Blog: Web Design

5 Design Trends to Keep an Eye On

Designing a new website, or putting a fresh spin on an old one? It’s not always clear how to improve upon your design. How do you create a modern, but lasting, design? Right now, the overarching trend of the design world is simplicity, and these 5 design trends can help you streamline and simplify your […]

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High Performance Mobile

Incredibly, 40% of people will leave your mobile website if it doesn’t load within three seconds, so designing a user-friendly interface isn’t the only important component of responsive mobile design. It needs to load quickly, however, 72% of responsive mobile sites share the same page weight as their large screen versions. That means they load […]

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The Current State of Responsive Design

Responsive web design has been around for a few years, and it’s come a long way. Yesterday’s innovations become today’s standards as industry leaders continue to make improvements in responsive web design, but there’s still a long way to go. Let’s look at what responsive web design is capable of today, what upcoming advancements in […]

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Minimalist Web Design is Old and New

You may have noticed the recent trend away from skeuomorphic, three-dimensional design. Most web designers are now favoring the use of flat, thin designs. This minimalistic trend has become pervasive, so let’s discuss how we got here and how to stay on trend. Why the Shift? For many years, User Interface (UI) has been heavily […]

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The Power of Blogging: 5 New Insights

Blogs originated as personal online diaries, a way for users to express their thoughts to friends, family, and whatever strangers would listen. If you’d told web designers and marketing pros that in 2013, blogging would be one of the most powerful ways to sell their brand, you’d probably be met with laughter. But that’s where […]

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Ecommerce 3.0: Going Global in 2013

So far, 2013 has been a big year for ecommerce on a global scale. As more and more people worldwide move to smart phones, and countries like Brazil, China, and India join the digital revolution, we’re beginning to see the emergence of ecommerce 3.0. Ecommerce 1.0 was the beginning on business online. We saw the […]

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Neuromarketing: Web Design with the Brain in Mind

The field of neuroscience has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, so it’s not surprising that it’s found it’s way into marketing. Researchers have begun to study the way the brain works in response to marketing stimuli. By understanding the consumer’s cognitive and sensory responses, you can fine-tune your web design and encourage […]

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Top 5 E-Commerce Solutions to Implement This Year

Business is increasingly global, and increasingly online. Customers are being driven away from brick-and-mortar retail and more toward online alternatives, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. As customers wield increasing influence, the online sector continues to grow and evolve, and we continue to see new techniques cropping up. Some disappear, and some stick […]

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Visual Social – The Web Trend of 2013

Since the dawn of time, mankind has had the urge to post a picture what he’s eating for dinner to the wall. We have always been visual animals; sight is our most developed sense and studies have proven that images are more effective in marketing than text. So it’s no surprise that social media has […]

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The Power of Social in Search Engine Marketing

Your business can’t do SEO or search engine marketing without implementing a complementary social strategy. And when it comes to social media marketing, everything hangs on your content. Search Engines are looking for fresh, relevant content, and they’re getting smarter about how they separate the good from the bad. Social media is one way that […]

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