The times, they are a-changin. With the increase of virtual communication technology, more and more jobs now have the flexibility to work from anywhere, not just an office. With advantages like lower employee turnover, decreased overhead costs, and lower reported stress levels of remote employees, telecommuting jobs are on the rise. A 2015 Gallup study found that the number of employees who work at least part of the month from home has grown by more than 300 percent in the last 20 years.
As a remote employee for AdVision since my move to Durango, Colorado in May, I have learned some lessons along the way that I’ve found to be instrumental in my happiness and productivity while not in the office. For all the remote workers out there, or even if you’re just wondering if it’s right for you: I want to share with you five of my top pieces of advice for staying on task and creative away from the office.
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Does this scenario sound familiar?
You're preparing to launch your company's new website that is months, if not, years overdue. Sales teams anxiously await by the phones, ready for all of the new customers you're anticipating the snazzy new website will bring in. Launch day finally comes AND THEN........
We hear about situations like this all too often. Having a great-looking website is definitely something to boast about. However, if that traffic isn't converting visitors into customers, then your website is almost useless. In fact, many business owners consider their website their #1 sales and marketing asset, working around the clock to increase awareness and generate new customers. So it’s no longer a question of whether or not your site looks good, but how hard it’s working for your business to generate sales.read more →
“Don’t make me think.” - Steve Krug
Those four words sum up user experience at its core – and it’s the most fundamental key to successfully selling your product or service with inbound marketing. We know that a well-designed landing page should have engaging graphics or images, clean fonts that are easy to read, and pleasing colors. But does the user actually enjoy the experience of a website page that’s simply pretty to look at?
Perhaps, but the user enjoys getting their desired result more. Making the end result as simple and pleasant as possible is the key to increasing your conversions and keeping your customers happy. Let’s look at six strategic lessons you can implement on your landing pages for more success in conversion rates.read more →
You’ve put a great deal of time and effort into creating your website. Considering it is your company’s virtual calling card and 24/7 sales person, it has to be just right – but is it? Is your website encouraging conversions or is it killing them? Take a look at these common conversion killers and see if your site is running off potential customers.read more →
When someone comes to your website, your homepage is the very first thing they see. It’s the gateway to all of your content and sets the tone for what you or your company offers. A visitor could easily click out of your website in seconds if their first impression is subpar – we have gut reactions in 3 seconds or less! So what makes a truly stellar homepage? A truly stellar user experience. Here are five tips for the UX / UI of your homepage that we think are pretty darn important:read more →