Website Redesign – When Is It Time For A New Business Website?


By Tom Warthen – President, ProSite Web Design LLC – www.websitedesignersdc.com

It’s not always easy to tell when your business needs a new website. It usually won’t just break down or stop working altogether like a copy machine. But your business website is every bit as important to your company as any other asset, and you need to recognize when it’s time to make improvements.

Consider these signs that it’s time to replace or redesign your business website:

You have broken links and missing pages.

Like a patchy […]

The 5 Best Ways to Make Your Website Mobile-Friendly


By Tom Warthen – President, ProSite Web Design LLC – www.websitedesignersdc.com

Mobile web design has taken its place alongside search engine optimization and social media as something that no business should ignore. Millions of people are already using iPhones, iPads, Kindles, and Droids to go online, and many more will join them in the near future.

So, how do you build a site that’s truly mobile-friendly without having a separate dedicated mobile website?

Here are ProSite Web Design’s tips for making your company accessible […]

How Much Should a New Business Website Cost?


By Tom Warthen – President, ProSite Web Design LLC – www.websitedesignersdc.com

Although this is a question that’s certain to bring a lot of different answers, it remains a popular one and it’s on your mind as you begin the process of creating your new website.

To come to some sort of answer, let’s begin by narrowing things down a little. The price you should pay for a new business website is largely influenced by three factors:

10 Keys To A Successful Website


By Tom Warthen – President, ProSite Web Design LLC – www.websitedesignersdc.com

In the current economic climate, many businesses are running for cover and looking to simply weather the storm. At the same time, strategic thinkers are positioning themselves for growth, using the slowdown to reevaluate their marketing and their online presence.

Is your website driving new customers to you or driving them away?

Hit the ground running ahead of the competition when the financial cloud passes with these 10 keys to a successful website…

#1 – Provide Value

Customer-focused, relevant […]

5 Steps To Search Engine Optimization


By Tom Warthen – President, ProSite Web Design LLC – www.websitedesignersdc.com

You have a business. You want to stand out from the competition. On the web, this may seem a daunting challenge when a search for any imaginable business or service yields hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of results. So how do you get your website to the top of the list?

The answer is Search Engine Optimization, or SEO: the process of improving the quality and volume of traffic to your website from search engines […]

Online Sales Conversion – From Online to Offline: How to Get Web Visitors Into Your Retail Store


By Tom Warthen – President, ProSite Web Design LLC – www.websitedesignersdc.com

If you own a retail or physical store, you should know that online marketing is essential to your success. Finding customers online can be just as valuable to your offline business as it is to companies that sell their products exclusively over the Internet.

Google has observed that roughly 20% of all searches it processes contain a location-based phrase1. That means that billions of customers turned to the world’s largest […]

Quick Tips for Generating Great Content for Your Website


By Tom Warthen – President, ProSite Web Design LLC – www.websitedesignersdc.com

One of the most important aspects of any website is the content. Creating engaging content is one of the bigger challenges you will face when launching or updating a website. The web designer will typically take care of the technical and creative side of the site, while you will be responsible for providing the message. ProSite Web Design has compiled some quick tips to help you easily generate great content for your website.

#1 – […]

How to Find a Good Web Designer


By Tom Warthen – President, ProSite Web Design LLC – www.websitedesignersdc.com

How easy is it to find a business web designer? That depends. Do you want someone who can build a website, or a trusted partner who can help you grow your business online?

It’s important to make this distinction, since there are over a billion results for a Google search on “business web design”. Obviously, some of the companies you’ll find out there represent a better value than others, so […]

Engagement Changes Everything in Online Marketing


By Tom Warthen – President, ProSite Web Design LLC – www.websitedesignersdc.com

The engineers at Google have incorporated a new factor into search engine results that has the potential to change the way your Internet marketing campaigns should be designed and implemented.

So, what is this difference? Google is now paying more attention to the way users interact with different search results, and then incorporating this information into future listings. The search giant may look at the time a user spends on your […]

Understanding The Importance Of Responsive Web Design


By Tom Warthen – President, ProSite Web Design LLC – www.websitedesignersdc.com

Responsive web design is a technology that is becoming essential for websites that are accessed by different types of devices including desktop computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones. To get a general idea of the importance of responsive web design consider the following statistics:

  • 91% of all people on earth have a mobile phone and 56% of those are smartphones1
  • 72% of those that own a tablet make a weekly purchase online from […]