The Slow but Powerful ROI of Online Branding

The Slow but Powerful ROI of Online Branding

Tracking ROI A sad comment often heard within the marketing community is, “I know that at least half of my marketing worked last year. I just don’t know which half.”  The good news is that online marketing efforts are fairly easy… Read more »

The Advantages of Responsive Web Design (RWD)

What is Responsive Web Design (RWD)? Essentially, Responsive Web Design is an approach to website creation that is structured in a way that automatically adjusts itself based on the size of your screen—whether it is viewed from a desktop or a… Read more »

Make your Website Stand Out Using Parallax with a Twist

Parallax design has been the trend that you’ve probably seen in a lot of websites. Like with any trend, things all start to look the same. But, parallax design with a twist is now what’s catching people’s attention. It is… Read more »

Step-By-Step on Creating a Cinemagraph

Ever  noticed one of those stunning cinemagraphs while you visited a site or scrolled through your newsfeed? We have Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck to thank because they first created the first cinemagraph in 2011. A cinemagraph is a photo… Read more »

Top 10 Useful Resources and Productivity Tools for Web Designers

When I design websites, I go through a design process that helps me both creatively and systematically create a finished product. Below you’ll find tools and resources that’ll boost your productivity, efficiency and inspiration, as it has done for me.   1. FONT… Read more »

Give That Ugly Font a Facelift

There are some fonts or typefaces you should never use, depending on the project. But that doesn’t mean you can’t spruce it up a bit. Below are some fonts that you have probably seen before. You can actually transform the most common and most hated… Read more »

Design Team vs. Template Design

Having options is supposed to be a good thing. It’s empowering. It enables us to decide what fits best. With that empowerment also comes the responsibility to understand what compromises and enhancements are at stake. This is often where a… Read more »

2015 Ultimate Social Media Sizing Guide

When it comes to social media marketing, you have to put your best foot forward at all times. That means keeping up with an ever-changing “best practices” or a new set of rules that a platform springs on you at… Read more »

9 Design Apps For On The Go

9 Design Apps For On The Go

Below is a full list of mobile apps that capture inspiration and save you time on creating engaging, beautiful, high-quality graphics on the go. 1. PICLAB Price: Free Category: Photo & Video Download app This app allows you to pretty much do… Read more »

Crestmark Bank Wins Communicator Awards

Crestmark Bank Wins Communicator Awards

We recently found out that Crestmark Bank (a great client of ours) was honored by the 2015 Communicator Awards with an Award of Excellence in the Home Page category and an Award of Distinction in the Financial Services Category! Over… Read more »

Smile and Say Comic Sans

Smile and Say Comic Sans

There’s a new serif in town! You know what I’m talking about. FONTS. Lots of fonts! There are so many good ones to choose from today. (There are also a ton of horrible ones.) You may have a way with… Read more »

5 Things Your Designer Wants You to Know

5 Things Your Designer Wants You to Know

Designers are a high commodity in today’s visually focused and web-centric world. Known for their love of coffee and keen eye for small details, the designer is a very distinct breed. As a client, you probably have a long list… Read more »