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What is your Content Marketing Plan?

Content Marketing Plan What is a content marketing plan?  Many feel that it is the process of getting your blog, web site, product, and/or service to your target audience.  We use the know, like, and trust method (KLT).  But how do we use the...

How to use Call To Action (CTA) Elements?

How to use Call To Action (CTA) Elements? What is a call to action element?  And why should you need to know about call to action elements?  According to google, a "Call To Action  is a marketing term used extensively in advertising and...

WordCamp US

WordCamp US The countdown has begun...2 weeks and hopefully I am in Nashville for WordCamp US. So what all the fuss about WordCamp One of the interesting things about being a web designer agency owner, using WordPress, is life can get really...

Breaks are Important

Breaks are Important Last week, I meet with a fellow web designer  and we discuss each other's work flow, design process and breaks.  Taking or not taking breaks became the center of our discussion.  She did not take any breaks during the day....

Happy Thanksgiving 2018

Happy Thanksgiving from JDS WebDesign May your day be filled with family, food, football, laughter, and some type of service for your fellow man.  Let's keep this blogging thing going on until my brain gets tired or pencil breaks.  ...

Dilemma

Dilemma Not because this is Thanksgiving Eve, but it is story time.  And do we have a story to tell...wonder how many would have responded.  We are going to link a short survey.  It is not mandatory, so no need to stress. My dilemma story A...

Staying Focus

Staying Focus Staying focus as I navigate through Monday, November 19th.  I am going to give you a blow by blow of my life as a web designer on Monday, which is my busiest day.  Working as a web designer and brand developer, my Mondays can be...

Podcast

My Podcast One of the most important elements of creating a brand is the ability to continue to grow.  Several years ago, I would check out Expresso Monday by 1st WebDesigner on youtube. It became a ritual.  The podcast was about how to become...

Let’s Encrypt – Plugin of the Week

It is plugin Friday, and today I am featuring "Let's Encrypt" a free secure sockets layer (SSL). So what does ssl really mean?  The layman term is your url will have an "s" included (https://www.yourdomain.com) or you see the word "secured" to the left of your url....