5 Reasons To Outsource Your Website Design

5 Reasons To Outsource Your Website Design - Raxxar Digital Marketing

Whether you are a small business owner with a single website or an agency owner that oversees hundreds of sites, outsourcing website design and development can make your life less stressful and enable you to focus more on scaling your brand and building your business. Here are the top 5 reasons you should offload your website:

#1 – Trust The Pros

When you hire a professional web design team, you are getting years of experience in web development, design, content, and graphic design all at once. Most professional outfits will have a multi-person team with varying educational backgrounds and experiences in the tech world. In addition they have likely tried a variety of tools, platforms, plugins, and more and know which ones work and which ones are a waste.

When shopping for a website design firm, make sure to ask about their team and experience. Some companies will focus on a specific niche, while others will work with a variety of clients. Every business has different needs and there is no one-size-fits-all marketing firm. Don’t be afraid to ask other business owners in your industry for recommendations.

#2 – Save Time (And Maybe Some $$$ Too!)

Website design and digital marketing firms can save you a ton of time because they have the process down to a T. Creating a web design from scratch, or even using sites like Wix and Squarespace can takes hours and hours to make even the most basic site, and in the end you have a site that looks like it came from a template. But companies who do this every day can crank out a customized site in significantly less time because they’ve done it so much. They know what the best platforms and plugins are and often have templates already created that a do-it-yourselfer wouldn’t have. This will save you a ton or time and money that you would likely spend testing out a variety of different plugins and analytics tools.

#3 – Your Time Is Better Spent Elsewhere

Let’s face it, you have better things to do than learn how to write code and creating catchy web designs. You should be out there promoting your business! There’s a reason you didn’t start a web design business: you’re better at something else. Offloading the hassle of building a website can enable you to spend more time building your business, which means more money in your pocket.

#4 – Access To Better Tools & Resources

There are countless tools and softwares out there that can make web design easier, but they can be expensive and take hours to learn. When you hire a professional web design team, you have access to a variety of tools and plugins as well as a team that has extensive training and experience with those tools. You could spend countless hours and tons of your hard-earned money testing out a whole slew of analytics tools, plugins, and content writing services and still end up unimpressed and back to square one. When you hire a professional website service, you will get access to the best tools and resources out there without having to go through a grueling trial and error process.

#5 – Experienced Support During & After Launch

When you create your own website, you are left with all of the upkeep and troubleshooting. When you outsource your site, many developers will also offer support and troubleshooting after the launch. Sometimes that help is even included in the price! You don’t need anymore stress in your life, let someone else handle those things.

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If you want to save time and be amazed with a stunning new website by trusting Raxxar with your professional web design needs, give us a call at (337) 347-6011 or fill out our contact form here.

How to Spot a Social Media ‘Guru’ [COMIC]

How to Spot a Social Media ‘Guru’ [COMIC]

This comic strip pokes fun at those who consider themselves above the cut when it comes to social media outlets such as Facebook and Twitter.

Some people spend some much time on social media websites that they think they are above everybody else on these websites.  They then try to dispense advice to others and think they are better than others.

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How to Spot a Social Media ‘Guru’ [COMIC]

Working Remotely: Do You Trust Your Employees To Do So?

Working Remotely: Do You Trust Your Employees To Do So?

Working remotely… it’s all a matter of trust. Allowing employees to work at home is becoming a more popular workplace option these days. There are many ways to make a remote workplace office work.

Managers must first maintain to employees working remotely is a privilege. Managers can (and should) test the efficiency of their remote office workers.

They can monitor employees by seeing how available they are during office hours. They can test to see if their employees are actually working remotely by monitoring email response time, participation in Instant Messaging and attendance at virtual meetings.

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Working Remotely: Do You Trust Your Employees To Do So?

77% Of Mobile Searches Happen At Home Or Work

77% Of Mobile Searches Happen At Home Or Work

A recent study conducted by Google and Nielsen conducted a study which surveyed 426 consumers via a smartphone app.  This app was used to track their web search activity over a two week period.

One statistic included in the study was the locations where searches were made and how search activity was affected by the location of the participants.

It was found that 77% of mobile searches happen at home or at work.  What percent of conversions do you think happen within an hour of the mobile search being made?  Did it have any effect on B2B searches?

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77% of Mobile Searches Happen at Home or Work [Study] – Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

10 Rules Of Mobile Etiquette For Small Businesses

10 Rules Of Mobile Etiquette For Small Businesses

Judi Hembrough from the Plantronics Corporation has created a list of “10 Rules of Mobile Etiquette for Small Businesses”.  These are very important practices for all business owners to implement.

Do you follow her first three rules?

1.  Move 10 feet away if you must take a call.

2.  Avoid checking that smart phone in meetings?

3.  Return calls within 24 hours.

You won’t want to miss the next seven, which are listed in the article below.

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10 Rules of Mobile Etiquette for Small Businesses