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My site’s slow, now what?

Believe it or not, load times are a big deal. Load times may not be sexy but they’re important because they can negatively impact the amount of traffic to your site (sometimes dramatically), and can even prevent you from participating in Google’s Grants program. This post will show you how to use Google Analytics to check your site speed, and how to fix a slow site.

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Planning for a website redesign?

Is your website dated, clunky or hard to update? Are you hoping to redesign it but are struggling to figure out where to start? Redesigning a website can be an overwhelming and costly experience, but careful planning can ease the pain a bit and help you save money on design and development.

Abstract Edge released a free e-book this week that guides you through the planning process step by step, and I have to admit that I love it! As someone who’s been involved in designing or redesigning several websites, I can tell you that it’s almost always an excruciating process. Design by committee and impossibly long lists of goals can quickly turn your vision for a new and improved site into a cluttered, generic looking site that doesn’t really do anything well.

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