Annette Riley Web Design and Maintenance

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I send a quick Web Tip on the first Wednesday of each month, or whenever I have a tip to share! The tip will be short, important to know and easy to implement. You can sign up for my FREE newsletter to receive Web Design Tips and Internet News for your Small Business.

Wednesday Web Quick Tips

Everything You Need to Know About Social Media

Who doesn't love a good inspirational quote?

Only 352 Shopping Days Until Christmas!

The Holidays are Here

Thanksgiving at the Automat

Is Your Website Ready for the Holidays?

3 Easy Ways to Use Dropbox For Your Business

The Instagram Generation

Design Bloopers

Re-Design or Re-Align? 

What You Need To Know About The Heartbleed Bug

Why Nobody Reads Your Facebook Posts

Turn Cabin Fever into Spring Fever

7 Ways to Build A Quality Email List

Is this Crazy Winter Weather Getting to You?

Make News in the New Year - Part 2

3 Important Questions to Ask For a Successful 2014

Make News in the New Year

Trust Me - I Have Crow's Feet

Stuff Your Turkey - Not Your Keywords

What the Heck is a Hashtag?

Marketing Is Not The Same As Selling

What Makes Your Business Special?

Click Here to Read About Click Here

A Call To Action May Not Be What You Think It Is

Lorem Ipsum Can Be Fun!

How Will Gmail Change Your Marketing Strategy?

Important notice for Gmail Subscribers

Quick Guide to Using Stock Images on Your Website

How You Can Use Social Media

A Snapshot of Social Media

QR Codes for Beginners


Can You See Me Now? Make Your Website Easy to Read

Spring Has Sprung: Spring Cleaning Checklist for Your Website

The Value of White Space

You Only Have FOUR seconds to Grab Your Audience

Good Fast Cheap

Don't Bother Reading This Newsletter

This Message is Full of Hot Air

DNS Services Scam

If I Had Three Wishes For Santa, I'd Wish For...

Trust Me - I'm a Trained Professional

How a Hurricane Made Me Love Facebook 

Does Your Website Look Out-of-Date?

Search Engine Optimization Tip - The Title Tag

Blah, Blah, Blah and Yakety Yak - Writing Better Content

Proofreading Tips - Go Beyond the Spell Checker

How to Create a Strong Password 

Picture This - Alt and Title Attributes

Have you added your Cover Photo to your FB Timeline?

Beware of Font Salad

Analyze Your Competition

Domain Name Tips

Your Email Signature Can Help You Market Your Business



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Lexiconn - excellent for e-commerce sites and their Customer Service will make you weep with joy!

Omnis - affordable, reputable and reliable service over many years.

ActiveHost - good choice when you want affordable hosting with more robust web statistics and nicer Webmail functionality.