In an article on their blog, Buffer unveiled a brand new tool, called SocialChat, to help improve the conversations that companies have with users on their websites. SocialChat allows website visitors to start conversations on your site, and continue them outside of your site, via Twitter direct messages (DMs) or Facebook Messenger.
Google VP of Search, Ben Gomes, took to the stage at Google’s Future of Search event to not celebrate their 20th anniversary, but instead, to paint a picture for the future of search. His talk started off with giving a overview of Google's mission, and its focus on continuously organizing todays library of websites online. He also noted how the core principles for searching have also stayed the same, despite the overwhelming changes with technology.
Mobile websites have begun to look, work, and perform better than ever as we have progressively begun to consider various device sizes in our designs. The restrictive nature of mobile has forced marketers, designers, and developers to consider the implications of specific functionality on smaller screen sizes. This allows the best responsive to separate themselves and stand out as amazing examples of excellently executed mobile web design.
You’ve designed a great website with all the best details in mind. You have edited the content three times over and think the page truly stands up against those you aspire to be like -- so, why aren't your visitors sticking around?
The month of August has brought a substantial amount of changes and news around the way Google is ranking your content and how it tracks your activity. In one major update, Google has decided to take another broad look into the ways it ranks all of its crawled content and better verify what sites are actually reputable and make “users feel comfortable about using it.”
To analyze your content marketing efforts, you have to hire an analyst who, for a pricey fee, would provide a detailed report on the growth or lack thereof of your site. However, nowadays, there are free SEO and Content Analysis tools that help do the same job.
If working in the agency world has taught me anything, its that you are going to be presented with some pretty challenging problems and you need to face them head-on. But finding the solution to those problems isn't always the easiest, and it can feel pretty aggravating when you just can't solve them.
Launching a site is one of, if not the most, exciting parts of the entire redesign process. Seeing the product you and your team worked on so hard come to life is nothing short of sweet. After you celebrate the launch, however, the one thing you never want to happen occurs…