Customers and search engines alike hate web pages that load slowly. Here are five different web design and hosting choices that can slow your website to a crawl. Ignoring the technical details Some bargain-basement web design teams will neglect details like browser caching and compression options. These features may not seem like much individually, but in the aggregate they can dramatically alter load times. Using long video clips Video can be great for telling a story or engaging visitors, but keep your clips short—unless you [...]
Generally speaking, creativity is a great thing when it comes to any part of the design and advertising process. But can too much creative thinking actually hurt your website? In some cases, it can. That’s because if you go too far outside of the box, you can hurt your site’s usability. Consider the way customers feel when they come across unusual navigation menus, confusing messaging, or images that aren’t closely tied to your business or industry. Each of these can make your website more unique, [...]
When we first launched Brew City Marketing, we were surprised by how often we heard business owners explain that they understood that having a website was just another “cost of doing business.” As web designers who live and breathe internet marketing, we couldn’t understand how these successful entrepreneurs didn’t see their business websites for what they were: investments, not expenses. How could these otherwise smart, business-savvy folks not see all of the bottom-line boosting benefits that having a good website would bring? We just couldn’t [...]
Think that mobile design trends are just about targeting young, tech-savvy markets? Think again. It’s not just the youngin’s using their fancy smart phones to get online, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers are all going mobile too. Long story short: You’re never too old to enjoy convenient access. For more information about our Milwaukee mobile marketing services, give us a call or fill out our contact form today.
Recent studies point to the overwhelming importance of having a mobile friendly website. In fact, some studies show that over 60% of users will abandon a website if it isn’t optimized for mobile and that being able to click-and-call a business directly from a website is critically important to whether or not they choose a service. For more information about our Milwaukee mobile marketing services, give us a call or fill out our contact form today.
If you’re a restaurant owner without a mobile site, it may be time to rethink your strategy … In a recent study, 62% of polled consumers said they were less likely to choose a restaurant if they couldn’t read the menu on a mobile device. Can you blame them? For more information about our Milwaukee mobile marketing services, give us a call or fill out our contact form today.
When Alpine Plumbing decided it was time to update their six-year-old website with the new services they now have to offer, we showed them how a modern, dynamic website could really set them apart from their competition. Now they have a new website that's ready to flush away their competitors by showcasing their services, experience and capabilities. They even have a YouTube channel to chronicle their work. Check out Alpine Plumbing's redesigned website, and see how we managed their: Website redesign WordPress content management Brand [...]
If you haven’t, it’s time to make sure that you have a mobile website ready to meet and greet new customers — because they’re already using their smart phones and tablets to find businesses just like yours. Impressions matter, and your website may well be the first (and only!) impression you’ll get to make with new clients who use their cell phones to surf the Internet. For more information about our Milwaukee mobile marketing services, give us a call or fill out our contact form today.
Would you be surprised to find out that 67% of surveyed consumers said that they are more likely to buy a product or use a service if the provider has a mobile-friendly website? You shouldn’t be! Good mobile website design is all about designing for people when they need good design the most — when they’re distracted and on the go. For more information about our Milwaukee mobile marketing services, give us a call or fill out our contact form today.
If you haven’t already updated your internet marketing strategy to include mobile design, now is the time. Whether you’re ready for it or not, millions of people every day are using mobile devices to do what they used to do from their desks: schedule appointments, shop for goods and services, and much, much more. For more information about our Milwaukee mobile marketing services, give us a call or fill out our contact form today.