AmDee Blog

18 Oct 2017
10 Oct 2017

Understanding the Differences between WordPress.com and WordPress.org

Almost one out of three websites uses the WordPress open source platform. Yet it is easy to get confused by the existence of both WordPress.com and WordPress.org versions. Is this a butter and margarine type of choice, or are there more profound differences? It is important to know which of these platforms it makes the most sense to choose. Below we compare wordpress.com to wordpress.org

What is the difference; wordpress.com vs. wordpress.org?

02 Oct 2017

Web accessibility matters more in 2017

Whether your website is educational, nonprofit or commercial, you hope to draw a broad audience. No doubt you invest in SEO and keep an eye on the search result ratings to see how well the site performs. Yet there is another very important issue you must not neglect — making web content accessible to all. It requires much more thought about site organization, fonts, and the use of audio and visual aids. You also need to make content easy to access from mobile media as well as desktop computers.

25 Sep 2017

10 online security blunders to avoid

There are few worse faux-pas than having your online identity stolen. According to the Javelin Strategy & Research study, in 2016 there was over 15.4 million Americans who had their identity stolen. It is estimated that nearly half of Americans will have their computer compromised or have been completely hacked every year. You've probably received the "emergency I'm in a foreign country and been robbed" emails pop up in your inbox, or maybe you've been a victim of ransomware such as WannaCry. Today, more than ever, it's important to be aware of your internet security and take steps to protect yourself.

Keep yourself digitally secure with the 10 actionable ideas.

19 Sep 2017

Is Your Organization Ready for Advanced Analytics?

How can you tell that your ready for advanced analytics?

The bosses thought that website traffic analysis was only for the geeks. After intense efforts you convince them that this data helps ensure online success. Now, at last, you have added Google Analytics to your website pages and it is up and running. The higher ups have come to appreciate the value of analytics data. They learn where the visitors come from, how long they stay and other useful information. This knowledge reveals ways in which you can make the site more appealing. But getting more advanced analytics can also help measure how improvements boost visitors and cut bounce rates.

13 Sep 2017
11 Sep 2017

Are long tail keywords still a valid SEO strategy for 2017?

If your organization has an online presence you want to get a high score in search engine results (SEO). The better your ratings, the higher the number of visitors and sales (conversions) you can get. The theory is simple but putting it into practice is a major website marketing challenge.

05 Sep 2017
31 Aug 2017

8 Free Typography Design Resources

Type makes a real difference to your website.

Website owners appreciate the value of good SEO, interesting content and eye-catching graphics. They are often less aware of how their choice of type affects the site's success. At the most basic level poor font choices reduce readability. 

30 Aug 2017

4 things to know before you start using Google for your Web Analytics

Many businesses want to monitor their website with web analytics.

However, before you even start using tools like Google Analytics, you should make sure that you know how you’ll use them, as well as, if you even need them.