Why Your Website Hosting Provider Matters

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At some point during a website project with Website Muscle, we’ll inevitably discuss website hosting with you. That’s because you can’t launch a website without it being hosted somewhere. If your gut reaction is to go with the cheapest option, you’re not alone; after all, you’ve just spent a good deal of money on a […]

What’s a Wireframe?

What's a wireframe?

At the start of every web design project with Website Muscle, you’ll hear us refer to the wireframe. But you may not be 100% certain what a wireframe is. (Don’t worry – you’re not alone!) Or perhaps what we call a wireframe could be different than what you were expecting or have previous experience with. […]

Is Your Website ADA Compliant (and Does it Need to Be)?

Is your website ADA compliant?

We’re sure you’re aware that Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires brick-and-mortar establishments (“places of public accommodation”) to remove any “access barriers” that would prevent individuals with disabilities from accessing their goods or services. Most likely you, as a business owner, have gotten wind of the onslaught of recent lawsuits against […]

Top 10 Must-Dos for Good Blog Posts Bonus: Videos

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Videos actually have a higher chance of ranking on the first page of Google keyword results for videos than text pages. Also, more people prefer to watch videos nowadays. Video watchers are more serious buyers, responsible for more page views on a website, spend more time on websites, and complete more conversions.

Top 10 Must-Dos for Good Blog Posts #10: Call to Action

Your reader just finished reading or scanning your amazing blog post. What do they do now? Your call to action, or CTA for short, that answers the question: What do I do next? (Don’t ever assume that the reader knows what you want them to do.)

Top 10 Must-Dos for Good Blog Posts #9: Categories and Tags

If you have done any blogging, you know that categories and tags are useful for segmenting blog post content based on subject matter, theme, or keywords. The main purpose of categories and tags is to organize the content so that it’s easy to access for our readers.

Top 10 Must-Dos for Good Blog Posts #8: Links

There are two types of links: external links and internal links. External links are when you link to someone else’s website, another article, another post, etc. Internal links are links to other pages on your website and are highly recommended for blogs.

Top 10 Must-Dos for Good Blog Posts #7: Focus Keywords

Your focus keywords are the terms and phrases that you want your post to rank for in search engines like Google. Remember, keywords are still important for SEO. They don’t carry the weight that they once used to, but they are still super critical to optimizing your blog post for Google rankings.