AMP Advanced Mobile Pages

New Website Design There is a new way to build websites called AMP or Advanced Mobile Pages. It’s a Google lead deal. Basically a new style of building websites following a set of rules that have mobile usability and page speed as the most important factor. The idea is pretty straight forward. The longer your … Read more

231WebDev 2020 Website Rebuild

Decided to go after the 231 Web Development website rebuild right away in 2020. For the last couple of years I have run a network of WordPress sites using Divi which is an Elegant theme. Truth is the Divi builder was great for a while but it has become a bloated mess. They changed the … Read more

Search Engine Optimization

231 Graphics – Best SEO in West Michigan?

Just got done running a new ranking report and we are owning a ton of search strings having to do with our industry!

Search Engine Optimization aka SEO is a somewhat tricky thing. There are in fact big differences in white hat and black hat tactics, and the Panda and Penguin algorithm updates by Google within the last two years have changed the industry dramatically. Certain strategies that used to be common practice are now considered to be black hat (Black Hat = Naughty or unacceptable | white hat = all good, no worries).

Today I re-ran a ranking report to see where 231 Graphics and Web Design was sitting, and you will not believe what I found…

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River Valley Development

A few months back I had built this site: www.rivervalleydevelopment.com – It was the first 100% responsive HTML5 site I had built to date. I recently was contracted to do some SEO work on the site, at which point I realized I had never written an article about the initial build. So I figured I would kill two birds with one stone and do them both now. So here we go…

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National Transmission

National Transmission

A Transmission Repair Shop in Muskegon MI

I recently got to do a ground up PHP and HTML build for National Transmission, a transmission repair shop located out Apple Ave in Muskegon, MI. When I initially got to speak with Pat the owner, he told me about wanting a new and more personal website based around his automotive repair shop.

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Novak Snurfboard

Novak Snurfboard Muskegon based Snow Surfing Accessories

I recently did a redesign of Novak Snurfboard LLC’s website. Novak Snurfboards are made right hear in Muskegon. They are made of a unbreakable space glass which will withstand the coldest of temperatures while still maintaining their flexible characteristics. I met Bob Novak recently through a mutual friend and was very happy to take on a re-design of his site. The site was up and running, was structured pretty well. It really just needed more pictures showing of the product and Some graphics added in the header area.

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