OldCity Web Services – Highlights of 2017

2019-01-31T13:24:39-05:00January 12th, 2018|Advertising, Blogging, Branding, Design, eCommerce, Logo Design, Print Design, Pro-Bono/Community, Responsive Web Design, Search Engine Optimization, Small Business Marketing, Tips For Success, Website Design|

Check out a few highlights from our year in 2017. From website and print designs to new content services, SEO efforts, and pro bono projects – we’ve been busy! Advertorials Advertising and Content In 2017 we implemented a new type of advertising on, called advertorials. We now offer a 300-word blog, made-to-order for our [...]

Website Trends for 2018

2019-01-31T13:24:39-05:00January 2nd, 2018|Design, eCommerce, News, Small Business Marketing, Web, Website Design|

In 2017 several website trends caught traction which will remain popular throughout 2018. In the past year, we have noticed a major evolution in the design of small business sites. Cluttered pages, a lack of direction, and M.I.A. contact forms are a thing of the past. The message has been conveyed; business owners are realizing [...]

Is Google Turning Into a Helicopter Parent?

2019-01-31T13:24:40-05:00October 1st, 2017|Cyber Security, eCommerce, General, Search Engine Optimization, Tips For Success|

Terms you Need to Know HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol): how we send and receive information on the web. For example, by typing "fall activities in St. Augustine," in Google's search box, you are actually sending a command to a server. In return the server fetches the information. SSL (Secure Sockets Layer): is the technology that allows information [...]

4 Ways to Prepare Businesses for the Holidays

2019-01-31T13:24:40-05:00September 10th, 2017|Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Design, eCommerce, Marketing, Responsive Web Design, Search Engine Optimization, Small Business Saturday, Website Design|

Fall is just a few days away, and that means the holidays will be here before you know it. While it seems like we’re still in the midst of summer, people start prepping for the holidays months in advance. According to the National Retail Foundation, more than half of consumers begin research in September and October [...]

What Goes into an eCommerce Site?

2019-01-31T13:24:44-05:00August 10th, 2017|eCommerce, Responsive Web Design, Website Design|

Chances are you've heard the term eCommerce website thrown around, and if you own a business, you've probably considered having one. But what goes into an eCommerce site? What makes it different than a regular website? And what steps can you take to lead you to success? You've come to the right place! Just as [...]

Updating Your Website – More Important Than You Might Think

2019-01-31T13:24:44-05:00May 12th, 2017|Content Management System, Cyber Security, eCommerce|

As a business owner, you know that your website is important, but how often do you update your website? We're not just talking about making sure you have new photos and fresh content. We're talking about website updates for the back end of your website. While updates may seem like a hassle or just another [...]

More Internet Terminology Explained

2019-01-31T13:24:49-05:00November 17th, 2015|Content Marketing, eCommerce, Search Engine Optimization, Small Business Marketing, Website Design|

It can be a challenging task to keep up with both your small business and your online presence when often the terminology can leave you confused. Here are some useful definitions to help you as you work on your website so you understand what is important. Browser – A browser is the software application you [...]

eCommerce Holiday Gift Ideas

2019-01-31T13:24:54-05:00December 4th, 2013|eCommerce, Marketing, Special Message|

It's time to start selling holiday-themed gifts online! Cyber Monday isn't the only day shoppers go online to purchase great gifts for the holidays. Almost every day in December leading up to Christmas proves to be a profitable time for online storefronts. In fact, US eCommerce and Online Retail holiday sales reached $33.8 billion last [...]

Why use PayPal?

2019-01-31T13:24:54-05:00July 17th, 2013|eCommerce, Marketing|

If you're thinking about selling products or services online, you may want to consider PayPal as your method for securing online transactions. PayPal is great for integrating into Content Management Systems and makes it easy to place a link directly on your site. PayPal also works well with many handy plugins. Below are four reasons [...]

eCommerce + Content Management

2019-01-31T13:24:55-05:00April 3rd, 2013|Content Management System, eCommerce|

With more and more people shopping online, considering an eCommerce shopping cart system for your website may be just what you need. Integrating an eCommerce system into your existing site will allow you to sell your products or services online and keep the same look and feel of your current site. Whether its books, accessories, [...]