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Friday, August 05, 2016

Pugh's Diamond Jewelers #FridayFlopFix Website Review

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It's time for the weekly case study of a website that's pretty old and in desperate need of a makeover. I call these weekly posts my Friday Flop Fix review. During these reviews, I look for websites that are implementing search engine optimization strategies poorly, or have poor website designs and I suggest ways to make them better.

This week, I searched Google for the phrase "jewelers Zanesville, OH" and was shown these results:


AT: 08/05/2016 09:32:04 AM   0 COMMENTS
Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Most Popular Mobile Devices and Resolutions from December 2015

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Bring up the topic of smartphones with your friends and the conversations will soon turn into a debate over the reasons why some think the Android OS phones are better than iOS phones. While the iOS phones are only available in a limited number of models from Apple, the Android OS is available on dozens of different models from dozens of different phone manufacturers.

Regardless what your personal smartphone choice is, knowing what your customers are using will help you design a ...

AT: 02/16/2016 09:38:43 AM   0 COMMENTS
Monday, February 15, 2016

Top 10 Daily Golden Nuggets of All Time

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I'm going back to my own jWAG website tracking today to look at the top 10 Daily Golden Nuggets of all time, that are still relevant today. I see that some of the Nuggets with the highest reader count are out of date because Facebook and Google have changed things, and a few others are very similar so I'll have to do some consolidating.

Popular Screen Resolutions

1. The most popular screen resolutions change constantly as new mobile devices and laptops are introduced. I publish an updated version of screen resol...

AT: 02/15/2016 09:58:17 AM   0 COMMENTS
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Minimalist Website Design Causes The Revival of The Splash Screen

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Mobile websites are important, but a growing trend of mobile website design has me a little worried that websites are accidentally turning back the clock to a time of poor usability.

Splash Pages

The splash page was a very popular type of website home page design prior to 2010. A splash page was supposed to welcome a visitor to your site with a pretty image or an animation, and sometimes even music. Typically, there was a big arrow or the words "enter site" lik...

AT: 01/13/2016 08:26:52 AM   0 COMMENTS
Thursday, October 29, 2015

Most Popular Smartphone Resolutions for September 2015 #TBT

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In this edition of #ThrowbackThursday, I'm jumping back to a year ago to the last time I updated my report on the most popular smartphone resolutions used by visitors to retail jewelry websites.

The last time I reviewed smartphone screen resolutions was only a week after the iPhone 6 had been released. For several years, the iPhone has been the most...

AT: 10/29/2015 09:32:29 AM   0 COMMENTS
Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Most Popular Smartphone Resolutions for September 2014

What role will smartphones play in the lives of the everyday average consumer during the 2014 holidays? The mobile audience is becoming more important in marketing as mobile devices become more ubiquitous in everyone's daily lives.

Everyone has a different opinion of which smartphones are better. Many software developers prefer the Android devices because they provide more flexibility, whereas the Apple devices are designed to be more user friendly for the non-technically oriented.

As a follow up to yesterdays report of VIEW FULL GOLD NUGGET

AT: 10/15/2014 09:22:38 AM   0 COMMENTS
Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Most Popular Desktop Screen Resolutions for 2014

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In this Daily Golden Nugget, I'm showing you the most popular desktop screen resolutions for September 2014 and spanning back 3 years.

Knowing the most popular screen resolutions is great to know if you are redesigning your website, but 'tis not the season to be launching into a redesign. My hope is that this will help you put the final touches on your holiday online marketing.

About This Data

The data presented here was tracked across more than 100 retail jewelry websites. This is com...

AT: 10/14/2014 08:57:24 AM   0 COMMENTS
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