Design is a significant element of your digital marketing strategy. You want to design pieces (graphics, marketing materials, etc.) that attract and engage your users. Whether you are a veteran designer or design is one of the many hats you wear for your senior living community, with every design, you should ask yourself - Is it functional for your audience?
While many people know that site speed can affect your site performance, few know how significant the impact can be. A few months back, we wrote about how a slow site can impact your search engine rankings. More recently, Google has an initiative called Core Web Vitals, which focuses on a user's experience on your site, and speed is an integral part of that experience.
In May 2020, Google announced their Core Web Vitals algorithm update would roll out in 12 months. These vitals are metrics that will impact the way websites are ranked by the search engine.
Optimizing your website’s user experience (UX) should be one of the most important goals when seeking website design and development services. Creating the most effective UX on both desktop and mobile devices will improve search engine rankings and increase your lead conversions from digital marketing efforts.
Whether you are a veteran marketer or just starting to navigate your business’s marketing efforts, most people have heard of, and know the importance of, SEO or Search Engine Optimization. According to Moz, this is considered “the practice of increasing the quantity and quality of traffic to your website through organic search engine results.” But, what does that mean?
An effective website should bring your business results. But what exactly makes a website successful? Design, user experience, content, and overall search engine visibility are what we feel are the top four key elements for an effective website.
As technology advances, current and aspiring web designers and developers are responsible for protecting the world wide web. This is an information system on the Internet that allows documents to be connected to other documents by hypertext links, enabling the user to search for information by moving from one document to another, commonly known as the web (www).
WordPress is one of the most popular website content management platforms in use today. However, due to its popularity, it makes WordPress websites subject to repeated attacks from malware, hackers, and other security breaches. Senior living websites built on a WordPress platform cannot be left “as is” once developed; they will require continuous software updates and maintenance to help prevent or minimize security exposure.
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Although WordPress has a lot of great features built right in to make websites easily manageable, there is still a lot of desired functionality missing from the core.
You can tell a lot about a business by its storefront. Your website is your virtual storefront; a chance for your potential residents and their family members to learn about your senior living community – what you offer, where you are located, and what makes you different.