Want to add an image to your website? Why!? This is the most important question you can ask yourself as a designer. Your images must have purpose – they tell a story. After you have successfully answered this question, it’s actually time to choose your image. Don’t mess it up! You need to choose something that fits the rest of your site’s look and feel, but that’s not all. A website is not a piece of paper; it’s responsive and can be seen on different platforms. You need to make sure your images look great on all of them – desktop, tablet and mobile. And DON’T USE STOCK IMAGES if you don’t absolutely have too. Okay. Now the details… (more…)
As a website reseller, a crucial component of successfully marketing and selling your solutions is to focus on your customers’ support and success. Sales and retention go hand in hand. However, keeping track of all the information you need to effectively follow-up with a multitude of sales leads and stay engaged with current clients can become a daunting, time-sucking activity that affects other aspects of your business.
It happens to all of us. With the best of intentions and a can-do spirit, you meet with a client, promise the world and agree on a timeline, only to blow past the deadline with nothing more to show for it than a half-coded website and egg on your face. It’s not necessarily that you’re lazy or procrastinated too long. No. There are a million and one pitfalls and distractions that can prevent you from delivering a custom website to a client on time. So when scoping out a new project, it’s important to be honest (and realistic) with yourself and your client about how long things are going to take. (more…)
A few months ago, we decided to focus more of our development work on tools for DudaPros. We understood that our product needs to encapsulates all the features our partners require to quickly create and edit sites in the simplest way possible.
So according to this new direction, we’ve been pushing out features that are intended to improve workflow for agencies and professional website builders, making site production more efficient.
One of the key areas we worked on was the inline editing, as the ability to work smoothly and seamlessly in the editor is one of the main places we felt we needed to be better. (more…)
Selling and educating are two completely different things, and combining them into one successful pitch is a bit of an art form. For someone to buy into an idea, they also need to understand how it works and the benefits it provides, especially if it’s a completely new concept. Such is the case with website personalization via Duda’s inSite feature, and bridging the gap between selling and educating when talking to clients is crucial to closing the deal. Here are a few quick tips on how to accomplish this task. (more…)
In addition to the standard website services you provide to your clients, it’s never a bad idea to offer up some marketing help as well. Search engine marketing, running display campaigns, or any other sort of advertising initiatives you can offer help to ingratiate you to your clients and make for a great upsell. But did you know the Duda platform can support you in these efforts too? Much like creating a full-blown DudaOne website, our website builder can be used to create fantastic landing pages that help drive customer conversion on a specific service or product that your client wants to push. (more…)
You already know Duda is all about creating professional-grade mobile and responsive websites at a fraction of the time that it normally takes, but beautiful seamless design can often be just half the battle. As a website reseller, you’ve probably faced the difficulty of getting your client to send you content to populate their new site. But why not use this challenge to your advantage? By writing your own great web copy, you can save you and your client time by writing the content yourself and leveraging your skills to make additional money. Here are a few tips that will maximize the effectiveness of your mobile or responsive websites. (more…)