Web Design Blog

20+ Years of Experience

We pack all of our years of experience into our Web Design Blog. We’ve seen quite a bit over the years – both good and not-so-good. We write about a wide variety of things and hopefully you’ll find something of interest here. If you have a topic you’d like to see explored here, please let us know.

We welcome your comments and are always happy to discuss and questions or problems you may have. Thanks for reading!

Internet Marketing For Small Business

Internet Marketing For Small Business

How To Make Internet Marketing Work For You Internet marketing is a powerful tool for small business owners to grow their company and reach new customers. In this blog post, we'll walk through the basics of what internet marketing entails and share some tips on using...

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How Do I Find Someone To Build My Website

How Do I Find Someone To Build My Website

Hire Team 218 To Build Your Website How Do I Find Someone To Build My Website? Web Design Options For Small Businesses Hiring a Web Design Company To Build My Website What is our process for designing and creating a website? Building a Website Yourself What are some...

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SEO Trends

SEO Trends

SEO Trends in 2021 Keeping Up With Trends in SEO #seo #google #webdesign #Team218 An understanding of the current and upcoming technologies in SEO Trends is key to success, as they are constantly changing. As an example, websites can only be indexed by Google crawlers...

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Make Your Website Work For You

Make Your Website Work For You

It's Your Website - Make It Work For You! #makeyourwebsiteworkforyou #webdesign #bestemployee #team218 Think of Your Website as Your Employee Make your website work for you! It's generally understood that a website is an important piece of your business arsenal. It's...

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The Problem With Experts

The Problem With Experts

Experts Are Everywhere #expert #webdesign #Team218 "You know, I really don't like the term expert. It's just a word that people throw around to make themselves sound more important than they are." -Author unknown Quite frankly I am not at all enamored with the term...

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Is Your Website a Slacker

Is Your Website a Slacker

What Say You? Is Your Website a Slacker? A majority of small businesses use their website to do three things: Sell, educate and engage. But how well is your website doing these tasks? Your website could be a slacker if it's not performing at the level you need it to....

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Your Nonprofit Needs a Website

Your Nonprofit Needs a Website

Here's Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Website If you have a nonprofit organization and don't already have a website, it's time to get one. Websites are not just for big companies or corporations anymore—they're important to any business looking to make connections with...

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Summer Vacation 2021

Summer Vacation 2021

We wrapped up a great summer vacation with a couple days at Adventureland in Des Moines. We drove around 2300 miles on our road trip of the "Villes". After a couple of days at Big Surf Waterpark and Margaritaville at Lake Of The Ozarks, we kicked off the Villes part...

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Road Trip

Road Trip

Who's Ready For a Road Trip? We are! We're packing up our laptops and throwing a couple of suitcases together and heading off to do some exploring. We're planning on visiting some of the 'Villes - Louisville, Asheville, Nashville - you know, the cities that end in...

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The Best We Can Be

The Best We Can Be

Best We Can Be - Come On Man! We recently saw this sign and couldn't help sharing it. Doesn't that sign just scream QUALITY? Is this the new norm? What happened to the passion for excellence? Are we going to adapt the motto of "We're no worse than anyone else" or...

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FAA Part 107

FAA Part 107

Drones - FAA Part 107 Compliance So you think maybe you'd like to buy a drone and have some fun flying it around. No doubt the recent advancements in technology have resulted in some pretty amazing capabilities. Some of the new drones produce images and video that are...

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Web Design Questions?

Web Design Questions?

We have the answers to your web design questions! Do you have web design questions? Get the answers you need from Team 218 Web Services. Use the contact form on our website or schedule your free Zoom call. Either way, you can get your questions answered in a secure...

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If You Build It They Will Come

If You Build It They Will Come

If You Build It They Will Come - Great Movie Line #fieldofdreams #webdesign #iowawebdesign #team218 #webdesigniowa #iowa In case you don't remember, that line comes from the movie "Field Of Dreams". The story of an Iowa farmer who turns his cornfield into a baseball...

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Make Your Website Your Best Employee

Make Your Website Your Best Employee

Make your website your best employee! #webdesign #bestemployee Your website is your online representative, advocate, and marketing machine. It's on the job 24/7/365 and never asks for a raise or a vacation or calls in sick. A website isn't an expense, it's an...

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A Special Thank You

A Special Thank You

We always appreciate acknowledgment from our customers. We received a special thank you card from the Solon Area Community Foundation and this is what makes what we do worthwhile. Thanks for taking the time to let us know! #appreciation #acknowledgment...

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Show of Hands, Who Does NOT Have a Website

Show of Hands, Who Does NOT Have a Website

Unofficial Research We're doing a little unofficial research and want to find out who does NOT have a website and the reasons why. We've read a lot of the stories online about why businesses don't have a website but we want to find out for ourselves right from the...

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Stress Free Web Design

Stress Free Web Design

We've seen business owners and nonprofits struggle with web design and we have a solution. End all the stress and headaches of getting a great website. Team 218 Web Services would like to help you. Don't fool around with the DIY solutions when you can have a pro...

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Rock Island / Quad Cities KOA Campground

Rock Island / Quad Cities KOA Campground

Rock Island / Quad Cities KOA Campground – Website Redesign Team 218 Web Services built the Rock Island / Quad Cities KOA Campground website a couple of years ago and we've been tweaking it ever since. We have made minor changes and adjustments to improve user...

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