Websites

Why is your website so slow?

It's actually pretty easy to test your site and see what's slowing it down. Just enter your website's URL on the Pingdom Website Speed Test page. It's free! The results of my speed test look pretty good. My load time is faster than most, but there is still room for improvement. Scroll past the initial

Why is your website so slow? 2018-03-09T19:15:14+00:00

How much does a website cost?

The name: $25 / year The name: The name of your website is the 'domain name'. Your domain name should be something that is easy to remember and easy to spell (and your name should explain who or what you are). My domain name is "FreelanceWebsiteManager.com" A domain name must be registered and managed by

How much does a website cost? 2017-12-03T19:04:11+00:00

What does a freelance website manager do?

update your website content (images, text, graphics...). update your website for use on mobile devices. help you get "found" on Google. keep your website secure and working well. keep your domain name and hosting arrangements up to date. perform updates and upgrades to your Content Management System. Keep your CMS, Themes and Plugins up to

What does a freelance website manager do? 2017-11-04T17:41:34+00:00

New Year’s resolutions for your website

Six things you should do for your website in 2017. Lose weight. Pare down large images,  graphics, outdated plugins and overweight code. Your customers and Google both appreciate a website that loads quickly. Check your site speed with Pingdom. Be a better friend. Make sure your website is socializing well. Make it easy for people

New Year’s resolutions for your website 2017-11-04T01:02:24+00:00

Does my website need an SSL certificate?

Yes. Google has started favoring websites with SSL certification (websites with "https") over regular websites (sites with "http") in it's search results. SSL certification shows that your website is using encryption to protect users and their personal information. By January 2017, the Google web browser, Chrome will treat all regular "http" websites as non-secure. With

Does my website need an SSL certificate? 2017-11-04T01:03:56+00:00

Common mistakes that small-business websites make

My take on some points made in the article "These Website Mistakes Are Costing You Money" from entrepreneur.com. Poor SEO - "I can't find your website on Google." No mobile  - "I can't see your website on my phone." No social media links  - "I can't share your website with my friends." No website manager

Common mistakes that small-business websites make 2016-09-05T22:50:06+00:00