WordPress & Web Design Blog

Why Isn’t My Site on Google’s Front Page?

Why Am I Still Not Ranking on Google? So you just re-designed your website. You went from a boring, outdated content-heavy website, to a flashy, modern business machine! You’ve spent all this money and you expect to rank in the first spot, on the first page of Google when people search for your industry. So, […]


The Top Benefits of Having a WordPress Website

WordPress is constantly growing and becoming better at serving the needs of small and large businesses alike. When it comes to updating your own content, this famous Content Management System is king. Many companies will hire a professional designer or developer to create and maintain the coding aspect of websites, but will task their content […]


5 Steps to Designing Effective Business Websites

Designing Business Websites How can your business grow its online presence? By creating a website that acts more like a powerful business tool than an informational pamphlet. No, I’m not talking about a DIY website from Squarespace or Wix, but rather a real, well-crafted web design that captures the audience and lets them interact with […]


How Often Should I Re-design My Website?

Why Does Web Design Become Outdated? A new website can take your company into new territory. Today, it’s become common knowledge that most people go straight to the internet for research and even now, purchasing. If your business has a terribly outdated or non-functional website, you most certainly are losing tons of leads and potential […]


Is the Internet Ready for Real Photography?

Choosing an impactful image for the homepage banner of a website is no easy task. Sure, there’s many reliable stock-image repositories to choose from, and if you work for a digital or creative agency, you probably have access to some of them. What should be a top-of-mind issue for the client, however, usually isn’t. Most […]


Why Installing Too Many Plugins Can Hurt Your SEO Rankings

WordPress plugins can be amazing. They help developers, designers and business owners alike by saving time and money. High-quality plugins like Yoast SEO, All-in-one SEO Pack, Contact Form 7, or Advanced Custom Fields can turn a simple website into a powerhouse. On the other hand, having too many plugins will undoubtedly wear your site down, […]


WordPress Website Maintenance in Ottawa

Since WordPress powers almost 30% of the entire web, keeping it safe, secure and up-to-date should always be top-of-mind, since it makes the open-source platform a popular target for all sorts of pesky trouble-makers. The best way to protect yourself, your business and your product is to regularly maintain your website, like you would a […]


Web Design on a Budget: What Are the Must-Haves for My WordPress Site?

Your website is your company’s gateway to the world, and is most likely one of the, if not THE most important marketing asset for your business. When a potential client lands on your site, it will have a significant impact on how that person views your business. Whether that’s a great first impression or a […]


How Much Does a Website Cost in 2017?

There are tons of people out there who will try to convince you they can build a cheap website – uncles, cousins, friends, overseas companies, shady SEO businesses – but how much does it cost to build a real website? By “a real website” I mean, not just a poorly-coded template brochure site. I mean […]


Artificial Affairs

A tall, lanky man with a strawberry-blonde fade cut and a salt-and-pepper beard entered the room to find a stool, where he sat. Across from him, beyond an impenetrable glass wall, stood a shadowy figure, half-hidden in the darkness. The room was badly lit, and narrow. The walls were white, translucent, as if neon light […]