Why Social Media is Important to Businesses

Why Social Media is Important to Businesses In 2021, the population size grew to 7.8 billion, while the daily social media population became 3.2 billion of those people. That means 42% of the world’s population uses social media daily. On average, each of those people spends about 3 hours on social platforms per day, and others can spend even more time if combining multiple platforms. These social platforms can consist of Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube....



Is ADA compliance mandatory for my website?

The ADA’s extension to websites has been a complicated and often confusing narrative. The ADA does not explicitly address online compliance, even after undergoing several amendments in 2008. With no definitive coverage under the law, it usually falls to the courts to determine how ADA standards apply to websites—or whether they do at all. Title III of the ADA requires that every owner, lessor, or operator of a “place of public accommodation” provide equal access to users who meet...



ADA Website Compliance: What you need to know

Organizations around the world are scrambling to bring their websites into ADA compliance. For a website to be ADA compliant, it needs to be accessible to users of all abilities and disabilities. The law that primarily governs accessibility is The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Even though it doesn’t mention websites, Title III of the ADA has been been interpreted by US courts to apply to websites. Lawsuits have since been on the rise, targeting websites not compliant with...



Hurricane Michael

As we all brace for Hurricane Michael, we at NTS would like to take a moment to ensure your websites are safe. NTS has a secure Data Center, as well as a backup generator to protect your data here. In addition to our backup systems locally, we also have another backup in the Atlanta area in case of emergency. In the worst-case scenario, should we lose power as well as power to our generator, your websites will only be down for a short period of time while things switch over to the...



What is Responsive Design?

Look around you right now; how many different screens do you see? Probably more than you’d think – although normally, you probably don’t spend your time thinking about such silly things. So how many did you count? One? Five? ...20? Chances are… most of them were different sizes as well. Today we are surrounded by screens – our phones, TVs, computer monitors, tablets, laptops, smart watches… the list goes on. Heck, your refrigerator may even have a display on the front. So...



The Art of Great URLs

The first interaction many users will have with your website is the URL. Great URLs make your website easy to navigate and easier to share with others, while bad URLs can make it harder for users to find your content. Great URLs make users and search engines happy, and happy users equal a happier you! Nimble CMS makes creating great URLs easy. Every type of page and content can be given its own URL. No longer are you forced to have your directory at /directory or your blog at /blog,...



Mastering Color Schemes

The industry of your business has a bigger impact on the color scheme for your company logo than you may think. On our Color Theory page, you learned that certain colors can bring about universal ideas, thoughts, and emotions....but what about the combination of colors? Think carefully on your color scheme for you logo, branding and website design. Logos with many bright colors can be more engaging than others, but that doesn't necessarily mean they will be more...