7 Reasons Why I Love Elementor (And You Should Too)

Are you looking for a fun way to create your business website? My clients like user-friendly sites. If you want an easy-to-manage website and haven’t played with the Elementor WordPress web builder yet, oh are you in for a treat! Allow me to share why I love Elementor when I build quality websites at Waterfront […]

Why Isn’t My Website on Google?

You already know Google is important. Google searching is the number one way that people find businesses on the internet. Even more, if you want to be found, your website needs to show up on the first page of Google. An incredible 90% of Google users don’t bother to click on any links past page […]

How Do We Prevent Our Website From Being Hacked?

A lot of hard work went into building your website. What could be more terrifying than thinking of all your work stolen, changed, or completely wiped out by a hacker? We all see website breaches and hacks in the news every day. Don’t think that just because you are a small business, it won’t happen […]

5 Signs It’s Time for a Website Redesign

Your website is your sales representative working 24/7. Day in and day out, it’s how you show your company to the world. How your site looks to a visitor can have huge effects on your sales, credibility, and perception in the marketplace. Times change and technology advances. In order to continue to rely on your […]

Web Design: Tools of the Trade-Our Favorites (to help you save time)

Your business website is the hub for everything you have to offer. An all-in-one center of sorts—it’s where visitors find out about your services or products as well as an opportunity to contact you. Besides its aesthetics, you want to make sure your site is easy to find, simple to navigate, and accessible to all. […]

Sites with a Strong Sense of Authenticity 

More and more businesses are becoming more authentic, and we love it! Websites seem to be gaining more sense of place and who we are.  When businesses do this, we get a sneak peek at the personalities behind the brand.  So many websites are featuring photographs of locales on their homepages. “About” pages are calling […]

15 Must-Haves for an Effective Website

See the full article here. Appeared in AMERICAN QUILT RETAILER June 2022 Your website is the most efficient marketing tool. It serves your customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Every year sees many changes in the world of websites. As a business owner, it is hard to stay on top of trends. […]

Customer Case Studies Give Graphic Designer Competitive Edge

READ THE CASE STUDY ABOUT HOW CASE STUDIES HELPED MY BUSINESS SEE THE FULL CASE STUDY HERE “It was all so easy.” That’s how Amy Pierquet of Waterfront Graphic Design describes the process of creating not one but four customer case studies. She worked with freelance writer Katie Corbett, K. Corbett Communications. Amy had previously […]

The Top Things Missing from your Website Are Hurting Your ROI

You spent money on your website, is it really working for you? There are certain ‘must-haves’ that may be missing from your site. If they are, you could be turning away prospective clients and sales, and hurting your ROI. Here are the top things that you need to make sure your site has: Your Brand […]

Your Website Could be Driving Your Customers Away! How? Let’s Count the Ways!

1. Outdated Design – It’s important to understand the impact your website will have on your business revenue! First impressions are powerful.  An outdated website layout gives your audience the idea that your business is old or neglected. They may assume that your business is slow, or wonder if you have closed your doors completely. […]