Pearls of Wisdom

Things we think and things we think you should know.

Example images of mixed content warnings (in all the major browsers)

Here are a few examples of what mixed content warnings look like in the different browsers: I was looking for an example to send someone how this error looks on chrome, edge, and firefox, after I couldn’t find any examples I set out and made my own. Hopefully this helps you find and show examples […]

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Web developer using web development ide beside a open window overlooking downtown sarasota
3 Of The Best Web Development IDEs You Can Get (or Can’t Live Without)

These were the most popular IDEs of 2018 and 2019 for the speed, ease of use, and vast features. We’re going to cover these 3 crossplatform IDEs: Sublime, VSCode, and the IntelliJ offerings. Before we jump in to the final ordered list, let’s talk about what is an IDE and what makes an IDE great. […]

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5 Ways Your Website Is Costing You Money

A well designed website can be your most powerful sales tool, but did you know that a poorly designed site can actually cost you money? Let’s find out if your website gives your visitors all the feels or if it’s time to ask, “Do I need a new website?“ Here’s a Checklist of 5 Ways […]

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Does Your Business Need a Mobile App?

What is a Mobile App? A mobile application or app for short is software designed to run on mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. They provide the user with at-the-fingertip access to information and also perform functions. In this article we’ll so examples of common uses for mobile apps and how to find an […]

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How to Fix 404 Errors in WordPress

404 Page Not Found Chances are you found this article because you found an old blog post or an old link to your site and when you clicked it, instead of finding the correct page you found a 404 page not found error message. 404 page not found errors happen because you linked to an […]

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Best Ecommerce Web Design

The National Retail Federation reports expected retail sales growth between 3.8 and 4.4% in 2018. Online and non-store sales will grow between 10 and 12% and reach $2,774 billion, according to Statista. In this article we’ll explore what to consider when looking for the best ecommerce web design and see examples of award-winning ecommerce websites. […]

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3 Easy Steps to Optimize Your Images for Search Engines

Content is still a leading factor for increasing SEO. And using imagery is of equal importance alongside high-quality content. One way to incorporate content and increase your website’s SEO is to add a blog. In fact, websites with a blog have 434% more indexed pages and blog articles with images have 94% more views. Indexing […]

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VistaPrint, SquareSpace, WordPress, Wix or Hire a Professional

What is the Easiest Website Builder? So you know the importance of having an online presence and are ready to tackle getting a website of your own up and running. There are many template-based platforms out there including VistaPrint, SquareSpace, Wix, and WordPress. How do you know which is the easiest website builder for you? There […]

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Does your small business need a website? Here’s a look at the stats.

Did you know that 67% of small businesses that have a website have annual sales of $2,500,000 – $4,500,000, according to Statistic Brain Research Institute. Web design services for small businesses may be beneficial to shop owners/service providers.  In this article we’ll show you the stats of how customers use websites and how it relates […]

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How Does Voice Search Change SEO?

Voice Search SEO: What You Need to Know Voice search SEO is a hot topic. An evolution is upon us and it is changing the SEO game. Amazon is tuned in with their “Alexa Loses Her Voice” commercial, which aired during Super Bowl LII. Comscore reports that more than 50% of searches will be voice-based by […]

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