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What is a Landing Page

What is a Landing Page

A landing page is a web page that is created specifically for a website’s marketing or ad campaign. It’s where a visitor “lands” when they have clicked thru from a…
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Website Versus Social Media

Website Versus Social Media

We hear this all the time. “I don’t need social media. I have a website.” Or “I don’t need a website. I have Facebook/Instagram/LinkedIn/Google Page.” Neither is true. If you’re…
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Handshake-Photos

Handshake Photos

To me, nothing says phony like a stock image of a handshake. I resist with every fiber of my body when a client asks for a handshake photo to be…
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How to Hire a Website Designer

How to Hire a Website Designer

You want a new or renewed website. How can you get one? With thousands of website designers and developers, from individual freelancers to huge agencies, how do you choose the…
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Website Design Hudson Valley NY

What Makes a Good Website? Many things make a website work: how it loads, how it looks, how it functions, how it searches. At DevineDesign.com, here are some of the…
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Website Facelift Time?

Website Facelift Time?

How many times have you looked at your website and said “Uggh? Outdated pictures of staff, products you no longer offer, events which have long since come and gone, prices…
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Blog Posting SEO Ranking

We get calls all the time from business owners looking to improve their SEO or search rankings on their websites. When we talk about adding a blog or news section…
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Is it FAQ or FAQs?

I Never Thought About This Before. Is it FAQ or FAQs? Luckily, Don schooled me. It’s FAQ, for certain: Frequently Asked Questions, a simple plural. With “FAQs”, you get an…
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Website Content: Keep It Fresh

Website Content: Keep It Fresh

Imagine going to The New York Times website on Monday. The news is interesting and relevant. Then, on Thursday, you visit again. Both days, the news articles are exactly the…
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HTTPS: Convert Your Website NOW!

Very soon, all web pages using HTTP will display a prominent warning that flags them as non-secure. Visitors to your website will see a message in the browser bar that says “Not Secure.” People will…
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Responsive Website Design

Responsive Website Design

Responsive Website Design is web design aimed at creating sites that provide an optimal viewing experience: easy reading and navigation with a minimum of resizing and scrolling, across a wide…
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Hudson Valley NY Website Design

Hudson Valley NY Website Design

Devine Design specializes in easy to use, nice to look at, fast-loading websites that are viewable on any device: cell phone, tablet, laptop, or desktop. Our clients include businesses, organizations,…
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WHY is junk email called Spam?

WHY is junk email called Spam?

SPAM is the trademarked name of a canned meat product (“spicy meat and ham”) that was first produced by Hormel Foods Corp. in Austin, Minn., in 1937 and became widely…
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Why is a Mouse Called A Mouse?

Doug Engelbart reportedly conceived the mouse during a conference lecture in 1961. His first design, in 1963, used rolling wheels inspired by mechanical area-measuring devices called planimeters invented in the…
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WordPress Websites

WordPress was first launched in 2003. At that time, it was a fairly simple Content Management System (CMS), designed for blogging purposes. Even as recently as a few years ago,…
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Google Robocalls

Watch out for parties calling and selling services claiming to have a special relationship with or claiming to be Google. Often, these parties are telemarketers that are not affiliated with…
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Small Business Website Design

Small Business Website Design

Small business website design is our specialty! We create websites that work for the small and medium sized businesses that make up most of our esteemed clients. Here are some…
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Website Design RFP Devine Design

Website Design RFP

Request for Proposals, or RFPs, are the most effective way method for companies to solicit services. It is the best way to solicit website designers to bid on your new…
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Google-Alerts

Google Alerts

If you have a business, you need Google Alerts. If you’re a human being, you need Google alerts. Set up a Google Alert for your personal or business name, and…
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