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How to Add a WordPress Blog to a Non-WordPress Website

Nearly 30% of all websites are now powered by WordPress. WordPress remains the top blogging platform despite competition from other blogging tools like Ghost, Squarespace, Blogger, and others. Blogging is still very much alive and well thanks to the power of content marketing. Businesses and organizations of all kinds are using blogs to develop their authority, grow their traffic, and increase their conversions. Consequently, we…

Why Reliable Web Hosting Matters for Your Business

Your business needs reliable web hosting so that you (and your visitors) can depend on your website today (and tomorrow). Every website is hosted somewhere. Hosting is the service that gives your website a location in the Web. Every website has hosting – including yours. Minimal web hosting provides your business with server space for your website’s files. Yet hosting can also include additional features…

The Most Important Factor in Successful Business

There are many important factors that make up a successful business. Motivated employees, technology usage (hey, we can help with that), financial investment, marketing strategy, and more. Yet I think there is a single most important factor in successful business. Your committed diligence in accomplishing what you love is the most important factor in a successful business. Perhaps this principle could be broken down into…

The Mobile Trend

Online browsing habits have changed greatly over the last decade. No longer are users relying on their PCs for opening your emails, searching for your services, or purchasing your products. The majority of hours spent, search queries made, and emails opened are now from mobile devices. The smartphone trend has changed and will continue to change the Web. A slew of new smartphones are expected…

How to Create a Search Engine Optimized Company Timeline Using HTML and CSS

In this post we are going to demo how to create a search engine optimized company timeline using HTML and CSS. Company timelines are a common feature of business website about pages. Some visitors want to know where your organization has come from (and where it is going). And, let’s be honest, most businesses like to show their growth over the years. Some companies design…

Happy Holidays from Rystedt Creative: Kickstart Your Website in 2018 with These Resources

A merry Christmas and a happy New Year to all our readers! Read on for resources to help you kickstart your website in 2018. We hope you have been enjoying some much needed time with your families this holiday season. Because without a break it becomes too easy to crash and burn (like my two-year-old daughter on Christmas Eve). A new year is nearly upon…

Stock Photos are Killing Your Image (And What to Do About It)

Stock photos… To use them or not? Is that a question you’ve been considering for your brand? As a new year approaches, you may be reevaluating your content branding strategies to make a more solid impact in 2018. When it comes to your brand, there are some obvious refresh points to cover, like website design, written content and online marketing strategy. But some less obvious…