When a business is 100% online, it’s twice as important to have a site that looks sharp, works well for customers and makes it easy to show and sell what you’ve got. Kirsty Cleverly’s gorgeous new Bonjour Quilts website does all of the above. Warning: Kirsty’s gorgeous photos may make even not-so-crafty folks consider taking up sewing.
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Longtime writer, blogger, historian, educator and newly-published author Lisa Land Cooper needed a platform to house her work and enable her to offer her products – detailed classroom curriculum – without a lot of backend technical fuss. We teamed up, and the rest is history. OK maybe not, but Lisa got the gorgeous and highly useful web presence she deserved.
The Bagel Meister has been a favorite eatery in our household since about five minutes after they opened. My husband even made me a de facto marriage proposal there, but that’s a story for another day. Anyway, the family-owned bagelrie in Douglasville, GA bakes and serves all manner of bagels as well as wonderful cakes […]
(or, How I worked over my local massage therapist) The previous Douglasville Therapeutic Massage web site worked – mostly. It was created in 2008 by an office admin using a site builder offered by the business’s web host. You know – one of those that promises you’ll never have to touch HTML, and says they offer templates that will […]
The wine, cheese, charcuterie, dessert & coffee (OMG could it get any better?) shop is open, the website is live, we just wrapped a Google Hangout for the first half of training, and Highlands, NC’s High Cotton Wine & Cheese Co. is looking good. Paige, daughter of owner Sherry and designer of the great-looking High Cotton […]
The phrase “time is money” is a common mantra of business owners – particularly those who own small local businesses. It’s often a challenge to be certain you’re investing in the right resources at the right time. Too late and you lose market share, or fail to gain at the pace of the competitor who was more fearless. Too soon and you risk tying up money that may be needed for higher priority items.