Behind the scenes of the marketing campaign for Flywheel’s Fly July sale
Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith

Morgan Smith is the Content Manager for Flywheel and loves to collaborate on helpful content for creative people. Outside of work, she's likely found in campgrounds and breweries across the country. Connect with her on Twitter or shoot her an email here.

  • Behind the scenes of the marketing campaign for Flywheel’s Fly July sale

    July 18, 2018 by Morgan Smith

    For the past four years, Flywheel has launched a summer sale called Fly July featuring 3 months free on any new annual hosting plan. While the main goal is to drive revenue and sales, it’s also a fantastic exercise in creativity for our marketing team. It always goes a little something like this… We decide…

  • 7 strategic ways to create a better web design portfolio than your competitors

    July 17, 2018 by Morgan Smith

    Having an impressive portfolio is one of the most important aspects for any web design business. You need a way to show off your work, and site visitors need a way to see what you’re capable of. And of course – it’s one of the easiest ways to demonstrate why you’re better than your competitors….

  • How to migrate WordPress sites to a new hosting company

    June 18, 2018 by Morgan Smith

    Let me guess: You currently house your WordPress sites at a host you’re not too happy with. (Or worse, they’re spread across multiple hosts, everything is everywhere, and your current setup is a bit of a mess.) You know it’s time to find a new hosting solution, but where do you even start? How do…

  • How to make your WordPress site mobile friendly

    February 17, 2018 by Morgan Smith

    It’s no secret that mobile-friendly WordPress sites are the new norm, but despite how common they may seem, it can still take a little work to create a beautiful, responsive site. This guide will help you understand why it’s important to have a mobile-friendly site, how to build one on WordPress, and introduce you to the…

  • How to make a cinemagraph in Photoshop

    February 7, 2018 by Morgan Smith

    Cinemagraphs have been one of my favorite design trends for a few years now. They’re a stunning mix between photo and video, resulting in an elegant piece of art for your site that adds just a hint of mystery. There’s also a key practical reason cinemagraphs are great: their small file size. It’s much easier to…

  • 16 free retro design elements to use on your site

    February 1, 2018 by Morgan Smith

    Even though technology continues to advance, there’s something special about design elements from the past. Maybe it’s the feeling of “the good old days,” maybe it’s simply the familiarity. Either way, retro design elements are a big hit right now, and there’s a large abundance of free resources out there just waiting to be downloaded!…

  • How to create a duotone image in Photoshop

    January 26, 2018 by Morgan Smith

    As you’re working on your next site design, there’s a common type of background you may be considering: photography. While this trend isn’t necessarily unique, it sure is effective at setting the scene and immersing a user into the environment of a site. Before we learn how to create a duotone image in Photoshop, first…

  • How to use Flywheel’s White Label feature to grow your business with recurring revenue

    December 14, 2017 by Morgan Smith

    So it’s time to grow your business – how are you going to do it? There are plenty of strategies you can focus on: booking more clients, booking higher-paying clients, adding people to your team (and in turn) having the bandwidth to take on more work. There’s no right or wrong answer, but here at Flywheel,…

  • The ultimate guide to set up a local WordPress development environment

    November 15, 2017 by Morgan Smith

    Using a local WordPress development environment is an efficient way to design and develop websites on your own machine. This method offers a vast amount of advantages over cowboy coding (editing live servers) and it’s free to implement, as long as you’re using the right tools. If you’re new to developing websites or just used…

  • 3 reasons managed WordPress hosting is perfect for your business

    August 18, 2017 by Morgan Smith

    Managed WordPress hosting, shared hosting, dedicated hosting…the list of hosting options goes on and on. And if you’re brand new to the hosting sphere, it can be a little overwhelming at first. After all, you’ll want to know that your site will be safe and secure so hackers can’t mess things up. You’ll want the…

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