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Service Announcement: Faster Websites & SSL Now Included

We’re ringing in the new year with two major upgrades that will dramatically improve the speed, reliability, and security of client websites.

Effective immediately, all client websites have been moved to our new hosting provider Kinsta and throughout the next few weeks we’ll also be working to integrate SSL certificates. The best part? These upgrades are provided at no additional cost for One Stop Site Shop clients.

Let’s take a look at why we’re so excited about these changes and what they mean for your website.

How Do I Get a Website for My Small Business?

It’s a question we hear a lot from first-time entrepreneurs, how do I get a website for my small business? With all the options for website builders, designers, tools, and services the choice can be overwhelming, especially for someone unfamiliar with how web design works.

So what’s a small business owner to do? Where should they start? Here are 3 steps you can follow to help you figure out how to get a website for your small business.

Should You Hire a Web Designer or Try to Build a Website Yourself?

I know what you’re thinking: this article is written by a web design company, so of course they’re going to recommend hiring a professional web designer.

And you’d be right… sort of.

Why do Web Designers Charge for Monthly Maintenance?

Your website is done, it looks good, and it’s never worked better. But now your web designer is asking for a monthly maintenance fee and you’re not sure why. If the website works, what else needs to be done? Truth is, there are several important areas that need consistent maintenance to keep your site safe and secure, up to date, and offering the best user experience.

5 Benefits of a Small Business Website

You know you need a website – that’s great! But there are a lot of choices out there. You love your business and we’re here to help the world love it, too. Here’s a list of 5 benefits we at One Stop Site Shop can bring to your small business.

1. A website that looks like you

Your business is unique and we think your site should reflect that. Let’s say, for example, that you own a local bakery. Just like you would take the time to make sure your recipe has its own, distinct flavor, we take the time to understand the personality of your business. That helps us bring that distinct flavor to your site.