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Why Non-Profits and Charity Groups Need Websites

Why Non-Profits and Charity Groups Need Websites

Have you ever wanted to give back to your community and, potentially, the entire world? For all of the customers who have enough money or resources to do even the simplest things like buy groceries or have a roof to live under, there are hundreds and...

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Why Business Owners Should Consider Pantone’s Colour of the Year

Why Business Owners Should Consider Pantone’s Colour of the Year

With a new year comes new upgrades and improvements, whether it’s to your diet or lifestyle or the website you have for your business. You might have noticed something peculiar: the latest colour choice in redesigns for websites, i.e. a coral hue with a...

7 New Year Resolutions to Make for Your Business’s Website

7 New Year Resolutions to Make for Your Business’s Website

Happy New Year from all of us at V3 Media! This is the time of year when everyone makes their New Year’s resolutions (or not—we prefer to make goals ourselves!). However you want to approach them, the tradition of resolving to change for the better in a new year is a...

The Worst Websites of 2018 (& What We Can Learn From Them)

The Worst Websites of 2018 (& What We Can Learn From Them)

If you still haven’t updated your website, or looked into adding any online marketing strategies such as artificial intelligence, don’t worry too much about the latter (but do worry about the former, i.e. updating the website—here’s why). In fact, not every business...

How to Be More Responsive Online

How to Be More Responsive Online

What is the goal of your business? It’s a very important question, for sure. However, there’s one of greater significance we need you to really think about: how do you want to accomplish your goal? One good way to fulfill said goal is to become more responsive online....

Is it Time for a Logo Redesign? 5 Signs Yours Needs Help

Is it Time for a Logo Redesign? 5 Signs Yours Needs Help

A business’s logo is the symbol of its brand. It’s not the exact same thing—not even close—but it is what people see first anytime you hand them a business card or they visit your business’s website for the first time. A logo is what can make or break a...

Design

Why Non-Profits and Charity Groups Need Websites

Why Non-Profits and Charity Groups Need Websites

Have you ever wanted to give back to your community and, potentially, the entire world? For all of the customers who have enough money or resources to do even the simplest things like buy groceries or have a roof to live under, there are hundreds and...

Why Business Owners Should Consider Pantone’s Colour of the Year

Why Business Owners Should Consider Pantone’s Colour of the Year

With a new year comes new upgrades and improvements, whether it’s to your diet or lifestyle or the website you have for your business. You might have noticed something peculiar: the latest colour choice in redesigns for websites, i.e. a coral hue with a...

7 New Year Resolutions to Make for Your Business’s Website

7 New Year Resolutions to Make for Your Business’s Website

Happy New Year from all of us at V3 Media! This is the time of year when everyone makes their New Year’s resolutions (or not—we prefer to make goals ourselves!). However you want to approach them, the tradition of resolving to change for the better in a new year is a...

The Worst Websites of 2018 (& What We Can Learn From Them)

The Worst Websites of 2018 (& What We Can Learn From Them)

If you still haven’t updated your website, or looked into adding any online marketing strategies such as artificial intelligence, don’t worry too much about the latter (but do worry about the former, i.e. updating the website—here’s why). In fact, not every business...

How to Be More Responsive Online

How to Be More Responsive Online

What is the goal of your business? It’s a very important question, for sure. However, there’s one of greater significance we need you to really think about: how do you want to accomplish your goal? One good way to fulfill said goal is to become more responsive online....

How To

Why You Shouldn’t DIY Your Business’s Website

Why You Shouldn’t DIY Your Business’s Website

We understand that it takes a lot of work, time, and money to build a website from the ground up, especially if you’re just not happy with your business’s website right now. It can be frustrating to watch your site do nothing but collect bot traffic and...

How to Choose a Design for Your Business’s Website

How to Choose a Design for Your Business’s Website

If you want a website for your business you can be proud of, you need to have the best overall design that suits it.  Many people will choose a WordPress template that is pre-made in the hopes that it will save them time and money.  Many times, if you want...

7 Things That Convert Website Visitors into Customers

7 Things That Convert Website Visitors into Customers

We talk a lot about websites (obviously!). One thing we haven’t really talked about though is how to make sure your business’ website not only attracts new customers but also creates returning ones. If this sounds intriguing to you, read on! Here is what...

Content Marketing Strategies for Autumn Worth Exploring

Content Marketing Strategies for Autumn Worth Exploring

Autumn is getting closer! This is a great time of the year for a lot of reasons. Yes, it unfortunately means summer is drawing to a close, but it also means goodbye to the heat and harmful bugs that come with the season such as wasps. Autumn is closely...

How to Make Your Website More Trustworthy

How to Make Your Website More Trustworthy

We love building websites. Any successful business is going to have to be built on trust, and that’s one of our cornerstones. We keep the promises we make when it comes to developing and designing fast, responsive, and engaging websites. This, friends, is...

Security

How to Identify Cyber Threats to Your Business

How to Identify Cyber Threats to Your Business

Top-notch security and site maintenance are services we are proud to provide at V3 Media for good reason. The biggest reason is we care about the well-being of every client we build and develop a website for. Unfortunately, we’ve encountered some cases...

6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Business’s Website from Cybercrime

6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Business’s Website from Cybercrime

Hacking. Ransomware. Malware. Virus. Phishing scam. All these words strike fear into the hearts of any business owner when they find out their website has been attacked by cybercriminals. The worst thing is that most of the time, these business owners are...

How to Identify, Monitor, and Clean Out Spammers

How to Identify, Monitor, and Clean Out Spammers

Spam. We all know what it is, and we all hate seeing it, whether it’s in our inbox or as a comment on your website’s blog. Today, it’s a daily struggle to keep spammers out of your life, and they’re getting worse – some of them will even send you text messages on your...

A Checklist of Mandatory Website Management Tasks

A Checklist of Mandatory Website Management Tasks

When it comes to owning a website, taking care of it somehow seems to always fall between the cracks. You have enough to worry about when it comes to your business, whether it’s big or small, but you don’t want to let your website go unnoticed either. That’s why...

Nobody Can Guarantee Search Engine Placement

Nobody Can Guarantee Search Engine Placement

There are many companies out there that make claims and promises to get you on the first page of Google, or to get you in the top 3 spots on Google.     I've even seen such far out claims as a guarantee of the number one position! The truth is, nobody can guarantee...

Humour

The Worst Websites of 2018 (& What We Can Learn From Them)

The Worst Websites of 2018 (& What We Can Learn From Them)

If you still haven’t updated your website, or looked into adding any online marketing strategies such as artificial intelligence, don’t worry too much about the latter (but do worry about the former, i.e. updating the website—here’s why). In fact, not every business...

How to Make the Worst Website Ever

How to Make the Worst Website Ever

*Please note that this is a satirical blog post for the sake of humour. Please do not do any of the following “tips” that we are about to describe. Sick and tired of being told you need a professional to help out with your website? Worry no more! If you want the easy...

The Klingon Programmer’s Code of Honour

The Klingon Programmer’s Code of Honour   Top 20 lines, likely to be overheard if you had a Klingon programmer on your software development team. All Klingons who develop software for the glory of the empire follow this “Code of Honour” and are so called “code...

If architects had to work like web developers

Dear Mr. Architect: Please design and build me a house. I am not quite sure of what I need, so you should use your discretion. My house should have somewhere between two and forty-five bedrooms. Just make sure the plans are such that the bedrooms can be easily added...

The 12 Bugs of Christmas – Software Developer’s Version

1. For the first bug of Christmas, my manager said to me: See if they can do it again. 2. For the second bug of Christmas, my manager said to me: Ask them how they did it and See if they can do it again. 3. For the third bug of Christmas, my manager said to me: Try to...

Social Media

How to Be More Responsive Online

How to Be More Responsive Online

What is the goal of your business? It’s a very important question, for sure. However, there’s one of greater significance we need you to really think about: how do you want to accomplish your goal? One good way to fulfill said goal is to become more responsive online....

Pros and Cons of Video Marketing for Your Business

Pros and Cons of Video Marketing for Your Business

Video marketing was and still is an incredibly popular online marketing strategy for businesses big and small. Obviously, larger companies have the budget and means to spend all their money on commercials for TV and, nowadays, YouTube, so it may feel like...

Mistakes that Will Cost You on LinkedIn

Mistakes that Will Cost You on LinkedIn

Many business owners who want their company to be considered professional choose LinkedIn as their primary social media platform for a lot of reasons. One is that LinkedIn is less casual like Facebook and more streamlined to connect business owners with...

How to Find Holidays for Your Social Media Marketing Campaign

How to Find Holidays for Your Social Media Marketing Campaign

If you have social media for your business, chances are pretty high you’ve seen posts such as the following examples: #InternationalFriendshipDay Yarr, me hearties! ’Tis Talk Like a Pirate Day! Mmm, doughnuts…Happy National Doughnut Day! You may be...

Why We Love Using Social Media for Our Business…and so Should You!

Why We Love Using Social Media for Our Business…and so Should You!

We know we say this a lot, but it’s a great idea to have social media for your business. Without an online presence, you’re missing out on some great potential for increasing your sales and enhancing your customers’ online experience! While we are aware...

Marketing

Why Non-Profits and Charity Groups Need Websites

Why Non-Profits and Charity Groups Need Websites

Have you ever wanted to give back to your community and, potentially, the entire world? For all of the customers who have enough money or resources to do even the simplest things like buy groceries or have a roof to live under, there are hundreds and...

7 New Year Resolutions to Make for Your Business’s Website

7 New Year Resolutions to Make for Your Business’s Website

Happy New Year from all of us at V3 Media! This is the time of year when everyone makes their New Year’s resolutions (or not—we prefer to make goals ourselves!). However you want to approach them, the tradition of resolving to change for the better in a new year is a...

How to Be More Responsive Online

How to Be More Responsive Online

What is the goal of your business? It’s a very important question, for sure. However, there’s one of greater significance we need you to really think about: how do you want to accomplish your goal? One good way to fulfill said goal is to become more responsive online....

Why Your Company Needs a Website

Why Your Company Needs a Website

We know, we know, you hear us say it all the time, but it’s true. Your company needs a website. Right now.We are well aware of the many excuses not to have one:“It’s too expensive.”“I make enough sales without one.”“Last time we got one it failed, so we’re...

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