Web Design Blog
Can I see how my website looked in the past? Yes, you can! With a free resource called The Internet Archive, you can see how any website looked at various points in time. Why would you need to pull up an old version of a web page? Sometimes it's more out of necessity...
Why translate a website? As a website owner, your website is intended to be read by your target audience. What good does your website accomplish if it can't be read by your customers? What language does your target audience speak? English? What if your customers speak...
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a stressful, uncertain time for the many people across the globe. Is there a silver lining to this crisis? Read on!
Are you noticing more spam lately? Hackers and spammers love to exploit a stressful situation (e.g. pandemic). Follow these 7 tips to stay vigilant against spam and phishing! 1. Ignore All IRS Stimulus Emails I've personally seen plenty of "IRS" emails lately...
Is your business affected by the COVID-19 pandemic? Small businesses may need to reassess their marketing message. Here are 6 crucial actions you can take.
What are other businesses posting regarding COVID-19? Here are some ideas: How are you responding to the COVID-19 pandemic? What are your cleanliness standards? Are your hours of operation changing? Are you temporarily closing? Do you have a remote/virtual method of...
Communicate faster than ever with an instant chat feature installed directly onto your website. Would you like this feature? We can install it, free of charge! Just one of the many benefits of a Pioneer Media website.
If your website’s form is collecting spam, let’s try the next-gen spam fighting tool: reCAPTCHA.
Have you entered your Special Holiday Hours into Google My Business? Read our Blog post to find out how and why!
Anyone with a vision can start a business. But more should be considered than just obtaining a business license. Here’s 5 ideas for a successful start-up.
Drones are the hottest new toys. Praised by consumers and professionals alike, drones have rose exponentially in popularity the past few years. Social media is flooded with phenomenal photography and videos from that coveted bird's (drone's) eye view. There is an...
The purpose of a website is to get new business. Is your website struggling to attract new customers? It might be time for an advertising campaign!
If you’ve had the same website for a few years, now might be the time to freshen it up! We’ve been pumping out some impressive web design work.
In July, Google Chrome is making it official. If your site doesn’t have a security certificate, visitors will see a “Not Secure” warning. SSL is not only the right thing to do for them, it’s also great for boosting search rankings and getting more traffic to your site.
This month, Google Chrome will start marking HTTP pages containing forms as “Not Secure.” Is your website ready? Make sure you have an SSL Certificate!
Each month, our dear clients receive a website analytics report in their email inbox. How do you read these reports? What’s contained in them? Read on!
An SSL certificate secures your website’s data, earns customers’ trust and boosts search engine rankings. We can get you an SSL certificate for just $50!
Let us design an eye-catching, engaging animated video for your business! Prefer a real-life video? We can do that too with our Video Business Cards. Read on for examples and benefits.
With an easy interface and affordable price, why would you hire a professional web designer instead of Squarespace, Wix or Weebly? Here’s 3 compelling reasons.
Negative reviews hurt your business’ image. How do you respond to a negative review? Check out our best practices to control your brand’s reputation.
Custom or WordPress websites need maintenance for hosting, updates, security, backups and more. Here are 16 reasons to hire website maintenance in Knoxville.
Your website’s contact form is one of the easiest and most effective ways for potential customers to reach you. Test your form and check the SPAM folder.
Hiring a website designer is vital step in the success of your business. A quality website gives your business credibility and an excellent source of new business.
Did you know Facebook Pages have their own separate portal for messaging? This is designed for businesses to better interact with their customers.
We just reached a major small business milestone! We published the 100th website design project to our online portfolio!
Minimalist sites focus on negative space, unadorned typography, and sparse elements. Though requiring skill and patience, minimalism is a gorgeous technique.
Flat design trends have evolved over recent years. It’s no longer the radical anti-skeumorphism idea it started out as. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of flat design.
#2 on Google local search results and Page 1 on organic results for “Web Designer in Knoxville” on desktop and mobile! Search Engine Optimization (SEO) really does work! Click on the screenshots below for proof (as of Tuesday, September 8, 2015). [gallery...
Being well-reviewed on Google (and elsewhere) gives your business credibility, authority and a boost in search engine rankings.
How secure is your website? Can a hacker put a virus on your site? Pioneer Media secures websites and limits hacker access.
Pioneer Media provides a weekly backup service for all the websites under their maintenance service. The backup is routine and off the site’s web server.
Google recently updated their search engine ranking algorithms to favor websites that are built mobile-friendly. Is your website safe?
A professional, business email address has your company’s official website in it. Learn about the dangers of using a free email for business.
We are now Pioneer Media. We are still the same Knoxville web design company but with a new name: Pioneer Media. Since the start of our company in 2006, we have grown and matured as a modern, professional web design company. Our websites use modern web standards and a...
Business profiles on Facebook, Google+, Twitter, & other social networks can increase SEO. Are you using these services to the full?
Since more people than ever before are browsing the Web on mobile devices, It is now more important than ever to optimize your website for mobile!
The answer is just a few clicks away. We have access to full reports on your website’s visitors. These include the number of visits, location of visitors, and more.
Is your website getting SPAM? Learn about these strange contact form submissions: These are not written by real people Well, they were at one time. But a real human being did not visit your website and manually fill out the contact form. These are sent to...
Ready for 2014? 2014 is here, and that means a new start for your business. That means wiping your slate almost clean of last year's problems. That also means making sure the problems you had in 2013 aren't repeated this year. Let's all stick to those new business...