Ask an Expert: Plan for growth, don't jump in too soon

Today's Tip: What do you think is the most common mistake small business websites make? According to a recent Microsoft article, it is having too many dynamic pages that take too long to load, thereby frustrating visitors who bail out and move on. A dynamic page is one that contains changing content, like sports scores, stock prices, and news headlines.

Ask an Expert appears Mondays. You can e-mail Steve Strauss at: sstrauss@mrallbiz.com.And you can click here to see previous columns. Steven D. Strauss is a lawyer, author and speaker who specializes in small business and entrepreneurship. His latest book is The Small Business Bible. You can sign up for his free newsletter, "Small Business Success Secrets!" at his website —www.mrallbiz.com.

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