About Cody Zimmer

The mobile stat that sticks out the most to me is: Nine out of 10 small businesses don't have a mobile-friendly website. Couple this with the fact that the majority of users searching for a local business from their smartphone are looking to buy immediately, and SMBs get a very compelling reason to build a mobile-friendly website!

My favorite quote from The Big Lebowski is: That rug really tied the room together, did it not?

The best mobile invention is: the iPhone. Say what you like about Android, the iPhone started the smartphone revolution in 2007 and every other handset manufacturer has been trying to catch up ever since.

Before I was making websites mobile, I was: Making video game strategy guides digital, at Prima Games.

Four Free Photoshop Alternatives That Are Actually Worth Your Time

Four Free Photoshop Alternatives That Are Actually Worth Your Time

“Cody,” you may be asking yourself, “why do I need a Photoshop alternative? I already know that DudaOne comes with a built-in Photo Editor that lets me crop & resize images, adjust brightness, add filters that rival Instagram, and put funny mustaches on pictures of clients that don’t pay on time.”

Well, inquisitive reader, sometimes you’ll need to take your image editing to the next level, beyond what Duda can reasonably provide inside its already powerful editor. But there’s no need to break the bank to do so! (more…)

Partner Tools: Top 7 Free/Low Cost Invoicing Services

Partner Tools: Top 7 Free/Low Cost Invoicing Services

Here at Duda, we get asked about small business tools all the time.  We each have our own favorites, and thought it’d be a good idea to put together a list of tools that our customers, agency partners or anyone who owns and operates a small business, might find useful.  And since we know web developers are big fans of saving money, each of the options below is free or has a free option. (more…)

The Different Types of Responsive Design

The Different Types of Responsive Design

blogpostLet’s be honest, the world of web design can be confusing. It’s an industry that seems to change by the second, and understanding what exactly the latest and great technologies are (along with their pros and cons) can be difficult. So we figured we’d take a few minutes to outline exactly what words like “adaptive” and “responsive” mean in regard to web design. (more…)

VIDEO: Add Simple eCommerce To Your Mobile Site

VIDEO: Add Simple eCommerce To Your Mobile Site

Mobile websites work great for attracting on-the-go customers to your business. Features like click-to-call and mobile-maps get the phone to ring and get customers through the door.

Now, you have a way to take your mobile site to the next level. Use Duda’s new PayPal and Google Checkout widgets to allow customers to buy directly from their smartphones.

It’s easy to add, and it’s a simple way to give your mobile visitors a reason to send money back into your pocket.

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