I could’ve had a VA

How a VA Got Me Through My Biggest Launch Whenever I hear someone use the term “VA” it reminds me of that commercial, “I could’ve had a V8”.  I guess I’ve always been tuned in to advertisements and commercials! You may know that I just recently had my first big online launch for our BYO…

Is My Website Legally Protected?

My Website Was Legally Exposed I’ve been building websites for years. But I’m going to admit something: there was a BIG piece that I was missing and the ramifications are HUGE. I didn’t know that legally, you need to have certain provisions on your website. It wasn’t until I connected with our guest blogger, Attorney…

Snap, Crackle, Pop

Pop-ups. Love ’em or hate ’em. But they’re effective marketing tools for many business owners (including MavroCreative!) as long as they’re used the proper way. Pop-Up Basics What do we mean by a pop-up? You’ve probably been on a site, cruising along, when suddenly something appears on your screen. That’s a pop-up, or otherwise known to marketers…

What the Font?

All About Fonts Fonts! They can really add personality and flair to your design, but knowing how to pair fonts (and when to use them sparingly) takes a little bit of design know-how. There are some hard and fast design “rules” but there’s also room for your own intuition and style when deciding which fonts…

Bugs and malware and hackers…oh my!

When we mention the word “maintenance” to our website clients, 99% of the time they think we are only referring to content or text updates to their website. And while regular content updates are important (especially for keeping your site fresh and search engine optimized) the most important reason for maintaining your site is for security…

Welcome, Molly!

We have been really busy over at MavroCreative, which is awesome! Thank you all for your referrals and for your confidence in us. I have always emphasized the importance of customer service and pride myself on being responsive to each and every one of my clients. So when I found that things were getting a little…

What’s all the fuss about WordPress?

At MavroCreative, we use WordPress to develop all of our websites. You may think that WordPress is just for bloggers. Actually, 35% of all of the websites on the internet today are built on the WordPress platform. Surprising, right? Want to learn more? We put together this brief video that explains the benefits of using…

Get Social with a Great Profile Pic

There isn’t a business on the planet that couldn’t benefit from being on some sort of social media platform. And for most (but not all!) companies, that usually means having a Facebook page, Twitter page, and depending on the business type, a LinkedIn page and Pinterest page. (There are other platforms out there, but for…

You like me. But will you work with me?

“You like me. You really like me.” Ahh…Sally Field. That quote will forever be ingrained in our memories. And not since that epic Oscar acceptance speech almost 30 years ago has the word “like” been as popular as it is today. “How many likes did I get on that post?” “How many people like my…

Easy Ways to Edit Images and Graphics

In our last blog post we talked about the importance of resizing your logo or image for your profile pics on popular social media sites. In this post, we will give you some tips on how to actually edit your images and make them web-friendly. These same tips will also work if you have pictures…

What’s the plan, Stan?

I just like saying that because my husband’s name is Stan! But seriously, if you have a company Facebook page or Twitter profile or Pinterest page or (fill in the blank with the latest and greatest social media channel) without asking yourself why you set it up in the first place, you are most likely…

Customer Service Part Two: Regaining Trust

I realize that I just posted about the importance of customer service but after what I experienced yesterday, I deemed it worthy to write about it once again. Customer service and how you handle a mistake is every bit a part of marketing as your printed collateral and website. “mea cul·pa: noun \ˌmā-ə-ˈku̇l-pə, ˌmā-ä-, -ˈku̇l-(ˌ)pä\…