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Why Wireframes Are Crucial to the Web Design Process

Posted on Monday, October 7th, 2019 at 1:52 pm

If you have ever worked with a professional web design company, then you’ve probably been through the process of creating and reviewing a wireframe – a simplified black and white outline of your site with dummy text and empty image blocks. Read more…

Tying Your Website Together With Your Email Newsletter

Posted on Monday, September 23rd, 2019 at 1:59 pm

Today, we want to look at ways you can work email newsletters into your business website. Email marketing is a bit unique amongst all the online tools you have to promote your business. That’s because it’s fast, extremely targeted, and attention-grabbing. When someone sees your content in a social feed, for example, it’s right next to a lot of other messages that they might care more about at the moment. When you show up in their inbox, however, they have already agreed to hear from you and there are fewer distractions. Read more…

Web Design Tips: 7 Proven Best Practices to Follow

Posted on Monday, September 9th, 2019 at 9:35 am

Although it can be easy to forget, the first job of your business website isn’t to look good – it’s to attract visits and help you win new customers or sales opportunities. That’s why, when designing a new site or looking for design and development improvements to an existing web presence, we think in terms of visitor value. Read more…

What Happened to Flash in Web Design?

Posted on Wednesday, August 28th, 2019 at 10:38 am

Occasionally, our web design team still comes across an old website that was built with Flash. When that happens, it’s like hearing an old pop song – it simultaneously takes us back to a simpler time, while also making us wonder “what were people thinking?” As you may know Google Chrome will stop support for Flash Player in December of 2020. Read more…

Plumbing Company Website Design

Posted on Wednesday, August 7th, 2019 at 10:36 am

One of the greatest things about working in our industry is that every month brings a new set of challenges. Every business is different, and every client’s situation is unique. Read more…

Creating the Perfect Website for a Roofing Company

Posted on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 at 1:53 pm

Although a lot of roofing businesses rely on yard signs and flyers to find new customers – particularly after big storms – having a strong online presence is a great way to keep leads coming in. That’s because a great roofing company web design can generate traffic from Google and the other search engines, but also because a lot of people who receive a printed mailer are going to turn to the internet for research before they ever pick up the phone. Read more…

Your Business Website Maintenance Schedule

Posted on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 at 12:45 pm

In most areas of life, experts and providers will help you to stay on top of important routines. Your mechanic will put a sticker in your car telling you when it’s time for an oil change. Your doctor or dentist might send you a postcard letting you know it’s time for a checkup. And certainly, your accountant won’t let you forget about important tax filing deadlines.

Why is it, then, that so many business owners are confused about what they should be doing to maintain their websites? Read more…

How to Get Your Content Marketing Plan Moving

Posted on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 at 3:04 pm

Every year, millions of people make resolutions they are unlikely to keep. They promise themselves they’ll quit smoking or drinking, drop those few extra pounds, and maybe even train for that marathon they’ve been talking about for years. Of course, we know from surveys that very few will ever stay motivated and follow through past the first couple of days. Read more…

The Hidden Benefits of a Custom Web Design

Posted on Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 at 10:33 am

Recently, we posted an article on the hidden costs and hassles associated with building your website from a WordPress template. We pointed out that even though it sounds nice to get a business website for next to nothing, the bloated code found in most templates or themes can actually hurt your business and cripple your digital marketing. Read more…

Why We Work With Web Design Clients Outside of Chicago

Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2019 at 1:04 pm

Here at Weblinx, we have a reputation for being one of the most creative, responsive, and value-driven web design companies in the Chicago area. However, what a lot of our clients may not realize is that we often take on projects for businesses outside of the Windy City. In fact, we work with clients throughout the Midwest, and even farther away. Read more…

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