Web Design

Helpful Posts About Web Design

Better Landing Pages: Designing for Conversion image

Better Landing Pages: Designing for Conversion

When designing web sites, we usually think about usability and findability. As obvious as these goals may seem, the are actually the wrong goals when designing landing pages.

Continue Reading »

The Web is 25! What an Amazing Ride image

The Web is 25! What an Amazing Ride

Less than a year ago, the 20th birthday of the web was declared—and now, ten months later, it's the 25th anniversary! What's going on here?

Continue Reading »

Tracking the source of your website leads image

Tracking the source of your website leads

Since maximizing the number of quality leads you capture is a key goal for most sites, it's important to understand where those leads are coming from. By doing so, you can assess the success of marketing campaigns and better understand the network of sites that refer to you.

Continue Reading »

Using Bootstrap to Build Responsive Websites with Ease image

Using Bootstrap to Build Responsive Websites with Ease

Building a responsive site adds new challenges for web designers and developers. You need to consider how columns shrink and shift as the screen size changes, as well as how images are scaled. User interface components such as navigation bars, tabs, and carousels must also adapt to varying screen sizes. Fortunately, you don't need to figure all this out from scratch. Two years ago, Twitter open-sourced a framework that the company created for its website redesign, and named it Bootstrap.

Continue Reading »

5 Keys to Successful Website Projects image

5 Keys to Successful Website Projects

The healthcare.gov debacle marks a new high, of sorts, for the web: for the first time, the president of the United States has had to publicly apologize for failed website project. Your website challenges are no doubt much more modest, but it is still all too common for website projects to fail. Here's the keys to making sure yours isn't one of them.

Continue Reading »

How to Avoid the Top 10 Website Navigation Mistakes image

How to Avoid the Top 10 Website Navigation Mistakes

Perhaps the most common place website designs go wrong is in their navigation. Often, some simple changes will dramatically increase the number of visitors who find what they're looking for.

Continue Reading »

Understanding the Scope of Web Projects image

Understanding the Scope of Web Projects

If you're like many of the clients who come to us for help with their websites, it is often hard to get your arms around just what is involved. We've found that some analogies to things everyone is familiar with—building a house, and planting a gardent‐are often helpful.

Continue Reading »

Mobile Phones at the Heart of the Computing World image

Mobile Phones at the Heart of the Computing World

Microsoft's recent purchase of Nokia's phone business drives home how central mobile devices have become to the future of computing, the Internet, and consumer electronics in general.

Continue Reading »

Happy 20th Birthday Web! image

Happy 20th Birthday Web!

Last week, the global technology community celebrated the Web's 20th birthday. Considering its impact, the Web must rank as one of the most important inventions of all time.

Continue Reading »

The Changing Requirements for Manufacturer Websites image

The Changing Requirements for Manufacturer Websites

Not too long ago, manufacturers that sold through distribution felt little need to have sophisticated websites. Today, however, manufacturers are missing a huge opportunity if they don't have sites comparable to high-quality, consumer-facing sites.

Continue Reading »