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Website Design Conversion Optimization: 9 Ways to Use Web Design to Improve Conversion Optimization

By Noah Britton | March 26, 2021

You rely on your website to generate business in some form or fashion. Depending on the type of website you have, that may be through generating new leads, raising your profile and perceived authority, or processing sales. If your website isn’t accomplishing any of this, it’s time to take a look at your business strategy and incorporate steps to optimize your site’s […]

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14 Essential eCommerce Website Design Features

By Noah Britton | February 25, 2021

There are a lot of e-commerce websites out there. In fact, consumers spent 44% more with online retailers in 2020 than they did in 2019. We know that much of this spike has to do with the pandemic-related lockdowns and not being able to shop in brick-and-mortar stores. We also know that this is a trend that is unlikely to reverse itself […]

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How to Write Calls to Action That Really Work

By Noah Britton | February 8, 2021

You’ve seen them before. You’ve probably even clicked on more than a few. But you may not have known that they are a proven marketing tactic that can dramatically increase your conversion rate. They’re called “calls to action” and they are what directs your visitors to take a specific action that you want them to take. What are calls to […]

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14 Easy Ways to Keep People on Your Website

By Noah Britton | January 27, 2021

We talk to our clients a lot about the importance of creating sticky websites. A sticky website is one that keeps people around longer than other sites. When people stick around, the odds of converting them from a visitor into a customer increase. Sticky websites also rank better across search engines. If your website is sticky, your “average time on […]

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10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring an Agency

By Noah Britton | December 10, 2020

2021 is around the corner and it’s time to start planning your new year. We’ve talked a lot about how important a website is to your business and your entire online presence. When you hire a professional web design firm, the interview phase is key to ensuring you get exactly what you need. But what questions should you ask a […]

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How to Know When You Need a New Website

By Noah Britton | November 24, 2020

If you clicked on this article, odds are good that you need a new website or, at the very least, a redesigned website. Your website should be easy to maintain and update and do more work than you at bringing in new business. If it’s not meeting these two, basic requirements of a business website, then you have some work […]

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How to Choose the Right Web Designer

By Noah Britton | November 19, 2020

Trust me when I say I know how weird it is that I, a web designer, am writing a blog about how to find the right web designer. It seems like a conflict of interest when, logically, I’m going to want the answer to be “Thrive Design is the right web designer for you.” However, after being in the web […]

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10 Ways to Optimize Your SEO for Maximum Results

By Noah Britton | November 4, 2020

Category: SEO Seattle Search engine optimization, or SEO, is one of the most effective ways to get your business found online. When done well, SEO can get your WordPress website on the all-important first page of Google, and other search engines, for the search terms that lead to revenue for you and your business. But implementing a good SEO strategy […]

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Establishing a Solid Brand Identity: Step 1 of 9 for Dominating Online

By Noah Britton | October 30, 2020

When I’m working with clients, I use the same framework for establishing online dominance that I have used for my own business. These nine elements haven’t steered me wrong in the many years that I have been building websites for businesses. The first element that I tackle with all my clients is brand identity. A strong brand identity makes you […]

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The Difference Between a $500, a $5,000, and a $15,000 Website

By Noah Britton | October 23, 2020

When it comes to most things in life, you get what you pay for. With televisions, cars, and clothing, you can see and feel the difference when you splurge for high-end items. With websites, it can be harder to understand why you would pay $15,000 for a website when you could get one for $500. Is the quality difference really […]

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5 Steps to Building a Successful Brand

By Noah Britton | October 20, 2020

A brand identity is not a logo. A brand identity is not a slogan. A brand identity encapsulates who you are as a company. It is the entire method that you use to convey your business and your story to the world. A great brand identity allows your customers to recognize you instantly. Building your brand identity doesn’t have to […]

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Building Trust & Growing Your Business: Step 5 for Dominating Online

By Noah Britton | October 13, 2020

The number one way to build trust online is through a robust suite of reviews. Not certifications. Not a slick website. Not even a service guarantee. (Although all those things do help.) Reviews. Reviews are the first thing that online consumers turn to when making purchasing decisions. They’re the first thing people see when they Google your business. They’re one […]

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