Choose the best type of website for your business

Choose the best type of website for your business Websites are incredibly powerful tools that, when combined with the right strategy, can transform your business. The trick is to make the right choices when it comes to branding, content and functionality. However, unless you’re a web expert, that’s often easier said than done. So, just…

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Why use WordPress for your high end business website?

WordPress isn’t just for your teenager’s angsty fashion blog. Big businesses around the world depend on this popular web platform to power high end websites like Microsoft News, Vogue India, Bloomberg Professional, Toyota Brazil and Canada.com. Chances are, many of the websites that you visit regularly are also built in WordPress. So, what makes it…

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Why Web Developers Won't Touch Wix

Why Web Developers Won’t Touch Wix And why professional websites don’t use it Lots of people love Wix. It hearkens back to happy childhood memories of playing with Lego or Barbie sets, bringing your imaginary scenes to life with all of the provided pieces. As long you were happy with the pieces that you had,…

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My WordPress Site Has Disappeared!

Whether it’s yours or a client’s, having a WordPress site go offline can raise your heart rate to epic levels. It’s not fun to have a call from a panicky client or lose all your hard work on your own site. Here are a few common reasons that WordPress sites go offline and how to…

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It's our 10th anniversary doing business!

On May 1, 2005, Sound Web Solutions went into business as a limited liability company.  It started as a family business designing websites for non-profits and small businesses.  Now, 10  years later, SWS is a growing company with an eight member web team designing websites for larger companies such as Enstar and native corporations such…

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5 Add-ons to power up your online store in WooCommerce

Power up your online store One of the most popular WordPress shop tools, WooCommerce offers lots of great add-ons to its core online store functionality. These affordable extensions can build trust, streamline the purchasing process and automate marketing. If you use WooCommerce and your goal is to increase online sales (who doesn’t want this?), then these five tools can…

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Walker Mallott for Alaska, 2014

  Project Background We have had the honor of providing Bill Walker with web services for many different projects over the years. For his 2014 campaign for Alaska Governor, we refit our previous campaign website to meet the needs of an incredibly dynamic 2014 campaign season. From shifting parties, to partnering with Mallott as a running mate, we worked closely…

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WordPress SEO: Urgent Security Vulnerability

Urgent Security Vulnerability WordPress SEO An urgent security warning has just been issued for Yoast’s WordPress SEO plugin, which has a vulnerability that allows hackers to inject nasty stuff into your WordPress website’s database. If your site has SEO, then you’re probably using Yoast’s fantastic tool.  The good news is that a fix has already been issued  and all…

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Maximize your website with analytics

Do you know how many customers your website is bringing in? How about current clients, are they using the website tools you built for them? Is your website doing everything it can possibly do to help your business? If you’re unsure of the answers to any of these questions, then your business could benefit from…

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