website design Tag

The year 2020 was like no other, with essentially everything moving online, from staff meetings to sporting events. This has, of course, had a huge impact on social media use. Over the past 12 months, the number of people using social media has increased by...

Ecommerce is booming as more and more companies look to move their business online, and more consumers turn to the internet to purchase the goods or services they need. Before the coronavirus pandemic, lawsuits against websites for non-compliance to ADA law were already on the rise. However, with the massive increase in internet use by the entire global population due to COVID-19, more disabled individuals are finding websites to be incompatible to their specific disabilities and choosing to pursue ADA lawsuits to get the access they need.
In this day and age, there is definitely no shortage of web hosting services available for you to choose from, but finding a reliable web hosting service is more important than ever. Which begs the questions; How reliable are all the web hosting services out there? How should I know what to avoid or what to look for when shopping for a web hosting service? To answer those questions, let’s first take a look at some ways in which web hosting services can fail their clients:

Non-compliance to ADA law can be a costly endeavor for a business looking to improve their digital presence. Since 2017, there has been a 177% increase in website accessibility lawsuits in Federal Court, costing businesses up to millions of dollars in fines and settlements. Websites that have not ensured their compliance to ADA law run a high risk of being sued, making it ever more important to hold ADA compliance in high regard as a website owner or operator.

Two years ago, almost exactly to the day, Governor Jerry Brown signed A.B. 434, the first law to address ADA compliance online.  A.B. 434 requires state agencies and state entities to post a certification of compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level AA,...

According to Forbes, going the extra mile with a custom website is worth it to ensure your business has a unique look and feel, future options to customize, and the full SEO benefits available.

Having an up-to-date, eye-catching website is a key element to a successful business in the modern marketplace. Your business’s website should build your credibility, reflect your values and mission, and showcase your expertise in the industry.
You use security measures for the important things you use every day – a key for your home and car, a passcode for your smartphone, and password protection for your online accounts. Given how much thought you put into the protection of your personal items, shouldn’t you have safeguards for your business’s website as well? No matter what kind of business you run, your company’s website should utilize an SSL certificate. If you don’t already have one, you’re putting your website at risk of a security breach. Worse still, your customers’ personal information could be compromised.
Your website is a virtual representation of your business and should reflect your business brand as well as its expertise, mission statement, and client base. Be sure to keep the following in mind when designing your business website:
Have you ever tried to get a word in with your group of friends but to no avail? You have something important to say but it’s impossible to convey your message when your friends’ attention cannot be captured. The online world often operates like this. Even if your business or organization does succeed at drawing visitors to your website, it’s another challenge to get them to answer your call-to-action (signing up for a mailing list, downloading an offer, etc.). Your visitors’ attention is constantly being divided between Internet and real-world distractions.