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Behind every outdated website exists someone with a firm explanation of why the site is fine “as is.” Often the excuses for not updating a site are based on a basic misunderstanding of a website’s purpose. We’re here to dismantle four common reasons for not updating a website and reveal the misconceptions behind them. Reason No. 1: It’s not an e-commerce website. Many clients believe the website functions as “an overpriced yellow pages listing” … [Read more...] about 4 Terrible Excuses For Not Updating Your Website
Hercules and Achilles don’t hold the monopoly on myths in this world. The myths surrounding the world of websites, however, hold particular weight. The sooner businesses realize the falsehoods in these five myths, the sooner they’ll receive a surge of strength comparable to those oft-mentioned Greek heroes of yore. Myth #1: A website has to be flashy to hold a viewer’s attention. Not so. In fact, minimalist website design has been trending. A … [Read more...] about 5 Myths About Web Design
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