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Working with Laura was so easy, and her professionalism was strongly demonstrated in the excellence of her work product, and our working relationship. Very few designers possess her artistic creativity and the technical skills to create a website that is: beautiful, compelling, and so easy to operate. We are able to keep our site fresh and interesting while framed in a background of color splashes and balance that everyone admires and uses. Over the years, I’ve engaged the services of many website designers, and never experienced anyone with the quality of Laura’s talents. Her personality is wonderful to work with, and she solves challenges with easy solutions that are fun … we all loved working with her. Whenever we got stuck, she stepped in and solved any issue with great ease. This is about the 4th or 5th website I have asked Laura to design, and every single site has been a home run; we could not be more pleased.

Dixon Collins
Destination Angels Camp

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Onsite Checkout VS Offsite Checkout

I’ve had quite a few clients ask me recently about the differences between having their online stores process payments onsite vs offsite, so I wanted to take a moment to explain how it all works so you can weigh out … Continue reading Onsite Checkout VS Offsite Checkout

Sizing website images & why it matters

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Why it’s important to keep your WordPress site updated

I know it seems like WordPress releases a lot of updates … and it’s true, they do! Updates provide new features and/or fix bugs that might effect the security of your site. Because WordPress is the most popular content management … Continue reading Why it’s important to keep your WordPress site updated

New Google Mobile Search Rules Create an Opportunity for Responsive Designed Websites

There’s lots of buzz about the changes that Google is making to refine search results for mobile users. I wanted to take a moment to let you know what they mean for you and for your website. As web browsing … Continue reading New Google Mobile Search Rules Create an Opportunity for Responsive Designed Websites

Make the Switch: The Benefits of Going With a WordPress Website

More and more small businesses are making the move from static html-based sites, to WordPress. The reasons for this evolution are simple. As the internet has grown and evolved, businesses and organizations of all sizes are finding it necessary to be able … Continue reading Make the Switch: The Benefits of Going With a WordPress Website

What is Responsive Design?

More and more clients are asking me about Responsive Design, so I wanted to take a moment to explain what it is and why it may be something you want to consider for your own website. Responsive websites respond to … Continue reading What is Responsive Design?

What is Custom WordPress Design?

My primary goal has always been to make true custom design affordable for other small businesses and organizations. But what is “custom wordpress design” and how is it different from template websites? Many website companies who advertise custom web design … Continue reading What is Custom WordPress Design?

Center For A Non Violent Community Gets a Free Online Boost from Laura Bowly Design

The Center for a Non Violent Community unveiled their new custom website this week at nonviolentcommunity.org. The local organization was the winner of an annual contest held by Laura Bowly Design. Each year, Bowly donates a custom content management system … Continue reading Center For A Non Violent Community Gets a Free Online Boost from Laura Bowly Design

Maintaining the Content of your WordPress Site

WordPress makes it easy for you to maintain the content of your site. A custom site may have many custom feeds and features, but the basic things you need to know are the differences between Posts and Pages, how to … Continue reading Maintaining the Content of your WordPress Site

Is My WordPress Site Secure? Being Proactive in Protecting Your Site

We live in a world of malware infections spread by botnets, denial-of-service attacks, and viruses that take over computers to steal data. I know it can seem a bit overwhelming. As website owners, we all have a responsibility to make sure our … Continue reading Is My WordPress Site Secure? Being Proactive in Protecting Your Site

Web Fonts vs Web “Safe” Fonts

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I’ve Been Hacked! Now What?

For many site owners, the first indication that their site has been hacked is when they try to access their website and get the Browser Warning Screen instead. The screen tells them that their site has been deemed an “Attack … Continue reading I’ve Been Hacked! Now What?

Latest News & Tips

Onsite Checkout VS Offsite Checkout

I’ve had quite a few clients ask me recently about the differences between having their online stores process payments onsite vs offsite, so I wanted to take a moment to explain how it all works so you can weigh out … Continue reading Onsite Checkout VS Offsite Checkout ...Read More

Sizing website images & why it matters

How fast your site loads is important. Visitors don’t like slow sites, and they often won’t wait for slow-loading pages to load before they move on. One of the things that slows down a website is using large images — … Continue reading Sizing website images & why it matters ...Read More

Why it’s important to keep your WordPress site updated

I know it seems like WordPress releases a lot of updates … and it’s true, they do! Updates provide new features and/or fix bugs that might effect the security of your site. Because WordPress is the most popular content management … Continue reading Why it’s important to keep your WordPress site updated ...Read More

New Google Mobile Search Rules Create an Opportunity for Responsive Designed Websites

There’s lots of buzz about the changes that Google is making to refine search results for mobile users. I wanted to take a moment to let you know what they mean for you and for your website. As web browsing … Continue reading New Google Mobile Search Rules Create an Opportunity for Responsive Designed Websites ...Read More

Make the Switch: The Benefits of Going With a WordPress Website

More and more small businesses are making the move from static html-based sites, to WordPress. The reasons for this evolution are simple. As the internet has grown and evolved, businesses and organizations of all sizes are finding it necessary to be able … Continue reading Make the Switch: The Benefits of Going With a WordPress Website ...Read More

What is Responsive Design?

More and more clients are asking me about Responsive Design, so I wanted to take a moment to explain what it is and why it may be something you want to consider for your own website. Responsive websites respond to … Continue reading What is Responsive Design? ...Read More

What is Custom WordPress Design?

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Center For A Non Violent Community Gets a Free Online Boost from Laura Bowly Design

The Center for a Non Violent Community unveiled their new custom website this week at nonviolentcommunity.org. The local organization was the winner of an annual contest held by Laura Bowly Design. Each year, Bowly donates a custom content management system … Continue reading Center For A Non Violent Community Gets a Free Online Boost from Laura Bowly Design ...Read More

Maintaining the Content of your WordPress Site

WordPress makes it easy for you to maintain the content of your site. A custom site may have many custom feeds and features, but the basic things you need to know are the differences between Posts and Pages, how to … Continue reading Maintaining the Content of your WordPress Site ...Read More

Is My WordPress Site Secure? Being Proactive in Protecting Your Site

We live in a world of malware infections spread by botnets, denial-of-service attacks, and viruses that take over computers to steal data. I know it can seem a bit overwhelming. As website owners, we all have a responsibility to make sure our … Continue reading Is My WordPress Site Secure? Being Proactive in Protecting Your Site ...Read More

Web Fonts vs Web “Safe” Fonts

Search Engines rely on ‘reading’ the text content of your site in order to rank the relevance of your pages against searched for phrases. Your Header tags are a particularly important piece of that and the styling of those tags … Continue reading Web Fonts vs Web “Safe” Fonts ...Read More

I’ve Been Hacked! Now What?

For many site owners, the first indication that their site has been hacked is when they try to access their website and get the Browser Warning Screen instead. The screen tells them that their site has been deemed an “Attack … Continue reading I’ve Been Hacked! Now What? ...Read More

Working with Laura Bowly, I not only ended up with a website that exceeded my highest expectations, I developed my business in the process. Laura asked questions and brought up concerns that led me to define my work more carefully and she presented options I would never have thought of. Above all, she was supremely patient with me about conveying technical information and explaining the rationales underlying the workings of a website. I consider my decision to work with Laura Bowly the best business decision I’ve ever made.

Penny Sablove, Owner
Maintaining Mobility