How to get the most out of your web design project

By on Jan 30, 2017 in All Post, Building A Business, Web Design and Development | 0 comments

  So you’ve found a web designer and you want to make the most out of your investment. Maybe you’re just thinking about starting a project, and you want to know what you can do to make things run smoothly. Either way, it is vital to follow a few steps in order to be able to get the most out of your next web design project as a client. So where do we start?   Know your project requirements.  This might seem obvious, but it’s actually quite hard. Here’s a list of things you should probably know before you contact a web designer/agency: Budget Timeframe Color scheme Project specifications Do you need/want a blog? Do you need it to be an eCommerce site? How many pages will you need? Will you be collecting personal information? Are there any other services you’ll need from the company? (business cards, logo, etc…) What are your goals for the website? Web...

What is bounce rate and why is it important?

By on Jan 26, 2017 in All Post, Building A Business, Web Design and Development | 0 comments

  If you’re new to Google Analytics and you look around at some of your data, you might see  bounce rate  pop up on the main dashboard or the audience overview section. Maybe you’ve taken notice to it, or maybe you just don’t know what it means. In both scenarios, the bounce rate is a very important tool in measuring the success of your web page. It is also important in determining what is wrong with your homepage, and it shows whether or not you need to improve your homepage. Let me explain.   What does the bounce rate mean? The bounce rate for a website changes under two situations: the first being a user that goes on your website and leaves without clicking onto another page. This would be considered a bounce. The second situation involves the user clicking onto more than one page of your website. It’s as simple as that. Let’s say two users...

Do I need a business website?

By on Jan 23, 2017 in All Post, Building A Business | 0 comments

  Right now, there are millions of businesses in this world. You’ll have to compete with some in one way or the other. Unless you have so many customers or clients that you don’t want new people to find you, then a business website it absolutely necessary. Although it may not seem like it, most people use the internet in some way or another. Whether it be to search directions to a coffee shop or to look at cute kittens on the internet, more and more people are using the internet every day. The search for information with just a tap makes it easier and easier for people to find information online. As for the question of whether you need a website for your business, the answer is yes. You need a website. Why?   Getting a competitive edge Assuming you don’t have an e-commerce website or own a web design business, there’s a chance that your competitors also don’t have a website....

Choosing the perfect web design company for your business

By on Jan 19, 2017 in All Post, Building A Business | 0 comments

  If you own a small business, you’ll probably know that spending money on your business feels gut wrenching. Whether it be buying business cards, choosing a web designer or even getting office supplies, buying for your business can often feel scary. This is especially true for buying services. Often times, you just have to cross your fingers and hope that the person will do a good job. This is especially true for SEO and web design services which require you to trust the company whole-heartedly. So the question then becomes: how should I choose a web designer for my business?   Now, as the owner of a web design business, Absolutely Genius Designs, I will try to be completely objective in this blog post. If you want to hire us, that’s fantastic. Otherwise, this blog post will ensure that you are able to choose the right company for your needs. To start your search for a web...