10 Proven Ways to Build a Website that Customers Will Love

While it can be a tough balance to achieve, creating a functional, streamlined and well designed website is well worth the effort. Fortunately, improving your customers’ experience with your site coincides with improving your bottom line. One study even revealed that a website’s design is most likely to affect its presumed trustworthiness—not the ... Read more

Ralph Francois Ralph Francois May 10, 2013 at 9:00 am

Building An Online Presence

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Nowadays a strong online presence is as important as a business plan. Companies should learn with the fall of Borders for example on how strong they were when they spend on technology and growth to their eventual fall. It was the company's inability to adapt fast enough to the growth of online commerce that contributed to its downfall.

Ralph Francois Ralph Francois September 18, 2011 at 2:17 pm

Facebook Is AOLifying the Internet—and That Sucks

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When an entire generation of computer users first poked our doe-eyed faces onto a young internet, many of us were greeted with a single, encompassing, monolithic face peering back: the AOL Home Screen. To call it a young internet isn't even fair—it was a mature, thriving AOL. It was ubiquitous, it was powerful, it was everything—and it ended up... Read more

Ralph Francois Ralph Francois March 21, 2011 at 12:43 pm

7 Warning Signs Your “Big Idea” Is Going to Flop

Ever have a really great idea for a product? You know, the kind of idea that leaves you slack-jawed and wide-eyed with wonder at the sheer potential of it all. You want to grab someone by the shoulders and explain the whole thing in a breathless rush, watching their eyes grow in wonder as they realize you’re going to be rich and famous. For th... Read more

Ralph Francois Ralph Francois March 6, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Common Reasons A Website Is Not Drawing Visitors

Building a successful website obviously involves attracting visitors to the site. There are any number of ways to draw visitors to your site, but if you’re not having success it’s important to know what is causing the problems. Here we’ll take a look at 9 common reasons that websites aren’t getting visitors, as well as what can be done to correct t... Read more

Ralph Francois Ralph Francois November 9, 2010 at 5:31 pm

50 Questions to Evaluate the Quality of Your Website

Here is a long and pretty detailed list of questions that a website owner should asked himself about his own website. If the answer to every question that follows below was answered with yes, you can be very pleased with yourself and consider yourself the top of the crop, because most websites have flaws for a number of different reasons, mostly re... Read more

Ralph Francois Ralph Francois November 9, 2010 at 3:27 pm