*A website facelift is great way to refresh your website, highlight your services, and refocus your brand without the effort of a brand new website design* We are so excited to share this website design launch with y’all, not only because Michelle is a really great client, but also because we’re really proud of how beautiful, streamlined, and cohesive this website redesign turned out. Michelle called Green Bag Designs because her website needed a bit of facelift. The company didn’t need a...

Did You Know the American Disabilities Act (ADA) Extends To Websites?  *The American Disabilities Act and Website Compliance are two things a lot of people in business don't know about. With a large increase in lawsuits its time to make sure your website meets ADA standards* The American Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law which protects those with physical disabilities from discrimination. Amongst other regulations, it requires physical accommodations such as elevators, ramps, and handicap parking be available in most buildings,...

The summer slump is just around the corner, and it’s a time when website traffic has slowed down, the phones aren’t ringing quite as often, and clients are harder to reach.  As the social distancing bans are being lifted, and people are venturing out on vacations, now is the perfect time to initiate these 5 summer slump pick me ups for small businesses:   Re-evaluate marketing plans. Set aside time during the summer slump to dig deep into ads, analytics, systems, landing pages,...

Social Distancing to Social Listening *Small businesses should begin their transition from social distancing to social listening by engaging with their clients and finding out what their needs truly are*  The business world is in a weird position at the moment. A world where some small businesses are opening full-time, others aren’t opening at all, others are opening odd hours, and some still have no idea what to do.  The bottom line is we all need to get back to business, and believe...

Emergency preparedness plans for small businesses should be front and center in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and with hurricane season fast approaching.  Natural disasters can flatten small businesses in a single swipe, and statistics show locally-owned shops need only be closed as little as five days before their doors are shuttered for good...

It’s time to get real about working from home and lay down some quality tips for working remotely.  Too often we see work from home tips like “save time for self-care” and “find a work buddy”. Um, no.  While those are all well and good in the grand scheme of things, the whole point of working remotely is to get the job done, no?  Here at Green Bag Designs we’re seasoned remote workers. From client meetings to networking functions to satellite offices, working remotely...

*These Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Computer are a great way to keep yourself busy is you’re cooped up at home during the April showers* The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the flowers are blasting pollen bombs in the breeze. Probably time for a little spring cleaning, huh?  As you clean out our closets and wipe away the winter blues, don’t forget to freshen up your workspace as well! Follow these 5 spring cleaning tips for your computer to get...

Listening to business podcasts should be on your to do list every day of the week.  For just minutes a day, you can learn from Charleston’s, the country’s or even the world’s leading pioneers in small business, entrepreneurship, digital marketing, social media, and any niche you can dream.  Business podcasts are like free mentors, offering deep insights, rational statistics, marketing advice, tricks to try, and hilarious ice breakers for crowds. Are you new to business podcasts? Don’t fret! Start by listening to these...

Did you know choosing brand colors for your business can play a major part in its sales and growth? Science spins the color wheel, with top companies and influencers utilizing the psychology of color to garner the attention of customers, strengthening their brand associations and provoking purchases and sales.  Think about some of the biggest brands in the world. Their name doesn’t even have to be mentioned, but if you mention their color? You know exactly who they are.  Golden arches anyone?  Choosing the...