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

Free Workshop!

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

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Five Tips for Getting the Best Photos for Your Website

One of the first questions I ask when starting a new website design project for a client is, “Do you have photos for your site?” The good new is that  you don’t need a great camera to take awesome pictures for your site. You just need the right photography tips to make sure that the … Read more

Moving WordPress.com to WordPress.org

Moving from WordPress.com to WordPress.org – The Easy Way!

  Like so many of our posts, the idea for this week’s blog post comes from a client. She had built her website on WordPress.com and quickly realized the limitations she had when it came to adding new features to her website. So she decided to move her site over to the self-hosted version of … Read more

Legally Protect Your Website

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 … Read more

7 Things to Think About

7 Things You Need to Know Before Starting a Web Design Project

What’s the Plan, Stan? The fun part of designing a website is dreaming up ideas on what it can look like. For me, it’s kind of like when I decide to decorate a room – ripping pages out of magazines for inspiration, getting paint swatches and taping them to the wall, and cruising the aisles of my … Read more

Good Design Needs Repetition

Good Design Needs Repetition

I’m sorry….can you repeat that? Pretty much every member of my immediate family has a terrible habit of telling the same stories over and over. It used to be something I saw in my parents; I’d kind of roll my eyes and chuckle as the same stories seemed to come up time and time again. … Read more

Snap, Crackle, Pop

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 … Read more

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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 … Read more

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Friends don’t let friends Yahoo.

What’s In a Name? Before I begin, raise your hand if your business email address has @yahoo.com, @hotmail.com, or even worse, @aol.com. Okay, for those of you with your hands raised high, I’m not judging you (really, I’m not!). But you need to get rid of it. Like, right now! With the bevy of email … Read more

What makes for good design

Good Design Needs Contrast

Good Design Needs Contrast “I have no idea what makes a good design,” is something that I hear often. “I just don’t have an eye for it.” But, this isn’t true and I’ll show you why! Even if you aren’t sure what principles make a strong design, you can probably spot a great one from … Read more

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Productivity Tips: Behind the Scenes with MavroCreative

Let’s Get Productive At MavroCreative, it’s not uncommon for us to be juggling several different website and graphic design projects simultaneously. And while Molly and I like to think that we have insane superpowers, there’s only so much that we can keep organized in our heads before things get crazy. That’s why we love to … Read more

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All About SEO

All About SEO Let’s face it. You just spent time and money building your site and you want your customers to be able to find you. One of the first things that are clients will ask us when we have completed their website is, “How can I be found on Google?” The term for that … Read more

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How to Choose the Right Theme for Your Website

Let’s face it: when it comes to choosing a WordPress theme, the task can seem overwhelming. So much so that you can get “analysis paralysis” when trying to find the perfect theme for your website project. You know you need a website for your business but you don’t have the time to sort through the … Read more

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