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The 3-Step Framework for Building Your Website the easy way!

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The 3-Step Framework for Building Your Website the easy way!

5 Things We Do

5 Things We Do When We Start a Website

If you’re just starting your website design project, or if you already have a site and want to know if the basics are in place, this post is for you! From saving your links from your current site to making your pages optimized for search engines while you build them, we’ve got you covered! Here … Read more

FB Algorithm

4-Step Marketing Plan Navigates Facebook Algorithm

In this week’s blog post, our special guest, Salome Schillack, talks all about the algorithm changes that Facebook recently announced. Salome was also my special guest on a recent Facebook Live where she talked all about it! Watch it here! Enjoy! ———————- 4-Step Marketing Plan Navigates Facebook Algorithm Don’t freak out. Yes, Facebook has announced … Read more

Website Images

Can you use that image?

Right-Click-Save-As May Cost You Money Here’s the scenario: You need a picture of a flower to use on your website. So you go to Google, type in “Hydrangeas”, find a picture that’s perfect, You “right-click-save-as” and download that beautiful picture to your computer and use it on your website (or e-newsletter or other online publication). … Read more

Go Live or Go Home (1)

Go live or go home!

Why you NEED to be using Facebook Live to market your business. Facebook live isn’t new. Well, at least in terms of tech-time. It began in August 2015 and by April 2016 all Facebook users had the ability to go live from their Facebook accounts. Since that time, using live video streams has literally exploded. … Read more

Don't Forget the Footer

Show the Footer Some Love

Show The Footer Some Love! We always concentrate so much on the homepage of our website and how pretty it looks and if it has information on it that people want and need. But how often do we pay attention to what we put in the footer of our website? Increasingly the footer is becoming … Read more

no place like home page

There’s No Place Like Your Homepage

What Makes a Great Homepage? “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” It’s so true when it comes to your website. In today’s technology-driven world, we all want information instantly and if we don’t find what we’re looking for the second we land on a site, we move on to the … Read more

Best Plugins

Must have plugins for your WordPress site

“Donna, which plugin should I use for [a calendar], [social media icons], [backing up my site], [other]….” We get this question a lot at MavroCreative. When there are literally thousands of plugins to choose from, it’s hard to figure out which ones you should use for your website. In this blog post, I’m listing some … Read more

VA Blog Post

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 … Read more

301 Redirect

How to Avoid the Dreaded “OOPS – Page Not Found”!

301 Redirect Those Babies! Have you ever moved from one house to another? If so, what did you do with your mail? Did you let it pile up at your old address? I didn’t think so! Instead, you told the trusty USPS to forward your mail to your new address! But I’ll bet you didn’t … Read more

How to Install the Facebook Pixel

Have a Facebook page and a website? You need the Facebook pixel!

I’ll be the first to admit this:  Eight months ago, I had NO CLUE what a Facebook pixel was. And quite honestly, I didn’t know why I should care! It wasn’t until a client asked me to install it on her website that I learned how invaluable it is and how you MUST have it … Read more

Web Designer or DIY

Should you hire a web designer or DIY?

You’ve just started your business and can’t wait to get it up and running. One of the first things people tell you is, “You need a website!” And while a website is a vital part of most businesses, you have a choice to make: either DIY (do it yourself) or hire someone to build it … Read more

SSL Certificates

What’s the Dirt on the (SSL) Cert?

Updated January 2019: We covered the topic of what to do in a recent Facebook Live and we walk you through each of the steps. Watch it here: I love writing blog posts about fun things. Like how to use great photos on your site or what makes a homepage stand out. What I don’t … Read more

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