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WordPress vs Squarespace

2019-01-31T13:24:38-04:00August 9th, 2018|Design, Search Engine Optimization, Tips For Success, Website Design|

Terms to Know Open source – Software that's built and added to by the public. Open source CMS’ don’t have owners. A community of developers, programmers, businesses, individuals work on it simultaneously and have rights to the plugins and themes they create. Themes - A theme is the underlying functionality of a website. [...]

3 Restaurant Plugins All Restaurants Need

2019-01-31T13:24:39-04:00March 16th, 2018|Mobile Plug-In, Mobile Website, Plugins, Responsive Web Design, Tips For Success|

3 Restaurant Plugins All Restaurants Need Years ago, restaurants relied solely on word-of-mouth (one of the most difficult and best ways to advertise,) to promote their business. However, that changed when smartphones became as common as wallets. Now, everyone from teenagers to elders has unlimited access to information at the click of a button, the [...]

OldCity Web Services – Highlights of 2017

2019-01-31T13:24:39-04:00January 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 OldCity.com, called advertorials. We now offer a 300-word blog, made-to-order for our [...]

Website Trends for 2018

2019-01-31T13:24:39-04:00January 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 [...]

7 Site Characteristics to Ditch

2019-01-31T13:24:40-04:00November 26th, 2017|General, mobile-responsive website, Tips For Success, Web, Website Design|

As a business owner creating and managing a website can be difficult. Your expertise is in your business and not graphic design. However, a compelling website is just as important as a business manager. With the Christmas approaching, you'll want to be sure that visitors are captivated by your site because they have a limited [...]

4 Ways to Prepare Businesses for the Holidays

2019-01-31T13:24:40-04:00September 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 [...]

Choosing A Design Company

2019-01-31T13:24:44-04:00August 17th, 2017|Staff, Tips For Success, Web, Website Design|

It's surprising how many times in our first-time client consultations we ask what brought the client to us and their answer is all too often "Google." Well Google is how you found us, but what made you consider us (or any company for that matter) for your project? So, what is your criteria for choosing a [...]

What Goes into an eCommerce Site?

2019-01-31T13:24:44-04:00August 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 [...]

4 Reasons To Hire A Graphic Designer

2019-01-31T13:24:46-04:00February 21st, 2017|Content Management System, Design, Website Design|

DIY - you hear it all the time. Whether it's on home improvement shows or starting up a business or even building a website. When you have your own business, money is a top priority, so it can make sense to go the "do it yourself" route. The more work you can do yourself saves [...]

What Your Website Says About You

2019-01-31T13:24:46-04:00February 14th, 2017|Content Management System, Design, Website Design|

You may think your business makes its first impression when people step foot through your door. Think again. Your website is your first impression In the day of smartphones and ever-changing technology, people often form their opinion of you without even leaving their couch. Think about it - whenever you want to go out to [...]