Ode to Network Solutions: The Oldest and Worst Registrar on the Web

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Network Solutions is a lot like a physical bank. Everyone hates it and it’s way overpriced, but you find yourself forced to go there every so often because it’s where you set up your account in the 90s and it’s too much work to move now. What’s more: this is exactly what they are counting on. Network Solutions, along with … Read More

Best & Easiest ROI During the Pandemic?

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So you’re stuck at home wondering how you can increase sales and grow your small business. Your options are limited and there are only so many things you can do with your limited budget. That begs the question: what investment would give you the best and easiest ROI right from your home? I believe the answer is, without a doubt: … Read More

Top 9 Biggest Problems with Small Business Websites

We works with tons of small businesses, and we’ve seen it all when it comes to websites. Certain types of problems come and go, but we thought we would make a list of some of the most common and easiest to fix ones. In general, we thought these were the most important ones to get right if you intend to … Read More

Top 6 Ways to Sync Inventory between Physical Store & WooCommerce

If you sell physical goods and you have both an online store and a brick-and-mortar store, you simply need to sync inventory between both. You don’t have time to manually update each system every day, and you can’t risk overselling products, either.It’s also very difficult to figure out how to do that. You’ve probably Google’d your way around the web and struggled to find … Read More

The Picky/Vision Matrix – Why Some Clients are So Much Easier than Others

The Picky/Vision Matrix – Why Some Clients are So Much Easier than Others Over the years, I’ve worked with a huge variety of clients. Many have been incredible. Most have been good or great. And a handful have been nightmares. If you’re a web designer, developer, graphic designer, or any other type of creative who produces something for your small … Read More

Top 7 Reasons NOT to Hire a Local Website Designer

Top 7 Reasons NOT to Hire a Local Website Designer Generally most people like to work with a local website designer. But what works for one business might not work for another! In this post, we’ll be going through the top 7 reasons why you might not want to work with a local design company. If any of the following … Read More

New Website Woes – What’s Normal?

So you’ve just launched your brand new website design. You’ve gone through weeks or months of development and revisions, and you’re so excited to show it off to the world. But then… A confused text from a client whose just visited your new site. “I can’t navigate to any of the sub-pages on my phone!” he says. Your mind immediately … Read More

Top 5 Reasons to Work with a Local Website Designer

So you are a new business looking to have a website built, or perhaps you’re an existing business looking to have your site re-designed. You’ve already read our primer on how to find a web development company, and you’re weighing the pros and cons of working with a local website designer.Depending on where you live, you might have a huge … Read More

2018 Website Design Trend – Knockout Backgrounds

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Website design is a constantly changing field. What’s popular one year might be completely dead the next. Technologies come and go (anyone remember Flash?), and the devices people use to access the web change.And so here at PageCrafter, we are extremely interested in anticipating upcoming trends, and even in trying to create them ourselves. Enter: the Knockout Background.What are Knockout … Read More