15 Apr April 15, 2015

Web Design Trends for 2015

Eileen Lonergan 3 Design Tips
trends

I love a trend.  In real life I have basically worn the same type of clothes / hair / make up, and I am not a huge shopper, but I do really enjoy watching trends with technology and how that trickles down into websites.  Always, navigation should be first concern in design in my opinion and […]

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Pro Tip for The Divi Theme

A great business strategy is to target a niche market and become the Guru.  Sometimes you find yourself as a Guru of something unexpected, my friend Laura Huer is a perfect example, one grateful roofer client introduced her to another, and he told two friends, and so on and so on and before she knew […]

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28 Mar March 28, 2015

How to Delight Your Customers

Eileen Lonergan 4 Business
how to delight your customers

I came across this infographic on Pinterest and I think there are some really good suggestions for any business owner to consider as part of their customer service. Before you jump into on boarding any of these suggestions, I encourage you to think a little bit about what makes sense for YOU and your clients.  For example […]

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Pro Tip for The Divi Theme

This has happened two me twice in the past two weeks and the fix is super quick, so let me help you solve it and you can get back to doing great work. In my case, I had used the Divi Page Builder to create a Custom Blog page. I had a nice full width […]

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12 Mar March 12, 2015

New Project | The Elegant Marketplace

Eileen Lonergan 9 WordPress
Elegant Marketplace

I wanted to share with you a new project that I am really delighted to be a part of: the launch of a new website / business venture called Elegant Marketplace.  A brief history, in June of 2014 I created a Facebook Group, Divi Theme Users, which consisted of four friends I had from the […]

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02 Mar March 02, 2015

I Am A Judge | CSS Hero Giveaway

Eileen Lonergan 5 WordPress Design
CSS Hero | Get a Free Copy

Do you use CSS Hero?  It is a premium plugin for WordPress, which allows you to tweak your CSS, from the front end of your site, grab the code and paste it into your customization file. This plugin is for you if: You are not a CSS pro. Thought you were a CSS pro, then […]

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lewis howes | school of greatness

I love a podcast.  I do a lot of driving and find podcasts are a great way to learn and be entertained while I am in the car.  About two years ago the husband found the podcast to which I am most addicted: Lewis Howes, the School of Greatness.  The episode was with Biggest Loser […]

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21 Feb February 21, 2015

My Curated List of Top Free Resources for Web Design

Eileen Lonergan 9 web design
free website design tools

We all like free stuff.  If you are just getting your feet wet as a website designer, or if your business is in start up mode, saving every penny helps.  Or, if you are like me, or most of my clients, you often like to see things before you purchase (there are a lot of mind […]

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14 Feb February 14, 2015

Color Tools for Your Next Web Design Project

Eileen Lonergan 4 WordPress Design
color design tools

I have mentioned my buddy Mike formally known as Michael the Tech Guy before and thanks to him we are bringing you a post on color. Mike and I grew up together and were assigned as partners as Photographers for our high school Yearbook decades ago. We may have been an unlikely match up, but our […]

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Customize Divi Site | Divi Booster

First things first.  If you leave a comment you have a chance to win the plugin for FREE or  if you sign up for the Developer of the Plugins email list you will get a discount.  (Note: the winner has been announced and notified.  She is delighted.  Keep commenting, I love it!) I have had […]

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31 Jan January 31, 2015

Do’s and Don’ts for Websites

Eileen Lonergan 2 WordPress Design
web designs | wordpress designer | boston

Note: The infographic below, while super helpful, has typo’s.  I apologize.  I am leaving it on my blog because, heck we all make mistakes now and again, and for me, the value outweighs the negatives.  Thank you to my helpful readers who pointed this out.   I appreciate the feedback and I VALUE YOUR READERSHIP […]

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Divi Theme for WordPress

Gosh, I hope that I am using the correct words to explain what I am trying to show you.  By default the Divi Theme uses huge images to go along with your blog posts.  For one particular client I wanted to style the blog to have more of a traditional look – smaller images to […]

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After the recession hit in 2008 and marketing budgets around the world collapsed, there were a few people who predicted the worst. Marketing budgets were totally decimated, slashed beyond recognition, and thousands of marketers were suddenly back on the job or client search. Some people predicted that they would never recover. For a while this […]

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website launch | wordpress website designer

I love to launch. If getting your site done and out there for the world to see isn’t a priority, I am not the girl you should work with. Saying that, there are a lot of small details that you need to be mindful of, or you will be launching an unfinished product to the […]

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Internet Marketing

Does Kelly Rippa Need to Be In Every Commercial I Watch? Maybe. On paper I land right into the target market of: women 25-54, mother, employed, college degree.  I guess Kelly Rippa is the person that the ad agencies have determined is the best spokesperson for that target market and will be the person who […]

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12 Jan January 12, 2015

The New Face of SEO

Eileen Lonergan 6 SEO
penguin | seo in 2015

I have hit my tenth anniversary of working in search engine optimization. That makes me either a relic or a sage, let’s go with sage. What has always been the same in SEO: Good content wins always. Sites with regularly updated content rank higher for more keywords than those that sit untouched. Navigation is the […]

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Pro Tip for The Divi Theme

Set and forget is really the best way to go for many WordPress features.  Freelance Marketing Manager Alison Simons sent me an email after she had been searching around her Divi theme dashboard trying to find where she could make the simple change from 2014 to 2015 on her website.  It takes about one minute […]

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centered-logo-in-divi1200x627

Well it’s been a few weeks since my last article here on Eileen’s blog and so we wanted to make this a good one. One of the many features of the Divi Theme by Elegant Themes is the custom header layout options. I love them all. But lately I had been wanting to do something […]

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Divi Theme for WordPress

One problem that seems to come up often is that the Divi section height is too large, or there is too much padding below your text between sections or modules. This is simple to correct and there are a few things to check. One, make sure that you don’t have unused Text Modules in your […]

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04 Jan January 04, 2015

Starting Fresh ONE Thing To Do Today

Eileen Lonergan 10 Entrepreneurs
old ways won't open new doors

I know that technically today isn’t the first of the year, but for many it is the first day we are back with all of the vim and vigor we promised ourselves just a few days ago. So here we go, A Game time! Just getting one thing done is often all we need to […]

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