You may have noticed that Growth-Driven Design (GDD) has taken over BizzyWeb. Our latest webinars, our most recent blogs and a good chunk of our social media posts have been spent fawning over this new methodology. I would be lying if I said that my relationship with GDD has always been so rosy. Like any new process, it takes some time to iron out
If a button sits on a website but no one is there to click on it, does it even exist? Having a great website doesn't amount to much if no one is visiting it. Getting website traffic is a common goal for our clients, and there are a few simple steps you can take today to drastically increase your monthly traffic. 1. Use On-Page SEO Ranking when
"Hacking" conjures to mind the image of someone dressed in all black, furiously typing away at a keyboard. But hacking isn't all negative or relegated to cheesy '90s flicks - it can also be a tool for exponential growth. That's where growth hacking comes in. What is Growth Hacking? The original term "growth hacking" was coined by startup advisor
For those of us in the trenches of marketing and web design every day, it's easy to see the benefit of new technologies. But it's sometimes difficult to communicate those benefits to the boss writing the check. If you know that your website strategy needs to change but aren't sure how to convince your boss to try a new system, this guide will give
In the manufacturing industry, having a functional, beautiful website has historically been an afterthought. It was a "nice thing to have" but not a priority. However, with the rise of smaller shops and more tech-savvy customers, a functional manufacturing website is now a necessity. But why does it have to be such a headache to redesign a
Your website should be your best salesperson. Is that true for your current website? If your website isn't bringing you consistent quality leads, it's time to try a new approach. What is Growth-Driven Web Design (GDD)? A whopping 94% of visitors reported they closed out of a website or didn’t trust it simply because of an outdated design.
Everybody wants to rule the world, but only a select few will rule Google. Ranking on first page in Google search results is a digital marketing goal for every company, but it can be a challenge. We previously gave you tips on how to integrate your inbound marketing campaigns with your SEO, but there is another approach if you aggressively want to
Summer is the time for pool parties, outdoor grilling and watching the clock until the end of the work day. It's hard to stay motivated through the summer when business typically slows and your mind is elsewhere. But it's important to keep your momentum going through the summer, instead of falling into the dreaded summer slump. HubSpot asked three
Online, your business must stay relevant to stay competitive. A whopping 94% of visitors reported they closed out of a website or didn’t trust it simply because of an outdated design. (Source) Growth-Driven Web Design (GDD) is a new approach to web design that stops this issue in its tracks. In a Growth-Driven Web Design approach, websites are
Traditional web design is broken. The struggle with traditional design is that almost immediately after a site is launched, the design and content begins to grow stale. The internet is an ever-evolving beast, and when your site doesn't evolve along with it, it ages quickly. A whopping 94% of visitors reported they closed out of a website
Your website is your biggest marketing asset, and the centerpiece of all of your marketing activities. It’s where people go to learn about your company, your products & services, where you’re located in Minneapolis, and more. It’s also your best “salesperson” - or should be. Research by HubSpot indicates that a prospect has already moved
I'll let you in on a little industry secret: even writers don't like writing. Writing can be invigorating, watching the pieces fall into place...but more often than not, it's a deadline breathing down your neck and a creative well run dry. Like many things in life, you have to fake it till you make it. If you're not a writer by nature, that's ok.
It's not about you. It's about them. One of the fatal mistakes business owners make on their websites is focusing on what they want to see, and not what their potential customers want to see. Often, we fall back on phrases like "since 1975, we have...." or "we lead the industry in..." which, while impressive, don't really matter to your
2012 was a great year. The world didn't end. Marvel's The Avengers was released. We saw the transit of Venus for the last time until 2117. But if your website was last redesigned in 2012, that's anything but great. Traditional web design is broken. The struggle with traditional design is that almost immediately after a site is launched,
Your website is the most important online sales tool you have - unfortunately, it's often also the most neglected. If you aren't seeing online leads like you'd hoped, it's time to re-evaluate. Why Your Website Isn't Working 1. It's Not Mobile Responsive If your site can’t be read easily on smart phones and tablets, that’s a huge red flag.