Website Pricing B.S.

Posted by on Nov 16, 2016 in Blog

Website Pricing B.S.

Another in our “Fact Check” series fighting web development disinformation… This week’s “villain” is Victor Thomas of ThomasDigital.com, for writing “Website Pricing Guide” – a disinformation article apparently intended to fool you into thinking you have to pay thousands of dollars to get a good website for your small business.  I couldn’t find Victor’s name anywhere on his website, I had to check...

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Keywords for Your Website

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Blog

Planning Keywords for Your SEO Several years ago, Google claimed they stopped using the keywords meta tag as a metric for their search algorithm. But the Google algorithm is a bit like the McDonald’s “secret sauce”, nobody knows for sure just how much, if any, those keywords count for rankings.  Besides, not all search engines claim to have stopped using keywords, so it certainly doesn’t hurt to put them in there, you’ve got to use keywords...

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Theme vs Custom Design

Posted by on Nov 14, 2016 in Blog

Theme vs Custom Design

re: Website Magazine, “Benefits of Using WordPress Themes in Place of a Custom Web Design“, by Milan Jovanovic Continuing our fight against misinformation… Milan starts off with a good premise, that templates don’t have to look like everyone else’s designs, but then he goes astray by spreading misinformation about “premium themes”… The great thing about premium themes is that you will be guaranteed that you will be the only...

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Canadian B.S.

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in Blog

Canadian B.S.

Rob Gravelle, a well-known Canadian web developer / blogger, is trying to persuade you to hire him rather than using a Content Management System (CMS) like WordPress or Joomla. Gravelle’s gross load of misinformation was packed into an article full of unfair criticism of Open CMS shamefully published on HTMLGOODIES.COM Gravelle claims that content management systems that let any idiot build a website, come with too many negatives and the better solution is to employ him to...

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