More Than a Pretty Face: Website Usability & Cosmetic Appeal

When building a website there are specific business and marketing items to consider including: 1. What is the Purpose? –  Is the website to promote an event, specific product or service and is the goal to sell or brand a product, service or business? 2. Who is the Target Audience? – this is important in…

Make it Better Because You are There in 2011

There is no secret that the economy is ‘challenging’ with a high unemployment rate, businesses closing, lower real estate values and the myriad of things that come along with a recession.  What makes the difference between success and failure is how each of us perceives these challenges.  Every day we awake with the choice to…

Google Fonts Expands Web Friendly Fonts for Online Text Enhancements

Netscape opened up the use of fonts on the Internet in 1995 with the new font tag.  For years after that there were only a small number of  ‘web friendly fonts’ available for website designers and developers to use when integrating text throughout a website.  Search engines prefer text thus a better optimized website includes the appropriate…

Large or Small, Personal or Business, You Know Your a Success When…

Throughout history the people who made the most difference, changed the world, brought about innovation, social expansion and created everything we take for granted today were loved and hated. Consider Microsoft, undeniably the most influential company in history in terms of computers and software used by hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Chances are you…

Website Beauty is Only Screen Deep

As the Internet and technology continues to expand there are literally thousands of ‘website designers’ with a wide range of knowledge, design and development skills. Most of the website designers have graphics design backgrounds, they make things pretty without much understanding of how a website should work, flow or ranks on a Search Engine. Beauty…

Building Better Websites for Home Buyers

Having been in business for over 12 years building over 600 websites nationally we have had numerous customers request music, audio and video to automatically play on their websites. While many website design companies do this without thought (the customer asked for it) few consider the problems this will cause the customer. Statistically speaking having…