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Different screen sizes impact on where your text and graphics sit on the screen, what they look like, how much content is shown and the navigation of your website. It is easy to correct these problems with some simple DIY website design work, especially when you use a user-friendly platform like Website Builder! 012, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/725052 March 2017 News https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/724899 012, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/724899 What EMAIL solution is best for my business or organisation? https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/email-options-for-businesses There are so many ways that email can be setup, so we thought a good blog might help you decide which is best for you. 010, 9 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/email-options-for-businesses email tips Feb 2017 News https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/724900 008, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/724900 Win eCommerce web design package https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/720240 008, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/720240 How to Choose a Colour Scheme for Your Website https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/choosing-a-colour-scheme-for-your-website.html More is not necessarily better when it comes to colours for your website design. 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Nielsen research showed that 79% of website visitors actually only read headlines and scan for keywords, which makes it even more important that you pay particular attention to what you put on your pages and 003, 15 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/669960 December 2016 News https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/724902 052, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:00 +1300 https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/724902 Best Ways To Optimise Website Images https://www.websitebuilder.nz/blog/669959 Images are essential for every website. They help to sell your product or service and make your website look great for your visitors. Unfortunately, they also use a lot of downloading bytes, which can cause your website loading time to be really slow. A slow loading website is not only likely to be ranked lower by search engines, but also annoy your visitors so much that they click on to another site without waiting for yours to finish loading. 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