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Finding Your Design Inspiration

No matter what type of design you do (web design, interior design, products, architecture, etc.) design inspiration can be an important part of the creative process. Where do you find your design inspiration? Dieter Rams (the long-time Chief Design Officer

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Essentialism 101: Creating a Better User Experience

Eliminating distraction is part of the essentialism philosophy. The less distraction we experience, the better chance we have of focusing on what’s really important. In order to eliminate distraction, we must first identify what’s essential and what’s non-essential. Then, we

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Essentialism 101: Web Design Trade-offs

We all face trade-offs in our professional and personal lives. When we choose to stop working and spend time with family or friends, it’s a trade-off. When we decide to stay up an extra two hours to get that work

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Ditch the Slideshow for Better Website Conversion

Slideshows are a commonplace strategy for  sharing more information through a series of sliding imagery/offers on a homepage. We’ve all seen them. Each slide sits front and center for a few seconds, and then it’s gone. Avoid this strategy on

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Are Your Images as Big as Godzilla?

I know, this first thing you thought about when you woke up today was the size of the images on your website, right? Or maybe that was just me … Regardless of how off the radar this topic may be

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Posted in How To, SEO, User Experience (UX)

Get Your Fresh Content Here!

Imagine, for a moment, that you go to the store for a nice fresh loaf of artisan bread to go along with your dinner. When you get to the bread section, the shelves are empty, except for one old, hard

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Creating Marvelous Meta Descriptions that Engage

Welcome to Tip #7 in our SEO Tips series were we’ll be talking all about meta descriptions. Crafting unique meta descriptions for each of your web pages and blog posts can improve the page’s clarity and user experience — as well as

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Beyond Web Design: Customer Service and the User Experience

As a web design firm, we often talk about the nuts and bolts of developing websites that get found, build trust, and make it easy for visitors to take the next step in becoming customers. But, there’s something just as

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How to Make Terrific Text Links — Optimize Them!

In this installment of our SEO Tips series, we’ll take a look at an oldie, but a goodie — text links. I say “an oldie,” because back in the day text links were one of the go-to strategies for website

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The Dark Side of Conversion: A List of Strategies to Avoid

In this installment of our Dark Side of Conversion series, here’s a list of conversion no-no’s that should be avoided. Spamming people with emails email after they’ve opted-in Adding people to your email list WITHOUT their permission (just because they

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