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How to Backup Your Website & Why It’s Important

By Noah Britton | April 6, 2021

When was the last time you backed up your WordPress website? Do you even remember or do you rely on your website hosting company to do that for you? If you don’t already know how, learning how to back up your WordPress website is something that you should add to your to-do list. Knowing how to perform a manual backup […]

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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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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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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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Copywriting matters

One Easy Way to Convert Visitors into Customers

By Noah Britton | November 16, 2020

Once you’ve dialed in your SEO, perfected your pay-per-click ads, and ensured your website has a user-interface that your customers will love, how do you get those shiny, new visitors to take the next step to become customers or clients? Solid, catchy, compelling content. Copywriting is one of the keys to your website’s success. You want content that persuades and […]

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10 Ways to Improve SEO

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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The Irresistible Offer: Step 6 of 9 for Dominating Online

By Noah Britton | August 28, 2020

Your website design is only as good as the leads it brings in. If it isn’t offering valuable content in exchange for a potential lead’s email, you’re leaving money on the table. That’s the subject of my sixth step for online domination: finding your killer offer. See Related: How Do You Announce a New Website Launch? What’s my killer offer […]

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How Do You Announce a New Website Launch

By Noah Britton | July 31, 2020

When you’re about to launch a new website, you can feel the buzz of anticipation, but how can you build excitement in your target audience? It’s all in a launch that creates excitement and arouses intrigue, followed by the big announcement, a lot of sharing, and compelling reasons to visit the website your web designer worked so hard on. Excitement, […]

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How to Move Your Website to a New Host

By Noah Britton | July 25, 2020

Moving your website to a new host is like moving your family into a new house. Make sure you understand your options before you start your move to make the process as stress-free and efficient as possible (or leave it to the experts at Thrive Design). The moving process. Decide on Your Movers. Sometimes you might have to move because […]

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How to Get Web Design Clients

By Noah Britton | July 8, 2020

We’re not going to surprise you with this insight: Lead. Generation. That’s how you get web design clients. But there are good ways and bad ways to conduct lead generation. And here’s where we blow your mind. There is no one best method for lead generation for web designers. Here is how to get the best web design clients. It […]

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What Is A Wireframe In Web Design?

What is a Wireframe in Web Design?

By Noah Britton | May 25, 2020

There are lots of different terms you’ll hear throughout the web design process. Some you’ll be familiar with, some you may not. One term that creates a lot of confusion is “wireframe.” It’s not quite a sitemap, not quite a design mockup. So what, exactly, is a wireframe? Let our web designers explain. Defining “wireframe” in web design. In the […]

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How To Select The Right Web Development Company

By Noah Britton | March 1, 2020

If you have established your business and are now looking forward to building a website, you are going to face one of the most challenging parts about web development: finding the best web designers for your project. With many options out there, finding the one that is perfect for you may become tiring. This is a critical decision because your […]

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