Experience

5 Design Myths Debunked:  Intelligent Data-Driven Design I’ve been around awhile, I’ve seen a few things over my expansive 13 year career in the web design industry.  I was a developer through the brutal reign of Internet Explorer 6 & a designer through the fascinating years of web 2.0. I’ve been witness to the rise […]

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rebranding business website
How-To's

Yay, I’m Rebranding! When Can I Start On My Website?

Redesigning Your Website While Rebranding You did it! You convinced your boss that you need to rebrand the business. He gave you a budget to work with. Maybe it’s not exactly as much as you wanted, but you’ll take it! You are raring and ready to go. New logo, new color scheme, all new business […]

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on-page optimization and page structure
How-To's

A Practical Guide to On-Page Optimization

How To Structure The Best Optimized Page Understanding the proper structure of website pages makes a large difference in terms of ranking well with search engines. Many businesses online compile as much information as they can and attempt to inundate visitors with seemingly useful data. However, if they’re not following healthy on-page optimization best practices, […]

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