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Start 2019 with an Optimized Website

Regular website updates and maintenance are necessary to keep your site at optimal performance; if you don’t already have an upkeep strategy, the start of the new year is a great time to put one in place. Many (if not most) small- to medium-sized business owners are more willing to …

Should you accept credit card payments on your website? Let us help.

Should You Take Credit Cards on Your Site?

If you’re an ecommerce merchant, then it’s more or less mandatory. But even other merchants should consider it: Thanks to the growth of ecommerce over the last decade, it has become relatively straight-forward to set up and maintain a credit card account on your site. Here at Spilled Milkshake, we’re …


Why More Small Businesses Need Websites

A recent post on had experts talking out the pros and cons of owning and using a company credit card. One of the people polled brought up a good–and seldom recognized–reality: merchants who feel they don’t need a credit card are missing the point. Needing a credit card today …


GDPR: Do Small Businesses Need to Comply?

This year, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect, and it impacts businesses of all sizes. Since many of my clients are small- to medium-sized merchants, I thought I would touch on a few highlights concerning what these new regulations are. GDPR is a new law regulating the …


5 Things to Demand from a Freelance Designer

If you’ve ever had a bad experience with a freelance designer, you know it can be frustrating enough to turn you off from the idea of ever using one again. If you’ve had bad experiences with two, or three, or even more graphic designers … well, maybe it’s you. I …