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Why A B2B Website Should Cost $10,000+

By Hunter Nelson | November 2, 2021

In today’s post, I want to break down a common misalignment between B2B website purchasers and agencies when it comes to website development. Website pricing, like all goods and services, is driven by supply and demand. Website supply is somewhat flooded with drag and drop website builders and DIY options on platforms like Wix and…

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The 5 Second Test For PPC Landing Pages

By Hunter Nelson | August 11, 2021

I’ve been having a lot of conversations recently about optimizing websites for lead generation and explaining a concept called the 5 second test. The 5 second test is a design usability test that aims to help usability testers evaluate and prove the effectiveness of user experiences designs. The idea is that you show someone a…

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Why You Should Keep Your SaaS Installed On A Subdomain

By Hunter Nelson | March 29, 2021

More than a few SaaS founders start out with a technical background, looking to parlay their coding skills into a product and build a business off it. Their surplus of coding ability and lack of practical business sense can sometimes lure them into a trap though, and that trap is attaching their marketing website to…

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Essential Design Considerations For A WordPress Website

By Hunter Nelson | September 22, 2020

Building a high performing WordPress site for your business is a bit more involved than many understand. On one hand it’s relatively easy to get started with, but on the other, it’s a complex piece of installed software that has been in development by a large open source community for more than 15 years. I’ve…

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3 Essential Deployment Environments For Your WordPress Marketing Website

By Hunter Nelson | September 4, 2020

When starting with a new client on their website, one issue I frequently encounter is the lack of deployment environments. Often times there is only one consumer facing website instance deployed as a production environment. Many times there is no system of formal backups in place and these conditions serve as a recipe for disaster…

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Combat Contact Form Spam

By Hunter Nelson | October 4, 2019

There’s nothing more frustrating than opening up your email in the morning and seeing a new contact form submission has come in off your website and realizing its just another spammer sending you a pitch. Spam, especially in the United States, has become a serious problem. You’re literally being targeted by the entire world! It…

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WordPress Architecture For Beginners

By Hunter Nelson | April 21, 2019

I recently gave a talk at the WP Jax Meetup group on the WordPress Architecture for Beginners. This is a group I’ve been going to for about 9 months and have helped many people with WordPress related questions. Throughout that time I’ve noticed a ton of people tend to get really overwhelmed by files and…

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Site Speed as a Competitive Advantage

By Hunter Nelson | February 18, 2019

Site speed is becoming a critical factor in the success of a marketing website. It has become the most important ranking factor for SEO, is strongly correlated to bounce rate, and is one of the most important user experience factors on mobile devices. If you want to reduce your bounce rates, increase engagement with the…