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Learn & Explore Series Episode 144

"How to build a website in only one day"

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Did You Know?

As of 2014, 60% of people browse websites more on mobile devices than on laptops or desktops. Making sure your website is responsively designed is the most cost-effective way of catering to on-the-go visitors.

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Did You Know?

Out of all the people that use DIY template-based website builders, only 2% end up going live on their own domain names. That's a 98% failure rate!

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Did You Know?

The founder of One Day Labs spearheads an annual one-day charity hackathon that has been responsible for donating over $200 thousand worth of free website services to nonprofits.

Special Thanks to
Industry Expert: Melissa Geissinger
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Questions covered in the above interview:

  1. To start off with the very basics, what is One Day Labs?
  2. Let’s jump in the way back machine, if you would… take us back to the very day you decided to start this company. What was the original inspiration for doing so?
  3. When a company comes out with a new product or service, they generally have a particular avatar or audience they want to attract. Can you share with us, who that person is here?
  4. So you build awesome websites, and you do this very fast. How do you feel you differ from other companies out there who offer websites?
  5. As someone who might be after a website, what are some key points they need to look out for when shopping around?
  6. Now how do you differ from a Zenfolio or SmugMug?
  7. In your opinion what are some must have features a photographers website needs to have?
  8. What’s the recommended platform to build a website on?
  9. So one day and you build a site? That is fast! What’s your secret sauce? Rather how do you pull this off? You must have the Bill Gates of coders working for you!?
  10. Can you walk as through the process?
  11. As a rule of thumb and for a website newbie, how do you come up with designs that stick?
  12. What else is needed to go live with a website?
  13. Now is it a good idea to get a maintenance plan, why is that?
  14. How easy is it to update a website?
  15. What is one word you believe best describes One Day Labs?