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Website Hosting: Trust the Care of your Website With a Professional

There are many, many hosting options for your website and Seattle Design is one more. They run the gamut in cost, service levels, and customer service. It’s hard to know which to choose, and which features or services benefit you the most. When you know what we offer in comparison to all the others, though,…

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Stop wasting time using email and text to schedule

Tired of trying to wrangle 10 people to agree on a time and date for a conference call? Do you have a lengthy, but necessary, intake form that makes scheduling an appointment with your business a seemingly onerous task? Or maybe, you’re so busy scheduling appointments that you’re actually getting in your own way, unavailable…

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Want more business? Don’t sleep on your online reputation.

Your online reputation matters. It can make the difference between someone taking a chance on your business, or taking a pass. But, how do you know what your online reputation is? And, once you have an idea of your reputation online, is there anything you can do about it? To be clear – we’re talking…

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Why a Care Plan is Essential for the Success of a WordPress Website

Just like your phone and your computer’s operating system, your website requires maintenance. Every month it seems my phone and computer gets a major software update. Your WordPress website needs the same care and attention so it can be online all the time to showcase your products & services. The #1 reason for a Care Plan?…

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Why WordPress?

WordPress is open-source content management software and currently, powers over 32% of the top ten million visited websites and has 60% market share in the CMS market (websites where you can change the content yourself easily). If you added up all the websites built in Squarespace, Wix, Weebly, Squarespace, Shopify, Joomla, Drupal, and Google Website…

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Top 5 Common WordPress Security Fails

Few things make us cry digital tears more than a hacked website. WordPress security is not something many website owners think of but with over 32% of the internet using the technology it is the biggest target out there. Here are some common mistakes we find new clients to us have made. Not backing up…

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Many web hosts don’t do daily backups your WordPress by default

Every month I get a call from a client whose website has been hacked and they don’t have a backup. They thought their hosting company set up backups for them. You’d think this would be an industry standard practice but like WordPress software updates most of the time you are on your own. The solution…

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Building a website doesn't need to be scary

A lot of people have doubts about working with a web designer to build their company website. The worry too much will be asked of them or that they aren’t technical enough for the task. My question to them is “How well do you know your company, products, services, staff, and customers.” If you can…

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