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Mar 29, 2016

Creating a Pathway to Every Customer’s Success

 /  Design  /  Marketing

The best websites make it easy for users to connect with the business they represent. These sites treat customers as if they’ve met before; they know what makes users tick, and eagerly respond to their unique needs. It’s an example of personalization, which many experts agree is the signature element of effective UX design. One […]

Mar 23, 2016

The Who, How, What and Why of User Personas

 /  Design  /  Development

Websites are multi-dimensional. They’re welcome mats. They’re information centers. A website can serve as the first interaction between a brand and consumer, and it has the capacity to play a large role in determining the future of that important relationship. One effective tool to leverage in personalizing the website experience and maximizing performance is user […]

Mar 16, 2016

Building Intuitive Sign Up Flows

 /  Design

Your website works hard to pique interest, inform users, and ultimately drive them to connect with your business. The sign up or registration flow may be the first conversion interaction with your business, and has the potential to make a big first impression. Streamlining this flow will improve the visitor’s impression of your company and […]

Nov 13, 2015

8 Ways You Know it’s Time to Update Your Website

 /  Design

“We Never Go Out of Style” – said no website ever. (Yes, that was a Taylor Swift pun.) Technology is changing every day. After you buy a new device, whether that is a phone, computer, or even a watch, a newer one is coming out a month later. And as far as the digital devices […]

Nov 5, 2015

Why “The Fold” in Web Design No Longer Matters

 /  Design

If you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times: when designing your website, you should put as much content as you can at the top of the homepage, because it’s the only space that your users will actually pay attention to! But no matter how many so-called “marketing experts” perpetuate the myth of […]

Oct 28, 2015

The Importance of White Space on the Web

 /  Design

The way we create, view, and understand content changes everyday, which keeps web designers on their toes. As new trends emerge, technology enables new ideas, fonts become more accessible, and filters change the way we look at an image, I like to keep close a fundamental design element that I learned early on that is […]

Oct 12, 2015

Design Drives Business

 /  Design  /  Marketing

We have long known that a strong website design supports your brand. But can you define and prove that there is a real-life, business case for good web design as it impacts business success? Absolutely. Investing in a well-designed website is no longer just about branding – it’s about survival. Winning in the marketplace is […]

Sep 24, 2015

Managing A Creative Team

 /  Culture  /  Design  /  Development

Managing a creative team always has unique challenges.  Managing a creative team while managing a web design project creates an entirely different set of challenges. Whether you’re a project manager at an agency, an agency client, or working with an in-house team of creatives, you need to know the common challenges of managing a creative […]

Aug 12, 2015

Why a Responsive Website is Worth the Investment

 /  Design  /  Development

It’s ludicrous to think about creating a website in 2015 that isn’t responsive, and yet somehow, the conversation keeps coming up.  Typically, it’s about the money. Is it really worth the extra time to develop those scaled-down experiences? Maybe you need to hear this. Maybe your boss does. Maybe your CFO isn’t familiar with this […]

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