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Five “Five Minute Fixes” for Your Website

Your website is the number one tool you have for communicating with your customers while at the same time marketing yourself to consumers who don’t yet know about your business. That’s why having an attractive and functional site is incredibly important. While having a web designer in Franklin, TN look over your web page now and then to update and make significant changes is always a good idea, we’ve gathered five “fast fixes” that can help your site succeed in the meantime.

Run the Mobile-Friendly Test – Having a website that is ready for mobile success is vital today. Google offers a simple online test that will allow you to see whether your site is functioning optimally on mobile devices—or not. Google has made this site available in its webmaster tools section.

  • Connect to Social Media – How often do you update your website? How often do you post to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? If social media is an important part of your business strategy, figure out the best way to connect the two. It may mean that those little Facebook and Twitter buttons on your website need to be replaced with something more impressive.
  • Focus on Readability – Look at your font, background colors, and size of the text. How difficult is it for customers to read? Consider an update to a more readable design. These changes just take a second but can make a world of difference in how your site looks and feels.
  • Update Images – Have you updated your pictures lately? While you may not be able to scratch your logo, consider a fresh look at other images on your home page. Stock images are more affordable than ever before, and new pictures can give your site a more modern feel.
  • Add a Search Features – If you don’t already have a search feature on your site, this can be a great addition. Adding search isn’t as hard as you may think. You can add a Google search that is customized for your site with just a few simple clicks.

As you can see, there are many things you can do to improve your website—several of these only take a few minutes. However, if you are looking to make a considerable change, it may be time to contact someone about web design and SEO in Franklin, TN. If you would like more information about how to choose the right firm for the job, reach out to us at JLB Works today. We look forward to working with you.


It’s remarkable working with the team that treats your business they would their own with drive, innovation, humility and a shared love of bringing great things to the wonderful Franklin & Nashville community.

 

RED DOG WINE & SPIRITS – Nashville

 

“In the search of looking high and low for a website design firm, we came across JLB. They are now like a part of our family and strive to do all they can to take our sales and growth to a whole new level. We recommend JLB to everyone we come across looking for a solution to their website needs.”

 

Chad, BOWADX – Franklin TN


“JLB has been the driving force  that has launched our company into the media spotlight, gaining us publicity through a broad cross-section of business related media including new apps and interactive activity for our clients. We are moving forward with our second web design with JLB and will continue to make them part of our team.”

 

John, The Perch – Brentwood TN


“I started with JLB when they first opened fifteen years ago, when they redesigned a website for me.  They are my go-to company for anything to do with web sites. These guys are professional, talented, creative and an energetic team. I will always go to JLB first for my web design work. Thanks JLB.”

 

Phyllis, Carneros Winery – Nashville TN


We were having problems with our online brand and digital marketing. JLB was great. Worked through it with us, created an amazing presence and business is great. The staff at JLB is fantastic too. Friendly and always there for you.

 

Life Line Repairs – Nashville TN


I and all of us at Sports & Entertainment Nashville TN have been thrilled with the website you guys did for us, and especially the professional service and communication you guys have shown.

 

Sports and Entertainment – Nashville


We interviewed several web design firms, but found that JLB’s talented team was the most creative, innovative, and professional. Choosing JLB has been a great decision! We are fortunate to have JLB be a part of the BMC Metalwork’s future as we continue to enhance our business.

 

Jimmy, BMC – Franklin TN