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Why UX is More Important Than Ever to Legal Websites
Every time you visit a website, you make a microsecond judgment about whether or not staying on it is worth your time. Anything and everything is a potential deterrent to keeping your attention on a webpage, including too many popup ads, intrusive chatbots, overly...
How UX Design is Changing the Landscape of the Hospitality Industry
UX design is vital to a variety of industries, and one of the most notable among them is the hospitality industry. The hospitality industry contains many businesses impacted by travel and tourism, including hotels, restaurants, and nightlife. For industries that are...
4 Essential Life Lessons I’ve Learned Through Running a Business
I could write a book about all of the new business, management, and sales skills I’ve gained in my four years of running Word of Web. But the most important things I’ve learned are more personal and more abstract than that. Here are some of the biggest life lessons running a business has taught me.
Why is UX Important for Real Estate Websites?
As technology and digital capability grow in our current digital landscape, so do users’ expectations of how a website should look, act, and function. And real estate websites, it seems, are no exception. As many real estate agencies begin to adopt new technologies to...
Why is UX Important for Startup Websites?
For new companies and startups, molding your brand into an image that consumers can trust is vital to the growth of your business. Good UX design emphasizes the user's needs, ensuring a positive experience. This positive user experience builds trust from the moment a...
2022: A Year In Review
Another year is in the books for Word of Web! It’s hard to believe how much has happened in 2022, so I wanted to take a moment to press ‘pause’ and reflect on all of the great work our team has done over these past 12 months.
Why Is UX Important For Manufacturing Websites?
While it certainly may not be the first thing you think of when you think of the manufacturing industry, good UX design plays a pivotal role in the efficiency and productivity of the entire industry—specifically in website design. Good UX design removes sources of...
Word of Web Has Been Named a 2022 Best of South Carolina Award Winner by UpCity!
We are thrilled to announce that Word of Web has been selected as a top 50 B2B provider in South Carolina.
Word of Web is a Leading Women-Owned Business on Clutch
We are thrilled to announce that Word of Web has been listed as a top women-owned business and one of Clutch’s leading agencies in the web design industry.
Why is UX Design Important For E-commerce Websites?
Have you ever been in a hurry but just couldn’t make it to that “Purchase Complete” screen on your phone? Have you ever searched for 5 minutes only to never find the promo code box to enter that 50% off coupon? Or even worse, have you had a cart full of items fail to...
Are You Disagreeing with Your Clients Enough?
If you’ve ever worked in sales, you’ve probably heard the old adage, “The client is always right.” In my experience, the phrase is typically used to encourage employees to prioritize customer satisfaction above all else. The general idea is: you should treat customers...
Why is UX Design Important?
If you’ve ever stood in front of a door hopelessly pulling the handle to no avail, only to find that you should’ve been trying to push it open the entire time, you’ve experienced firsthand how a bad design can make you feel. The same thing rings true with a website...
Business Soul-Searching: 5 Big Changes for Word of Web’s Future
When I first started Word of Web back in 2019, I never dreamed I would be writing this blog three years later. I was just having fun making simple Wix websites for friends and family in my spare time. I never imagined that my casual side hustle would grow into an...
Penn Gaines, CEO and Co-Founder of Payfluence, is Taking the Hard Work Out of Managing the Workplace
We sat down with Payfluence CEO Penn Gaines to discuss startup life, learning how to think, and how the secret to success might just lie in team culture.
Sarah Waylett, Dreamgarten Founder, is Empowering People to Navigate a New Way of Working
We had the chance to dance and chat with Sarah Waylett of Dreamgarten to learn more about her unique approach to helping people and teams show up more fully in every moment.
7 Tips That Will Drastically Improve Your Website’s User Experience
If you want to build an effective business website, you need to invest in your UX. Let us teach you the basics.
Eva Magill-Oliver, Artist and Designer, Is Going Beyond the Gallery & Embracing a New Era of Art
Creative powerhouse Eva Magill-Oliver discusses her passions, the evolution of art, and how a little brand named Nike serendipitously discovered her work.
Ben Cure, Founder of CURE Fitness, is Putting a Personal Touch Back in Personal Training
Personal trainer Ben Cure discusses his journey starting a fitness business through a pandemic — and how his rise to social media stardom has allowed him to make the world a healthier place.
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