What Does “Responsive” Web Design Mean?
"Responsive" is defined by Merriam-Webster as "reacting in a desired or positive way". When we use the word in the sense of web design, it refers to how a website looks and works on a variety of screen sizes on different devices. With the wide variety of phones, tablets, and computers on the market today, your website [...]
Say Goodbye to Annoying Mobile Pop Ups!
Google, the world’s favorite search engine, has recently decided that it’s going to put an end to annoying mobile pop up ads. We’ve all been there, you pull out your phone and search for something, let’s say “How to train my pet turtle to roll over”. You click on the first or second result probably […]
Why Should I Redesign My Website?
“My website works just fine. I don’t need anything fancy, it just needs to work!” If you already have a website set up and running for your business, you may think that it’s done and you can just let it exist while drawing in potential customers from the depths of the internet. Having a site […]
How Long Does It Take to Build My Website?
Starting the process of designing (or re-designing) your company’s website can be really exciting! Many clients ask us the same question as soon as we start: “How long until my website is done?”. This is a great question, however the short answer is: “It depends”. We always give a timeline estimate to each client when they […]
The Importance of Rebranding: Instagram Reminds Us That Change Is Good
If you’re one of the over 400 million Instagram users, you probably noticed that your app icon changed this week. Instagram gave their entire app and brand a facelift in the name of rebranding and the internet is restless about it. Some users are upset that their app icon isn’t the adorable Polaroid inspired camera they’ve […]
This is What Your Users Want to See on Your Website
Did you know that there are over 1 billion websites on the internet right now? With the current trends and technological advancements for viewing content online, that number doesn’t appear to be going down anytime soon. All of these websites have a similar goal: to share information with a large group of people. Everything from social media […]
What Is a CMS and Why Do I Need One?
Most modern websites are built on base platforms called Content Management Systems (CMS). These basic platforms were created to make managing websites easier, and reduce the amount of time the average site owner spends in the code. If you’ve ever even seen the coding underbelly of a website, or even had to try to change something in […]
What’s a Website Mockup?
When we begin the process of designing (or re-designing) your website, the first step is to create a set of website mockups to lay out the look and feel of your site. These mockups are simply images we create that show what the website will look like without needing to dive straight into coding. These […]
What Logo Files Do I Need to Get From My Designer?
Getting a custom logo designed for your business is a great step towards building your brand identity. Once the logo is designed, your designer should send you a package of logo files to use in your marketing material. You need to make sure your designer provides you your logo in a variety of formats so that […]
Where Can I Get High Quality Photography for My Website?
High quality photography can be the difference between a bland website and an extremely impressive one. Getting high-quality photos for your business can be time consuming and difficult, however it is essential to make your website look professional, refined, and trust-worthy. There are 2 main options for obtaining photography for your website: using stock photography, […]