Almost any creative person, artist, designer, and developer will tell you that being creative on demand is not as easy as it sounds. Coming up with that one great idea for a new project can take many many hours. Especially for the most simplistic designs. Here I will discuss why basic and simple doesn’t equal cheaper.
No matter what type of industry you are in, there is always a contract that must be agreed upon, by both parties, before entering into any active work. The contract (or agreement) is crucial. It defines the terms of the relationship, the scope of the work for which the provider … KEEP READING
Developing a website for your business has become a virtual necessity these days. Even the cupcake shop down the street has a website. My accountant has a website. So does the dog groomer I use. It is your 24/7 marketing tool. People will look up your website to get information before meetings, interviews or even before they shop. Traveling businessmen/women will look at your site at night before they meet with you to prepare. Insomniacs will want to see your products in the middle of the night. Friends will share information. By my estimation, about 90% of people who use computers and “surf the net”, look up stores, restaurants, businesses, and the like BEFORE calling or utilizing the business’ service. If you have no internet presence, then you’re behind the 8-ball.
When a company spends the time and money to have a custom website developed, one would think that “Contact” would be a crucial aspect of the site. One would think that driving sales or attracting new customers was one of the primary goals. Well, I may have been proven wrong. … KEEP READING
Occasionally, a company (or individual) will attempt to design his or her own website. Sometimes, this works. Sometimes it doesn’t. The most common opinion I hear from people is “The more graphics, colors and typefaces, and styles… the more it will stand out to our visitors and potential customers”. The truth is: The expression “less is more” carries so much more weight in website design than most people realize.