By Russ Jeffery Comments

Adding Webmaster Tools to Your Duda Site

improve-SEOWhen taking a site live for the first time it’s important to think about how to improve SEO, so one of the first actions you take should be submitting the site to Google Webmaster Tools. In my experience, this is often an overlooked step by many. (more…)

By Stephen Alemar Comments

Creating an eCommerce Website for Your Clients

Ecommerc-for-you-customersWhether you’re building an eCommerce website for a brand new client, or adding an online store to an existing DudaOne site, there’s a little more to it than just creating a killer design and awesome user experience. You also need to make sure that payment processing, shipping providers, email notifications and more are all set up properly before your client is ready to sell online. In this post, we’ll break down the essential parts of the process (read that as, “the bare minimum you need to do to get your store working) into four basic steps. Everything discussed here can be found in the eCommerce Store Control Panel under the “Systems Settings” tab. (more…)

By Josh Brost Comments

Responsive Web Design Vs. Adaptive Web Design?

Build-Responsive-web-designWithout question, you’ve heard the phrase “responsive web design.” In the same breath, you’ve likely also heard the term “adaptive web design.” It’s confusing, right? Everyone says you should consider responsive web design when building a new site, but then what is this adaptive thing? Is that what you need for a new site? Does it compete with responsive web design? How do I decide between the two? (more…)

By Danny Mann Comments

Duda’s New Website Analytics Solution

SnowPlowccA short while ago, we introduced a cool, new statistics interface. However, even though it provides our users with great information in an attractive and readable way, we ultimately weren’t as happy as we wanted to be. (more…)

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By Stephen Alemar Comments

The In-Store Side of Your eCommerce Website

icon_14942 copyThere are plenty of good reasons to create an eCommerce website. It’s an additional source of revenue, super convenient for your customers, enables you to cross-promote multiple products to a single visitor; the list goes on and on. However, it’s important to remember that opening your online store will have an impact on how you handle logistics at your brick-and-mortar business. Here are a few things to think about before cutting the ribbon in front of your digital doors. (more…)

By Cody Zimmer Comments

7 Steps to Take BEFORE You Create a Website

Before-I-create-my-websiteYou wouldn’t start a business without a business plan, so why make a website without planning it first? Like most other areas of life, when it comes to your website, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Take the time to organize and plan your website, and you’ll just get a better result. So grab a pen and some paper (or open your favorite note-taking software) and let’s make a plan! (more…)

By Josh Brost Comments

Small Businesses to Cash in on Holiday eCommerce

icon_29330On Thursday, we issued a press release based on a survey we conducted with small business owners across the US about how online shopping will affect their sales this holiday season. I have to say, the results were pretty astonishing. Our survey found that nearly one in three small businesses expect at least 25 percent of their holiday sales to happen online. (more…)

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By Stephen Alemar Comments

Black Friday inSites for Boosting Business

For one day a year, all across America, we turn into a nation of certifiable shopaholics. We wake up at the crack of dawn, shake off our Thanksgiving food coma and head out to check as much as we can off of our holiday season shopping lists. For business owners, Black Friday is the single biggest day of the year. It’s important to be ready, and we’ve created two unique inSites to ensure your website is. (more…)

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By Josh Brost Comments

Customize Your Site for Thanksgiving

Colored Icons-12I’m not sure about all of you, but I simply cannot believe that Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away. It seems like just yesterday we were barbecuing for the 4th of July, but now it seems without warning the Midwest is in some sort polar vortex strong enough to rival Arendelle’s unfortunate, supernatural winter and I’m in the process of finding ingredients for my Thanksgiving Turducken! And, while I don’t think any of us are totally ready for the holidays, it’s time to make sure our websites are. (more…)

By Amit Knaani Comments

New Release: It Just Gets Better

New-release-1One of the things that I always find hard to accept is the fact that a system has limitations. When I was a child, I refused to accept that things are the way they are and constantly felt the strong desire to change and improve them.

I think I still have this urge. So this release is all about breaking the boundaries and allowing you, me and everyone else to not accept things the way they are and find the best ways to use them! (more…)