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10 Reasons to Choose WooCommerce for Your eCommerce Business

Thousands of new eCommerce businesses are launched every year and new online retailers have no shortage of options when it comes to picking a platform. Should you choose a hosted platform like Shopify or a self-hosted application like Magento or WooCommerce? Should you choose the simplest possible solution or one capable of growing with your business?

Used on about 2.3 million eCommerce stores around the world, WooCommerce is particularly friendly to new eCommerce merchants because it combines ease of use with incredible power, flexibility, and features. Below you’ll find ten advantages of Woocommerce.

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19 Reasons Why Your Business Should Be Writing a Blog

Blogging is one of the most valuable tools that businesses have to engage with customers and ultimately make their lives easier. If you’re not blogging, it’s time to get started or get left behind. If you need a bit of inspiration, here are 19 reasons (in no particular order) why your business should be blogging.

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7 great design trends of 2019

2019 is a great year for new design trends. Take a look below and see some of our favorite trends we are seeing in design today!

In 2018, we saw several highly visible brands turn from delightfully eccentric brand identities to more … ahem … expected … sans serifs.

Still, for each of these companies, the rebrands can feel a bit like a too-familiar evolution toward what you could not-unfairly call staid, boring corporatism.

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2019 SEO (Tips & Tricks!) What you need to know.

Google’s heavily investing to be the best. SEOs are trying to adapt to changes that follow. That’s how 2019 SEO trends are born. Let’s view what trends will make a difference in 2019.

In a nutshell, mobile-first indexing means that Google uses the mobile version of your page for indexing and ranking. Since March 2018, Google’s started the process of migrating sites to mobile-first index. It might happen that Search Console has already notified you about it.

Google’s nuts about delivering the best UX and delivering it fast. Desktop page loading time has been a ranking factor for a while. In July, it got a twin sibling – mobile page speed’s become a ranking factor for mobile.

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Port Charlotte’s online business presence

Port Charlotte has a thriving economy driven by seasonal residents and tourists. With so many new projects in workds from Murdock Village to the Allegiant Air Resort driving new business and money into the area. 2019 is the time to invest in your online presence.

You want a site that drives interaction and encourages reviews. A website that you don’t have to spend your time on. You want the wow factor, great functionality, and affordable price. SEO, search engine submission, directory listings, graphic design, logos, and more.

Port Charlotte businesses have a lot to gain from a professionally designed online presence. Check out our online branding and see what we can do for you.

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The 10 Most Important SEO Tips You Need to Know

A lot has changed in the world of search engine optimization. However, certain fundamental principles remain unchanged. For example, targeting keywords with the sole intent of improving organic rankings no longer works with search engines, but keywords are still essential.

Beyond getting SEO juice, keywords reveal a lot more about users and what they’re struggling with.

With so many SEO techniques, it’s become almost impossible to determine which ones to stick to and which you can safely ignore.

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10 innovative web design trends for 2019

Hard to believe, but 2019 means we’re heading into the final chapter of the decade. The internet has grown and changed a lot in the past ten years: we’ve seen the reign of mobile, the introduction of AR, VR, AI, AMP and many other acronyms. As exciting as all of this new technology has been, where we really see and feel these changes is in web design trends.

In some years, design trends have pushed towards rampant creativity—abandoning grids and traditional stock photos for vibrant illustrations, bold color schemes and asymmetrical layouts. Other years, technological advancements have led to websites becoming smarter, with machine learning and subtle interactions, and those shifting paradigms have driven design trends (hamburger menus, anyone?). 2019 web design trends will see these two sides of the coin—aesthetics and technology—come together like never before.

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Free designs for local nonprofits

We here at Vontainment are happy to announce that we will be doing web designs and marketing material designs for free to all local nonprofit organizations who serve the local community. This will be going on for all of 2019 as long as we have the available time and resources. We are one of the best design firms in the area and look forward to sharing our skill set to help those who help the local community. We feel it is important to give back to the community who supports you. A business is only as good as the community it serves.

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Responsive web design best practices

Make the web design of your solution fully responsive, and it will look flawless for any user. The secret lies in the modern tendency to utilize various devices with different screen sizes for entering the Web. The times when you could enjoy the Internet only at home sitting in front of your PC display passed…

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