You know you need a website. Now the question is: Do you do it yourself or do you pay someone else to do it for you?

First, let’s get one thing straight: your website is potentially the first impression you are leaving on prospective customers. Sure, you can Groupon your way through a web design course or you can build a website using one of the many DIY solutions out there (like Wix.com). You could even hire the kid next door to slap together a site for you in exchange for some pizza.

In the end, what you invest in your website is going to show to your customers, either in user experience, design or in reliability. Here are some things to consider when deciding between hiring a professional or doing it yourself:

Written by:  |  April 28, 2015

Thriving business? Check. Marketing Plan? Check. Website? Uhhh.

Websites are not ZZ plants – you can quickly and easily kill them with even the best intentions. If your business has committed any of these site-killing offenses, it is not too late to salvage your online identity.

Written by:  |  April 23, 2015

It is quite the buzzword lately, and you either “have it” or you don’t. Not having it can be detrimental to your online presence and nullify any investments you put into your website.

Yes, we speak of Search Engine Optimization, commonly referred to as SEO.

SEO is the practice of making your website appear the most relevant to folks looking to find you online. There are many tips and tricks to boost your website’s rankings on Google and other search engines, and SEO companies make a pretty penny selling their magic beans to unsuspecting businesses just looking to get to the top of those page rankings.

The good news? SEO is relatively simple, and Cube Creative can set you up with a well-designed and well-optimized website. The bad news? Google is stepping up its game.

Written by:  |  April 15, 2015