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Before You Choose Your Website Host…

If you are anything like me, a lot of research goes into something before a decision or purchase is made. If I am looking into vacation destinations, I compare multiple places and look at their lodging, activities, cost of travel, and amenities before I choose where I...

New Website: Jason Dear

Shopping for and finding a healthcare insurance policy that works for you can feel like a long, tedious process that has no clear answer. It is expensive, highly jargoned, and hard to understand exactly what you are getting with your plan. There are hundreds of...

How to Improve Website Speed

In a fast-paced world, we are not very patient people. Most people hate waiting in lines, waiting on hold, and waiting for things to load. In fact, I’ve been known to leave an app or site if it doesn’t pull up almost immediately. Website speed matters more than you...

New Website: Mostly Pink Boutique

Every girl wants to wear a dress that is unique, authentic to her style, and beautiful for special occasions, and most know the feeling of showing up to a formal, the prom, or a wedding and seeing that someone else has on the same dress! Mostly Pink Boutique, an...

It Matters Where You Host Your Website

There is a phrase my cousin often uses in passing when we are joking about spending money on something: “Buy nice or buy twice.” While we are mostly trying to justify the amount we are paying for an item, there is a good bit of truth (and advice) in this statement. A...

New Website: Signature RV Designs

After 17 years of remodeling homes and businesses, Signature RV Designs owners Chuck and Melissa Harris were ready for a new adventure. From the time their three children were young, they loved to go camping, and now the grandparents of seven, it is a shared love...

New Website: Lubbock Property Services

Lubbock Property Services started officially in December 2018 when owner James Russell started to take small fix-up jobs from his customers, but he has been serving the West Texas community since he and his wife Courtney settled down in Lubbock in 2012. From...

Why Does Website Speed Matter?

If you think that it does not really matter how fast your website loads, think again. Delays as small as one second can make a big difference in how much traffic your website receives. According to a 2019 study on user experience by The Daily Egg, a one-second delay...

Why Host with Your Web Pro?

At the beginning of last year, my phone charger stopped working. I didn’t think much of it and got on Amazon to order a new one. The cord I found was six feet long, looked durable enough, and the cheapest option I could find. I enthusiastically purchased it without a...

New Website: Wrench It Forward

Wrench It Forward is a 501c3 nonprofit based in Lubbock, Texas, with a goal to move people out of poverty and homelessness by providing low-cost car repairs for households with limited means. It is very difficult to get anywhere without a car in West Texas, and simple...

Increasing Website Speed

I learned a lot about increasing the speed of our home internet when I was growing up. We lived in the middle of a cotton field and had notoriously slow, fragile internet connection. If the wind blew too hard (which happened a lot in West Texas), it was raining, or...

Hosting Services with Your Web Pro

The hosting of your website is something most people do not think about until there is an issue. If you have ever had a problem with your website and spent hours on the phone on hold, passing from representative to representative, you know why this is a bad idea! Even...

How SEO Can Help Your Online Store

Search engine optimization, or the process of making your website as perfect as possible with keywords, textual phrases, and images so it is ranked higher on search engine result pages such as Google, Yahoo, and Bing, is a useful tool, but it is good for more than an...

Before You Redesign

Deciding to redesign your website is admittedly a big undertaking. Like remodeling your kitchen or painting your home, it’s a project that can be time consuming and arduous, and it is one that you cannot afford to get wrong. There is nothing worse than finishing a...

Website Rebuild: Cloud Training

Cloud Training Services was founded in 1996 by Darla Cloud after seeing the need for hands-on classes to teach Microsoft software such as Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, and more. Darla has been teaching computer classes since 1989 and has earned...

New Website: First United Methodist Church of Post

The First United Methodist Church of Post, Texas, is a place where members celebrate their faith, experience a loving and caring fellowship, and join together in Christ’s call to service. With a mission to offer Christ to the community of Post, love their neighbors,...

Maintaining Your Online Store

You might assume that the most tedious part of the work is over when you have successfully started and opened your online store. However, after you have created your site and added the entirety of your products (or at least the initial products you are starting with),...

New Website: Plains Baptist Camp & Retreat Center

Founded in 1949 in the Blanco Canyon outside Floydada, Texas, Plains Baptist Camp & Retreat Center exists to provide a place for attendees to escape from the busy day-to-day and enjoy rest, peace, and fun. Plains Baptist Camp & Retreat Center hosts...

Three Reasons to Redesign Your Website

There are many reasons to consider redesigning your website. Maybe it is out of date and looks a little old. Maybe it is running slower than it should. Maybe you are rebranding, or perhaps you would like to improve your sales or increase your growth. Whatever your...

What Makes an Online Store Successful?

In an age where you can buy anything from a pizza to an outfit for your next big event on your iPhone, tablet, or computer, shopping is largely shifting from brick and mortar stores to eCommerce. You can even order your groceries online and have them delivered to your...

The 18 Month Design Cycle: Part 2

If someone were to ask when anyone on our team at Your Web Pro when they should redesign their website, they would most likely receive the same answer no matter who they talked to. As mentioned previously, we recommend that store and company owners look at redesigning...

New Website: Keyed Up Coaching

If you were told there was a way you could improve your sales numbers, grow your business, and enjoy yourself while doing so, would you jump in? That is exactly what Larry Viaille of Keyed Up Coaching chose to do! With nearly 50 years of experience owning and...

Getting Started Selling Online

So you have decided that you have something you would like to sell online! Whether you are starting your own online store or are using a marketplace of some sort, it can seem like a large and overwhelming task to manage online listings. In fact, the State of Small...

New Year, New Website?

The beginning of a new year (and, in this case, a new decade) is the time when many people vow to make big changes in their lives. Many decide to eat healthier, work out, spend less time on electronics, read more books, and other goals. Some decide to start something...

He Has Come!

He Has Come!

The word “advent” means “coming” in Latin, and today -- Christmas Day -- we celebrate that the King has come! On a day that is often filled with noise, cheer, family, food, and loved ones, I think back to the day Jesus was born. While Christmas today has become a...

Can Advertising on YouTube Help My Business?

Can Advertising on YouTube Help My Business?

If you have recently pulled up anything on YouTube, you have likely had to sit through at least a few seconds of an advertisement before you could watch your video. Sometimes you can click off the advertisement after 10 or 15 seconds, and others, a notice pops up that...

What did the Messiah Do?

What did the Messiah Do?

One of the staples of a child growing up in my home church was the “WWJD” bracelets we all seemed to have. They were handed out in our Sunday School classes and probably during Children’s Church as well, and we were encouraged to ask ourselves before responding to...

Google Ads Retargeting and Remarketing

Google offers several ways to retarget, or remarket, your ads to people who’ve previously interacted with your business. For example, a person searching for new shoes to purchase may visit many websites and will notice that as they browse one, an ad for a site they...

Who is the Messiah?

“For unto us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be upon his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the greatness of his government and peace there will be no end. He will...

Why Do We Need a Messiah?

Christmas is coming, and it isn’t called the most wonderful time of the year for no reason! In addition to seeing loved ones, giving and receiving gifts, and the decorations strung up around homes and through town, Christmas is a time to celebrate the coming of the...

What Does Display Advertising Do?

Have you ever been scrolling through your Facebook feed after a long day and had an advertisement grab your attention seemingly out of nowhere? Do you get sucked in to watching video advertisements on social media or find yourself clicking on an ad that you saw pop up...

How Can Advertising on Google Help Me?

The world of online advertising can seem tricky, immense, and often downright creepy. (For example, my family was discussing Christmas gifts over Thanksgiving, and we all had identical advertisements pop up on our social media over the next few days.) When you add in...

When to Consider Redesigning

Every so often, my mom gets the urge to redo her entire home. We are talking more than just a simple redecorating -- she wants new floors, cabinets, paint color, countertops, and everything rearranged. Of course, this doesn’t happen too often, and the whole house has...

How We Can Help You Reach More Customers on Social Media

It may seem like an uphill battle to reach customers with so many different things both good and bad clamoring for our attention on social media. Alongside algorithm changes following Mark Zuckerburg’s declaration that Facebook wanted you, the consumer, to take the...

Reasons to Redesign a Website

We all have things we keep around longer than we know we should simply because we can. It’s still working just fine, or it still fits, or it feels wasteful to throw it out. They may be well past their prime, but they still do what they’re supposed to, and “if it isn’t...

Can Your Social Media Profile Benefit From More Frequent Posting?

The algorithm many social media sites use is confusing at best. Since the implementation of the new Facebook algorithm changes, many brands have watched as their organic reach (the amount of people your posts reach through unpaid advertising) decrease dramatically by...

Website Grandpas

Have you ever visited a site only to see that, while it was still working fine and everything looked to be working the way it was supposed to, it appeared a little outdated? Sure, the links and buttons and forms were all functioning, the site itself loaded in a timely...

New Website: Gary’s Piano Service

Though Gary’s Piano Service has only been official for about 20 years, owner Gary Dennis has been tuning and servicing pianos for longer. The company started in Paris, Texas, when Gary started tuning pianos after his job as a school teacher. While he has been a...

New Website: The Boot Helper

The Boot Helper is a tool made to ensure that its user no longer has to struggle with the oftentimes tedious and sometimes painful process of putting on boots. For all who struggle to bend down or reach to pull on their boots, whether due to injury, stiffness,...

New Website: Mustang Homes & Land

Located in Lubbock, Texas, and serving the South Plains for more than fifty years, Mustang Homes and Land offers manufactured and modular homes from less than 400 to over 3000 square feet as well as plots of land. Mustang Homes and Land extends high-quality products...

New Website: Plainview EDC

The Plainview-Hale County Economic Development Corporation exists to assist those living and working in or moving to the Plainview-Hale County area. Plainview is located less than an hour from Lubbock and just over an hour from Amarillo and is known for its low taxes,...

What Makes You Relevant to People on Facebook?

Sometimes posting on Facebook can feel like you are talking to an empty room: you are speaking, but no one hears, or at least no one responds to what you have said. Posting over and over with little to no interaction can start to be monotonous and draining, and you...

The 18 Month Design Cycle

If someone were to ask when anyone on our team at Your Web Pro when they should redesign their website, they would most likely receive the same answer no matter who they talked to. As mentioned previously, we recommend that store and company owners look at redesigning...

Why Does Your Company Need a Presence on Social Media?

The latest marketing statistics are out, and they don’t lie: 90% of marketers say that social media presence has helped their business through exposure, interaction, and internet presence. Whether you run a small, local business or are in charge of a massive...

What Else Can You Do to Show Up in Search Engines?

Is there even more than one page of Google search results? Let’s be honest: only 5 percent of people click past the first page of search results, and most are likely to click on the first result that pops up. This means that if your website isn’t on the first page of...

New Website: Power Wash Pros

Power Wash Pros in Lubbock, Texas, is a commercial and residential power washing company. With over five years of experience, the team at Power Wash Pros takes pride in prioritizing affordable and effective power washing for your business, home, apartment building,...

New Website: Lubbock Day Care

We recently had the opportunity to work with a branch of daycares in Lubbock to redo their entire website. These Christian pre-school centers include Creative Learning Center, Kids Are Cool Center, Learning Tree, and Wee Care. All four of these are Early Education...

How Does More Content Help You?

When I was in high school, my basketball coach told my teammates and I that those of us who were not on the cross country team but would be playing basketball come October we had to run one cross country meet. Yes, just one -- and my friends and I certainly trained...

Introducing Two New SEO Service Levels!

You’ve worked hard to get to where you are now. You have planned and started your business, created a website, and waited for the influx of customers to visit your site. Maybe this has happened for you; maybe you are still waiting. Maybe you have Googled your website...

What Do Search Engines See When They Index Your Site?

In many ways, search engines have changed our lives the past two decades. For example, we can now look things up with small computers that fit in our pockets instead of having to go find an encyclopedia. If you are looking for a coffeehouse, a car repair center, or...

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