A domain name is the URL that represents your website. Your .com, .net, .org, .whatever. It’s usually the first thing you pick before you even come up with a web design. Shopping for a domain name is fun, but also, slightly overwhelming. There are so many options, how do you know which to pick? Which …Read More
WordPress Themes, vs. Custom WordPress Themes
Custom templates are built by WordPress Developers like me. A custom template is a WordPress Theme built specifically to your needs. These templates are created based off several identifying factors. Such as, brand/identity, content strategy, layout, functionality, workflow and application integration.Read More
Web Hosting and How It Works
Weather you have an existing website or not, hosting is confusing! There are so many options, so many different types of services and add-ons. How do you know which plan is best for you? In this article, I will explain the differences of most major hosting packages and their services providers. I will mainly focus …Read More
Content Strategy and Execution
Content Strategy is described as the process of developing consistent and clearly defined marketing collateral that viewers automatically understand, relate too and are recognize on a regular basis. If you consider the brands you know and love, one thing is true about them all. Big brands are top of mind, always visible and easy to …Read More
What should I build my website with?
Wix, SquareSpace, Weebly, WordPress; These are all common solutions when it comes to building a website. What makes one better than the other, and which is best for you? If you’ve ever been in the market for a new website, or currently are, it’s likely you’ve looked into the above-mentioned options. Each of these options …Read More
What is web hosting and why do I need it?
A web host is a business that manages all the services needed to display your website online. At it’s core, they are the property managers of your website. The hosts’ have sophisticated computers called servers that have a varying degree of software and hardware to perform tasks specific to your websites needs. For your website …Read More
Let’s face it, unless your business is a retail store, selling the latest and greatest for the holiday season, your business has likely slowed down over this period. It is amazing to me, that people will take three months off, for three days of the year. Don’t be these people. Take action, setup campaigns, and …Read More
Engagement Over Traffic
I have built websites that can drive a ton of traffic to their landing pages. I have also built websites that generate very little traffic. The same website that generates excessive amounts of traffic could have the same to less engagement as the site that generates very little traffic? Why is this? Today I want …Read More
You ever get stuck trying to figure out what to blog or post about? I use the term thematic posting. Basically, theme it out. There are seven days to a week. I’m sure you’ve seen online the “Throw Back Thursday” or “Flex Friday”. These are theme days for posting. Be it you’re writing full blown …Read More
Web Designer, Web Developer, What’s The Difference?
I’m often asked this question. “So you’re a web designer?”… Not exactly. I am a developer. As Chris Orta Web Development, I am a marketing team. I have resources that help me in accomplishing any task that’s tossed my way. So design? Sure, I can design your website, I’ve got a team for that. Really, …Read More