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A Conversation with the Vice President of Digital Marketing at Franworth

Brandi Kloostra has brought the Oneupweb team with her as she’s conquered the franchise marketing industry time and time again. Always working multiple jobs from a young age, Brandi went from delivering newspapers to Vice President of Digital Marketing at Franworth, with more than a few stops along the way. Through her personal (wife, mother…

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Website Development and SEO Go Together Like PB&J

Warning: this article includes many prolonged food-based metaphors. Do not read on an empty stomach. Ever heard the expression, “too many cooks in the kitchen?” It’s meant to describe a situation where too many people are working on the same project. The result is a mess: broken eggs, spilled milk, and fire alarms going off….

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Do You Need a New Website? Here’s How to Tell

Making the decision to build a new website or invest in a refresh requires a lot more than looking at it. While a visual assessment helps, data points should also be a huge deciding factor. We’ve put together a few ways to determine if you need a new website, plus what you should expect to…

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Shopify vs. WordPress: Which Is the Better Website Platform for Your Business?

Shopify and WordPress have grown into top website platforms for businesses. While both offer robust ecommerce solutions for retailers, appointment scheduling for service-based companies, and tools to make your brand look beautiful, one may be better suited for you. By evaluating each website platform, comparing costs, and setting your digital priorities, you can make your…

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Best Google Fonts for Websites… Or Love Letters

Note: Our designers originally wrote this blog with Valentine’s Day in mind, suggesting good fonts for love letters or digital marketing materials for the holiday. However, we like these romantic fonts any time of the year! For many people Valentine’s Day is one of the most important days of the year. A day for gratuitous…

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Client Snapshot: Franworth Site Migration

A Budding Franchise Partnership Oneupweb had been working with Franworth indirectly since May 2019 by supporting some of the franchise organization’s brands. This website migration project kicked off in late February 2021 and was our first project for the Franworth brand itself. The Problem While growing their portfolio of brands, Franworth realized their Wix website…

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Does Personalized Web Copy Help with Conversion Rates?

A Oneupweb micro marketing experiment. Without personalization, it may seem like you’re talking to everyone, which eventually will sound like you’re talking to no one. Adding personalization to your messaging is a foundational marketing tactic but also has become expected behavior for visitors and consumers of your product and/or service. Our Hypothesis To test this,…

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Website Design and Development Snapshot: Windemuller

In early 2021, Windemuller, a Michigan-based electrical and design-build contractor, set their sights on a new website. With Oneupweb’s help, we successfully launched a new website that showcases their variety of services. The Problem: Windemuller needed a modern, easy-to-navigate website that made their services easy to understand. With nearly 100 core pages explaining their specialties,…

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Web Form Design Best Practices

This blog was written by Oneupweb graphic designer Jess. Forms. The most annoying things on the internet. Well, if you, the person behind the form design, gets it wrong, it is. So, what is it about forms that can make people so miserable? What can you the site owner, the one with THE POWER (*insert…

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The Low-Quality Traffic Dilemma

Lots of website or app sessions – very few leads and sales. This is the low-quality traffic dilemma, and it’s not what you want. Luckily, there are ways to mitigate it. What Are Low- and High-Quality Traffic Sources? There are no perfect website or app traffic sources, and every business finds success in different marketing…

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Unexpected Examples of WordPress Websites

This blog was written by Oneupweb Graphic Designer Jess Gordon-Beach. Every so often, our team gets asked what our content management system of choice is. Our answer is WordPress. You may be saying, “Huh? Isn’t that a blog platform?” And you’re not wrong! But it’s also for so, so much more. It’s a trusted tool…

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Does “Above the Fold” Matter Anymore?

Yes, the concept behind the old newspaper term, above the fold, is relevant in web design today and will continue to be for the foreseeable future. To many web design professionals, the term has become outdated due to the evolution of modern web design and the dedicated focus on user experience. With that said this…

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