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 [...]
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 […]
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, […]
What Does My Web Designer Need From Me to Start Building My Website?
So you’ve taken the step towards getting a beautiful new website for your business – awesome! What now? Well, your web designer is going to need a lot of information in order to start to design and build your website. Having a lot of this information ready for your web designer ahead of time can […]