GoSpaces, a Free Web Site Builder and E-Commerce Platform

Go Spaces (also known as Spaces) is a rather new Web site designer and host. It has a free design package that “Brings your business online. Get access to 15 free business tools. Branded Space. 3% per transaction + gateway  fees.” It also offers a premium package for $4 per month: “Take your business to […]

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Web Design Tips from the Leaders

We can learn a lot from how the best Web sites get designed. As Austin Knight writes for HubSpot: “Style guides have always been a staple of design, with some print versions dating back to over 100 years ago. But as design for the Web continues to become more formalized, style guides have begun to find their rightful […]

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Don’t Have People Leave YOUR Web Site!

Unfortunately, many viewers abandon a Web site after a short visit. Why does this happen? And what can we do about it? As Kissmetrics notes: “Attracting a potential customer is hard enough. Grabbing their interest and retaining them is even more difficult. It’s important to design your site so that user frustration is kept to […]

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Unspoken Rules to Follow When Using the Internet

There are relatively few formal rules for those who run traditional Web sites or social media sites. As frequently claimed, the Internet has no real rules. Free speech rules — along with common sense. But, there are many unwritten or unspoken rules for those of us on the Internet to follow if we want to […]

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Why Do Web Sites Fail?

According to Mike Volpe, writing for MarketProfs, there are “Three Deadly Reasons Most Web Sites Fail”: “Most Web sites act like an online brochure instead of a thought-leadership resource.” “Most Web sites are one-size fits all instead of dynamic.” “Most Web sites are built for the company, not the customer.” Click the image to read […]

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Designing Your Own Mobile App

Have you ever thought about designing your own mobile app? It has become easier through some newer software platforms. Read this SiteProNews article by Emily Lucas to learn about Google App Inventor, Zoho Creator, The App Builder, and AppsGeyser. Here is A YouTube video about Zoho Creator.    

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Enhancements to Google Analytics

Google Analytics offers a variety of easy-to-use statistical tools to those interested in monitoring their Web traffic: “Google Analytics not only lets you measure sales and conversions, but also gives you fresh insights into how visitors use your site, how they arrived on your site, and how you can keep them coming back.” Now, Google […]

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Package Size Matters

For marketers, there is a lot of consumer psychology that comes into play when communicating with shoppers. This is especially true with packaging — whether it be color, shape, or size. Since we often overindulge when we eat (at least, many of us :-)), package size has taken on even more importance. According to Sarah […]

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Samsung Wants to Be Your Software Company, Too

As we have noted before, Samsung has been on roll in recent years; and this is expected to continue. But now, the global consumer electronics company also wants to grow its software business. Will this work? We’ll see. Knowledge@Wharton reports that: “Samsung and Apple are the two primary contenders in the global mobile race, and […]

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