Posts by: Sherry Holub

What I Learned About Web Browsing Using a 2008 Laptop

I recently had the misfortune of the graphics card going out in my Mac Pro. I limped along through the work week after that with my 2008 MacBook Pro while I waited for the new card to come in. I hadn’t used the MacBook for work purposes for quite sometime. By today’s standards, it’s slow, but it works. The real problem is that there’s nothing technically wrong with the laptop, but I can’t easily upgrade [...]

How to Provide Feedback To A Web Designer

First, the TL;DR version …

So you’ve hired a professional designer for your new website. Maybe this is your first time doing so, or maybe you’ve experienced a few issues in the past when working with designers and that’s why you’re here. I’ve been delivering handcrafted websites for over 20 years now, and these are my top 5 tips on how to provide excellent feedback to your designer so that your project is successful.

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  • Why we’re using https and why you should too.

    As a web development company, it’s our job to stay up on best practices and new technologies. For the past 9 months, we’ve been closely tracking the way the winds have been blowing when it comes to securing a website. Below, we explain what https means, why it’s important, and why your website needs to have it.

    What is https?

    HTTPS stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure. When you access a website via a [...]

    How to Choose the Right Images for Your Website

    Contrary to popular internet “statistics”, there is no research to back up that humans process visuals 60,000 times faster than text (and here’s a fun blog post that exposes this), but there is a legit body of research that points to the fact that visual cues help us to better retrieve and remember information.

    “The research outcomes on visual learning make complete sense when you consider that our brain is [...]

    Think DIY logo generators are a good idea?

    You may wonder how a professional designer would even know there is such a thing as DIY logo generators. It’s kind of like how you know snakes exist. They’re out there, hiding under rocks and such and you know if you go messing with them there’s a chance you’ll get bit. 

    Actually, I found out about this latest design atrocity via social media channels. Someone actually shared a link to a new logo generator site [...]

    How to Rock Your Small Business Holiday Marketing

    It’s never a good idea to put off the holiday marketing plans for your small business. Large companies have been on it since September (and planning it all year), but there’s still time to come up with some great ideas that will help your small business stand out this holiday season. 

    Here’s some quick tips to help your business rock the holidays this year, even if you haven’t had a lot of time to plan.

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