Author Archives: Cody Zimmer

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7 Design Mistakes to Avoid When You Build a Website

A recent study found that 94 percent of visitors will lose trust in a website with bad design. Building a website isn’t enough to get your business online — if you want to get customers, you need to build a website that’s not rife with mistakes. The mistakes below aren’t just the most cringe-worthy mistakes…
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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…
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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…
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The Different Types of Responsive Design

Let’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”…
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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…
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Watch: Use a Contact Form to Connect with Your Customers

Contact forms may not be the most exciting website feature, but they are certainly one of the most flexible and the most useful.  By adding some custom fields and using a little bit of creativity, you’d be surprised at some of the neat uses you can come up with. For example, add a dropdown menu…
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New Feature: Mobile Restaurant Reservations

If you own a restaurant, a mobile website is a must-have. Hungry smartphone users are searching for a place to eat on their mobile device. When they get to your restaurant’s site, they want quick access to important information such as your menu, address and phone number. Now, customers can make reservations directly from your…
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Watch: How To Use Duda’s New Slideshow Feature

There’s a reason why sites like Pinterest and Instagram are so popular: Web users are attracted to photos. Slideshows are a great way to add variety and highlight different features of your business; hence the reason why most websites use images on their homepage. The problem is, images just don’t convert well to mobile. Correction:…
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