Blog Archives

Want to Save Time and Money on your Company Website?

SweeetrepeeetSave Time and Money on your Website!

Whenever I am approached for a website design project, I almost always hear “I want to you to develop my site, but I want to maintain it myself. Can I do that?”

Well, the answer is “yes!”

Sweeet Repeeet Consignment asked me that question, and here is their newly redesigned website.

We offer a website that is user-friendly, easy to update, and doesn’t require the need to understand html code. There is no need to be a programmer or highly technical. Once your site is developed, you can make simple updates, add weekly specials, insert blog posts and more. You don’t have to wait on your developer’s availability, and you don’t have to pay for minor changes. You will save time and money.

Want to promote this week’s special? Need this update NOW?

The answer is WordPress.

WordPress offers a variety of themes to accommodate the purpose of your website whether it is strictly a blog site, totally informational, requires a gallery of photos or a portfolio, or includes eCommerce. WordPress develops the code behind the scenes, and what you end up with is a clean, responsive site that is legible on all platforms including your smartphone, tablet and your laptop.

Website Backup and Recovery

Another “must” for your site is the ability to back up the files and MORE important, the ability to recover your site quickly if it goes down.With every website Designer Mouse designs, we set up a back up and recovery system as part of the project.  You will be able to manually backup your files or schedule backups to occur automatically. And recovery is as simple as the push of a button. Having a backup of your website provides the peace of mind we all need to make sure our sites are running at all times!

Want to maintain your site?

Designer Mouse offers “WordPress Training 101.” Once we develop your site, we will set up usernames and passwords for your staff that should have access to the files. We will go through the website to show you how to maintain it, update it, and back it up. And here’s the best part: when you make a revision to your site, you can preview it before it goes “live.” No surprises.

Focus on your business!

Now I know you need to focus on your core business. That is where your time must be spent rather than figuring out how to build a website. Hire a professional for this task.

Have more questions? Complete the Contact Form on this website and request a complimentary consultation for your website needs.  Whether it is a redesign of an existing site or the development of something brand new, get in touch and let’s see how we can improve your online presence.

 




Website Design

21403390I Did it All by Myself!

Parents of young children are constantly teaching them how to accomplish the simple tasks on their own…Wouldn’t it be embarrassing if you still had to tie your 35-year old’s shoes? Scary thought, huh!

Seriously, when children are able to accomplish something by themselves, there is such a sense of pride, accomplishment and control. This doesn’t end when we become adults. We all want to control our situations and feel that sense of accomplishment.

What do you want to do “all by yourself?”   How about maintaining your site following website design?

When it comes to creating a website, what I often hear is “I need you to develop my website design, but I want the ability to maintain it.” No one wants to be at the mercy of an outside resource that may not be available for a week or two. If they have an event coming up or a special sale, the information needs to be online NOW! If an address changes or “years in business” needs to be updated, they don’t want to pay for this minor revision.

Designer Mouse offers website design and development utilizing WordPress, a very user-friendly application. In addition to the website build, we set up client access to your website and provide “Website Maintenance 101” so you can keep your site current.

When something more involved comes up, we are here to help.

Would you like to add a slide show? A video?
Do you have an image that needs a bit of editing? Color correction?
Do you want to capture contact information of your viewers?website design
Want access to Google Analytics?
How about Search Engine Optimization?

Keep Designer Mouse in mind for the initial website design and more involved updates. For the simple stuff, we will have you trained to maintain your site; and the best part is that you will have the sense of accomplishment, control of a quick turnaround, and savings.

Plus, you get to say….“I did it all by myself!”