Your guide to a successful online presence

Mike Wilner

CEO, Compass

Recent Posts

Web Design

How to Launch a Website - 4 Keys to Success

Since Compass started, we’ve launched over 200 websites, and more than 50 of those have been in the last three months—that’s a new professional website live on the internet roughly every two days. That’s a lot of work, because launching a website isn’t easy, and one thing (among many) that we’ve...

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Web Design

How Much Does a Website Cost?

It’s an interesting phenomenon — websites are everywhere, but figuring out what goes into making them, especially when it comes to cost, remains a confounding mystery. Despite almost everyone Googling “How much does a website cost?” at some point or another, it’s a question you just can’t seem...

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Web Design

Squarespace vs WordPress: The Real Cost of Maintenance

When it comes to creating a website, there are a variety of choices to make regarding which platform to chose, but it often boils down to Squarespace vs WordPress. Here at Compass, people come to us all the time wondering what the differences are between the two as far as maintenance costs,...

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Case Studies

How Compass helped ‘Chups grow online sales

Here at Compass we’re proud of the work that we do, especially our commitment to transparency. Building a website can be a pretty opaque process, filled with terms, processes, and fees that seem to make little sense and that often leave people wondering what they just paid for and, worse, if it...

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Web Design

How to: Register a Domain Name

The path to getting a great website is complicated. There are a handful web service providers involved, and many different routes along the way. Our goal is to cut through the noise and tell you what you really need to know. The purpose of blog posts like these is to empower you to take the...

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Building a Startup

10 Nutrition Entrepreneurs On How They Got Their First Customer

One of the biggest obstacles entrepreneurs face when starting their own business is getting their first customer. While it can seem like a small milestone, there’s a huge difference between having an idea for your business, and having a business where someone is willing to pay you money for your...

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Building a Startup

Entrepreneur Profile: Health Coach, Courtney Daylong

When we met Courtney, she was finishing up at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Having young children at home, she decided it was time to make a career shift that would align more with the lifestyle she wanted to have--spending more time with her children and spending the rest of her time...

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Web Design

The 4 Things That Take Nutrition Websites From Good To Great

At Compass, we’ve had hundreds of conversations with new business owners and launched close to a hundred websites. We wanted to use our experience and what successful nutrition entrepreneurs have done to figure out the answer to one simple question: what makes a great nutrition website?

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Building a Startup

How We Built a Tech Startup Without Tech

Mark Zuckerberg had a programming tutor at age 11.

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Web Design

Theme-designed vs. Custom-designed Websites

When getting a website, it's crucial that you understand how the website is built.

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