Category Archives: KO News

News about KO Websites. New products, people and other tid bits.

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Why and How to Move Your Website from HTTP to HTTPS

Moving your website from http: to https: is not a simple task for someone without technical aptitude and expertise. But, while moving to https: can be tricky, there are some real benefits to making the change. Continue reading

KO Websites Rated Highly for Marketing Services by Online Review Site Clutch

We have received a top rating from the online marketing services review site Clutch in five categories that support the business success of our clients. Clutch is an independent review site that does not accept payment for their analysis, so we are very excited to have been selected as a top agency by them, for the following marketing services:

Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing encompasses all the digital channels through which a business reaches consumers in 2018. Here is the shortest definition we have found, from Dave Chaffey’s book Digital Marketing: Strategy, Implementation and Practice:

“Achieving marketing objectives through applying digital technologies and media.” Continue reading

Questions to ask Bay Area Web Developers

Questions to ask as you shop for a web design company

What questions should I ask a web design company before hiring them?

You know your business better than any web designer will, so you should create a set of questions related to your specific needs as you seek a developer to build your new website. The following questions can give you a place to start when qualifying your next web designer, no matter your type of business.

Do you have samples of websites you have built?

You will want to see some examples of the sites each design firm has built, and the right company for you should be able to provide website samples that will be similar to what you want and/or fit into your particular business type. Continue reading

Bay Area Web Design

Finding the right Web Design Company for a New Website in 2018

To get the best possible website design solution for your business, you first need to understand what you need from your new website. What specific results do you need it to generate? With those questions answered, you can start to think about how to build your site.

Here’s what all websites must include in 2018:

Website Look and Ease of Use

The Home Page – your website’s home page should make it immediately clear what you have to offer your visitors. Your website home page should also offer visitors quick ways to contact you including a phone number they can click on using their smartphone, and in most cases a contact form or easy link to a page where they can submit a written inquiry or request. Continue reading

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New Mobile Responsive Website For JMT Beauty

KO Websites, one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s leading top website design firms, announces the launch of its latest website, a new mobile-responsive shopping site for JMT Beauty, a high-end supplier of quality professional garments and footwear for health and beauty salons and other service industries.

NEW WEBSITE IMPROVES E-COMMERCE SHOPPING EXPERIENCE

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KO Websites Launches New WordPress Website for Matson, the Pacific’s Leading Shipping Company

KO Websites has completed a new WordPress website for Matson Navigation, Truck, Rail & Logistics. As the Pacific’s leading shipping company, Matson has a responsibility to provide a high quality website that serves their customers with a wide range of features. To achieve that, KO-Websites created a brand new mobile-responsive website that makes working with Matson easy for their clients: Attractive, with clear navigation, and simple to update. Continue reading

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KO-Websites Creates a New Website for Viking Pavers

KO-Websites Launches New Mobile-Friendly WordPress Website

KO-Websites recently designed and launched a brand new website for Viking Pavers, a Bay Area paver installation company that is located in the San Francisco, Bay Area. This website is fully functional and mobile responsive, so that customers using any online device can easily navigate and find the appropriate information on the site. Included in the new website, is a Knowledge Center where visitors can find good information on different hardscape methods and materials. Included on the homepage and throughout the site are video testimonials and samples of Viking Pavers work. Continue reading

How & Why: Claiming Your Google My Business Listing

google my business claiming and benefitsClaiming and verifying your business’ Google local search listing is one of the most essential tenets of proactive online reputation management and local search.

As an owner, one of your biggest goals is to guarantee to your customers, that they are receiving the very most recent and accurate information related to your business’ location, hours, and contact information when they search for your business online. Continue reading

Yelp Ads: Helping customers find and connect with great local businesses, like yours.

Yelp Business AdsAll local businesses understand the importance of building a strong and favorable reputation among their consumer base. The main question lies in this: how should a business best go about raising awareness to bring people looking for great local experiences through your doors? The answer: Yelp Ads. Yelp Advertising drives users to your business listing, converting them into customers and eventual brand evangelists. In fact, according to Nielsen, Yelp’s 108 million monthly visitors rank Yelp as the #1 review site for finding local businesses, playing a major factor in the final purchase decision. Continue reading

2017’s Top Web Design Trends

San Francisco, Bay Area, website designIs Your Website Ready For What 2017 Has to Offer?

Technology and web space is rapidly evolving every day. New technologies are on the horizon that will render more freedom while designing the interaction and interface of websites. 2017 is no different. This year, we will witness some entirely new website design patterns that can truly revolutionize your web space. In the following section, we have assembled some of these emergent patterns. Continue reading