Get Your Website Evaluated

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Has your website been evaluated recently? Website Evaluations are designed to make you aware of key strengths and weaknesses on your website.  It could even help you determine if your current site has the potential to make you money. At Comstar, we offer Evaluations that include: Professional examination of 5 main areas of your current site: Design, Photos, Navigation, Search … Read More

Website Colors

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Have you heard about the 5 second rule before?  5 seconds is all the time you have to make a favorable impression on your website visitor before they will decide to stay or leave.  In 5 seconds the visitor must be able to determine who you are, what you do, and why they should choose you. Colors can also help … Read More

Photo Captions & Excitement

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It is common that when someone creates a scrapbook or an online gallery to show off photos that they add captions around or below the photo.  Why do they do this?  To help the visitor understand what they are looking at and get them excited as well. This same concept can be applied to your website too.  Adding a caption … Read More

Backing Up Your Data

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Today this post is unrelated to websites but is still an important topic.  My computer died this past week and I felt the pain of losing my work so I wanted to talk to you about data backup. I found a new backup option.  The greatest thing is that it can backup your entire computer, all data, all digital photographs, … Read More

Light Up Those Choices!

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The navigation of a website is so important.  One simple yet important element of navigation is to have some way to light up your navigation choices. Make sure that the navigation menu in some way highlights a selection when a visitor clicks on a choice.  A few ways to accomplish this are by: having the choice become a different color, … Read More

New Website Firm? 3 Things to Check For

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Here are three important things to check for when searching for a new website designer. 1. Legitimate Experience Just because someone has done something before it does not give them the credentials to achieve the best results or to be called an expert.  Your chances of success improve by finding a company with a dedicated team.  This team should have … Read More

Tip: Gain More Links!

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A question that I hear often is “why do links matter?”  Well, some search engines such as Google use the number of links pointing to a site as a measurement tool. There are free tools on the web to use to check your links.  An easy tool to use is www.linkpopularity.com.  When using this tool, first check how many sites … Read More