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Website Goals

February 20, 2018 7:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Does your Website have Goals? You want people to hear your message. You want people to understand what you offer. You want to drive business to your physical location. You want people to contact you. You need to provide customer... View Article


Collaboration

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I decided to put this model together to represent the process of collaboration as I see it. One common problem projects face is that collaborators can have a negative effect on productivity and progress is they require an absolute understanding... View Article


User stories

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User stories are part of an approach that helps shift the focus from writing about requirements to talking about them. All user stories include a written sentence or two and, more importantly, a series of conversations about the desired website’s... View Article


WordPress and security

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It’s not a secret. A secure website is vital for protecting the website that represents your business. You also need to protect against hackers trying to take over your site to use for their own personal gain. Sometimes hackers show... View Article


What is WordPress

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WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS)  that can be installed on your web hosting server. I am of the opinion that WordPress is not a true CMS but is often used as... View Article


What is Joomla

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Joomla is a free and open source content management system (CMS) for publishing content on the World Wide Web and intranets and a model–view–controller (MVC) Web application framework that can also be used independently. Joomla installs directly on you web... View Article


WordPress – Making a post

February 20, 2018 7:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As a benefit to TOD clients, this article contains information on how to make a Post in WordPress. You need to have the login information and know how to get into the Admin section of your WordPress site. Video is... View Article


Logo Design Mistakes

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Below, we go through 10 common logo design mistakes that you should avoid if you want to create a successful and professional logo. Here are the most common reasons why many logos look amateurish: The business owner wanted to save... View Article


Getting Paid

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E-commerce answers Paypal has long been the “simple” answer A popular alternative to a full merchant account, particularly for beginning developers, is to use PayPal. PayPal can be used in a couple of ways, but the older, traditional PayPal model... View Article


Social Media Experts

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All you really need to know. Social Media is a hot topic and may individual business owners as well as fortune 500 companies all want a piece of the online marking that can only be delivered by social media. So... View Article


Clear your Cache

February 20, 2018 7:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Sometimes I have clients ask, “Why cant I see the latest version of my webpages?” I usually suggest they clear their browser cache and refresh. Sometimes there is a silent pause followed by a “what?” So, I decided to put... View Article


Explaining Responsive Design

February 20, 2018 7:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

This is a great video, courtesy of the Google Developer network. This Video begins by explaining why responsive design is important and better yet, what you can expect from a responsive design. I will say the video goes on to... View Article


What is a Domain Name?

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Webopedia says: “Domain names are used to identify one or more IP addresses and are used in URLs to identify particular Web pages. Every domain name has a suffix that indicates which top level domain (TLD) it belongs to.” Feel... View Article


What is Web Hosting?

February 20, 2018 7:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

My simple definition: Web hosting is a place where the files that make up your website are kept. Essentially this is a computer, but unlike your computer, this one is special in that it is dedicated in purpose. It is set... View Article


How To Clear Your DNS Cache

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Overview Your DNS cache stores the locations (IP addresses) of webservers that contain pages which you have recently viewed. If the location of the web server changes before the entry in your DNS cache updates, you can no longer access... View Article


Website Design

February 20, 2018 7:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Making Satisfied Customers At TOD we are Creating Great Websites & Making Satisfied Customers. We are not designing websites just based on pretty pictures and bright colors. There is a method to creating websites that involves a knowledge brought about by years... View Article


Meet TOD

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Todd Twining is the creative force behind Twining Original Design. With a focus on customer satisfaction, my business philosophy states simply: “We should be easy to do business with, and be ready to exceed our customers expectations at every opportunity.... View Article


Web Design

February 20, 2018 7:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Creating Great Websites – Making Satisfied Customers Designing websites is far more than pretty pictures and trendy colors. There is a method to creating websites that involves a knowledge from years of development experience. Contact Us We look forward to putting our... View Article


Web Hosting Packages

February 20, 2018 7:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Just what is Web hosting?What about a domain name?   Simple As low as $7.95/month Advanced As low as $14.95/month Pro As low as $24.95/month Typical Use Basic HTML websites(no database) SMALL BUSINESSWordPress & CMS systems requiring  databases MEDIUM to... View Article


SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

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Twining Original Design’s SEO Guarantee –  Twining Original Design (TOD) does guarantee that our clients will be happy with our SEO results. TOD will guarantee that if they implement our SEO recommendations, search traffic will rise, and we do guarantee... View Article


Social Media

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Social media marketing campaigns typically focus on efforts to create content that attracts attention and tempts readers to share it with their social networks. A company message may spread from user to user and possibly will connect with viewers because... View Article


E-commerce – Selling online

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 More than Website Design – Selling Online used to be out of reach for many. Web stores were all custom built. Now very few are. Why? E-commerce solutions are offered by web hosts, within do-it-yourself web builders, CMS platforms like... View Article


The Face of your Business

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More than Website Design – YOUR WEBSITE IS THE FACE OF YOUR BUSINESS You wouldn’t go to a business meeting in bell bottom jeans and a tie dye shirt (unless you were very certain the theme of the meeting was... View Article


Just plain Bad Domain names

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More than Website Design – A site called “Who Represents” where you can find the name of the agent that represents a celebrity. Their domain name… wait for it… is www.whorepresents.com Experts Exchange, a knowledge base where programmers can exchange... View Article


What is a Webmaster?

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More than Website Design – A Webmaster is the administrator of a website. A webmaster (from web and master), also called a web architect, web developer, site author, or website administrator, is a person responsible for maintaining one or many... View Article


Why Local – and why not!

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More than Website Design – Why local? Does the web designer you hire have to be local talent? Absolutely not! The most important things in hiring a web designer is to find someone that’s good at their job, clicks with... View Article


How to buy Web Hosting

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More than Website Design – There are more folks buying web hosting everyday that have no Idea whatsoever about what they are buying.  In this article TOD will try to give you a basic understanding of what makes up a... View Article


What is Responsive Design?

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Background Almost every new client these days wants a mobile version of their website. It’s practically essential after all: one design for the BlackBerry, another for the iPhone, the iPad, netbook, Kindle — and all screen resolutions must be compatible,... View Article