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It’s Time to Redesign Your Website – And Here’s How You Know

June 5, 2019

We’ve all been there before – you visit a website, maybe on your phone, and it takes an incredibly long time to load. And once it does, the website doesn’t seem to fit on your mobile screen. You pinch and you pull on the screen, just so you can navigate the site, but you can’t […]

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Reap the Benefits of a CMS – The Advantages of Using WordPress for Your Website

May 23, 2019

It’s a familiar, yet tiresome scene. You’ve got website updates that need to be made ASAP, but the only person who can make them is a code-wrangling, tech savvy IT staffer who has other priorities ahead of yours. So, you wait. Patiently… But the roadblocks happen again and again, and your site stays stagnant. Enough […]

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How Much Will a Website Security Breach Cost Your Business?

May 9, 2019

Each year, Verizon publishes a new Data Breach Investigations Report which reveals the latest security trends. In 2018, the report uncovered this shocking statistic: 58% of those who reported a data and security breach in the past year were small businesses. If your website were to end up as one of the ones affected, could […]

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Things to Consider When Redesigning Your Website

April 12, 2019

When you’re preparing to redesign your website, it can feel like there are a million things to consider. Here are a few key areas to help you focus on what is most important. Start Where You Are Analyze Your Current Site Before diving headfirst into your new website design, it’s important to take stock of […]

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New Web Design for Dallas Pediatricians Highlights Practice’s Exceptional Patient Care

December 5, 2017

North Texas Pediatrics had a website challenge – they wanted to showcase their physicians while also providing their site visitors – parents looking for top-notch care for their little ones – with the tools and resources they needed to receive the very best in children’s healthcare in the Dallas area. But the kids’ doctors’ online […]

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Small Businesses Give Back

November 27, 2017

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday and in the spirit of the giving season, we want to encourage you to give back. You can give back to the larger world or to your local community. You can donate money or volunteer your time, talents, and experience. We can all give in some way, big or small. The […]

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5 Tips to Make the Most of Small Business Saturday

November 15, 2017

Small Business Saturday (SBS) is almost here! Because we are a small business ourselves and we partner with and have a number of small business clients, we wanted to provide some tips to help everyone get ready! Clean House We don’t mean this literally, although you probably do want to make sure there are no […]

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Step up Your SEO Game: Three Tips for Getting Found Online

October 17, 2017

Search Engine Optimization can be a murky, confusing world. There are so many tips and tricks flying around the World Wide Web, but which ones actually work? And in the ever-changing world of SEO, are they still relevant? Fortunately, there is good information out there. You just have to dig for it. Check out these […]

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3 ways small businesses can enhance website security

September 22, 2017

For some time now, there has been an increase in the number of great tools to enhance services in the web development world. With various content management systems allowing small businesses to create an effective online presence quickly, it’s easy for them to get a website up and running in no time. Many of these […]

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Facebook and Twitter and YouTube, Oh My!

June 28, 2017

When we meet with prospective clients or new clients during the discovery process, we talk with them about how their goals for their website tie in with other areas such as email marketing, legal requirements, and social media.

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Hacked – A Tale of Two Websites and Lack of Web Maintenance

June 15, 2017

Like the flu only for websites. It was 4:45 pm on the Friday before Memorial Day weekend when we received an urgent phone call from a former client.

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Experiencing the TCU Nonprofit Communicators Conference

May 22, 2017

The TCU Nonprofit Communicators Conference took place on Thursday, May 18th at Texas Christian University. We were proud to serve as one of the sponsors.

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TCU Nonprofit Communicators Conference and More with Jacqueline Lambiase

May 8, 2017

Jacqueline Lambiase, Ph.D. is a professor and chair of the Department of Strategic Communication at Texas Christian University. I attended the very first Nonprofit Communicators Conference when it was hosted at the University of North Texas and have had the opportunity to be involved with it in different ways since then. This year Authentic Web […]

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7 Clever Examples of Using Humor in Marketing

April 11, 2017

April is National Humor Month so what better time to think about how companies and brands can incorporate a little humor into their communications and marketing. Whether it’s through email marketing, videos, or even website copy a little levity can help humanize an organization and add a spark to otherwise dry copy. To help get […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day 2017

March 8, 2017

Be Bold. Be Authentic. Be the Change. When I first started working for myself, I was a single mom without a college degree and I had no idea if I could make it work or not. Fortunately, there were people who helped me along the way from those first clients who gave me an opportunity […]

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Sandra Lauriat, MD, FACP
Raenali Publications

"Karla and her team of professionals are exceptional in providing a thorough assessment and on target strategies to insure your success. Outstanding in every way including project management, creativity and problem solving, they are the dream team that every company wishes to have. Absolutely no reservations in my recommendation of AWS."

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Craig Dees
Stonebridge Consulting

"Karla helped me on two recent website projects. Both had unforgivingly tight deadlines, and she hit every milestone on time and on budget. One thing I found exceptional about working with Karla is the scope of her skills. "On paper" I hired her to perform the role of WordPress developer (and she is top-notch in that specific role). But as we got into the nitty-gritty details of the projects, she made so many valuable suggestions on a range of disciplines: graphic design, UX, navigation, content organization, writing, you name it. I look forward to working with Karla in the future."

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Debra Tippett
Cardinal Company

"I have worked with Karla Fisher and her team on several diverse corporate websites over the last decade. Authentic Web Solutions is my first choice for any website development. They are knowledgeable and up-to-date on all things digital. They are collaborative and communicative and deliver an excellent product on-time and on-budget. Karla and her team approach their work with integrity, professionalism and smart thinking. And bonus, they are genuinely nice people and a pleasure to work with."

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Jason Dyke
Carson's Village

“Since we’ve made the switch to WordPress, we’ve been able to grow our website faster and it’s much easier to use. We’re able to support more families and provide them quicker access to resources in their time of need, which is so important to us.”

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Patsy Goodman
Community Homes for Adults

"Karla and her team have been a tremendous help to us over the past few years. She started by helping to complete a totally new website and has continued to be a resource we can count on when we need to refresh and update. She is very responsive when we have a problem that needs a quick resolution. We really appreciate that she cares about our organization and it’s mission as well. Karla and her team are great to work with!"

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