Website Design

Musings and thoughts on what it takes to make Websites “just work.”

Our Favorite WordPress Plugins

Love WordPress as much as we do? Check out our jumbo list of must-have and productivity plugins for WordPress!

magento ecommerce

Magento for eCommerce—Features, Pros and Cons to the Magento Platform

Magento reigns king of eCommerce within its niche of highly customizable sites—just be sure you work with a high-quality developer (you’ll need one!)

Selling on Etsy – is it the Right Platform for Your Brand?

Selling on Etsy may or may not be the best solution for selling your products online. Are your products handmade, vintage, or crafting tools? They better be!

WordPress eCommerce: Why Use Woocommerce for an Online Store

The Wordpress eCommerce solution, Woocommerce, is a great option for an online store. Learn about the reasons it may or may not be good for your business.

eCommerce Tips: What to Know Before Starting an Online Store

Should you expand your business and sell products online? Learn more about the details of starting an eCommerce business before making a decision.

Small Business Website Tips to Help Optimize and Convert Your Visitors

Understand how to optimize your small business website with these 5 low cost and easy to implement tips for both on, and off, your website.

2015 MarCom Awards: Phases Design Studio Awarded Gold

We’re please to announce that our work for decorative-urns.com was awarded a Gold in the 2015 MarCom competition!

The Business Owner’s Guide to Website Design Terminology

Website design jargon explained! Be in the know with these website design terms and web design terminology that every business owner should know.

Keeping Your WordPress Site Safe and Secure

When it comes to your WordPress site’s security, you have three best friends: updating, backing up, and running malware checks.

How to Choose a “Web Designer”

Choosing the right design and development team is key to building a website that will be an asset to your business. Learn how to hire the right team, and what critical questions to ask before hiring a web designer to build or redesign your website.