Blog Posts: Business
Evo Has Moved to Bernalillo»
For Evo, it’s time to shake things up; to seek new opportunities, new people, new ways of seeing ourselves. After more than 18 years in Santa Fe, where we started the…
10 Things Every Business Website Needs»
Web design and web designers are subject to fads. The proliferation of ready-made templates and themes (adhering to the latest web design fads) encourages shoe-horning content into presentation models that often don’t address real-world needs of business websites.
Why DIY websites are not in business owners’ best interests»
You’ve seen the ads and you’ve seen the websites made with Do-it-Yourself web builders: Squarespace, Wix, Weebly, and several others. There are even a couple of WordPress themes that come pretty close to turning WordPress into a DIY platform, Divi being perhaps the best-known.
A Sustainable Approach to Maintaining a Viable Website and Business»
Periodic, ongoing website maintenance is critical to your website functioning properly and warding off attempted website hacks and attacks (which continue to increase). Just as important, as your business needs evolve, your website needs to evolve to support them.
The Importance of Knowing Who the People in Your Market Are and What’s Important to Them»
I was asked the other day why I use WordPress as my development platform. Even though WordPress dominates the web with approx. 23% of websites using it, there are other other platforms.
WordCamp Maine 2014: Just Another WordPress Designer/Developer»
There are so many designers and developers with WordPress skills (at all levels) freelancing; sometimes it seems the old saw, “can’t swing a dead cat without hitting one” applies. But…
When Good Webhosts Go Bad: Giving up on Hostgator»
Hostgator used to be a great webhosting company. Evo had been a Hostgator reseller for at least 6 years, the longest we’d ever been with a hosting company. I had no reason to think they wouldn’t continue to meet our needs.
Google Offers Fresh Advice on SEO»
Google gets a bit cute (the idea for the “Googlebot” holding flowers comes from a post on Google’s blog entitled First Date with the Googlebot; unless you’re kind of a…
Having a website? Meaningless. Using a website? Priceless.»
Most people think having a website has value. They’re wrong. Lots of people and businesses and organizations have websites (although as recently as a year ago, only 37% of US…
I’d Like to Say Nice Things About HostGator’s Support, but…»
Update 2/4/2010: I had reason for some support help from HostGator, so I tried out their chat support. It’s an entirely different experience. Dedicated attention from a single support tech…