Author Archives: Jill Anderson

Give me your best number…

I love recapping a year in numbers. There’s something about fitting a whole year into a neat little blog post that makes me feel like anything is possible. In my latest post, I shared my favorite numbers from 2014. Here are some of them: responsive websites designed + developed – 30 conferences attended – 3 (WordCamp, Web...

How to Make Your Web Site 2015-Ready

A little simplicity, clarity and space to breathe seem like great ways to approach a new year, don’t they? They’re also super-relevant ways to approach web design that looks like it belongs in this century. In my latest blog post, I share 6 website updates I’m personally making to get my website 2015-ready. Here are 2...

Don’t start an email newsletter unless…

A consistent email newsletter can be a wonderful way to engage clients and prospects, and even land new projects! But the key word is consistency. Sending an email newsletter every now and then can actually send a message that says: “Hey, I’m just letting you know that I’m inconsistent.” Nobody wants to send that...

Want a rockin’ contact form? Here’s how…

photo from Shutterstock A good contact form can do so much more than get a prospect’s name and phone number. It can help determine if a client and project are a good fit—and reinforce your idealness for the job. On my contact page, I ask (and provide answer choices) for the following questions: What...

Want a fabulous free report? Here’s how…

What’s for dinner? I don’t really mind. What should a free report be about? Now that’s something I feel strongly about! There are potential clients on your website who are eager for information. If you don’t have a free report, you’re missing a dreamy opportunity to engage them. So to help you get your...

Two visitors, two calls-to-action

Your website can have the world’s most awesome content. But if you’re not giving readers a next step—what’s the point? For a website to work (funnel ideal clients and projects, weed out tire-kickers, gather info and save you time)—it’s got to ask something of your visitors and encourage a next step. But not all...

Step Away From Your Website

Can you see your website through objective eyes? Like most of the work we do, it’s hard to be objective about our own website. We either designed it ourselves, or played a big role in the process. We made decisions and ultimately had a site we liked enough to use. Eventually, we breathed a...