User-UnFriendly Mistakes

Hello there, I am your typical website visitor. When I first enter your site, I start out with a reservoir of goodwill. I expect that you’ll be accommodating and help me quickly find what I am looking for.  That is…

How to Buy a Website

If you’re reading this blog post it tells me that you may be considering buying a new website. Congratulations! But hold your horses. Before you do that Google search for “web design your city name”, there’s one thing you should…

You might experience sticker shock if…

Recently I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about how our clients view us and how they respond to our price quotes for their projects. I’ve concluded that web design firms are the new auto mechanics—clients are afraid they are…

Behind the scenes of a website launch

Here at Webworx, when we launch a website, we do all that we can to make sure the website goes live without a hitch. We spend a number of hours of going through checklists and checking them twice. So we…

What’s under the hood?

The technology that keeps our websites humming like a well-oiled machine. The technology world changes daily and here at Webworx we do everything we can to stay on top of things so our websites stay fresh and powerful. Below is…

The Best Way to Respond to Constant Change

In the world of web design and development, it’s hard to keep up with the endless new devices, toys and tools. And that’s for us – experts in the field. So when it comes to your website, what does this…

Advice for Designers

1. Get to know your clients I can’t stress enough how important it is to meet face to face with your client. Yes, I’ve worked from a brief and had great results, but generally with more revisions. There is so…

For A Blog that Brings You Business, Start a Gang

Blogs are everywhere, this is not news. In fact, it is so not news you might want to dismiss the idea that a blog could bring you business. Lots of it. And while I don’t fault your skepticism, don’t throw…

Less Can Be More

  As the bloated Christmas holiday gives way to the pared down penance of a New Year, the phrase “less is more” is used, ironically, a lot more. Whether it is our historically Puritan ethic or just plain trial-and-error, the…

Dear Retailer, Please Help Me Be Your Customer

  Dear Retailer; I would like to be your customer. Online, not in person. Now please, don’t take it personally. I can’t tell you how long it’s been since I’ve, you know, physically shopped for anything more than groceries. My…