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February 16, 2019
Mobile Marketing—Reaching Buyers Wherever They Are

Mobile Marketing—Reaching Buyers Wherever They Are

“It is clear that we’ve come to a point of no return in the impact and uptake of mobile devices, and yet still most businesses struggle with the social mobile marketing decisions,” says Ritah Ryabonye. Ritah is Mobile Marketing senior consultant at Smart Marketing Agency, a new travel marketing consultancy in Uganda. “Real-time decisions, instant mobile commercial transactions, and anywhere-everywhere collaboration is happening all around us now”
February 14, 2019
Is Your Website A Marketing Hub or Brochure?

Is Your Website A Marketing Hub or Brochure?

The history of the company website began with the paper brochure that was handed out at trade shows, to street passersby or busy building entrances to unsuspecting victims (prospects). When the Internet came into play, this same brochure was handed to a web designer who turned it into a beautiful website. It doesn't work like that anymore. Here's how...
February 5, 2019
Stop Frustrating Website Users Customers

Stop Frustrating Your Website Users

Imagine you are sitting in a car in the middle of a long road trip. You really have to pee. It’s all you can think about. Your eyes are peeled for the nearest rest stop or nice thick bush. You’re spending all of your cognitive cycles trying to calculate how long you can hold it before the situation becomes dire, and you’re starting to weigh the pros and cons of pulling over to the side of the road. It’s bad. Why am I asking you to imagine this? Because I think that many website visitors especially online retail stores are on a long road trip and they have to pee. They have a goal and they want to be successful in that goal; they aren’t looking to be distracted until their goal is satisfied.
April 17, 2018

Why Cheap Website Designers Always Fail

The problem is that most business are busy running their businesses and simply don’t understand the Internet, all the Digital Marketing lingo social media marketers are throwing at them and how all is important in today's business success. But being business people they hire that expert among the local website designers, he definitely seems to know what he is doing, didn’t he work on such and such a website, he talks the talk and his prices are reasonable.
March 8, 2018
Why a WordPress Website should be your company's choice.

Why a WordPress Website should be your first choice

Launched 15 years ago, WordPress has continued to hold strong as the most popular Content Management System in the world.  WordPress is currently used by more than 19m sites that publish new posts every second, no matter the size of the blog or company website. This widely used CMS has become a favourite among businesses including some of the top online names like New York Observer, New York Post, TED, Thought Catalog, Williams, USA Today, CNN, Fortune.com, TIME.com, National Post, […]
February 28, 2018
Hiring A Website Designer Questions

Hiring A Website Designer Questions To Ask Before

Hiring A Website Designer Investing in a new website designer can be pretty expensive proposition. Before you settle for any web design company, you should be really sure of what you’re getting into. In today’s difficult to navigate internet, many users are expecting a high level and quality in web design on the sites they are visiting, which cannot be easily accomplished by individual marketers, freelancers or in-house marketing teams or by popular self design site builders. Because of this, more people […]
January 18, 2018
Website Redesign Strategy That Guarantees Results

Website Redesign Strategy That Guarantees Results

You have finally decided to do your company website redesign. Let me tell you something here my friend, a redesign can be a huge success — or a total flop. It can also be a long and tedious undertaking. Many teams might want to dive right into it, but strategy and goals need to be established first, which is why every website redesign needs to start with a clear vision or problem to solve. And the better you’re at defining that […]
December 27, 2017
Finding a great web design company in Uganda

Finding a great web design company in Uganda.

You’re finally ready to take the big step: It’s time to get a website for your small business, or to get a major refresh of your old site. And so… now what? Let’s assume you’ve already tackled the first problem: You know you need this thing built for you. You don’t have time to become a self-taught website designer. Neither do most of your peers. 54% of small businesses outsource website and graphic design, according to the WASP Barcode 2016 State of […]
October 17, 2017
20 Ways To Make Your Website Accessible

20 Ways To Make Your Website Accessible

Wondering how to make your small business website accessible? You have owned this business website for about 3 years and you have not seen any quality leads since your website designer handed it to you. Well, it’s because your web designer did not make your website accessible to users. Most probably your site’s SEO was not done right. Gone were the days when we invested too much on Search Engine Optimization just to get hoodwinked and down again. As the […]
March 3, 2017
WordPress Site Runs Slow? Here's Why & How to Fix it

WordPress Site Runs Slow? Here’s Why & How to Fix it

A slow loading website can hurt your business by turning away visitors who expect fast load times and smooth online experiences, and harming your reputation. It has also been announced by Goolgle that website speed is one of the factors that will be considered in ranking your website, especially on mobiles. So pal, you better run fast and work on your website SEO. If your WordPress site runs slow, there are plenty of things that could be slowing you down. […]
May 27, 2015
How to Hire a Web Designer or Website Design Company

How to Hire a Web Designer or Website Design Company

Hiring a Web designer or website design company can seem like a daunting task. Too many speak in nerd and the good ones never seem available to take on Uganda or anywhere in the world. I realize that maybe your cousin is a Web designer who builds websites on the side. Or your friend’s brother in college once updated your Facebook in exchange for a case of beer. Or that you can, quite easily, figure out Web design, web development […]
May 1, 2015
about us

What Your About Us Page Isn’t Doing

The humble About Us page: it’s one of the most visited pages on any site and also one of the most neglected and overlooked. Entrepreneur’s Linda Lacinta chatted with some of their favorite digital marketing experts on what’s usually missing to give you an easy checklist for your own website design. Mistake #1: Not including contact information. Joanna Lord, BigDoor You read that correctly. Some businesses just don’t include basics like telephone numbers and addresses — and don’t add new […]
January 10, 2015
25 Reasons Your Business Should Switch to WordPress

25 Reasons Your Business Should Switch to WordPress

Originally launched in 2003, WordPress has become perhaps the most popular content management system (CMS) in the world. Today, WordPress is used by more than 74 million sites that publish new posts every second. No matter the size of the blog that is using WordPress. This widely used CMS has become a favorite among businesses because of how powerful of a tool it is. Just how powerful is WordPress exactly? Check out the following 25 reasons why your business should […]
August 21, 2014
build a website

Myth: Anyone Can Build A Website

Can anyone build a website? Anyone can put a new transmission in a car. Anyone can wire a new house for electricity. Anyone can file taxes for a large corporation. Given enough research and guts this might be true. However, a good car mechanic has years of practice and training, as does a good electrician and a good tax accountant. A good Internet web designer or consultant is no different. Years of training and experience, a natural sense of design, […]
July 27, 2014

Business: Get a professional website without a professional price tag

Are you a small business owner who wants an interactive website with demo videos? A pro blogger who wants to try out a bunch of premium themes before committing? A non-profit building its first website, and in need of a little extra support? Say goodbye to sky-high web development costs and hello to Burt-Systems.com Business.
March 26, 2013
web outsourcing

What To Look For From Quality Web Outsourcing Companies

If you are feeling overwhelmed with the work that is piling up from your small business, no doubt you are looking web outsourcing as one of the smart alternatives available to assist you.
March 17, 2013
How to recover your lost admin password in Joomla

Joomla – How to recover your lost admin password

Typically the first thing people will do is dig into their database, snoop around jos_users for the admin account, and then see an entry for password that is not what they remember putting in. This is because the password is one way MD5 hash, so if your site or database gets compromised your password isn’t sitting there in plain site.
March 17, 2013

The Importance of having an interactive website

Providing interactive content on your website helps to build a more personal one-on-one relationship with your website visitors. Providing areas on your website where visitors can leave comments and hear back directly from you, shows to your visitors that you care about their opinions and feedback. Responding to posted comments helps to build a closer relationship and instill trust in your brand.
March 17, 2013

Website Design Tips – Planning Your Website

Website planning is probably the most important part of building a website. It can also be the most frustrating if you don’t start with a good understanding of how the Internet works and or have unreasonable expectations about how your site should be designed. In these pages we cover all the well known “do’s and don’ts” about website design as well as some of the not so well known ones.
March 16, 2013
A Good Website Design

Techniques For A Good Website Design

Due to the advent of the internet, websites have grown significantly in number. All kinds of websites basically loads The World Wide Web. Several websites can be scholarly while others are purely dedicated to entertainment. There are internet sites which supply news and information on various topics like health, technology, travel, sports- everything.. The websites accessible are indeed so convenient that more and more people are clicking away their time in the internet.