Posts Tagged with: Web Design Trends

It’s just a website, except that it’s not

I’ve worked in the industry of web design and marketing for about 10 years now and I’m amazed at how often I still hear “it’s just a website.” Both within and from the outside of the world of design and marketing. What’s the video below to listen to the latest presentation from working at Baltimore … Continue reading “It’s just a website, except that it’s not”

Top Design Trends

Yet another blog article to tell you what the web design trends 2017 are going to be in 2017. I know that sounds insane, and you may feel like skipping, but give me a minute. I’ll try to do my best to make this post a bit entertaining. However, I have to point out what … Continue reading “Top Design Trends”

10 amazing websites

Just for fun, since we surf the web regularly here, we thought we would share some 10 amazing websites we thought were interesting and possibly useful. Some sites offer specialized searching for online streaming (not pirate) and others are simply a place for relaxation. So here’s our top 10 list of websites that are amazing. … Continue reading “10 amazing websites”

Why you should think mobile design before desktop

We’re all familiar with the mantra “the customer is always right.” Our objective is to always satisfy our customers, but more importantly, to their users. When implementing a web design project, the goal is to appeal to the personal tastes of the customer. However, this can lead to a shortage of functionality, which produces unmet expectations … Continue reading “Why you should think mobile design before desktop”

Rise of Mobile-first WordPress Themes

Mobile Responsive design has been around since 2010, but marketers are still using it as a buzzword with prospects. But are designers thinking mobile first? Mobile devices are used more than any other source to access and search the web. If 60% of your traffic is from mobile devices, having a mobile-first WordPress theme should … Continue reading “Rise of Mobile-first WordPress Themes”

5 Ways To Refresh Your Website For 2016

With the new year in full swing, marketers and agencies are researching how they can give thier company a facelift. Here are 5 ways to refresh your website for 2016 and have new polished look. 1) Refresh you content How old is your content? 2 years? 4 years? Content has a expiration date as industry … Continue reading “5 Ways To Refresh Your Website For 2016”

Why Your Website Should Have A 404 Page

You’re probably asking “What is a 404 Page?” A 404 is a HTTP status code that is returned when the Google bots attempt to visit a page that doesn’t exist — either because it’s been deleted or renamed. Without redirecting the old URL to a new page, using what is called a 301, will result in the … Continue reading “Why Your Website Should Have A 404 Page”

The Difference between UX Design and Web Design

In a industry where the lines to the customer are blurred about the differences in web. It’s hard to discern the difference between Web Design vs UX Design. Not to mention a web developer, UX designer it gets confusing with all the overlap. I recently had a conversation with someone about a website that we were … Continue reading “The Difference between UX Design and Web Design”

Objectivity and Subjectivity in Design

The industry of design is considered the most subjective there is, at least from where I’m standing working in it. Basically, everyone is a design expert, whether they have years or days of experience, their opinion is cannon. Just one problem. There are rules to design and it’s not 100% subjective. Let’s define the two words … Continue reading “Objectivity and Subjectivity in Design”

Copywriting and Web Design

Your website copy tone of voice is just as important as the rest of the design. Using words creatively is fine but with care. Let’s talk about copywriting and web design. The Importance of Copywriting in Web Design People do not read web copy the same way that they read print (i.e. brochures, pamphlets, etc.). … Continue reading “Copywriting and Web Design”