The Ian Scott Group

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Canada: 26 First Avenue
Orangeville, ON L9W 1H8
(519) 940-3504
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Web Design Resources

We've got a list of articles that you might want to read to understand just what goes into a proper and technically correct website design. Correct technical design is as important, and in some ways, more important than just how beautiful your website is. Please contact us if you have any questions!

 

website speed optimization

Speed Matters: Why You Should Speed Up Your Website! (With Some Tips)

There are a lot of new "web design agencies" appearing - with the proliferation of website building tools. Website building tools can help someone put together a website with little experience, however, many of these agencies have very little experience or knowledge with technical issues of website building, including website speed. Hosting companies also complicate matters by promising things like "unlimited traffic" or estimates of monthly pageviews without telling you much upfront about their "Terms Of Service" (TOS). 

Visitors to your website also don't want to wait 6 seconds (even 4 seconds is slow) for your webpages to load. Have a look at our comprehensive in-depth article on why website speed matters and some of the problems that cause slow websites.

Speed Matters: Why You Should Speed Up Your Website!

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Web Design & SEO: Myths & Facts

Originally written to address some questions we had heard from some local Orangeville businesses, this article examines some of the myths and facts about website design and search engine optimization. While originally addressed to Orangeville area business owners, it's applicable to your website regardless of your location. 

We look at some of the more technical search engine issues, explain the difference between "Organic" and "Local" search results, how optimizing for each is different, and explode some myths about SEO.

Web Design & SEO: Myths & Facts

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PCI Compliancy

E-Commerce experience since 1997

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Social Media

Contrary to myth, not every business will benefit from an expensive social media campaign. We won't sell you one that won't see ROI. But every business should have a presence.

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Linux Server Admin/Security

Security Hardening

Day To Day Administration/Updates

LAMP Stack Admin since 1997

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Search Engine Optimization

"Whitehat" SEO

Local & Organic Search

Onsite Optimization

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