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Understanding Website and Technology Costs

As a business owner, chances are you already understand the importance of having a quality website that is engaging for your consumers. However, you might nonetheless have difficulty understanding all of the technical jargon that goes along with running a website.

Costs are important to every business owner, and you want to make sure that you are getting what you pay for when it comes to your website and other technology costs. However, if you do not speak the language, how can you possibly evaluate the cost of building and maintaining a website?

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What essentials should be included with every website?

When you buy expensive items like houses, cars, and electronics, you expect certain things to be included with your purchase. Ample storage space and speed should come with a computer so that it can perform fundamental duties. Dwellings should be up to code with heating and plumbing. And new automobiles should include climate control, airbags and a quartet of tires.

What about when you purchase a new website? Just like above, you should expect specific features to come with it, especially since the internet is always adapting. At Hub & Spoke, a marketing agency and web design firm, here’s some of what you can expect. Continue Reading

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Five tips to improve your WordPress site

WordPress is sweeping the internet as the most popular content management system for websites, allowing users to easily manage and update content while having a great looking design.

This wasn’t always the case, as solutions like Drupal and Joomla once were king, but today, WordPress is the software of choice, powering over 25% of websites.

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Why WordPress rocks as a content management system

What is a content management system anyway?

Simply put, a content management system is a central interface that allows you to publish, edit, organize and delete content from your website. Content management systems (CMS) are most often used on websites that have more than one component: such as sites that offer shopping, a blog and a general news and information area.

CMS makes your life much easier when maintaining a website. While you do have to have some computer knowledge to use a CMS, you do not have to understand HTML or how to code.

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