My Website is not on the First Page of Google: What Can I Do to Fix This?

Studies show that Half of Websites Aren’t Even showing up near the First Page of search engines: What Can You Do to Fix This? Introduction It’s no secret that websites are struggling to rank on the first page of Google. In fact, research shows that over 50% of webpages aren’t even showing up! But what…

15+ Best Web Design Communities & Discussion Spaces in 2021

Networking is an important part of almost every career, especially web design. And being part of a community related to your industry can bring many benefits. When you join a community, you’ll always have a place to turn to when you want to seek advice, get feedback on projects, find a solution to a problem,…

Understanding and Configuring the WordPress robots.txt File

One of my previous tutorials covered the basics of understanding and configuring the .htaccess file in WordPress. The robots.txt file is a special file just like the .htaccess file. However, it serves a very different purpose. As you might have guessed from the name, the robot.txt file is meant for bots. For example, bots from…

A Guide To Attracting Clients To Your Agency

Without a doubt, word-of-mouth recommendation is an incredibly desirable way to win work. It requires zero marketing efforts and typically converts at a higher rate as your agency has been recommended. You should always be seeking to nurture word-of-mouth recommendations, and projects which come this way should make up a significant percentage of your income.…

Full-Screen Video Backgrounds in Web Design: Pros, Cons & Tips

There’s still a debate going on in the web design community on whether video backgrounds in websites are good or bad. However, we’ve seen a rise in websites utilizing fullscreen video backgrounds in the past few months than ever before. But is it really an effective strategy? Does it help engage with an audience? Does…