Blogging for Business: What You Need to Know About WordPress and Content Management

WordPress JetPack Plugin - Artist Wall at the 2019 WordCamp US in St. Louis

Blogging is rapidly becoming an integral part of running an online business. While some business owners are quick to dismiss blogging as a waste of time and energy, the statistics are suggesting otherwise. As more and more websites start maintaining a blog, there’s an increased demand for a more blog-friendly content management system (CMS).  Although… Continue reading Blogging for Business: What You Need to Know About WordPress and Content Management

5 Informative (And Free!) Web Design Tools That Can Teach You More About Your Site

Above all, websites are vehicles designed to help you achieve larger goals. For example, a restaurant’s site might be created to increase awareness and encourage patrons to visit (or order takeout). An entrepreneur might rely on a website to inform potential clients about his or her services.  While a website is an ideal tool for… Continue reading 5 Informative (And Free!) Web Design Tools That Can Teach You More About Your Site

Instant SEO Boost: How Compressor.io Can Drastically Improve Your Site’s Exposure

This search engine optimization tip goes way back to the early 90s –  back when I first started building websites. In the 90s, it was essential to build websites that were quick and optimized because people still had dial-up  internet connections. In order to build a fast loading website, you had to be very careful not… Continue reading Instant SEO Boost: How Compressor.io Can Drastically Improve Your Site’s Exposure

What’s Microsoft Clarity and How Can It Help Improve Your Website?

Picture this: You build an amazing site for your business and set it live. A few weeks pass by, and you eagerly check to see how many people visited your site. Despite receiving some decent traffic, you want to take immediate steps to improve these numbers but…you have no idea how to do it.  Many… Continue reading What’s Microsoft Clarity and How Can It Help Improve Your Website?

Congrats to Businesses for the Best in Bloomington 2020

One of the most rewarding parts of my work is seeing clients and other small business owners do well in their respective fields. While everyone has something to be proud of, there are times when outstanding performance results in special recognition.  As you might be aware, The Herald-Times hosts a yearly award poll designed to… Continue reading Congrats to Businesses for the Best in Bloomington 2020

Grammarly Is Like Orthodontics For Your Writing

Slowly, I believe that Grammarly is changing my writing behavior and improving my writing style. It provides great statistics and gives you information on what are the most often mistakes that you make. As I find myself writing more emails, web content, and social media posts, it’s important to me to make them grammatically correct.… Continue reading Grammarly Is Like Orthodontics For Your Writing

A New WordPress Website for Artist & Musician Henry Leck

David Martin Design has launched a new WordPress website for Arts Alliance of Greater Bloomington member, Henry Leck at https://henryleck.com. It was a challenge at first to figure out how to best work together due to the Covid-19 pandemic and technology restrictions. We began with a Google Meet and it was great to meet online.… Continue reading A New WordPress Website for Artist & Musician Henry Leck

A Nice Visit With EZ E-Bike Rentals

In March 2019, Jim and a small team got to work starting an e-bike rental business. We came up with the name, registered his website, set up web hosting, built a website outline, worked with some great folks on the logo (Allison Horner) & the copywriting, & developed a plan for letting others know that… Continue reading A Nice Visit With EZ E-Bike Rentals

3 Basic Steps to Optimizing Your Website for Search Engines

SEO, when done correctly, takes a ton of effort and it is a very time-consuming process, but for this, you may need professional help from a search engine optimization company. A well structured, planned out website is going to be much more successful in the long run and will result in more relevant traffic and… Continue reading 3 Basic Steps to Optimizing Your Website for Search Engines