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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

From all of us here at RP DESIGN Web Services, greetings and best holiday wishes to all of our friends and to our wonderful family of clients who entrust us with their Web needs throughout the year.

Wishing everyone a Joyous Holiday Season and a New Year filled with Peace, Happiness, and Prosperity.

Alan, Amy, Barbara, Bob, Kevin, Lou, Milen, Karen & Svetoslav

P.S. We are closed for Christmas on Wednesday, December 25th
and for New Year's on Wednesday, January 1st.
Please report any problems at
http://www.rpdesign.com/clientsonly/trouble.php


 

NEW WEB DESIGN FOR CHARGECUBE IN EAST HARTFORD, CT.

ChargeCube, based in East Hartford, Connecticut has a crisp new website to highlight their interesting and useful service product. ChargeCube is a locker-based, mobile phone charging station which can be placed in waiting rooms and stores–anyplace people have to wait –that allows customers to safely and securely charge their smartphones. It’s a  good way to attract customers, keep them there for a while and provide a great customer experience.

ASCR Custom Redesign Now Live

Autism Services & Resources Connecticut (ASCR) believes strongly in their mission of helping families who walk the daily journey of autism and in promoting lifelong access to opportunities for persons on the autism spectrum. The goal is for them to be fully included and participating members of their communities. The purpose of the new ASRC website is to educate the public and the media and to reach out to potential donors.
 

PUTTING YOUR WEBSITE TO WORK: 13: E-COMMERCE

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13th in a series about website basics

E-COMMERCE: SAFE SHOPPING

Have you ever had a negative experience trying to purchase online? You never wanted to go back, right? Maybe you told your friends, too . . . which brings me to another item of interest about e-commerce. While it’s true that your e-commerce website can provide your company with the revenue and business expansion that you seek, there is still plenty of resistance to online shopping. Here’s an infographic from SiteJabber, "Why Are People Afraid of E-Commerce?" (which also includes some excellent tips for online shoppers.)

 

PUTTING YOUR WEBSITE TO WORK: 12: E-COMMERCE

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12th in a series about website basics

E-COMMERCE: CHECKIN’ IT OUT - ONLINE!

In my last message, I listed some of the advantages of having an e-commerce site. No doubt it can be a real revenue builder. There are some real challenges, too, several of which are common to any business selling products and services. Besides reliable suppliers which all businesses require, you need to think about the customer services you offer and what kind of relationship you want with your customers.

PUTTING YOUR WEBSITE TO WORK: 11: E-COMMERCE

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11th in a series about website basics

E-COMMERCE: CHECK IT OUT!

Ever bought something on line? You’re part of the burgeoning world of e-commerce; part of recent studies!  According to data from Forrester Research:

  • In 2011, 54% of people in the U.S made a purchase on the Internet.
  • Online sales are foreseen to increase from $202 billion in 2011 to $327 billion by 2016.

PUTTING YOUR WEBSITE TO WORK 10: Mobile Sites: 5 No-Nos

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A METHOD TO MOBILE

Tenth in a series about website basics and the nuts and bolts that make your website work for you.

You can tell how important I think the topic of Mobile Websites is, since this is my third blog o­n the subject; but when I read that 79% of mobile web consumers use their phones for shopping AND that 40 % of them will abandon a site if it doesn’t load in 3 seconds, I was impressed!  Three seconds!

PUTTING YOUR WEBSITE TO WORK: 9: MORE ABOUT MOBILE

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Ninth in a series about website basics and the nuts and bolts that make your website work for you.

MORE ABOUT MOBILE

Do you access the Internet on a mobile device? If so, you’ve got a lot of company, as you can read in my last post about mobile websites. And it’s a growing phenomenon. Smartphones and tablets are driving huge numbers of visitors and shoppers to websites; and the number is increasing at a rapid rate.

PUTTING YOUR WEBSITE TO WORK: 8: THE MOBILE WEB

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Eighth in a series about website basics and the nuts and bolts that make your website work for you.

ON THE MOVE WITH MOBILE

By the year 2015, predicts Google, there will be a mobile device for every person on earth—over  six billion of them. What does that mean for you and your business? If you’ve ever tried accessing a regular site with a mobile device, you know that it’s not usually an optimal experience!

 

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