Business

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

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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

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Holiday Lulls

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

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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

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Thematic Posting?

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

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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,

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Getting online and marketing

Getting online and marketing yourself properly via the web, can be difficult if not overwhelming.  What are the first step you should take?  How much content do you start with?  What should the design, look and feel be?  These questions are the result of one good idea, the idea that you should build a web

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