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8 Integrations To Make Your Wix Site Pop

Wix’s sprawling feature ecosystem – the Wix App Market – is so extensive that one could pen a multi-volume encyclopedia on the subject. There are 22 different varieties of image galleries available, for Pete’s sake. So how are we to separate the wheat from the chaff? (I looked it up; apparently, wheat is good and chaff […]

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Nov 30, 2016 Filed under: Web Development 0
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How To Design A Website That Will Keep People Coming Back

So you’ve really done it. You’ve gone and built yourself a website. Congratulations. Of course, with modern website builders like Wix and Squarespace as accessible as they are, this isn’t a terribly difficult thing to achieve. (You might as well brag about successfully making yourself some buttered toast. Yes, it did require a nonzero amount of effort, […]

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Nov 18, 2016 Filed under: Web Development 0
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Top 10 Add-Ons For Wix

Most website builders give you a few standard features to work with. You’ll get eCommerce, a blogging tool, Google Maps, a contact form, and maybe a few other bits and pieces. For further functionality, there is often some kind of HTML tool available which allows you to insert an embed code from, say, PayPal or […]

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Nov 16, 2016 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0
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6 Ways To Turn Your Foot Traffic Into Web Traffic

Let’s say you’ve been operating a bustling brick-and-mortar store. By that, I mean you’re running a physical store, though there’s no reason why it couldn’t be a store that actually sells bricks and mortar. I should probably save that line of thought for my “101 Too-Cute-By-Half Business Ideas” post, though. Anyway, back to your business. You’re […]

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Oct 28, 2016 Filed under: eCommerce, Point of Sale, Web Development 0
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7 Reasons To Design Your Own Website

I try to use my position as website builder writer here at Merchant Maverick to elucidate just what it is that gives a particular builder value and distinguishes it from the competition. I highlight innovative up-and-coming website builders and keep you appraised of the snakes in the grass. I strive to separate the forward-looking builders from those that […]

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Oct 18, 2016 Filed under: Web Development 1

5 Reasons To Steer Clear Of WebsiteBuilder.com

When I discovered WebsiteBuilder.com, I initially found it to be an enjoyable if basic website builder with a clean interface, decent features and hundreds of attractive templates. Though I thought it odd that I could find so little information on the company, it seemed to be a fairly straightforward product with a lot of promise. This was before […]

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Oct 14, 2016 Filed under: Web Development 6
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10 Squarespace Alternatives

Website builders haven’t traditionally been among the glitziest or most visible denizens of the tech diaspora. Seen as mundane, proletarian entities serving mainly to help people create vanity sites, website builders have been mostly overlooked, while glamour and glory has been sapped up by Apple and the social media behemoths. Recently, Squarespace (see our review) has been working […]

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Oct 7, 2016 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 0
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5 Best Website Builders For Service Industries

Website builders have a reputation for being well-suited to personal projects and homespun blogs, but little else. Perhaps it’s a hangover from the simpler era of GeoCities and Tripod. The thing is, though, website builders have advanced by leaps and bounds since the days of dial-up internet and Netscape Navigator. Maintaining a positive relationship with […]

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Oct 7, 2016 Filed under: eCommerce, Web Development 1
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Best Restaurant Website Builders

If you’ve decided to open a restaurant of your very own, you’ve probably got about a hundred things to consider that are more pressing than the look of your website. You have to hire people, decide on a menu, choose an aesthetic direction, and so on. Regarding that last point: for your decor, I really […]

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Aug 22, 2016 Filed under: Web Development 0
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Top 3 Alternatives To Wix

I like to shed a degree of light onto the overlooked gems of the website building industry. Under-resourced companies doing more with less. Enterprising enterprises that galvanize the rest of us enervated yet credulous dreamers to think we’ve got a snowball’s chance. Little bands of digital upstarts that make up for what they lack in polish and feature add-ons with grit, […]

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Jun 10, 2016 Filed under: Web Development 3

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