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Web Design

  1. How Long Should Your Website Last?

      Change – it’s often referred to as the only constant in life. While I don’t claim to be a philosopher, I can speak to the validity of this concept when it comes to the longevity of websites. Many businesses are under the unfortunate misconception that once a website is complete, they can toss up…

  2. Beauty AND Brains: 5 Things to Consider Before a Website Redesign

    There’s no question that everyone loves a beautiful website. Design matters, and your website design should reflect your brand and capture your target audience. While falling in lust with a pretty site is easy to do, we consider ourselves the serious-relationship-type. A beautiful website that lacks the right content, user-experience or call-to-action is essentially beauty…

  3. Why Do Websites Break? 4 Common Culprits

     Picture this… You’ve just launched a shiny new responsive website: it’s slick, it’s sexy (hyperbole, I know, but sometimes it’s apropos) and then something breaks. “Why? Why?!” you ask while frustrated that you just invested a substantial amount of money into a now defunct website. It just doesn’t make sense…right? When reasoning about issues with your website, consider the analogy of…

  4. What Is The Value Of A Website?

    “I want a new website, and I want it cheap.” Trust me, many people do.  Plus who doesn’t like a bargain deal?  But, maybe there’s a reason why cheap isn’t always better. Maybe you’re a new company, or perhaps an existing company — but you’ve realized you need a new website.  When thinking of the cost and…

  5. Web Design Meets Content Marketing: Coca-Cola

    I am always interested in how the world’s marketing and digital marketing leaders are breaking new ground online. A particular web design article caught my attention this week as it profiled Coca-Cola‘s recent corporate website re-design effort. Coke’s new website looks more like a news portal than a corporate brochure. The upper area of the…

  6. Stage Before Beauty: Don’t Skip the Sitemap

    Sitemaps are ugly.  They just are.  And clients don’t want to talk about them.  Who can blame them?  Websites are visual and beautiful.  Who cares if the cart is before the horse?  Let’s talk about lipstick, not foundation! Let’s pick out the kitchen tile before we know the number of bedrooms!  Let’s eat the icing…

  7. Your Web Design Has 10 Seconds to Capture a User

    High speed and zero cost have become the price of admission for those wanting to capture the consumer’s attention through web design.  And our attention is divided enough as we know from those of us who insist on walking, driving, and sleeping while texting.  If you look around at other drivers on the road, for…