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What is Retina display and is it important?

In recent years, more and more people have begun using their smart phones and tablets to “surf” the web. This has created all sorts of changes for web designers, from trying to keep up with Google’s search algorithms to how to design websites that work well with the new retina displays that are fast becoming(…)

What should I expect when starting an eCommerce business?

U.S. ecommerce sales grew 13 percent last year to some $289 billion according to comScore. More importantly, US eCommerce sales are projected to top $434 billion by 2017.  This represents a 50% increase over the next three years, which is amazing, making eCommerce one of the fastest growing retail segments in America. While it’s true(…)

What’s the Effect of a Failed Project on a Business

There can be many causes of project failure and no doubt every failed project has its own set of issues. Sometimes it can be a single trigger event that leads to failure, but more often, it’s a complex set of problems that cumulatively result in failure. Generally failures like this fall into two categories –(…)

Growth Opportunities in America’s Firearms Industry Today

The economic growth in America’s firearms and ammunition industry has experienced over the years has been nothing short of remarkable. Over the past couple of years, the industry’s growth has been driven by an unprecedented number of Americans choosing to exercise their fundamental right to keep and bear arms and purchase a firearm and ammunition.(…)

Accepting Credit Cards on Your Website

Are you thinking of accepting credit cards on your website? If so, you no doubt have lots of questions. Listed below are some tips for you to consider as you investigate numerous options. Why Do It? Credit card payments allow you to take advantage of the many customers who now shop online, such as: Experienced online buyers(…)

How to Promote Your Store during the Holiday Season

Did you know that there’s an estimated 500,000 eCommerce websites (stores) in the United States competing for your business every holiday season – and this number will only grow going forward. Each day these online stores compete for business from online shoppers.  So you need to ask “how does your eCommerce store stand out from your competition?” This(…)

The Continuing Nature of Search Engine Optimization

The following notes and observations are my views of the continuing nature of Search Engine Optimization over the past 5-7 years.  When I got into web design, it was relatively simple to optimize pages on new websites, and for the most part, the rules were relatively straightforward and simple to understand.  The problem with the(…)

New WordPress website for Elevate Recoveries

A second project launched this past week by North Texas Web Design was for Elevate Recoveries, a company that specializes in healthcare collections.  As the owner explained to me, they didn’t need a website focused on attracting clients to them, as their clients are very large hospital networks and even government bodies, most of which(…)

New WordPress website for Arthur Surveying

This week, North Texas Web Design launched a new web design project for Arthur Surveying.  This project involved moving their website off their current host provider to our cloud server in Ft. Worth at the Enterhost data center. This particular project has been about two months in the making and involved a new WordPress website(…)