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Mobile Responsive: HOW it Effects Your Website

2020-06-12T16:03:53-04:00June 11th, 2020|Design, Mobile Website, mobile-responsive website, Responsive Web Design, Website Design|

What is a mobile responsive website? A mobile responsive website simply means that the website can be easily navigated on a mobile phone, tablet, and desktop. Responsive websites have the ability to adjust their size, layout, and proportions to be readable across devices. Mobile Responsive: HOW it Affects Your Website The first time we [...]

The Evolution of Websites

2020-01-17T16:57:24-05:00January 17th, 2020|Design, Marketing, Mobile Website, Search Engine Optimization, Web Development, Website Design|

The evolution of websites has featured significant advancements since the creation of the world wide web in 1989. In fact, every few years there are enormous technological changes in the way they look and how we use them. While comparing the look of old websites to websites today can be a fun walk down [...]

Top 5 Website Myths Busted

2019-08-19T09:10:17-04:00August 6th, 2019|Web Development, Website Design|

Website myths lead people to make wrong decisions for their website. Like most myths, the misinformation spread in website myths can misguide a person into making wrong decisions. Now, we’ve all heard it before, “You shouldn’t believe everything you read on the internet or see on TV.” Yet, we’re all guilty of doing this, [...]

5 Differences Between DIY and Professional Websites

2019-07-19T17:04:20-04:00July 19th, 2019|Content Management System, Web Development, Website Design|

The Five Differences Between DIY and Professional Websites It isn't a surprise that there is a challenge or two to face when taking on a DIY project. So when does the challenge outweigh the perks of saving money by doing it yourself? In this blog, we'll run down the five differences between DIY and [...]

WordPress vs Squarespace

2019-01-31T13:24:38-05:00August 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

2019-01-31T13:24:39-05:00March 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

2019-01-31T13:24:39-05:00January 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 OldCity.com, called advertorials. We now offer a 300-word blog, made-to-order for our [...]

Website Trends for 2018

2019-01-31T13:24:39-05:00January 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 [...]

7 Site Characteristics to Ditch

2019-01-31T13:24:40-05:00November 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

2019-01-31T13:24:40-05:00September 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 [...]