The "Minding Your Business" Blog

Support Net Neutrality!

The FCC votes on removing Net Neutrality protections in mid-December. Do you rely on the Internet for your livelihood? Your entertainment? This is how things will change if this vote goes through. Please, if you are concerned at all by this, learn how to contact your representatives and ask them to stand up for a […]

The top website and marketing links of the week. Happy Black Friday! To celebrate (is that the correct term?) here’s a collection of top tips for holiday email marketing from HubSpot and more email tips from Mailchimp. And one more from Constant Contact – how to stand out in an overstuffed inbox. Oops, here’s another one… […]

Hand-crafted

Recently I accepted a project from a long-time client who was going to provide a design that needed to be developed into a WordPress theme. She sent me an email with a layout saying “Attached is a mock up for what I’d like the new website to resemble. I realize it’s probably just a template […]

The top website and marketing links of the week. It’s common for clients to make assumptions about mobile design (users never scroll; I have to cut back on content for phones). But many of them just aren’t true! Learn about mobile design myths and how to go beyond them to provide a truly useful and […]

The top website and marketing links of the week. Looking to improve security on your site – WordPress or otherwise? This post (not for the tech-averse!) is an overview of 5 technologies you should consider, including Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates. Warning: this is a tech-heavy post and assumes you have advanced knowledge relating to your […]

The top website and marketing links of the week. Learn how to create a high-performing landing page for your business website, including crafting the right call-to-action, adding key testimonials, and writing great headlines. Do you have a business where you provide lots of support to customers? Then you might benefit from a self-service support site. […]

The top website and marketing links of the week. You know that SEO (search engine optimization) is important if you want to attract traffic. If you’re managing a nonprofit’s website, how do you approach optimizing content? Here’s a guide to dealing with the most important SEO challenges for nonprofits. Check out the home page of […]