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A place where we share our thoughts on web design and marketing. Learn about the tricks we’ve learned over the years so that you can better reach your audience.

Common Domain Renewal Scams & How To Spot Them

Common Domain Renewal Scams & How To Spot Them

Have you ever received an email or letter warning you that if you don't "take action now" your domain will expire? Or, perhaps you see a bill come in with an urgent deadline, and it looks legit. What do you do? These may very well be common domain renewal scams, and...

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Building a Website through Storytelling

Building a Website through Storytelling

One of the key tools in our design process is using storytelling to build out wireframes. It allows us to quickly produce design and copy in a way that creates a story for our clients that they can invite their customers into. The biggest thing that distinguishes this...

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Website Audit: Pet Adoption

Website Audit: Pet Adoption

Today our web design team is sharing a website audit example to show you some of the things we look for when updating a website. There are a ton of different websites we could have picked, but we took a random approach and asked one of our coworkers to tell us the...

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Tool of the Day: Canva | Design anything in minutes

Tool of the Day: Canva | Design anything in minutes

As a self-taught Adobe user, I (Jennifer) may know how to use Photoshop and Illustrator and other fancy tools, but I sometimes wished for a quicker graphic creator that had fewer settings. Plus, I often had clients asking how to build or resize images without access...

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Tool of the Day: Adobe Color

Tool of the Day: Adobe Color

With 16 million different hex colors it can be hard to know where to start when making color palettes for the web. Many of our clients are smaller businesses that don’t have an existing brand identity or the budget for us to make one for them. We’re often either...

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Tool of the Day: Gravity Forms

Tool of the Day: Gravity Forms

As a web designer the one of the most important things we can provide our clients is a clear and easy way for them to be reached on their site. For example as a web designer when someone wants to begin a project with us they’ll most likely either fill out a form or...

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Tool of the Day: Hive | The Productivity Platform

Tool of the Day: Hive | The Productivity Platform

In all honesty, Hive, the productivity platform, is probably the single most beneficial tool our company uses. Before Hive, we went through quite the evolution of productivity tools (see list below), but nothing has compared to the results we have now. Old fashioned...

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