To celebrate Women of Achievement Month, this week’s example site features a store run by a successful woman. The Taffy Box sells metal stamped jewelry. The proceeds from the sales are also donated to breast cancer prevention, a cause close to the owner’s heart. Take a look at The Taffy Box’s site for yourself:

The site may be simplistic, but this simplicity only serves to enhance the jewelry. The Taffy Box also uses some great Webs features such as:

If you forgot to get your mom something special this past Mother’s Day, it’s okay, we’ve been there before too. She probably still loves you, but just to make sure; it wouldn’t hurt to send her something nice. That is where our example site of the week comes into play. Seagrass Boutique is a website that sells beautifully handcrafted jewelry. The website is pretty awesome as well, take a look for yourself:

We love that this site has a simple, yet elegant design. Even the pictures give off the same classy feel that the rest of the site does. This site is also chock-full of awesome Webs features like:

Now that we’ve discussed the 6 essential characteristics of a good business website, let’s take a look at some essential pages that every business site needs:

  1. A home page is a crucial part of any site, yet many times website builders don’t spend enough time on the home page. A home page should show off everything that your business is about. Because this is the page that almost all visitors will visit first, you need it to make a big impression. It’s important to remember that you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. The home page is the hub of your website; make sure that you link back to your home page on other pages so that visitors don’t get lost browsing your site.
  2. Contact page is another must-have page on a website. You want your visitors and potential customers to have an easy way to contact you with any questions. Make sure you list all the different ways of contacting you, whether it be email, phone, address, Twitter, or Facebook. The more platforms you offer to visitors, the more options they have to contact you. If you need help managing all of the contacts you amass, try out our ContactMe app! Not sure if you should Tweet for business? Learn more about how you can profit from Twitter.
  3. About us is another important page to have. All customers are concerned with the identity of a business and an About Us page is a great place to put an overview of your business’ history, policies, and philosophies. What visitors see on this page gives a lot of insight into your company and can provide a great way to build credibility.

Now, depending on the purpose of your site, and your specific situation, there are several other pages you should consider adding. Here are some examples of pages that almost every business site needs:

It’s Wednesday, and everyone knows what that means: another thrilling episode of American Idol is on tonight! Oh yeah, and we also have an awesome example site to show off today!

This week we are showing off a micro business that uses Webs to promote as well as distribute their products. DECE is a philanthropic clothing company that attempts to better the lives of Romanian women living in poverty. We think that this is an awesome cause and the clothing is actually very trendy. Take a look around their site for yourself!

DECE is a simple, yet very effective site. They manage to keep the site engaging with interesting pictures and a simple, yet effective and trendy site header. Check out some of the Webs features they use:

Once again, sorry for the late example site post. We’ve been busy here at Webs with all of the Pagemodo announcements. Don’t know what we’re talking about? Read about it here or try it out for yourself!

We’ll definitely be looking for websites with an awesome Pagemodo page on their Facebook page for upcoming example sites!

Moving on, this week we are showcasing an amazing site that focuses on bettering the lives of those with special needs. B’more Abilities Special ARTS Center (or BASAC) is a non-profit organization that seeks to enrich special needs children with artistic expression. We think that this is a great cause and are proud to have this site as a part of Webs. Check out the site yourself:

B’more Abilities Special ARTS Center

BASAC site is wonderfully designed with a great site header and easy to navigate layout. Check out these Webs features that they use:

It’s Example Site Wednesday and this week we are showcasing an awesome site that is useful for parents, green and ridiculously cute. GoGreen Pocket Diapers is an online store that sells fun patterned, reusable cloth diapers. Check out this fun site below:

cloth diapers for the rest of us

GoGreen is another clean cut website that we can get behind. We love that the site provides more than just a store to sell products. Instead, they provide a wealth of information on the topic as well in their FAQ section. Check out some other great Webs tools they use:

Not to toot our own horns, but here at Webs, we like to fancy ourselves as pretty smart people,  how else could we get such intelligent and savvy users like you?

Today’s example site, however, made us second guess ourselves. Cube Depot is a website that sells every kind of Rubik’s cube you can think of, not just cubes either. Seriously, there are Rubik’s cube versions of any shape you can think of and even shapes that we have never thought existed. Needless to say, our first time going through the site was filled with a lot of “How the heck’s” and “I don’t even know’s”. These make perfect gifts for anybody because just playing around with one is mesmerizing. Check it out for yourselves.


Lucky for us, Cube Depot’s website isn’t nearly as difficult to maneuver. In fact, it’s one of the simplest layouts and designs we have seen. Solving the puzzles from the site may be hard, but getting one is really simple because of their use of our Web Store App which easily organizes and displays your products. Here are some other useful Webs features they use:

Welcome to another addition of Example Site Wednesday, where we select a great site made by Webs users and dissect it to find out just what makes the website so great.

October is a national Breast cancer awareness month, here in United States, and in the spirit of bringing awareness to this disease we would like to showcase a great site that combines playing pool and a great cause. ‘Cues For A Cureâ„¢’ is committed to the fight against cancer and gives a portion of every purchase from their site towards helping to fund cancer research.

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Today we released a few updates for the Web Store App:

Custom Question Field – Special Instruction

Site owners now have the option to add a custom question in a new field when adding a new product to the Web Store. You can choose to make it a requirement for a customer to answer prior to placing their order.

How can this feature help you?

Let’s say you sell cakes, and you want to make sure that your customers do not order anything they might be allergic to… Now you can! Get this valuable information, all while keeping your customers on the Web Store page to ensure they order and get the best service possible!

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