Do all your peers indeed get more traffic than you? Or is everybody faking it till they make it? With this survey, I wanted to find out how much traffic freelancer websites really get. And while we were talking, I asked the freelancers what they find most challenging when it comes to their website. Survey […]
You know what I find fascinating? How so many website owners seem to have a multiple personality disorder. Here you are as a website visitor, swearing at your laptop when some websites make it difficult for you to do or find things. But then you put your website owner hat on and BAM – a […]
On a scale from 0 to 10, how important do you think is website navigation? I would say, it’s 11, as in “so important it doesn’t fit this scale”. How good do you think is your website navigation? I would say, it’s a 7. I went through 30 websites of my subscribers and reviewed their […]
Warning: Horrible formatting ahead! Please bear with me while I’m making my point. Some people still write on their blogs as if it’s a book – long paragraphs stretching over miles of pixels challenging the concentration abilities of their readers. I mean, how funny, interesting and engaging should your blog post be for your readers […]
Growing a loyal community is the biggest challenge you face as an online business owner. And while large and medium businesses have budget for huge billboards and promo events, solopreneurs and small businesses often feel like they are walking through a swamp – it’s moving forward reaaally slow. Lead magnets are supposed to help you […]
“I loathe these pop-up forms, but I’ve seen statistics and case studies showing they work. Should I use an opt-in pop-up on my website?” If I got a nickel every time I was asked this question, I would be writing these lines from my own beach house in Portugal. And while the world is yet […]
A website checklist for small and medium businesses. 200+ checkpoints covering all components of a successful website: SEO, web design, user experience, and content quality. Plus, a free PDF download.
Yesterday, I got a flyer in my mail. You know, the paper one. Next to a generic company name and an equally generic picture of a bowl of cereal it said: “Breath. Feel. Live. Your time is now.” The rest of the front page was urging me to use a $10 discount on… something I […]