Mobile Website Design

Happy Birthday to Google’s Mobile-First Indexing

Starting July 1, 2019, Google began indexing the mobile version of every website. This means Google began putting a major emphasis on website responsiveness. Mobile searches currently account for over half of all of the web searches on the internet. By preparing your custom website design for mobile access, it allows your site to perform well on all devices. If you don’t know if your site is mobile-friendly, you can use this test that Google provides here.

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How to Generate Positive Website Reviews and Testimonials

There’s a lot that happens in the customer’s journey before making a purchase. Many consumers do research on the company and the products before handing over their money. Reviews are a big part of any business because many customers read reviews before making any decisions about purchases or restaurants to visit, etc. Whether you have a product or a service that you’re marketing to the public, it’s important to get your previous and current customers to leave reviews about their experience. There are many ways to encourage customers to write reviews, and often, different methods work for different types of businesses.

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7 eCommerce Web Design Trends We're Seeing So Far in 2020

There is no doubt that 2020 has been an interesting year so far, to say the least, specifically due to COVID-19 and its impact on the economy as a whole. Many brick and mortar stores are going out of business due to lack of customers shopping in person but this is quite the opposite for eCommerce stores which are soaring due to the pandemic making most people, especially those most vulnerable, not want to leave their house to shop in person. Truthfully, COVID-19 has caused eCommerce stores to make more sales and profit than ever before. In fact, US & Canadian eCommerce stores have experienced a 146% growth in all online retail orders which is quite a leap.

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Epic Albumz | Fugees: The Score

Epic Albumz | Fugees: The Score

As so artfully proclaimed by our Head of Project Management previously,  the E-dreamz Epic Albumz review category is all about recognizing and sharing stories about those classic records that helped shaped us E-dreamerz into the rockstar web devs we are today. Now its time to once again go down memory lane and pick apart those good vibrations and emotions that get so easily stirred up upon rolling down the windows and cranking up the volume to The Score album from the Fugees.

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iFAQ: Tristan Perry, Senior Full-Stack Developer

Today we will be kicking off the first of many infrequently asked questions with our employees here at E-dreamz. We will start our first post with Tristan Perry, a senior full-stack developer, who has been with E-dreamz for almost 10 years. Tristan is originally from Ohio but has since then lived in Charlotte, North Carolina and now currently resides in Norfolk, Virginia with his wife Lindsey and their two dogs where he works remotely for E-dreamz full time.

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Top 6 Things to Look for When Picking a Web CMS Platform

Designing and launching a new website for your company is an important decision. There are multiple things to consider when deciding which of the many available web platforms to choose. We have gathered six relevant tips to examine before you make your final decision. From budget to ease of use and a few others, as well, read through these tips to help navigate through the realm of website platforms available.

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Frequently Asked Questions from Potential Clients for Charlotte Web Design Agency E-dreamz

As a leading Charlotte web design agency, we are contacted often by potential clients with questions on our services, processes, team, work, and more. If you are a potential client or just want to know more about how we operate, read our blog post here with some of our more common questions answered. If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact E-dreamz today and we will get back to you shortly.

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10 Common Website Design Mistakes to Avoid in 2020

When creating a website from scratch, there are SO many things that you need to do that sometimes it can get overwhelming wondering if you are meeting basic website standards or on the alternative doing things that do not make for a good website. We have come up with a list of the things that you need to know to avoid when planning and finalizing your website design. Avoid these common website mistakes to help your business stay competitive, polished, and professional online.

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How to Enrich Your Site with Structured Data

Structured data is coded in the JavaScript or HTML of your page in order to send Google information describing your page. This is a way to tell Google explicitly what it needs to know so it doesn’t have to gather clues from a jumble of code. It also classifies your page content into categories like the following: Article, Product, Recipe, Review, Event, Local Business, Job Posting, or even simply Web Page. All of these things will help your page rank better in searches.

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Top Priorities When Setting Up & Optimizing Your Google My Business Page

Chances are that you’ve heard of Google My Business or maybe you’ve already started verifying your business locations on Google and don’t know what to do next or why it’s important for your business. Having a local listing helps people in the community find you, but can also provide more information about your business that may not be on the website. Take the time to set up your local listing and make sure you’ve filled out all the information that you can. Once it's complete, continue to encourage customers to leave reviews and always keep the listed information up to date.

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3 Checkups to Improve SEO for Healthcare Providers

Keyword research for your Healthcare Practice is by far the most important step of a successful healthcare SEO strategy. From this initial phase, the blueprint for all future content planning and development will be targeted and scheduled for publication.

Finding out exactly what medical keywords are searched by potential patients is vital to being positioned in the most advantageous Search Engine Ranking Position (SERP) on the first page of Google. Therefore, exhaustive keyword research and planning done initially for doctors, dentists, hospitals, and specialized practices can either make or break your inbound lead generation and patient acquisition numbers year over year.

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COVID-19 Marketing Strategies

Forward Thinking Digital Marketing Strategies Amid COVID-19

We’re living through an important part of history, and as an online business, there’s no better opportunity than to buckle down and lean heavily into more digital marketing strategies. With people at home and more time to spare, you should be focusing on reaching them and building a relationship. Businesses that are able to use the circumstances to their advantage will be the ones thriving once this is all over.

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