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  Design is everything you see. ​When designing your website, remember that your site will not only be viewed on the computer but on every possible digital platform. A designer’s job is to create a cohesive look that ensures your brand looks great on all platforms. The content on your website is what tells your…

Go Mobile or Become Irrelevant in Google Mobile Search

  Google’s Announcement In February, Google announced that beginning April 21, they will expand their use of mobile-usability as a ranking signal, and that this algorithm update will have a significant impact on Google Search results. Google is providing what is essentially a deadline to encourage those who haven’t already adapted their websites to mobile to…

Google Sends Mobile-Usability Warnings to Webmasters

Mobile Search is a High Priority For Google In an unprecedented move by Google, webmasters of sites that are not mobile-friendly are receiving warning notifications on a mass scale that mobile-usability issues are present and their website will be ranked accordingly for smartphone devices. This comes after Google recently began providing mobile-friendly labels in mobile search results for…

Bing Ranks Mobile-Friendly Sites Higher on Mobile Search

As a web design company in Tampa, we can confirm that having a mobile-friendly website can have a direct and substantial impact on an organization’s revenue. This should be reason enough to update your existing website if it is not designed with mobile use in mind, but now major search engines are giving businesses another incentive…

How to Earn Google’s Mobile Seal of Approval

Google Adds “Mobile-Friendly” Label to Search Results As a web design company in Tampa, we see first hand how mobile user-behavior is completely changing the way businesses communicate with their customers. Because of this, we can not stress enough that if your company has not taken steps to create a positive user-experience for mobile users, you…

Leverage Digital Launches MDS Painting Website Redesign

About MDS Painting MDS Painting was founded in 2009 with the goal of providing premiere residential and commercial painting services to homeowners, property managers, and builders throughout Tampa Bay. MDS Painting partnered with Leverage Digital to develop a professional website that would achieve the following objectives: Objective 1: Distinguish MDS Painting from competitors Solution: To…

A Societal Shift Towards Smartphones & What It Means For Your Business

It’s time to shift thinking away from the idea that smartphone usage is only for people on the go. In today’s reality, the relationship between consumers and their smartphones expands far beyond a means to find a location, send a text, or make a call. In a 2013 mobile consumer survey by Google, 58% of…

How to Optimize Your Website for Smartphone Conversions

Consumers are becoming increasingly accustomed to doing a large portion of their online browsing and shopping from the convenience of their smartphone. Therefore, if your website fails to deliver a mobile-friendly experience, consumers will move on to a competing website that can. To begin converting more smartphone visitors into paying customers, implement these actionable tips…

3 Advantages of Responsive Web Design

Mobile usage is growing at a rapid pace and every business knows their website needs to be mobile-friendly. One of the most difficult decisions is choosing between a dedicated mobile website and a responsive website because both options have their advantages. Responsive web design is an alternative solution to dedicated mobile websites. A responsive website…

Is Flat Design the New Status Quo in Web Design?

Flat design is a user-centric design style that has been around for quite some time, but has more recently started to make big waves in web design. Apple, Google, and Microsoft are among the many companies that have recently embraced this growing design trend. “Why,” you may ask? Because it works. Flat Design: What Is…