What Is a Focus Keyword and What Does It Do For My Website?


The term “keyword” is used when discussing Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for websites. For WordPress websites, the most popular SEO plugin is Yoast. This plugin helps the website owner/developer set up some key factors on the “back end” of the website to help Google users find the website in searches. What Yoast is NOT It…

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New Redesigned Website for Culpepper Garden

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We recently launched a new website for a local senior living facility. Culpepper Garden is an award-winning, nonprofit retirement community specifically designed to provide security, comfort and affordable, quality living for people age 62 and older in Arlington, Virginia. Over the past year, we worked with the management of Culpepper Garden to carefully and thoughtfully…

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It’s all about the “S”: Google and its HTTPS Policy


Head S Up if you are not using https! Google has a policy regarding HTTPS on websites that you should know about. As a primary internet browser, dictates some best practices for website owners and developers. In the recent past, for example, Google started “requiring” websites to be mobile responsive in order to rank well…

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An Effective Website Planning, Design and Development Process


Building an effective new website, like many things, cannot be done in a bubble and takes time and collaboration to be successful. We recently completed a website project that went very smoothly because the process was so well planned and organized and because the client participated in the process enthusiastically. Here is our Guide To…

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Case Study – Grace Episcopal Day School


Design TLC recently launched a new site for Grace Episcopal Day School in Kensington, Maryland. Their old site was a Cold Fusion site built with the 3rd party school management system, Final Site. It was out of date, was not mobile responsive and was very hard for the school administration to update. The new website…

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