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GDPR Hall of Shame for 2018

Just in case you haven’t had enough news and information about GDPR, or the General Data Protection Regulation , here is more news and information about GDPR. However, it’s time to lighten the mood a bit.

The flood of email that hit your Inbox with those four pesky little letters has really been sent to help safeguard your privacy. The GDPR regulations are supposed to make the websites you visit show you how they use your personal information and give you ways to control what can and cannot be stored or shared by that website.

Because all of your favorite websites now have to ask your permission to store their visitor’s data,  you have to accept their new privacy policies even though you already accepted their privacy policies, allow them access to things you granted years ago, and click Yes to continue receiving their newsletters and snarky emails about GDPR.

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Your Web Design Matters, Especially to Millennials

We believe that beautiful, intuitive, and engaging web design is a critical need for businesses and nonprofits alike. Our range of services is in place to help organizations reach new and existing markets across all generations, but one thing we have learned through our experience across the digital industry is that good web design is particularly important to Millennials. Read more

2016 Website Design Trend Outlook

Think of a website like a company’s first impression. In order for your website to make a good first impression, it’s important that it’s up-to-date and utilizing the latest design trends. There are a lot of exciting things happening in the world website design right now. Here are the trends that this year has to offer as well as some things that web designers should avoid.  Read more

Past, Present, & Future of Website Design

The advent of flat website design drew attention from lay men and designers alike.  It highlighted the strength of the updated coding structures HTML5 and CSS3, and the modern separation of design from content.  We’ve come a long way from the early days of website design, and I sure am glad.  Here’s an infographic about the history of website design.  It will familiarize you with ongoing trends and the coming nuances in design based on technology. Read more

Is it Time for a Website Redesign?

I’d say about 50% of our website clients come to us for a redesign.  The most common reason cited is that the website design is old, broken, or no longer looks good.  A close second is the content is no longer accurate, either because their target market has changed or was written in house by someone who didn’t know how to write for the web.  The latter is common for first time small business websites.

Unfortunately, there is a lot more to a website than just looks and words.  A website should lead potential clients / customers in an ordered pattern, never letting them float indiscriminately around the site.  It should use language specific to the target market / demographic.  And it should certainly have been planned with specific company goals in mind.   Read more